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Latest revision as of 09:53, 6 February 2020

Germany

Information icon.png This is a Legacy Collection
This collection is a partial index of records for this locality. The collection was originally assembled for publication in April 2010. Since that time only a few records may have been added. As no additional records will be added, or any corrections made to the data, this is considered to be a "Legacy" collection.
Where significant issues with the data have been identified, a Known Issues Wiki article has been created. See the table of contents of this article to see if one is available.
As this is an index of records compiled from various sources, it is strongly recommended that you verify any information you find with original records.
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Germany
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Current Location
This locality is located in Germany.
Record Description
Record Type Births and Baptisms
Collection years: 1558-1898
Languages: German
Title in the Language: Deutschland Geburten und Taufen, 1558-1898
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This index includes selected Germany births and baptisms for the years 1558 to 1898. It is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index.

Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

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For additional information about image restrictions, please see the Restrictions for Viewing Images in FamilySearch Historical Record Collections page.

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

The following information may be found in these records:

  • The name of the child
  • Gender
  • Date and place of birth
  • Date and place of christening
  • Names of the parents

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Coverage Table[edit | edit source]

A coverage Table for this collection is available in the wiki article Germany Births and Baptisms, Coverage Table - FamilySearch Historical Records

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

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

Search by name by visiting the Collection Details Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

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]

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Look at an image of the original record, if possible. The original may contain information that was not recorded in the index
  • Use the information to find other records such as marriage, death, or census records
  • 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

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Consult the Germany Record Finder to find other records
  • Try viewing any original indexes to 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
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames, middles name, or an abbreviation of their given name

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:
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