Germany, Hesse, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)Edit This Page
From FamilySearch Wiki
|This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.|
Access the records: Germany, Hesse, Civil Registration, 1874-1927 .
Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The Germany, Hessen, Civil Registration collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images can be viewed at a FamilySearch Center near you.
German Data Privacy rules prohibit viewing the following records: All birth images must be 110 years or older; all marriage images must be 75 years or older, and all death images must be 60 years or older.
Title in the Language of the Record
| This section is incomplete.
You can help by adding a translation of the title in the language of the records.
This collection contains civil registration of births, marriages, and death for Hesse, Germany. Birth records are available for 1874-1901, marriages only for 1874-1877, and deaths for 1874-1927. Not all localities are complete but records will continue to be added to this collection over time. Check the wiki or browse the collection to determine current coverage. Original records are located in the Hessisches Staatsarchiv Marburg. The records are in German.
For a list of records by localities, document type, and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Germany, Hesse, Civil Registration, 1874-1927.|
Birth records found in this collection may contain the following information
- Name of child
- Names and status of parents
- Place of residence
- Date of birth
Marriage records found in this collection may contain the following information:
- Name and status of groom
- Name and status of bride
- Place of residence
- Name of bride’s parents
- Name of groom’s parents
- Groom’s date of birth and birthplace
- Bride’s date of birth and birthplace
Death records found in this collection may contain the following information:
- Name of deceased
- Age at death
- Place of residence
- Date of death
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.
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, age, estimated [event] year, and family relationships.
Search the Collection
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select "Collection" category
⇒Select "Civil registration office" category
⇒Select "Event type" category
⇒Select "Archival call number, record type and year range" category 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
These records are in German. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
|FHL Place Germany, Hessen items or FHL Keyword Germany, Hessen 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.|
Known Issues with This Collection
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
Related Wiki Articles
Contributions to This Article
|We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.|
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, Hesse, Civil Registration, 1874-1927." Images. FamilySearch. : accessed 2014. Citing Hessisches Staatsarchiv Marburg Hesse State Archives, Marburg.
|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, Hesse, Civil Registration.|
- This page was last modified on 27 January 2015, at 06:13.
- This page has been accessed 7,496 times.
New to the Research Wiki?
In the FamilySearch Research Wiki, you can learn how to do genealogical research or share your knowledge with others.Learn More