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Title in the Language of the Record

Deutschland, Bayern, Mittelfranken, Brenner-Archiv

Record Description

The collection consists of an alphabetical collection of family group sheets compiled from parish records and other sources in the district of Ansbach, Mittelfranken, Bavaria. Includes 97 parishes in the area for the period of about 1550-1945, the majority of the records are 1750-1900. The sheets were compiled by Tobias Brenner and others between about 1918 and 1945. The records are written in pencil on pre-printed forms in Gothic German handwriting. Many abbreviations were used for given names; there is a key to these abbreviations.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Germany, Bavaria, Mittelfranken, Family Record Sheets (Brenner Collection) 1750-1900." FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org). Tobias Brenner, Bavaria, Germany. FHL microfilm, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

The records may contain any of the following:

  • Names of family members
  • Birth dates and places
  • Marriage dates and places
  • Death dates and places

How to Use the Record

To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:

  • Name
  • Parish of residence

Search the Collection

Fill in your ancestor’s name in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

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Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Download a copy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for clues to other records about your ancestors. If you are unable to find your ancestors look for variant spellings of the surnames.

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