The German Emigrants Database at the Historisches Museum Bremerhaven is a research project concerned with European emigration to the United States of America. The database comprises information on emigrants who left Europe for the United States of America between 1820 and 1897, 1904 and 1907 primarily from German ports.


The German Emigrants Database can help you with your genealogical search for your forefathers who emigrated. Before you start a search, please find out about the...   More ›


You will find numerous views on emigration from 1840 to the year 1938th.   More ›


Up until the mid 20th century the traditional means of transport for emigrants was by ship...   More ›


The publications and multimedia resources of the German Emigrants Database  More ›


Editor of the website and legal information.  More ›