Questions tagged [north-rhine-westphalia]

For questions about ancestors and records in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen), including questions pertaining to the period before the formation of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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Finding 1854 USA immigration record for Prussian ancestor

I’m trying to trace my family. At this point, I have found out my great grandfather was the 1st to enter the country. His name was William Koch. I’m not sure if that is the Americanized version. He ...
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Identifying and locating records for town in Westfalen?

My great grandfather was George Eichstedt born July 13, 1851 in Germany. I found out he had a lot of names so he was Gustav Adolph Emil Franz George Eichsteadt. His father was Ferdanaid Eichsteadt ...
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Information on a photo of a German soldier boy who served during the 2nd world war [duplicate]

I have a photo of a German youth soldier who was captured by American forces somewhere in the Ruhr area in March 1945. Can you give me some details as to who the young German soldier boy is?