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EASTERN EUROPEAN GENEALOGY BOOKS

Titles compiled from CLEVNET, Cuyahoga County, and Western Reserve Historical Society Library Catalogs by Diana Rogers, September, 2007.

General Books

Central European genealogical terminology / Jared H. Suess. Logan, Utah : Everton Publishers, c1978.

The family tree guide book to Europe : your passport to tracing your genealogy across Europe / Erin Nevius and the editors of Family Tree Magazine. Cincinnati, Ohio  : Betterway Books, c2003.

The family tree guide to finding your Ellis Island ancestors / Sharon DeBartolo Carmack. Cincinnati, Ohio : Family Tree Books, c2005.

Following the paper trail : a multilingual translation guide / Jonathan D. Shea. Teaneck, New Jersey : Avotaynu, c1994.

A genealogist’s guide to discovering your immigrant & ethnic ancestors / Sharon DeBartolo Carmack.  Cincinnati, Ohio : Betterway Books, c2000.

How to trace your ancestors to Europe / Hugh Law.  Salt Lake City, Utah : Cottonwood Books, 1987.

In search of your European roots : a complete guide to tracing your ancestors in every country in Europe / Angus Baxter. Baltimore, MD : Genealogical Pub. Co., 2001.

Books for Specific Countries

Austro-Hungarian genealogical research / Compiled from sources at the Genealogical Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Samuel Falkenstein. Avon, Ohio : the Compiler, 1985.

Genealogical research for Czech and Slovak Americans / Olga K. Miller. Detroit : Gale Research Co., c1978.

A handbook of Czechoslovak genealogical research / Daniel M. Schlyter. Buffalo Grove, Ill. : Genun Publishers, c1985. 

Handy guide to Austrian genealogical records / Dagmar Senekovic. Logan, Utah : Everton Publishers, c1979.

Handy guide to Hungarian genealogical records / Jared H. Suess. Logan, Utah : Everton Publishers, c1980.

Hungarian genealogical research / Compiled from sources at the Genealogical Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Samuel Falkenstein. Avon, Ohio : the Compiler, 1984.

Romanians in the United States and Canada : a guide to ancestry and heritage research / Vladimir Wertsman. North Salt Lake, Utah : Heritage Quest, c2002.

Searching for your Croatian roots / Robert Jerin. Shaker Hts., Ohio : R. M. Jerin, c2002.

Tracing your Czech and Slovak Roots / Maralyn A. Wellauer. Milwaukee, Wisconsin : M.A. Wellauer, c1980.

Ukrainian genealogy : a beginner’s guide / John D. Pihach. Edmonton : Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Press, c2007.

Yugoslavian genealogical research / compiled from sources at the Genealogical Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ? Samuel Falkenstein. Avon, Ohio : the compiler, 1984.

Passenger Arrival and Naturalization Records

American passenger arrival records : a guide to the records of immigrants arriving at American ports by sail and steam / Michael Tepper. Baltimore, Md. : Genealogical Pub. Co., c1993.

Ellis Island : tracing your family history through America’s gateway / Loretto Dennis Szucs. Orem, Utah : Ancestry, 2000.

Family Tree guide to finding your Ellis Island ancestors : a genealogist’s essential guide to navigating the Ellis Island database and passenger arrival lists / Sharon DeBartolo Carmack.  Cincinnati, Ohio : Family Tree Books, 2005.

Guide to naturalization records in the United States / Christina K. Schaefer. Baltimore, Md. : Genealogical Pub. Co., c1997.

Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries / edited by P. William Filby, with Mary K. Meyer. Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., c1981.

Ships of our ancestors / Michael J. Anuta. Baltimore, Md. : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1993.

They became Americans : finding naturalization records and ethnic origins /  Loretto Dennis Szucs. Salt Lake City, Utah, Ancestry Inc., c1998.

They came in ships : a guide to finding your immigrant ancestor’s arrival record, 3rd rev. ed. / John P. Coletta. Orem, Utah : Ancestry, c2002.

Specialized Resources

Atlas of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, 1892 / Bountiful, Utah: Thomsen’s Genealogical Center, 1990.

Contents and addresses of Hungarian archives : with supplementary material for research on German ancestors from Hungary / Edward R. Brandt. Baltimore, Md. : Clearfield, c1993. 

Czech immigration passenger lists / Leonard Baca. Hallettsville, Tex. : Old Homestead Pub. Co., c1983- .

Finding your family history in Northeast Ohio / Vicki Blum Vigil. Cleveland, Ohio : Gray and Co., 2003.

Galician towns and administrative districts [microform] / Suzan Wynn. Washington, DC : Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Washington, 1990.

German towns in Slovakia & Upper Hungary : a genealogical gazetteer / Duncan B. Gardiner. Lakewood, Ohio : Family Historian, c1991.

Historical atlas of Central Europe / Paul Magosci. Seattle : University of Washington Pr., 2002.

Historical atlas of East Central Europe / Paul Robert Magosci. Seattle : University of Washington Pr., 1993.

Jewish inscriptions in Hungary, from the 3rd century to 1686 / Sandor Scheiber. Budapest : Akademiai Kiado ; Leiden : Brill, 1983.

Jewish roots in Ukraine and Moldova : pages from the past and archival inventories / Miriam Weiner in cooperation with the Ukrainian State Archives and Moldovan National Archives.  Secaucus, NJ : Miriam Weiner Routes to Roots Foundation ; New York, NY : YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, c1999.

Salzburger expulsion lists / edited by Lewis Bunker Rohrbach.  Camden, ME : Picton Pr., c1999.

Jewish inscriptions in Hungary, from the 3rd century to 1686 / Sandor Scheiber. Budapest : Akademiai Kiado ; Leiden : Brill, 1983.

Slovak pride : Family names and ancestral villages / the Slovak Heritage and Folklore Society International.  Rochester, NT : Slovak Heritage and Folklore Society, c1996.

Some archival sources for Ukrainian-Jewish genealogy / compiled by Aleksander Kronik and Sally Ann Amdur Sack. Teaneck, NJ : Avotaynu, 1997.

Where once we walked : a guide to the Jewish communities destroyed in the Holocaust / Gary Mokotoff and Sally Amdur Sack.  Bergenfield, NJ : Avotaynu, 2002.

Where once we walked companion : a guide to the communities surrounding Central and Eastern European towns / Gary Mokotoff.  Teaneck, NJ : Avotaynu, 1995.

 

The following book is not owned by any area libraries, but is an excellent source of locating villages in the old Austro-Hungarian Empire. It is available for use at the monthly meetings of the Hungarian Genealogical Society.

Genealogical Gazetteer of the Kingdom of Hungary / compiled by Jordan Auslander. Bergenfield, NJ : Avotaynu, 2005.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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