Anhalt Herzogtum (duchy) (kingdom) Church History

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In the 16th century Anhalt accepted the Lutheran doctrine. Thus the area is entirely Evangelical Lutheran. The area was divided over the centuries into four principalities: Dessau, Bernburg, Cöthen and ZerbstIn 1548 a decree was issued to create church registers in which pastors had to record marriages, baptisms and deaths with year, month and day. A church book from Rieder was established in 1539 and is henceforth the oldest church book in Anhalt. Others from the 16th century are:
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In the 16th century Anhalt accepted the Lutheran doctrine. Thus the area is entirely Evangelical Lutheran. The area was divided over the centuries into four principalities: Dessau, Bernburg, Cöthen and ZerbstIn 1548 a decree was issued to create church registers in which pastors had to record marriages, baptisms and deaths with year, month and day. A church book from Rieder was established in 1539 and is henceforth the oldest church book in Anhalt. Others from the 16th century are:  
  
Hohnsdorf (1559)
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Hohnsdorf (1559)  
  
Rathmannsdorf (1577)
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Rathmannsdorf (1577)  
  
Coswig (1586)
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Coswig (1586)  
  
Lausigk (1590)
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Lausigk (1590)  
  
Bernburg (1595)
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Bernburg (1595)  
  
Nienburg a. S. (1563)
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Nienburg a. S. (1563)  
  
Dessau (St. Marien) (1578)
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Dessau (St. Marien) (1578)  
  
Bernburg-Waldau (1587)
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Bernburg-Waldau (1587)  
  
Ratho (1593)
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Ratho (1593)  
  
Wedlitz and Hoym (1597)
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Wedlitz and Hoym (1597)  
  
  
  
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For other parishes in Anhalt see
  
 
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Revision as of 15:43, 27 July 2009

In the 16th century Anhalt accepted the Lutheran doctrine. Thus the area is entirely Evangelical Lutheran. The area was divided over the centuries into four principalities: Dessau, Bernburg, Cöthen and ZerbstIn 1548 a decree was issued to create church registers in which pastors had to record marriages, baptisms and deaths with year, month and day. A church book from Rieder was established in 1539 and is henceforth the oldest church book in Anhalt. Others from the 16th century are:

Hohnsdorf (1559)

Rathmannsdorf (1577)

Coswig (1586)

Lausigk (1590)

Bernburg (1595)

Nienburg a. S. (1563)

Dessau (St. Marien) (1578)

Bernburg-Waldau (1587)

Ratho (1593)

Wedlitz and Hoym (1597)


For other parishes in Anhalt see