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== What is in This Collection? ==
This index includes births and baptisms for the years 1558 to 1898. It is '''''not''''' complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the [[International Genealogical Index (IGI) (FamilySearch Historical Records) |International Genealogical Index]] or Vital .  ==What Can These Records Index collections. Tell Me?==*The name of the child*Gender*Date and place of birth*Date and place of christening*Names of the parents
== Collection Content ==
== What Do I Do Next? ==
Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
*Use Look at an image of the age original record, if possible. The original may contain information that was not recorded in the record to find an approximate birth year, which will help you find other records index *Use the information in each record to find additional family members other records such as marriage, death, or census records*Repeat this process with additional family members' Collect entries for every person who has the same surname, unless the surname is a common surname. This list can help you identify possible relatives that can be verified by records to find more generations of the family
=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===
*Try to view the viewing any original record indexes to check for possible see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc. *Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name*Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records*If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, try searching the records of surrounding towns, cities, or provinces*Try variations in the spelling of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images; many names did not have standard spellings like they do now*Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames , middles name, or alternated between using first and middle an abbreviation of their given name
*Consult the [[Germany Record Finder]] to find other records
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