Departmental D'Histoire des Families du Haut
Française de Généalogie
Our Family Files are
Why not Index Yours?!
has installed GeneWeb software on its server!
This allows anyone on the internet, even WebTV
users, to participate and use GeneaNet. With
a standard internet connection,
you can download GeneWeb onto your hard drive,
then upload to GeneaNet's database.
Annuire: a specialty Search Engine for the
region of Alsace, France.
to our Alsatian family web site! When
this website first began, we had no idea how
many cousins would find us; our family tree grew quickly in many directions. Our family now extends around the globe with some moving reunion stories.
The participation of distant cousins
make this online family tree of unusual usefulness.
As a result, this website is a collaborative work.
the most part, our paternal ancestors come
from the region of and around Alsace, Durrenentzen-Colmar-
Graffenstaden- Illkirche- Strasbourg (Alsace and Lorraine Regions) France.
Some prominent surnames find deeper roots in
other countries, such as Switzerland. Are we related? Maybe? Let our ever-extending family hear from you.
to genealogy or researching the general region of Alsace and Lorraine? Get help with great internet genealogy resources. At this site you'll find useful
links for continuing your research even if we aren't related! We also link to sites that relate to the history of the two regions of Alsace and Lorraine or to sites that share the same surnames in the same general locale.
Our web site is optimized for IExplorer versions 5.0 or later. For small monitors, we recommend setting your Monitor Control at a higher resolution, 1024 by 768 or 1280 by 1024.
New! Ruth Putnam's Alsace and Lorraine, from Caesar to Kaiser! Originally published in 1915, we have an exclusive electronic publication available for our visitors only. There are two file versions (right-click on link below to download):
If you do not have the free MS Reader, install it first. For Windows users, the installation will create a "My Library" folder within your "My Documents" directory. Download the above .LIT file into the "My Library". Because you can also download free dictionaries, text-to-speech capability and have other interesting features with the MS Reader, the LIT version can be more fun to read!
You will need Adobe Reader (also free) to view/read the Adobe Acrobat version of the book. You can download the PDF file to any directory in your computer.