Search the German Roots Family of Websites...
this site contains links to german genealogy information and resources
you may search for specific information by using keywords, such as "germans to america" or "passenger lists" or "german villages" -- you do not need to use quotation marks
there are a few items on this site related to specific german villages and passenger lists
you may search for these pages using the name of a german village, a surname or the name of a ship
click here to see a list of these genealogy records
for umlauts use this example: for the name "schäfer," try schäfer, schaefer, or schafer
searches are not case sensitive