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Title in the Language of the Record

Luxemburg, notariellen Niederschriften

Record Description

This collection contains images of notarial records housed at the National Archives of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The records are in French and German.


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

Record Content

The information found in this collection usually includes:

  • Names of primary individuals
  • Document dates
  • Residences
  • Occupations
  • Names of witnesses
  • May include relationships

How to Use the Record

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

  • Name
  • Parish of residence

Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Municipality"
⇒Select the appropriate "Notary, 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 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.

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 and 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.

Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. 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 leads to other records about your ancestors.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

  • Look for variant spellings of the names as well as nicknames and abbreviated names.
  • Search the records of nearby parishes and towns.

For help reading the records see the following wiki articles:

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Don't overlook FHL Place Luxembourg items or FHL Keyword Luxembourg items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.

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Related Wiki Articles

Luxembourg Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Luxembourg, Notarial Records, 1621-1821

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.


Citation for This Collection

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.

"Luxembourg, Notarial Records, 1621-1821." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing National Archives of the Grand Duchy.

 

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