Germany, Baden, Stebbach, Church Book Extracts (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Stebbach, Baden-Württemberg,  Germany
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Current Location
This locality is located in Germany.
Record Description
Record Type Church Records
Collection years: 1675-1951
Languages: German
Title in the Language: Deutschland, Baden, Stebbach, Kirchenbuchauszüge
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What is in This Collection?

This collection consists of Church Book extracts done by Kurt Jäger from parish registers for Stebbach, Baden, Germany for the years 1675 to 1951. The original transcripts are located in Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Reading These Records

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What Can These Records Tell Me?

The following information may be found in these records:

Birth/Baptism

  • Date and place of baptism
  • Child’s name and gender
  • Child’s date and place of birth
  • Names of witnesses
  • Who performed the baptism

Marriage

  • Date of the proclamation of banns
  • Names of bride and groom
  • Birth dates of bride and groom
  • Birthplaces of bride and groom
  • Names of bride and groom’s parents
  • Residences of bride and groom

Death

  • Place and date of death
  • Name of the deceased
  • Occupation of the deceased
  • Cause of death
  • Place of burial

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  • Age and or residence
  • An estimated event year
  • A relative’s name

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What Do I Do Next?

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I Found Who I Was Looking For, Now What?

  • Use the age in the citizen to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in church or civil records
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have moved, been recruited or lived nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify. Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual. This compiled list can help you identify possible relations that can be further verified by researching vital records in the county
  • When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors
  • Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900

I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, Now What?

  • Consult the Germany Record Finder to find other records
  • Switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, either German Civil Registration records or German Church records may be more useful
  • While searching, it is helpful to know such information as the ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as an ancestor and that the ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times
  • Keep in mind that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation
  • Search the indexes and records of local genealogical societies

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"Deutschland, Baden, Stebbach, Kirchenbuchauszüge, 1675-1951." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2018. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
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