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Title in the Language of the Record

Deutschland, Baden-Württemberg, Kreis Rems-Murr,Zivilstandsregister, 1876-1981


You will be able to browse through images in this collection when it is published.

Record Content

These civil registration records may contain information about births, marriages, and deaths:

Birth Registers usually include:

  • Name of Declarant/Father
  • Declarant's Age, Occupation and Residence
  • Name and Gender of Child
  • Date and Place of Birth
  • Parents' Names, including Maiden Name of Mother
  • Names of Witnesses or Godparents, their Age, Occupation and Residence

Marriage Registers usually include:

  • Name of Bride
  • Name of Groom
  • Date and Place of Marriage
  • Groom's Age, Marital Status, Occupation and Residence
  • Names of Groom's Parents, including Maiden Name of Mother
  • Bride's Age, Marital Status, Occupation and Residence
  • Names of Bride's Parents, including Maiden Name of Mother
  • Birthplaces of Bride and Groom
  • Date of the Marriage
  • Witnesses' Names, Age and Occupation

Death Registers usually include:

  • Date and Place of Death and Burial
  • Name and Age of Deceased
  • Cause of Death
  • Father of Deceased and his Occupation
  • Date and Birthplace of Deceased
  • Marital Status of Deceased
  • If Married, the Name of the Spouse

How to Use the Record

When searching:
As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.


To search the collection image by image, ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Standesamt" or “registry office.”
⇒Select the appropriate "Quellengattung or “type of source” und “Zeitraum" or “period of time” which takes you to the images.

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Don't overlook FHL Place Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Kreis Rems-Murr items or FHL Keyword Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Kreis Rems-Murr items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Germany Archives and Libraries.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in German. For help with reading the records, see the following resources:

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
  • Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date.
  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  • Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank, or status within the community.

Unable to Find your Ancestor?

  • Check for variant spellings of the names.
  • Search the records of nearby localities .

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Citation for This Collection

The citation for an image will be available on each image once the collection is published.


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.


“Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Kreis Rems-Murr, Civil Registration 1876-1981.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org: accessed 2014. Citing Kriesarchive Rems-Murr.

 

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