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| title_language = Deutschland, Bayern, Passau Diverses Stadt Aufzeichnungen
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.hot-map.com/deutschlandkarte Interactive German Map]
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== What is in This Collection? ==             
 
This collection consists of miscellaneous records from the city of Passau from the years 1700 to 1940. The following records are included in this collection:   
 
This collection consists of miscellaneous records from the city of Passau from the years 1700 to 1940. The following records are included in this collection:   
 
*Business licenses  
 
*Business licenses  
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*Residency and marriage application files  
 
*Residency and marriage application files  
 
*Various citizenship-related records.  
 
*Various citizenship-related records.  
 
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===Reading These Records===
===To Browse this Collection===
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These records are in German. For help reading these records see the following guides:
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*[[German Language and Languages]]
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*[[German Genealogical Word List]]
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*[[Germany Handwriting]]
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**[https://www.familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/38 Reading German Handwritten Records]
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
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The following information may be found in these records:
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Image:Germany, Bavaria, Passau, Miscellaneous City Records - DB (12-0206) Marriages DGS 5472019_759.jpg|Marriages
 
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'''These records''' may contain the following information:    
 
 
*Names of parents, children, witnesses     
 
*Names of parents, children, witnesses     
 
*Dates and places of events, ages     
 
*Dates and places of events, ages     
 
*Residence and religion of principals     
 
*Residence and religion of principals     
 
*Occupation of principal person and maybe of other people listed depending on the record     
 
*Occupation of principal person and maybe of other people listed depending on the record     
*Legitimacy  
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==How Do I Search This Collection? ==  
 
==How Do I Search This Collection? ==  
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*Age or birth date
 
*Age or birth date
 
*Names of family members
 
*Names of family members
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Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.  Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
  
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information in the list to what you already know about your ancestor to determine if it is the correct family or person. You may need to compare several persons in the list before you find your ancestor.
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==What do I do Next?==
         
 
'''To search by image:'''<br> 
 
 
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> 
 
⇒Select “Record type, Year range, and Volume” which takes you to the images.   
 
 
 
==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.       
 
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 Who I was Looking for, Now What?===             
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===I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?===             
*Use the age in the citizen to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in church or civil records.              
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*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 [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Germany_Vital_Records_Index_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) vital records] in the country.            
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*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 [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Germany_Vital_Records_Index_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) vital records] in the country             
*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.            
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*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             
*[[Germany Church Records|Church Records]] often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.         
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*[[Germany Church Records|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 Who I'm Looking for, Now What?===                 
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*Switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, either German Civil Registration records or German Church records may be more useful.                    
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===I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?===                 
*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.            
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*Consult the [[Germany Record Finder]] to find other records
*Keep in mind that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.         
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*Switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, either German Civil Registration records or German Church records may be more useful                     
       
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*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             
*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.           
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*Keep in mind that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
*Remember that sometimes individuals went by [http://usgenweb.org/research/nicknames.shtml nicknames] or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nickname-given-name-equivalents.htm these names] as well.       
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*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 [[Germany Societies|local genealogical societies]].          
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*Search the indexes and records of [[Germany Societies|local genealogical societies]]
== Citations for This Collection ==  
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=== Research Helps ===
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The following articles will help you in your research for your family in [[Germany Genealogy|Germany]].
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* [[Germany Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
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* [[Germany Record Finder]]
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== Citing This Collection ==
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Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
 
   
 
   
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Passau, Bavaria,  Germany
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Location of Passau, Bavaria, Germany
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Current Location
Bavaria is located in Germany
Record Description
Record Type Miscellaneous
Collection years: 1700-194
Languages: German
Title in the Language: Deutschland, Bayern, Passau Diverses Stadt Aufzeichnungen
FamilySearch Resources
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Stadtarchiv Passau


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection consists of miscellaneous records from the city of Passau from the years 1700 to 1940. The following records are included in this collection:

  • Business licenses
  • Catholic and Protestant church records
  • Residency and marriage application files
  • Various citizenship-related records.

Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

These records are in German. For help reading these records see the following guides:

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Germany, Bavaria, Passau, Miscellaneous City Records, 1700-1940.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Names of parents, children, witnesses
  • Dates and places of events, ages
  • Residence and religion of principals
  • Occupation of principal person and maybe of other people listed depending on the record
  • Legitimacy

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Sample Images[edit | edit source]

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

It is helpful to know at least one of the following:

  • Your ancestor's name
  • Residence
  • Age or birth date
  • Names of family members

View the Images[edit | edit source]

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page

  1. Select Record type
  2. Select Name range or Event type to view the images

How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What do I do Next?[edit | edit source]

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?[edit | edit source]

  • 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 country
  • 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, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • 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

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Germany.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
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