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== Getting started with Luxembourg research  ==
 
== Getting started with Luxembourg research  ==
  
The history of Luxembourg is inherently entwined with the histories of surrounding countries, peoples, and ruling dynasties. For a list of FamilySearch Wiki pages on specific localities in Luxembourg, [[List_of_communes_of_Luxembourg|click here]]. For a brief Wikipedia history of Luxembourg, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Luxembourg click here.]
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The history of Luxembourg is inherently entwined with the histories of surrounding countries, peoples, and ruling dynasties. For a list of FamilySearch Wiki pages on specific localities in Luxembourg, [[List of communes of Luxembourg|click here]].&nbsp;
  
 
Luxembourg has the formal name in 4 languages:<br>  
 
Luxembourg has the formal name in 4 languages:<br>  
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== Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
  
Luxembourg has&nbsp; 12 cantons organized into 3 districts.  
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Luxembourg has 12 cantons organized into 3 districts.  
  
[[Diekirch District, Luxembourg|District de Diekirch]] northern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg<br>
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*[[Diekirch District, Luxembourg|District de Diekirch]] northern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  
*[[Clervaux Canton, Luxembourg|Clervaux]]
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*[[Diekirch Canton, Luxembourg|Diekirch]]
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*[[Grevenmacher District, Luxembourg|District de Grevenmacher]] eastern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  
*[[Redange Canton, Luxembourg|Redange]]
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| [[Echternach Canton, Luxembourg|Echternach]]
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*[[Vianden Canton, Luxembourg|Vianden]]
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*[[Luxembourg District, Luxembourg|District de Luxembourg]] western part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  
*[[Wiltz Canton, Luxembourg|Wiltz]]
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[[Grevenmacher District, Luxembourg|District de Grevenmacher]] eastern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
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| [[Capellen Canton, Luxembourg|Capellen]]  
 
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| [[Esch-sur-Alzette Canton, Luxembourg|Esch-sur-Alzette]]  
*[[Echternach Canton, Luxembourg|Echternach]]
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| [[Luxembourg Canton, Luxembourg|Luxembourg]]  
 
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| [[Mersch Canton, Luxembourg|Mersch]]
*[[Grevenmacher Canton, Luxembourg|Grevenmacher]]
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*[[Remich Canton, Luxembourg|Remich]]
 
 
 
[[Luxembourg District, Luxembourg|District de Luxembourg]] western part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
 
 
 
*[[Capellen Canton, Luxembourg|Capellen]]
 
 
 
*[[Esch-sur-Alzette Canton, Luxembourg|Esch-sur-Alzette]]
 
 
 
*[[Luxembourg Canton, Luxembourg|Luxembourg]]
 
 
 
*[[Mersch Canton, Luxembourg|Mersch]]
 
  
 
== Research Tools  ==
 
== Research Tools  ==
  
[[Image:Luxembourg city2.jpg|thumb]]
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*[http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/luxembourg/index.html Luxembourg Genealogy Links]
 
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/luxembourg/ Luxembourg Genealogy Forum]  
 
*[http://www.luxembourg.co.uk/genealog.html Luxembourg Genealogy]
 
*[http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/european/luxembourg/resources/lu-genealogy.html More Luxembourg Genealogy]
 
*[http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/#Low Directory of Royal Genealogical Data]
 
  
*(helpful tools and resources, gazetteers)  
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*[[Luxembourg Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*(language dictionary, handwriting guide or tutorial, etc.)
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*[[Luxemburg Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Europe/Luxembourg.pdf Research Guide for Luxembourg by BYU]
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*[http://www.institutgrandducal.lu/Joomla/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=27&Itemid=174 Pilgrim's Progress]
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*[http://www.luxamculturalsociety.org/ Luxembourg American&nbsp;Cultural Society]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luxembourg Wikipedia site for Luxembourg]
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*[[Luxemburg Websites|Websites]]
  
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*The [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~pick/ Eifel Birth and Marriage database] has more than 500,000 names from across the border in Germany.
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*The [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~pick/ Eifel Birth and Marriage database] has more than '''500,000 names''' from across the border in Germany.
  
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Revision as of 21:36, 13 October 2013

Luxembourg Wiki Topics
Flag of Luxembourg.svg.png
Beginning Research
Record Types
Luxembourg Background
Local Research Resources
Luxembourg catacombs

Getting started with Luxembourg research

The history of Luxembourg is inherently entwined with the histories of surrounding countries, peoples, and ruling dynasties. For a list of FamilySearch Wiki pages on specific localities in Luxembourg, click here

Luxembourg has the formal name in 4 languages:

Grossherzogtum Lëtzebuerg (Luxembourgish)

Grand-Duché de Luxembourg (French)

Großherzogtum Luxemburg (German)

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (English)

Jurisdictions

Luxembourg has 12 cantons organized into 3 districts.

Clervaux Diekirch Redange Vianden Wiltz
Echternach Grevenmacher Remich
Capellen Esch-sur-Alzette Luxembourg Mersch

Research Tools

Luxembourg city2.jpg

Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:

Featured Content

(Your text or images here)

Did you know?

City of Luxembourg.jpg

Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by: