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Tracing German ancestors in Australia - tips please?

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Tracing German ancestors in Australia - tips please?

Posted: 13 Jan 2013 2:09AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Koehne, Lampe, Ramm, Lugg
I have been having a great time on here for 1 year now, tracing my and my husband's families. It has been SUCH FUN. But that was easy... they're all from UK/Australia.

Now, the German side! Eek! I have a few details from our family-tree book, quite a few names and arrival dates etc. And since they're in Australia (about 100+ years)I have a bit of luck finding them. But, finding them before that is obviously hard when you don't speak German!

Can anyone give me any red-hot tips? Or I'd even settle for a warm pink? I am finding it too daunting to even properly delve into it... and now I'm wasting my membership with inaction.

Thanks for your time reading my plea. :)

Pip.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
pipamay 13 Jan 2013 9:09AM GMT 
Valsobo 13 Jan 2013 6:36PM GMT 
pipamay 13 Jan 2013 10:14PM GMT 
RhondaEmbee 13 Jan 2013 11:23PM GMT 
pipamay 14 Jan 2013 10:31AM GMT 
RhondaEmbee 14 Jan 2013 10:33PM GMT 
pipamay 16 Jan 2013 5:02AM GMT 
Valsobo 16 Jan 2013 10:19PM GMT 
pipamay 16 Jan 2013 11:49PM GMT 
Valsobo 17 Jan 2013 12:37AM GMT 
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