Unsere Deutsche Wurzeln - Our German Roots


Web presence and site content: [Webhost] [Copyright] [Accessibility]
Website design and accessibility: [Page Makers / HTML Editors] [Website Tools] [Graphics] [Code Validators]
Website influence and impact: [Peer Recognition]

  Visit RootsWebThis website is part of the Rootsweb Freepages Genealogy community. Thankyou RootsWeb.
Unsere Deutsche Wurzeln - Our German RootsCopyright © 2002-2011 B.G. Wiehle.
  • Presentation (format) of this website, many texts, photos & graphics as well as the preparation of the databases are my own work.
  • Authors, creators and sources of components of this website, other than myself, are identified (where possible) on the page where their work appears or in this Acknowledgements table: text, photographs, javascript, graphics. These may be public domain, used with permission or free for non-commercial use.
  • Please ask for permission when considering using text or pictures found on my website for another website. Links to my pages are welcome.
  • All printed works reproduced on this website were not already published elsewhere on the Internet.
  • As a responsible webmaster of a personal (non-commercial) website, I try to ensure that my pages are reasonably accessible to my visitors. However, at this time, access keys are not available.
  Get Acrobat READERAcrobat Writer created some of my pages (marked PDF file) - you'll need Acrobat Reader to view them
Created & Managed with FrontPage 2000My current HTML editor and website management program. Came with Microsoft Image Composer 1.5
Made with Claris Home Page My original HTML editor (an excellent learning tool) and provider of some graphics (ivyrule, green arrows).

Claris Home Page 2.0 Lite came with "Teach Yourself to create a Home Page in 24 Hours" by Rogers Cadenhead (© 1997 SamsNet Publishing, Indianapolis IN)

  COUNTER - WWW Page Access Counter at Rootsweb; author Muhammad A Muquit. Simple, no strings attached and appearance can be modified.
siteLevelsiteLevel SEARCH ENGINE from WhatUSeek. This seach tool was chosen because of the flexibility in presentation (multilingual texts, "search slices") and updating (schedule determined by webmaster), number of file types spidered, and number of pages allowed for a free account. (Ads only on the results pages.)
The JavaScript Source"Perpetual Calendar Quotes" by Peg Duggan, script available at The JavaScript Source; modified by B.G. Wiehle for "Birthday & Anniversary Greetings".
A List Apart - for People who make Websites"JavaScript Image Gallery" by Jeremy Keith, article and script available at "A List Apart"; slightly modified by B.G. Wiehle to present pages of scanned periodicals (example)
  Vikimouse GraphicsProvider of the green leaves graphics, which don't seem to be available from the source anymore.
Mooney's MiniFlagsMooney's MiniFlags: Provider of the flag graphics (national, state and provincial flags)
retrokat.com medieval freebiesIlluminated images courtesy of http://retrokat.com/medieval/  
FavIcon from PicsFavIcon from Pics: Free on-line service creates a favicon (.ico) from images. (See my Comments for more information).
rosebird graphicbird2 graphic
rosebird.gif & bird2.gif are based on line drawings from "Macht auf das Tor! Alte deutsche Kinderlieder" (Auswahl: Maria Kühn, Zeichnungen: Stephanie Langewiesche), Karl Robert Langewiesche Verlag, Königstein, 1905.
7 Castles graphicsblogo43b.gif is based on a idea suggested by the jpg graphic logo series created by Robert Linz and presented at Logos und Wappen.
  HTML Code Checked by NetMechanicNetMechanic's HTML Toolbox. Identifies code errors and broken links, shows browser version support for various tags, helps optimize images. Validates on-line files only. (Update May 2006: changes to the Netmechanic Toolbox limit the number of free checks).
Valid HTML 4.01!
Valid CSS!
W3C MarkUp Validation Services. Focuses on strict adherence to the standard and promotes accessibility. Will validate files on-line, on your hard drive or as text block.
HTML validator: http://validator.w3.org/
CSS validator: http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/  
"Advanced HTML For Beginners" Link Checker & Header Response Tool, one of the Webmaster Tools from the "Advanced HTML For Beginners" website, not only checks all links on a webpage, but identifies re-directs. (It doesn't fix problems, but knowing that the URL has changed may enable to you find the new page before temporary re-directs are removed).
Get Firefox!Firefox Extensions* for Webmasters (and others):
Developer Tools: Webdeveloper, ViewSourceWith, View Cookies, HTML Validator, View Source Chart, Link Checker, CSSViewer. Page Info & Javascript Console are included in Firefox.
Navigation: Named Anchors
Also: Google Toolbar for Firefox.

*small programs that work in and enhance the browser. Accessible while on any page and extremely helpful. Many other extensions and many other categories available. Automatic update notification possible.
Award - "Kentucky is my Home" Website "Congratulations on winning my award. I understand how difficult it is to design and maintain a website and wanted to recognize you for this ability to share with others so willingly... I enjoyed your site very much! Thank you for being so willing to share with others." (July 2005)
Your Cousin in Genealogy, 
Sue Ann Morrow, Gulfport FL
Researching since 1973

Website: Kentucky is My Home!
  GenWiki: German GenealogyOnline German Genealogy magazine "Computergenealogie" Issue 2006/05, chapter "Blick über den Zaun", includes a section of this website in its list of resources for Siebenbürgen
  WikipediaWikipedia articles reference pages from this website in bibliographies, especially for Translyvanian villages - (en) Boz, (ro)  Daneş & Laslea, (hu) Szászszentlászló,  (de) Daneș, (fr) Daneš - but also some other articles.
  WeRelate WikiWeRelate - "World's Largest Genealogy Wiki!", had included this website in its list of sources [since removed] even before I signed up as a contributor.


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