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== Title in the Language of the Records ==
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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying a translation of the title in German here.
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Deutschland, Pommern Kirche Aufzeichnungen
  
== Collection Time Period ==
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== Record Description ==
 
 
This collection of church book card indexes for birth, marriages, and deaths covers the period between the years 1600-1900.
 
  
== Record Description  ==
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This collection includes birth, marriage, and death records from 1544-1945. These records come from Evangelical Lutheran and Roman Catholic church records, as well as transcripts for a portion of Pomerania now located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.
  
Church book card indexes for births, marriages, and deaths in Stralsund and the neighboring community of Voigdehagen; includes burial card indexes for the St. Johannis Church in Stralsund. The cards are arranged alphabetically in groups of approximately 1500 images each. Card indexes may be hand written or type written in pre-printed cards. It also includes Evangelical and some Catholic church records, and church book duplicates, of baptisms, marriages, and deaths for various areas of historical and modern Germany.
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
=== Record Content  ===
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
  
'''The key genealogical facts found on most birth/baptism card index include:[[Image:Germany Pommern Stralsund Church Books Indexes (09-0132) DGS 4416784 395 396 Birth.jpg|thumb|right]]<br>'''
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{{Collection citation| text=Parishes located in Pomerania. Germany, Pomerania church records. Landesarchiv Greifswald, Germany.}}
  
*Surname and given names
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[[Germany, Pomerania Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
*Date of birth
 
*Date of christening
 
*Legitimacy
 
*Number of child (in birth order)
 
*Father’s surname and given names
 
*Father’s occupation
 
*Father’s residence
 
*Mother’s maiden name and given names
 
*Mother’s age (occasionally)  
 
*Mother’s residence
 
*Names of witnesses or godparents
 
*Parish name
 
*Year of the register in which the event was recorded
 
*Page of the register in which the event was recorded
 
  
'''The key genealogical facts found on most marriage card index include:[[Image:Germany Pommern Stralsund Church Books Indexes (09-0132) DGS 4417959 425 426 Marriage.jpg|thumb|right]]<br>'''
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== Record Content  ==
  
*Surname and given names of groom and bride
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<gallery perrow="3" heights="120px" widths="160px" caption="Pomerania Church Book Examples">
*Marriage date
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Image:Germany, Prussia, Pomerania, Church Records, Births DGS 4717349 22.jpg|Birth Record
*Marriage place
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Image:Germany, Prussia, Pomerania, Church Records, Marriages DGS 4717349 76.jpg|Marriages
*Groom’s date of birth
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Image:Germany, Prussia, Pomerania, Church Records, Burials DGS 4717349 57.jpg|Burial Record
*Groom’s place of birth
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</gallery>
*Groom’s place of residence
 
*Groom’s occupation
 
*Bride’s age
 
*Bride’s place of birth
 
*Bride’s place of residence
 
*Bride’s marital status
 
*Parish name
 
*Year of the register in which the event was recorded
 
*Page of the register in which the event was recorded
 
*Parents’ names, with maiden name of mother, their origin, and place of residence
 
  
'''The key genealogical facts found on most death card index include:[[Image:Germany Pommern Stralsund Church Books Indexes (09-0132) DGS 4419600 967 968 Death.jpg|thumb|right]]<br>'''  
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'''These birth records generally contain the following information:'''  
  
*Surname and given names of deceased
 
*Date of death
 
*Date of burial
 
*Place of death
 
*Place of residence
 
*Cause of death
 
*Age at time of death
 
 
*Date of birth  
 
*Date of birth  
*Place of birth
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*Name of child
*Former occupation
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*Parents’ names (including mother’s maiden name)
*Year of the register in which the event was recorded
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*Gender
*Page of the register in which the event was recorded
 
*Marital status
 
*Maiden name  
 
*Heirs
 
*Cemetery name
 
  
== How to Use the Records  ==
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'''These marriage records generally contain the following information:'''
  
This collection of index cards is of great use in genealogical research; it can be searched by surname and includes valuable genealogical data on many of the individuals included. This collection of card indexes can be searched by surname.
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*Date of marriage
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*Name of bride and groom
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*Names of bride and groom’s parents
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*Age of bride and groom
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*Birth year of bride and groom
  
== Record History  ==
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'''These death records generally contain the following information:'''
  
This collection indexes over 95% of the christenings, marriages, and burials that took place in Stralsund between 1619 and 1900.
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*Date of death
 
