New databases added to German Genealogy Group website

New databases added to German Genealogy Group website

The German Genealogy Group, which meets monthly at the V.F.W. in Hicksville, has recently added new databases to its website.

*The Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum database is an index to almost 4,000 people mentioned in records in the collection of the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum. These records comprise a very wide variety of record types, including whaling ship crew lists, whaling ship captains, owners and investors, letters, accounts with local merchants, deeds, obituaries, articles, poems and genealogies.

*The U.S. Customs Service Personal Histories of Employees database is an index to 21 volumes containing the personal histories of employees of the U. S. Customs Service in New York City. The records cover the period in which employees were appointed between 1891 and 1918. Each page gives a brief history of a single employee. The birth dates in the records run from the early 1800s up to the early 1900s.

*The Bavaria and Platz Emigration database has had 12,000 additional names added this month.You can find the name of the town your Bavarian and Pfalz ancestors emigrated from by using this database. This database has been compiled from emigration notices printed in newspapers as one of the conditions to legally emigrate from Bavaria. Most of records are from 1832 to 1873.

*The Trinity Reformed Church database has an index to baptism, marriage and funeral records. The Trinity Reformed Church is located at 66-30 60th Place in Ridgewood, Queens, New York. The index includes: Baptism Records: 1869-1881, 1944-1987; Marriage records – 1855-1995; and Funeral Records: 1915-1962, 1966-1987.

*** Please note the databases on this website encompass all ethnic groups, not just those of German ancestry.***

To access these and other databases, go to the club website at:

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