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Address
1125 West Turnpike Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58501

Telephone
(701) 223-6167
Fax: (701) 223-4421

Hours
8:00am-4:30pm
Monday-Friday Central Time

Office Manager
Rachel Schmidt
rachel @ grhs.org

Frequently Used Genealogy Terms


German to English Translations

German English translation
Ahnentafel ancestor chart
alleinstehende single
aus from
Bauer farmer
begrabed buried
begrabnis burial
beruf profession
Bruder brother
dritten 3rd
eingeheiratet married into
Eltern parents
ersten 1st
Frau wife
friedhof cemetery
garbdenkmal gravestone
geborn born
gestorben died
geschieden divorced
getauft baptized
getraut married
Gevatter or Pate godfather
Gevatterin or Patin godmother
grab grave
Groß large
Jahr year
Jung young
Junge or Knabe boy
Kinder children
Klein little, small
ledig single
Mädchen girl
männlich male
Meyer farmer
Mutter mother
Onkel uncle
nach to
neugeboren newly born
Schröder/Schroeder tailor
Schuster shoemaker
Schwager brother-in-law
Schwester sister
Schwiegersohn son-in-law
Sohn, Söhne son
Stiefkinder stepchildren
Stiefsohn stepson
Tante aunt
Tochter, Töchter daughter
unbekannt unknown
unehelich out of wedlock
unverheiratet unmarried
Vather father
Verbleib location
verzogen moved
verheiratet married
verlobt engaged
verwaist orphaned
verwitwet widowed
Vetter cousin
vorname first name
weiblich female
Witwe widow
Witwer widower
zweiten 2nd