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Title in the Language of the Records
Deutschland, Sachsen, Bautzen, Rollt der Bürger, 1496-1923
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.
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Records may contain the following information:
- Full name
- Address or residence
- Birth date
- Birth place
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.
Look at the images one by one 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 reading the records, see thefollowing wiki articles:
Related Wiki Articles
- Germany Census Records
- Sachsen (Saxony )--Konigreich (Kingdom)
- Wendish Genealogy
- Germany Church Records
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- "Germany, Saxony, Bautzen, Citizen Rolls, 1496-1923." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Stadtarchiv Bautzen.
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