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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

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P.O. Box 531096
Indianapolis, IN 46253


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Columbus, OH 43214

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Pennsylvania Chapter of Palatines to America German Genealogy Society




We now have a dedicated Chapter website. Visit us at and learn more about our Chapter and the resources available, including ones for members only, links to research leads, upcoming events, and Zoom sessions.

Visit our Facebook page at for regular posts about Pennsylvania German/Dutch history and culture, as well as relevant upcoming events.

The Penn Pal newsletter is a benefit of membership in the Pennsylvania Chapter.  Visit our website at for an overview of the most recent issue, and log into the Members Only section to view a complete run of the newsletters since the Chapter’s establishment.

Contact us at for more information.


2021-2022 Board Members Pennsylvania Chapter Palatine to America

  • President - Janet Rupert                                     Pennsylvania
  • V. President - Diane L. Robinson                        Maryland
  • Secretary - Charlene Loiseau                             Pennsylvania
  • Treasurer - Lloyd Shenberger                             Texas
  • Membership Registrar - Stanley Yon                   Georgia
  • Member-at-Large - Roberta Newcomer               Ohio
  • Member-at-Large - Michael E Barger                  New Mexico                      
  • Member-at-Large - Ken Shuck                             DC
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