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Palatines to America German Genealogy Society
Researching German Speaking Ancestors

Germany, Austria, Alsace, Belgium, Brazil, Italy(South Tyrol), Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, Denmark, Netherlands, Slovakia, Kazakhstan, Namibia, Romania, Ukraine

Resource Center / Office
Wed, Thurs. 10 am - 2 pm.

Mailing Address:
PO Box 141260
Columbus, OH 43214

4601 N High St, Suite C, Columbus, OH 43214

Phone: 614-267-4700


Membership in National Organization and ONE Chapter
Your membership in the organization allows you to join one chapter for the National fee. Make sure when registering to choose a chapter. Membership in other chapters is available for additional fees. Details

Palatine Patter Newsletter
The Palatine Patter is a newsletter for PALAM members published quarterly. Member's queries are a regular feature in the newsletter. In addition news of seminars, special events, National Conference is included. Details

The Palatine Immigrant - Scholarly Journal
The Palatine Immigrant is Palatine to America's professional journal. Also known as the Journal, it is a scholarly quarterly publication to further interest and study of the emigration of Palatines and other German-speaking people to North America. The Immigrant also contains abstracts of our member's submissions to the Immigrant Ancestor Register. Details

Members Only Databases
Databases contain: ancestor charts submitted by members and immigrant ancestor information

German Life magazine Reduced Subscription Rate
Save $7 per year on this publication that has interesting articles about travel, culture, history, food, language, and genealogy related to Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and German America. Also, each issue contains an article about genealogy written by James Beidler. Members who wish to subscribe can find a link to the subscription form by selecting the German Life sidebar in the Members Only section.

Opportunity to submit queries and/or immigrant ancestors, ancestor charts.
Submission of queries for the Patter and ancestor charts and immigrant ancestors is encourage. This allows new members to get in contact with other members researching the same family.

Request Research
Research is conducted in the records housed in the National Palam Office Details

Members Rates
Member rates to National Conference and Chapter Seminars

Members Only Website
Members Website includes databases and research information not available to the public. In addition the Palatine Patter is available to read online.