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*Name of deceased
This cardfile, created by the Stadtarchiv Stralsund, was initiated in the 1930s and completed about 1980.
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*Parents’ names
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*Spouse’s name (if married)
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*Occupation of deceased
  
There are several sets of cardfiles as follows:
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== How to Use the Record  ==
  
*Stralsund Births
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To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒Select the " Staat oder Provinz (Preußen)" category<br>⇒Select the "Amt oder Kreis" category<br>⇒Select the "Pfarrei: Dorf" category<br>⇒Select the "Quellengattung, Zeitraum, und Bandnummer" category which takes you to the images<br>
*Stralsund Marriages
 
*Stralsund Deaths
 
*Burials for the St. Johanniskirche
 
*Voigdehagen Births
 
*Voigdehagen Marriages
 
*Voigdehagen Deaths
 
  
These indexes were created from the church books of the various parishes in Stralsburg and Voigdehagen:
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Look at the images one by one, comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
  
*St. Jakobi
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
*St. Marien
 
*St. Nikolai
 
*Heilige Dreifaltigkeit (Roman Catholic)
 
*Heilgeist (Hospital church)
 
*St. Jürgen (Hospital church)
 
  
Beginning with 1875, civil registration books were also indexed which include records for some few Jews residing the area. The original books indexed by the cardfile are located in the Stadtarchiv Stralsund in Germany.  
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Germany, Prussia, Pomerania, Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
  
=== Why This Collection Was Created ===
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== Related Websites ==
  
In 1616 a resolution required all parish clergy to keep a separate book to record names and events which took place in their parish district. This index of available church books makes it easier to find the records of birth, marriage, and death.  
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*[http://www.genealogy.net/reg/POM/pommern.html German Genealogy: Pommern/Pomerania]
 
 
=== Record Reliability  ===
 
 
 
This collection of church books card indexes for Stralsund, Pomerania were created from available church books. Information given varies; it may be very complete or might only have names.
 
 
 
== Related Web Sites  ==
 
 
 
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.
 
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Germany_Church_Records Germany Church Records] <br>
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*[[Pommern Genealogy]]
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*[[Prussia-Pommern Church History]]
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*[[Prussia-Pommern Population]]
  
=== Contributing to this Article  ===
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
  
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
 
 
Please add sample citations to this article following the format guidelines in the wiki article listed above.
 
 
 
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:  ====
 
 
 
*United States. Bureau of the Census. 12th census, 1900, digital images, From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: September 29, 2006), Arizona Territory, Maricopa, Township 1, East Gila, Salt River Base and Meridian; sheet 9B, line 71.
 
 
 
*Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: April 22, 2010), Baptism of Adolfo Fernandez Jimenez, 1 Feb. 1910, San Pedro Apóstol, Cuahimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico, film number 0227023.
 
  
== Sources of Information for This Collection  ==
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection  ===
  
<!--bibdescbegin-->Zusammenstellung der in der Provinz Pommern vorhandenen Kirchenbücher. (Rep. 40) III 172/1-3. Landesarchiv Greifswald, Germany.<!--bibdescend-->
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{{Incomplete Citations}}
  
The format for citing FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the following link: [[How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections|How to Create Source Citations for FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]]
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Example for a Browsed Collection:  
  
[[Category:Germany]]
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.

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Title in the Language of the Record

Deutschland, Pommern Kirche Aufzeichnungen

Record Description

This collection includes birth, marriage, and death records from 1544-1945. These records come from Evangelical Lutheran and Roman Catholic church records, as well as transcripts for a portion of Pomerania now located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

Parishes located in Pomerania. Germany, Pomerania church records. Landesarchiv Greifswald, Germany.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

These birth records generally contain the following information:

  • Date of birth
  • Name of child
  • Parents’ names (including mother’s maiden name)
  • Gender

These marriage records generally contain the following information:

  • Date of marriage
  • Name of bride and groom
  • Names of bride and groom’s parents
  • Age of bride and groom
  • Birth year of bride and groom

These death records generally contain the following information:

  • Date of death
  • Name of deceased
  • Parents’ names
  • Spouse’s name (if married)
  • Occupation of deceased

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the " Staat oder Provinz (Preußen)" category
⇒Select the "Amt oder Kreis" category
⇒Select the "Pfarrei: Dorf" category
⇒Select the "Quellengattung, Zeitraum, und Bandnummer" category which takes you to the images

Look at the images one by one, comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

Known Issues with This Collection

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See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection

Example for a Browsed Collection:

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.