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At the end of both World Wars, the boundaries of the states were changed dramatically, as areas of Germany were distributed among the Allied nations. Eventually, after re-unification in 1990, the states of Germany settled into what they are today. It is also necessary to understand Germany by this system, as it affects the locations of civil registration offices, archives, and mailing addresses used in correspondence searches.<br>
===3. For birth, marriage, and death records from 1870 1876 on, use civil registration.===Civil&nbsp;registration&nbsp;records&nbsp;are&nbsp;records of births, marriages, and deaths kept by the government. In Baden), they were started in 1870 1876 (with some available during the Napoleonic period 1792-1815). German terms for these records include ''Standesamtsregister'', ''Zivilstandsregister'', or ''Personenstandsregister''. They are an excellent source for information on names and dates and places of births, marriages, and deaths. These records are kept by the civil registrar (Standesbeamte) at the civil registry office (Standesamt). Study these links to learn what information can be found in them:
*[[Germany Civil Registration#Births (Geburtsregister)|'''Births (Geburtsregister)''']]
*[[Germany Civil Registration#Marriages (Heiraten, Ehen, or Trauungen)|'''Marriages (Heiraten, Ehen, or Trauungen)''']]
*'''1678-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|2790181|Germany, Baden, Archdiocese of Freiburg im Breisgau, Catholic Church Records, 1678-1930}}, index
*'''1675-1951''' - {{RecordSearch|2422968|Germany, Baden, Stebbach, Church Book Extracts, 1675-1951}} at [ FamilySearch] — images
*'''1810-18701876''' - [ Germany, Baden, Church Book Duplicates], 1800-18701876., ($). Index. Incomplete.
*[ Catholic Church Book Duplicates at Ludwigsburg Archives]
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