|Good maps are critical to making
sense of much of the gen-data we all find and review. In the olden
days without modern transportation, family locations rarely changed any
great distance, which enables up to match "stray" individuals into their
families with quite good accuracy. One needs maps and coordinates to
Especially in Germany and Europe, there have been many
changes in boundaries and nations over the centuries, which makes old maps
from different eras very important to understanding the past.
After many many hours of cruising the WWW, I have been fortunate enough to
find some goodies; those that are or may be relevant to ZellTree are
"somewhere" on the ZellTree website on a (hopefully) relevant webpage.
|List of maps in ZellTree
Below are just a few of the "KEY" maps - use the thumbnails.
||Here is a 1994 map of Germany, produced by the CIA.
Imagine what else they have that is NOT available? !!
Check the links on the left bar for more map webpages.
||1882 South Bavaria
This is from FEETHS, part of a beautiful map-set 1882 - Germany
||These are the current states or districts in
Bavaria. Be careful, things changed very much over the centuries, so
consider this useful for "today" but make sure you check
carefully if it's "yesterday" you want!
||A relief map of Mittelfranken
The 1882 F.E.E.T.H.S Germany MapSet at
you'll find a beautiful matching set of 12 maps covering
all of Germany, dated 1882, a time more relevant to searching for earlier
A word to the wise.....their 1882 maps are a matched to-scale set.
If resized, of course they would not fit together!
The FEETHS website is highly recommended. You'll find many
more historic maps.