Historical and genealogical research

Research services

  • Investigations in relevant archives and authorities 
  • Family research and emigration research
  • Global people searches and residency verification
  • Name research
  • Creation of family trees

The time scale, in which historical research is offered, is mainly the 19th, 20th and the 21st century. Following topics will be handled: History of the federal State of Baden-Württemberg, Economic and Social History as well as Military History (in particular the topics First and Second World War).

The geographical area for family research as well as emigration research extends to southern Germany. This includes the federal states of Baden-Württemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Bavaria (Bavarian-Swabia, Upper Bavaria as well als Lower Bavaria) and the State Vorarlberg (Austria) and Nothwest Switzerland.

If you are already performing an ancestry research for your family and you've come to a dead end, of course we offer our assistance. We are pleased to carry out the research for you on the basis of the information available, to carry out the necessary archival research and to procure all the necessary documents.

There can be various reasons for global people searches and residency verification. For examole the advancing globalization, historical events, such as wafes of emigration at the end of the 19th and at the beginning of the 20th century, expulsions and deportations during and after the end of the Second World War.

Of course, such research is also carried out wihtout hereditary background or without historical background. This includes the search for family members, to which you have lost contact, due to family circumstances, search for former business partners or former friends or acquaintances.

Since we have to abide by the data proctection regulations and discretion is our company principle, of course your data will be treated strictly confidential.

The more information about people or topics you are looking for, is available, the esaier and cheaper is it to search. Under the heading forms there is the possibility to use appropriate templates in advance of the research. In this way, problems and duplication of work can be avoided.

The resulting costs are based on the complexity and quantity of the activities carried out. In addition to the hourly rate for the workload, costs for copies, calculated according to the current fee regulations of the respective institutions and archives, may be incurred. In rare cases additional expenses may be incurred for research by archival staff. Travel expenses shall be agreed in advance with the customer. Fees are always subject to statutory value-added tax.

Should you be interested in genealogical research, emigration research, historical research, or any other services which are provided, feel free to contact us by phone or send us an e-mail: info@erbenermittlung-freiburg.de