Where to start?

Can someone comment on where to start to find my GGF in Germany?
We have just located our ancestor, Juergen MEYER, on the S S Carl passenger list arriving in New Orleans 22 Oct 1866. All oral and records to date say he was from Prussia, Germany or Hannover. His birth date is 15 Sep 1838. Where - What do I look?
Thanks, Ken

Ken, I saw your listing in the Hannover list and wanted to write to you. I have a Meyer that came from Braunschweig and came to New Orleans in abt. 1847. My Meyer line eventually lived in SE MO. Where do you Meyers end up? Judy

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