The Association of Professional Genealogists, established in 1979, is an international organization that supports professionals in genealogy-related businesses. APG encourages genealogical excellence, ethical practice, mentoring and education. The organization also supports the preservation and accessibility of records useful to the fields of genealogy and history. Members of APG agree to abide by a code of ethics (www.apgen.org/ethics) in their profession.
Rathkeale, Co. Limerick, Ireland. Preserving the history and genealogy of the Irish Palatines for future generations. Surnames include TESKEY, SWITZER, RUTTLE, DOUPE, LODWICK, SHIER, PIPER, BOVENIZER, FIZZELL, DULMAGE.
The Irish Palatine Museum and Heritage Centre is located in Rathkeale, Co. Limerick, Ireland. The Irish Palatine Association has endeavoured to preserve the rich heritage of Irish Palatine Culture by encouraging and developing a sense of Identity among Palatine families and their descendants in Ireland, England, Australia, New Zealand, USA and Canada and by re-kindling a relationship with their ancestral homeland, the Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz) in Germany.
The Palatine Project is an attempt using sources from German speaking countries as well as early colonial American sources to reconstruct the passenger lists of Germans who came to America in the first large wave of emigration in the 18th century.