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Access the records: Luxembourg, Census Records, 1843-1900 .
Title in the Language of the Record
This collection contains images of the Luxembourg censuses which were taken approximately every three years for the years 1843 to 1900. The records include all household members, places, names, ages (sometimes a full birth date), professions, genders, and marital statuses. Sometimes they also show nationalities, religions, places of birth, and family positions. The text is in French or German.
For a list of records by localities 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 Luxembourg, Census Records, 1843-1900.|
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For help reading the records see the following wiki articles:
This collection may include:
- Ages (sometimes a full birth date)
- Marital Status
- Place and year of birth
- Names of all family members
Sometimes they also show:
- Birth places
- Family position
How to Use the Record
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:
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 "Year (Roll Number)" 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.
For Help Reading These Records
These records are in French or German. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
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 such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. 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 along with nicknames and abbreviated names.
- Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. Local genealogical and historical societies may have indexes to local records.
- Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.
|FHL Place Luxembourg items or FHL Keyword Luxembourg items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.|
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.
- "Luxembourg, Census Records, 1843-1900." Images. FamilySearch. : accessed 2015. Citing Archives de l'Etat.
|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 Luxembourg, Census Records, 1843-1900.|
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