18th Century Register of Emigrants from Southwest Germany


516 pages of 18th century emigration (1700s)

Professor Hacker, a retired German judge, recognized the need for the compilation and documentation of emigration records from Southwest Germany. Over the course of 24 years (1963 to 1987) he was able to compile and document the records of approximately 65,000 emigrants using immigration data, tax records, bondage release paper, bills, etc. Professor Hacker passed away in 1995 at the age of 96. This book, his last work, was transcribed from German for an American readership.


  • Over 30,000 emigrants from Southwest Germany to America and other countries
  • Lists name, birth year, place of origin, emigration date, profession, destination, and source of information Covers today’s areas of Rhine-Palatinate, Saarland, and Baden-Wuerttemberg
  • Map showing the historic Southwest German lands

Professor Werner Hacker 

1994, 6" X 9", cloth, 516 pp.

ISBN: 9781558561656