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Title in the Languages of the Record

Luxembourg registre d'état civil

Record Description

This Collection will include records from 1793 to 1923.

The events are recorded either in French or German totally by hand or in partially pre-printed books where the information is then entered by hand. The name of a child not registered when born will not be given in the death record, but the gender of that child will be. If the child was stillborn it will state that, although sometimes this term was applied to children who died shortly after birth.

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

Civil birth, marriage, and death records have been kept from 1796 to the present, although this collection only has records until 1924. This collection does have some parish records that date back to 1793. Some of the earlier records (until 1805) follow the French Republican Calendar

Record Content

A birth record may provide the following information:

  • Name of child
  • Gender of child
  • Date and place of birth
  • Name of parents
  • Parents age and occupation
  • Names of witnesses

A marriage record may provide the following information:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Name of groom
  • Groom's birth date
  • Current residence
  • Names of groom's parents
  • Name of bride
  • Bride's birth date
  • Current residence
  • Names of bride's parents
  • Names of witnesses


A death record may provide the following information:

  • Name and age of deceased
  • Day and hour of death
  • Birthplace of the deceased
  • Occupation of deceased
  • Current residence
  • Name of the spouse (when applicable)
  • Witnesses may be members of the family

How to Use the Records

Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the appropriate "City or Town"
⇒ Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" 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.

For Help Reading These Records

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Don't overlook FHL Place Luxembourg items or FHL Keyword Luxembourg items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.
These records are in French and German. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

Known Issues with This Collection

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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

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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, Civil Registration, 1793-1923

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.



 

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