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This is a list of GGD members and submitters as of the date above. Each entry contains: membership code, name, full address and email (if known). This information should not be used for any other purpose other than to contact other members & submitters whose genealogy connects with yours in some way. This list is sorted by membership code to make it easier for members to find connections in our Sharing our Heritage Database. This second list in Surname order makes it easier to find surname connections.
|Bandrow Region Records||Reichsheim Village Records||Steinau Village Records
|Kaisersdorf (Kalinow) Village Records||Muzylowice records via a member||Ranischau Village Records|
|Kranzberg (Dublany Parish) Records||Parish Record
Stadlo, Neu Sandez, Königsberg, Ranischau, Reichsheim, etc
GGD is funding a researcher who visits the archives of old Galica and extracts information on German villages that have NOT been microfilmed by the Family History Library (FHL). These records are be available for members only access and additionally we we remind members that this information is supplied for private personal use only. Any other use could cause this project to end. These pages are updated as we receive new information..
This is a database of GGD member submitted family trees. Other members may view the tree structure, view or print pedigree charts, Ahnentafel reports, and more. A GEDCOM of the 1939 Resettlement Records is included in this database.
One of the most valuable benefits of membership in GGD is a
subscription to our quarterly GGD newsletter. This newsletter has been published
since 1995 and each issue contains much valuable information about our Galizien
Germans. Most of these newsletters were never intended for distribution on the
internet as contributors were always promised newsletter distribution would be
restricted to GGD members only. Thus we promised NOT to put them on the web or
print them anywhere else. Below are the newsletters which we can make available
to members-only on-line, but are still restricted to not ever being placed
on-line for general viewing.
For an index of all GGD issues since 1995, click here or contact our secretary. Only the last year or so of newsletters are available here.
The GGD newsletters are for members ONLY.
If you have trouble downloading newsletters try this: Instead of left-mouse-button clicking on the link, click on the link with the right-mouse- button. Then choose "Save Target As..." or "Save Link As..." depending on whether you are using Internet Explorer or Firefox. This will pop up a window which will allow you to download the file to your desktop and view the progress of the download. Once the download completes double-click on the downloaded file to view it.
|Year||1st Quarter||2nd Quarter||3rd Quarter||4th Quarter|
Issue #93 January
Issue #94, April
| Issue #95, July
| Issue #96, Oct
Issue #97 January
Issue #98, April
Issue #99, July
Please note that the Facebook page is not part of GGD and the content is not authorized or reviewed by GGD. However, it does allow both members and non-members to discuss topics of interest to Galician descendants.
These 48 pages simply list all the Zeitweiser articles we have access to with
author, page number, and village of interest. They are sorted by author, but you
can use "Edit => Find" to search for a year, name or village. The publication
"Zeitweiser der Galiziendeutschen" is edited and published by the Hilfskomitee
der Galiziendeutschen Members in Germany. The translation of the article titles
from 1954-1996 were completed by Carol Leonard. Those from 1997-2009 were done
by Rita Lemon and from 2010-2012 by Daria Valkenburg and Wasyl Makota. Years
1909-1919 were done by Carol Leonard, Richard Graumann and Erika Paulson. We
could not translate some titles, but if any member can, please send our editor
the suggestion (with year and page number).
Please be aware that years 1909-1919 and 1954-1958 are in the old Gothic or Fractur script which is not handled by most translation programs. Members can request copies which will be sent via email. If you translate any works, it would be appreciated if you share them with your editor, who can then prepare these translations for inclusion in upcoming GGD publications. They don't have to be perfect, we can polish them up later.
History of the Germans in the
Carpathian Countries: Parts of the 1911 book by Raimund Kaindl,
"History of the Germans in Galicia, Hungary, Bukovina and Rumania from about
1770 until 1911" were being slowly translated for us by members Erika Paulson
and Erich Slawski. However, we recently discovered that the part of the book
concerning Galicia, was translated by Albert R. Riep in 1991, and we have
obtained permission to make it available to our members. Click the title above
to access the full 77 page section on Galicia (462 kB).
Galician Villagers and the Ukrainian National Movement in the Nineteenth Century by John-Paul Himka, London 1988. This 358 page book is a history of the struggle of the common people of Galicia to gain some control over their lives. It has sections on the serfdom. education, newspapers, and the "awakening peasantry". (7 MB).
Heim ins Reich: Discusses the origins and the actual process of the resettlement of ethnic Germans from eastern Europe during WW 2. The translated sections are avvailable HERE.
This section is for trip reports that our members have submitted to us. Some
include many pictures and are thus quite large.
Bruckenthal in 2006 submitted by John and Mary Corcoran.
report (2013), submitted by Margaret Graham Includes pictures from
Berlinchen, Woldenburg, Klosterfelde, Marienwalde, Krakow, Lviv, Ostrow,
Rosenberg, Ugartsberg, and Brigidau.
A map and other information about this trip.
Over 400 photos of Lemberg from 1860 to 1939 have been collected by member R4, Ed Rozylowicz, during his visits to Galicia between 2001 and 2009. He is sharing them with fellow members for personal use only. There are thumbnails which you click to see an enlarged version of each photo.icon above signifies that a file is in PDF format. A free reader for PDF files is available at
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