Finding Your Village on a Map




* Some small towns are now part of larger towns
* When searching for your village, be aware of letters that sound alike - g/k, d/t, b/p, etc. "Ober-kleen" in a church record may really be



* Search engine for online genealogy gazetteers


* Meyers gazetteer (free online from


* Online German map portal site

* Villages in Prussisa as of 1900