Lind Street Research Publishes a New Guide for finding German Military Records for the former Kingdom of Hanover
INVERNESS, ILLINOIS, August 1, 2014--Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, Certified
Genealogist and German research expert, is proud to announce the
publication of Guide to Hanover Military Records, 1514-1866 on Microfilm
at the Family History Library. Military records for the former Kingdom of
Hanover in Germany can include a soldier's date and place of birth, his
father's name, and widows' pensions. This publication is the only
English-language guide to this gold mine of information for genealogists.
With this guide, a researcher can quickly determine all available records
for a regiment and time period and know where to find them in the Family
History Library's (FHL) microfilm holdings in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The records in this collection span 130 rolls of FHL microfilm and go
beyond simply listing names of soldiers. In addition to the typical details
in the muster rolls, transfers to and from other companies provide clues to
additional muster rolls to review. The many other types of records in this
collection include regimental journals, pension data, marriage consents,
field church books, and even horse muster rolls, including physical
descriptions of the horses and the names of the soldiers who rode them, and
much, much more.
Easy to use, this guide is organized chronologically and includes brief
historical overviews at the beginning of each major section. The book
explains the history of the former Kingdom of Hanover and includes a
detailed explanation of how to use this guide, demonstrated with examples.
This guide book is a must-have for anyone researching ancestors from the
former Kingdom of Hanover in Germany.
Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG has had a life-long passion for genealogy. In 2006, Teresa founded Lind Street Research, a company dedicated to helping clients trace their German ancestry. Since then, she has helped many people discover their family history. Teresa also writes family history books and is a popular speaker for local and national genealogical societies, sharing her knowledge with the genealogical community.
Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CG