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Title in the Language of the Record

Deutschland, Hessen, Darmstadt, Sterbenebenregister

Record Description

This collection includes a death index for 1878-1925 for the following civil registration offices in Landkreis Marburg-Biedenkopf: Amönau, Amöneburg, Angelburg, Anzefahr, Bauerbach, Betziesdorf, Biedenkopf, Bottenhorn, and Bracht. Original records are located in the Hessisches Staatsarchiv Marburg.


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Record Content

Death records usually include the following information:

  • Name
  • Birth date
  • Death date
  • Death location
  • Age at death

How to Use the Record

When searching:
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, 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.

Search the Collection

To search by index:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

To browse by image:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the "FILM" 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 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.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Gothic German. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

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Don't overlook FHL Place Germany, Hessen, Darmstadt items or FHL Keyword Germany, Hessen, Darmstadt 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.

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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, Hesse, Stadtkreis Darmstadt, Darmstadt District, Civil Registration, 1876-1925.” Index. FamilySearch. : accessed 2014. Citing Hessisches Staatsarchiv, Marburg, Germany.


Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Germany, Hesse, Stadtkreis Darmstadt, Darmstadt District, Civil Registration, 1876-1925.

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, Hesse, Stadtkreis Darmstadt, Darmstadt District, Civil Registration, 1876-1925.


 

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