Können Sie Dies Lesen? German-Language Newspapers for Genealogy

If you can read German, then these newspapers are for you!

Did you know that GenealogyBank has almost 90 German-language newspapers?

A montage of German-language newspapers available in GenealogyBank's Historical Newspaper Archives
Source: GenealogyBank.com

These newspapers were published in America from the 1700s up to the 1930s. Even if you can’t read German, a search in these newspapers for your German immigrant ancestor’s name might reveal birth announcements, marriage notices, etc., that you can read with the help of Google Translate.

 

State

CityTitleYears of Coverage
AlabamaBirminghamBirmingham Courier1889-1903
AlabamaCullmanNord Alabama Colonist1881
AlabamaMobileAlabama Staats-Zeitung01/10/1900 – 02/08/1917
IllinoisBellevilleBelleviller Post und Zeitung01/11/1899 – 01/11/1899
IllinoisChicagoChicagoer Freie Presse02/06/1872 – 07/02/1896
IllinoisChicagoD. A. Burgerzeitung12/30/1921 – 12/30/1921
IllinoisChicagoIllinois Staats-Zeitung04/21/1898 – 04/21/1898
IllinoisChicagoKatholisches Wochenblatt12/14/1870 – 12/30/1874
IllinoisFreeportDeutscher Anzeiger09/16/1903 – 08/31/1904
IllinoisHighlandHighland Union1867-1910
IowaDavenportWochentliche Demokrat1902
KentuckyLouisvilleLouisville Anzeiger03/28/1923 – 05/31/1928
MarylandBaltimoreKatholische Volkszeitung07/02/1870 – 09/23/1876
MarylandFrankfortFreiheitsbothe04/14/1810 – 04/14/1810
MarylandFrederickBartgis’s Marylandische Zeitung02/18/1789 – 02/18/1789
MichiganDetroitDetroiter Abend-Post08/18/1929 – 08/18/1929
MichiganDetroitDetroiter Abend-Post07/27/1914 – 12/31/1918
MichiganDetroitHerold01/06/1911 – 12/29/1911
MissouriKansas CityTagliche Post und Tribune08/25/1876 – 08/27/1876
MissouriSt. LouisHerold des Glaubens02/27/1875 – 02/21/1877
MissouriSt. LouisWestliche Post03/13/1932 – 03/13/1932
MontanaGreat FallsMontana Herold06/29/1893 – 07/11/1901
MontanaHelenaMontana Herold05/04/1893 – 06/22/1893
NebraskaOmahaTagliche Omaha Tribune06/25/1937 – 06/25/1937
New JerseyEgg Harbor CityBeobachter Am Egg Harbor River10/02/1858 – 12/25/1858
New JerseyEgg Harbor CityEgg Harbor Aurora08/18/1860 – 11/28/1860
New JerseyEgg Harbor CityEgg Harbor Beobachter01/13/1859 – 04/28/1859
New JerseyEgg Harbor CityEgg Harbor Pilot03/22/1860 – 02/20/1915
New JerseyEgg Harbor CityWochentliche Anzeiger06/04/1859 – 08/06/1859
New JerseyNewarkNew Jersey Deutsche Zeitung04/12/1880 – 06/30/1898
New YorkBuffaloTaglicher Buffalo Volksfreund10/23/1876 – 10/23/1876
New YorkBuffaloWochentlicher Buffalo Volksfreund09/01/1876 – 09/01/1876
New YorkNew YorkArbeiter Zeitung03/07/1890 – 11/15/1902
New YorkNew YorkArbeiter-Stimme11/28/1874 – 06/02/1878
New YorkNew YorkFrank Leslie’s Illustrirte Zeitung01/02/1858 – 01/27/1866
New YorkNew YorkFreiheit12/26/1903 – 12/26/1903
New YorkNew YorkJewish Messenger01/02/1857 – 12/26/1902
New YorkNew YorkNew Yorker Volkszeitung01/06/1889 – 10/12/1932
New YorkNew YorkNew-Yorker Handels-Zeitung07/11/1863 – 12/30/1876
New YorkNew YorkNew-Yorker Presse09/19/1876 – 09/19/1876
New YorkNew YorkSociale Republik04/24/1858 – 05/26/1860
