Re: [Genealogy Research Club] Re: guidance needed with German research
>Starting in 1520, I believe. ;-)
> you might also want to check to see if they were of the Lutheran faith. Many Germans became disenchanted with the Catholic church and became Lutherans.
Seriously, Northern Germans and Scandinavians (and the odd Englishman) tend to be Lutheran. Bavarians and Austrians tend to be Catholic.