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Title in the Language of the Record

Deutschland, Preußen, Sachsen, Halle, ausgewählte Bestände des Stadtarchivs

Record Description

This collection consists of records from the city offices and publishers for the city of Halle, Saxony, Prussia. This collection includes burial registers, citizen rolls, a card index to citizens from the city, and city directories. Original records are located in the Stadtarchiv in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. These records are in German.

For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

Record Content

Burial records generally contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Age at death
  • Social standing/class
  • Date and cause of death
  • Date of funeral
  • Name of doctor

Citizen registers, census records, and city directories generally contain the following information:

  • Name
  • Occupation
  • Address

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select "Record type" category
⇒Select "Name range or Description" category 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.

For Help Reading These Records

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

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Don't overlook FHL Place Germany, Preußen, Sachsen items or FHL Keyword Germany, Preußen, Sachsen 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

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Contributions to This Article

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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, Prussia, Saxony, Halle, Miscellaneous City Records, 1401-1926" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Evangelische Kirche Stralsund. Landesarchiv Greifswald.


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, Prussia, Saxony, Halle, Miscellaneous City Records, 1401-1926.


 

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