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Title in the Language of the Records

Deutschland, Sachsen, Bautzen, Rollt der Bürger, 1496-1923

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Germany, Saxony, Bautzen, Citizen Rolls, 1496-1923.

Record Description =

This collection will include records from 1496 to 1923.

The collection consists of citizen rolls, resident lists, and registers of home owners for Bautzen, Saxony, Germany. These records are in German.

For a list of record categories and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Record Content

Records may contain the following information:

  • Full name
  • Address or residence
  • Birth date
  • Birth place
  • Religion
  • Nationality

How to Use the Record

To search the collection,
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select “Record type, Year range, and Volume” which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

Next to parish registers, citizen rolls provide some of the best family information. To begin your search you need to know at least the name of your ancestor and some identifying information such as birthdate. If you know only the age, you can approximate the birthdate. Use the birthdate and place, to locate your ancestor in church records.

The records are in written in German Gothic script. For help reading the records see the wiki articles:

Tips to Keep in Mind

When using these records keep in mind:

  • The information may be incorrect.
  • The ages listed may not be correct.
  • A given name may not be the same as the name used in vital records.
  • Names may be spelled as they sound.
  • Place-names may be misspelled.
  • Some parts of the record may be illegible.
  • If the family is not at the expected location, you should search the surrounding area.

For Help Reading These Records

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

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Don't overlook FHL Place Germany, Sachsen, Bautzen items or FHL Keyword Germany, Sachsen, Bautzen 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 Websites

German Genealogical Network

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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.

Collection Citation:

"Germany, Saxony, Bautzen, Citizen Rolls, 1496-1923." Images. FamilySearch: accessed 2013. Citing Stadtarchiv Bautzen.


Image Citation

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Germany, Saxony, Bautzen, Citizen Rolls, 1496-1923.


 

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