New YorkNew YorkSozialist01/03/1885 – 11/12/1892
New YorkNew YorkVorwarts1892-1922
North DakotaBismarckStaats-Anzeiger07/07/1931 – 07/07/1931
OhioCincinnatiCincinnati Republikaner01/04/1858 – 03/23/1861
OhioCincinnatiCincinnati Volksfreund02/18/1863 – 12/28/1904
OhioCincinnatiTagliches Cincinnatier volksblatt03/02/1914 – 03/30/1918
OhioCincinnatiWahrheits-Freund05/22/1844 – 08/08/1866
OhioClevelandReformirte Kirchenzeitung und Evangelist07/22/1875 – 01/18/1877
OhioClevelandSendbote1927-1952
OhioColumbusLutherische Kirchen Zeitung01/01/1910 – 01/01/1910
OhioToledoToledo Express03/31/1932 – 03/31/1932
OregonSt. BenedictSt. Josephs-Blatt01/03/1938 – 01/03/1938
PennsylvaniaAllentownDer friedens=bote und Lecha, Northampton, Bucks, Berks und Montgomery Caunties Anzeiger07/15/1840 – 07/15/1840
PennsylvaniaErieErie Tageblatt03/07/1899 – 06/30/1917
PennsylvaniaGermantownGermantowner Zeitung12/15/1763 – 03/19/1777
PennsylvaniaHarrisburgPennsylvanische Staats zeitung06/28/1866 – 08/02/1877
PennsylvaniaHarrisburgUnparteyische Harrisburg Morgenroethe Zeitung03/12/1799 – 11/05/1840
PennsylvaniaLancasterNeue Unpartheyische Lancaster Zeitung08/08/1787 – 12/30/1789
PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaAmerikanischer Beobachter09/09/1808 – 08/29/1811
PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaNord Amerika07/10/1952 – 07/10/1952
PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Demokrat1907
PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaPhiladelphische Zeitung05/06/1732 – 06/24/1732
PennsylvaniaPittsburghVolksblatt und Freiheits-freund11/03/1934 – 11/03/1934
PennsylvaniaReadingDer liberale Beobachter und Berks, Montgomery und Schuylkill Caunties allgemeine anzeiger09/10/1839 – 09/02/1851
PennsylvaniaReadingPilger Durch Welt und Kirche12/31/1870 – 12/24/1881
PennsylvaniaReadingReadinger Postbothe und Berks, Schuylkill und Montgomery Caunties Adverteiser08/03/1816 – 07/27/1822
PennsylvaniaScrantonFest-Zeitung09/22/1884 – 09/22/1884
PennsylvaniaScrantonScranton Wochenblatt01/07/1869 – 08/29/1918
PennsylvaniaSunburyNordwestliche Post11/13/1818 – 07/26/1822
South DakotaEurekaEureka Post06/06/1912 – 06/06/1912
South DakotaSioux FallsDeutscher Herold06/27/1918 – 06/27/1918
South DakotaYanktonDakota Freie Presse02/24/1920 – 02/24/1920
Texas
New BraunfelsNew Braunfels Herald-Zeitung01/19/2010 – Current
TexasSan AntonioFreie Presse fur Texas05/12/1915 – 05/12/1915
UtahSalt Lake CitySalt Lake City Beobachter04/06/1930 – 04/06/1930
VirginiaRichmondTaglicher Anzeiger06/25/1876 – 06/25/1876
WisconsinAppletonAppleton Volksfreund09/11/1919 – 11/16/1922
WisconsinAppletonMontags-Blatt11/03/1919 – 11/03/1919
WisconsinLa CrosseLa Crosse Volksfreund01/03/1906 – 12/28/1907
WisconsinLa CrosseNord Stern04/10/1908 – 04/10/1908
WisconsinMilwaukeeJugend-Post01/01/1895 – 12/28/1895
WisconsinMilwaukeeMilwaukee Herold01/01/1921 – 01/01/1921
WisconsinMilwaukeeMilwaukee Herold und Seebote01/01/1901 – 01/01/1901
WisconsinMilwaukeeWahrheit01/07/1893 – 06/25/1910
WisconsinMilwaukeeWiskonsin Banner09/14/1844 – 09/21/1844

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