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Title in the Language of the Record
Deutschland, Brandenburg, Potsdam Archivgut
This collection contains miscellaneous records from the Stadtarchiv Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany, from 1740 to 1939. Records include population registrations, military rolls, birth registers, marriage registers, death registers, and genealogical compilations. The records are in German.
|You will be able to browse through images in this collection when it is published.|
Birth registers may contain the following information:
- Birth date
- Birth place
- Parents' names
Marriage registers may contain the following information:
- Marriage date
- Marriage place
- Spouse name
- Parents' names
Death registers may contain the following information:
- Death date
- Death place
Residence registers may contain the following information:
- Birth date or age
- Birth place
- Place of residence
How to Use the Record
This section provides information on how to search the collection, what to do with information once found, some tips on how to find records, and what to do if no record is found.
Search the Collection
To search the collection image by image, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the "Ort" (place) category
⇒Select the "Quellengattung" (source) category
⇒Select the "Namensraum oder Beschreibung" (name or description) category which takes you to the images.
Search the collection image by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. 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.
For Help Reading These Records
These records are in German. For help with reading the records, see the following resources:
|FHL Place Germany, Preußen, Brandenburg items or FHL Keyword Germany, Preußen, Brandenburg 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.|
Related Wiki Articles
- Germany Civil Registration
- Germany Church Records
- Germany Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)
Contributions to This Article
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Citations for This Collection
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.
- “Germany, Brandenburg, Potsdam, Miscellaneous Records, 1740-1939. ” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Stadtarchiv Potsdam.
|The citation for an image will be available on each image once the collection is published.|
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