- Documents and Resources Online
- Lutheran History Online
- Genealogy Sites
- German Immigration
- Lutheran Sites
- Reformation Sites
Documents and Resources Online
- Concordia University Wisconsin - Rincker Memorial Library Digital Collections
- Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Convention Essays in PDF documents.
- Project Wittenberg
- This site contains electronic text of the works of Martin Luther and other Lutheran resources, including LCMS documents.
- The Writings of Edward H. Schroeder
- This site contains copies of the writings of Edward H. Schroeder.
- The Writings of Robert W. Bertram
- This site contains copies of the writings of Robert W. Bertram.
Lutheran History Online
- A web site devoted to the history of Germans in and around Buffalo, New York, including translations of documents related to J. A. A. Grabau and the Buffalo Synod.
- George Wenner, The Lutherans of New York: Their Story and Their Problems
- A Project Gutenberg Ebook
- Acadian Genealogy Homepage
- An Acadian-Cajun resource site, providing visitors information of available "specific family" genealogy CD-ROMs, a graphic image of your own Family Crest and tons of Acadian-Cajun historical text information.
- offers a variety of information, including the opportunity to search for your family name and to add your family tree to its database.
- Eden Theological Seminary Archives
- One of the archives of the United Church of Christ, particularly of the Evangelical Synod of North America and its churches in the Midwest, especially in the Saint Louis area - see its Research Guides web page.
- Family Tree Maker Online
- an excellent kick-off point, the site offers surname searches and more.
- Family Tree Searcher: Find Family Trees Easily
- Enter your ancestor information just once to search for family trees at multiple online genealogy databases.
- Genealogy: Advice for Effective Searches
- Answer a series of simple questions and get free, customized advice on the most effective next steps in your genealogy search.
- Genealogy Home Page
- an enormous clearinghouse of links to genealogical sites, software, mailing lists, and more.
- Genealogy Online
- a collection of chat rooms, databases, and other genealogical resources.
- GenWiki is designed to become the main source for genealogy in the German-speaking areas of the world. The pages will be maintained by the Society for Computergenealogy e. V..
- Guide to Lutheran Church Records (St. Louis County Library)
- Lutheran Church History and Records Online
- Bethlehem Lutheran Church (Saint Louis, Missouri)
Old Bethlehem Cemetery Burials
- Bethlehem Lutheran Church (Sylvan Grove, Kans.) History
- St. John Lutheran Church (Lincoln, Kans.) History
- Western Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery (Saint Louis, Missouri — Immanuel Lutheran Church, Marcus and Lexington Avenues)
- "Lutheran Roots" Genealogy Exchange
- two sections: the Family Registry, where you can post and look up Lutheran surnames; and the Message Board, where you can post questions about genealogy to other researchers.
- Lutheriden Homepage
- a site for information on descendants of Martin Luther (in German)
- National Genealogical Society
- the home site of the Arlington, Virginia-based NGS.
- Saint Louis Genealogical Society
- Founded in 1967, the SLGS is the largest local genealogical society in the U.S. Its volunteers provide education and research opportunities and collect, preserve and publish genealogical and historical records. The society holds free monthly programs at the Saint Louis County Library Headquarters at 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd., and sponsors a fair, the largest one-day genealogical event in the Midwest, every spring.
- Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe
- Wisconsin Genealogy Index
- an online database that leads to more than 100,000 obituaries, personal sketches and other short biographies of Wisconsin people; fees apply for copies; for other genealogical resources on the Wisconsin Historical Society web site, click here
- Wyneken Genealogy Page
- page created and maintained by Matthew Wyneken, Freiburg, Germany
The Early Germans of New Jersey: their history, churches and genealogies, by Theodore Frelinghuysen Chambers (online book)
The German Exodus to England in 1709, by Frank Ried Diffenderffer (online book)
The German Emigration to America, 1709–1740, by Henry Eyster Jacobs (online book)
The German Sectarians of Pennsylvania: a critical and legendary history of the Ephrata Cloister and the Dunkers, by Julius Friedrich Sachse (online book)
Immigrating to the United States in the Modern Era- Includes articles on the history of immigration
The Palatine or German Immigration to New York or Pennsylvania, by Sanford H. Cobb (online book)
- Book of Concord (The Lutheran Confessions)
- Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod
- Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
- Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
Evangelical Lutheran Synod
ELS Historical Society
- Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland (German)
- Folkekirken, the Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Denmark (Danish)
Historic Trinity Lutheran Church (Detroit, Michigan)
- Luther Academy
- Luther Academy is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of genuine confessional Lutheran theology and research. It sponsors publications and conferences which serve to promote genuine unity, on the basis of the Lutheran Confessions, of Lutherans in the United States and throughout the world.
- Lutheran Historical Society
- The Lutheran Historical Society, located at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, awards the Abdel Ross Wentz Prize in American Lutheran History annually to one or more outstanding essays by students enrolled in a master's degree program at a seminary, divinity school or department of religious studies. Qualifying essays must combine original research with interpretive analysis of any aspect of American Lutheran history or provide an interpretive critique of other published literature in the field. For details visit the Lutheran Historical Society website at www.abs.net/~lhs/prize.html. The amount of the prize is $1,000.00.
- Selbständige Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche (German)
Wendisches Museum, Cottbus, Germany
- Web site of the Wendish Museum in Cottbus, Germany. Text is in German or Sorbian.
- Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
- Department of Germanic Studies at Boston College
- an electronically accessible Index Verborum, drawn from a critical decade (1516-1525) of Dr. Martin Luther's writings.
- The Hall of Church History: The Reformers
- text and links from "Theology from a Bunch of Dead Guys".
- The Renaissance at Costume Super Center
- although part of a commercial site that sells costumes, this page provides a wealth of links to topics related to the Renaissance and Reformation, including important people, art and music, the Reformation, places, architecture and culture.
- Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection
- at Pitts Theological Library, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, is a repository of rare and valuable documents produced in connection with the Protestant Reformation. The collection contains over 3,300 pieces written by Martin Luther, his colleagues and opponents and printed during their lifetimes.
- Sachsen-Anhalt (German) (also in English)
- the official site of the German state of Saxony-Anhalt, birth place of the Reformation.
- Treasures from the Saxon State Library: The Reformation in Germany
- the Library of Congress' exhibit on the birthplace of the Reformation.
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