Estonia, Population Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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{{FamilySearch_Collection|CID=CID1983333 |title=Estonia, Population Registers, 1918-1944|location=European}} <br>  
  
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
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Eesti rahvastikuregister
 
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This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying the title in Estonian, Russian, and/or German here.
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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This collection of a variety of records covers the period between 1918 and 1944.  
 
This collection of a variety of records covers the period between 1918 and 1944.  
  
These records made after the Russian Revolution through the end of World War II includes of taxpayers, citizens, Jews, Germans, and prisoners of war. They include records such as inhabitant records and tax censuses. The text of the records could be written in German, Estonian, or Russian.  
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These records made after the Russian Revolution through the end of World War II includes records of taxpayers, citizens, Jews, Germans, and prisoners of war. They include records such as inhabitant records and tax censuses. The text of the records could be written in German, Estonian, or Russian.  
  
For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1983333/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
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The National Archive of Estonia is the center of archival administration in Estonia and a government agency in the domain of the State Chancellery, which includes Estonian Historical Archives, Estonian State Archives, Estonian Film Archives, and 6 regional Archives from: Harju, Lääne, Lääne-Viru, Saare, Tartu and Valga. Records were created at the local level and later archived in the National Archive.&nbsp;
  
=== Record Content  ===
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Each of these records was created for a good reason, most of them to keep a record of the people in that period of time.&nbsp;&nbsp;
  
[[Image:Estonia, National Archive Family and Population Lists (11-0258) DGS 4757091 6.jpg|thumb|right|Estonia, National Archive Family and Population Lists (11-0258) DGS 4757091 6.jpg]]
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Most of these types of records are used as a secondary source when records for ancestors cannot be found in civil or church records.&nbsp;
  
Key genealogical facts found in population registers may include the following:  
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For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1983333/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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{{Collection citation | text= "Estonia, Population Registers, 1918-1944."  Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing National Archives of Estonia, Tallinn.}}
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[[Estonia, Population Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]<br>
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== Record Content  ==
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Image:Estonia Population Registers DGS 4757091 6.jpg|Population register 
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'''Population registers usually contain the following information:'''
  
 
*Number in consecutive order  
 
*Number in consecutive order  
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*Comments
 
*Comments
  
Key genealogical facts found in tax censuses may include the following:  
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'''Tax censuses usually contain the following information:'''
  
 
*Number in consecutive order  
 
*Number in consecutive order  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying this information as you search the different records.
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To search the collection, follow this series of links:
  
== Record History  ==
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⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page<br> ⇒ Select "Place"<br> ⇒ Select "record type"<br> ⇒ Select "Vol.number/letter, vol. begin-end year" which takes you to the images<br>
  
The National Archive of Estonia is the center of archival administration in Estonia and a government agency in the domain of the State Chancellery, which includes Estonian Historical Archives, Estonian State Archives, Estonian Film Archives, and 6 regional Archives from: Harju, Lääne, Lääne-Viru, Saare, Tartu and Valga. Records were created at the local level and later archived in the National Archive.
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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.  
 
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Each of these records was created for a good reason, most of them to keep a record of the people in that period of time.&nbsp;
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Most of these types of records are used as a secondary source, when records for ancestors cannot be found in civil or church records.  
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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== Citation for This Collection &nbsp; ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.&nbsp;
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Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1983333/waypoints Estonia, Population Registers, 1918-1944]
 
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.  
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
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''The following are examples of records found in different collections. Please help us by replacing this example with a citation for a record you have found in this collection.''
 
 
“Delaware Marriage Records,” database and digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/: accessed 4 March 2011), William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, 1890; citing Delaware, State Marriage Records, no. 859, Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover. Example for a Browsed Collection:
 
 
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.
 
 
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FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Eesti rahvastikuregister

Record Description

This collection of a variety of records covers the period between 1918 and 1944.

These records made after the Russian Revolution through the end of World War II includes records of taxpayers, citizens, Jews, Germans, and prisoners of war. They include records such as inhabitant records and tax censuses. The text of the records could be written in German, Estonian, or Russian.

The National Archive of Estonia is the center of archival administration in Estonia and a government agency in the domain of the State Chancellery, which includes Estonian Historical Archives, Estonian State Archives, Estonian Film Archives, and 6 regional Archives from: Harju, Lääne, Lääne-Viru, Saare, Tartu and Valga. Records were created at the local level and later archived in the National Archive. 

Each of these records was created for a good reason, most of them to keep a record of the people in that period of time.  

Most of these types of records are used as a secondary source when records for ancestors cannot be found in civil or church records. 

For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Estonia, Population Registers, 1918-1944." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing National Archives of Estonia, Tallinn.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Population registers usually contain the following information:

  • Number in consecutive order
  • Registration date: month/day
  • Family name
  • Date of birth
  • Citizenship
  • Marital status
  • Occupation
  • Document that confirms where person lives
  • Reports on the performance of military duties
  • Origination place and date (year/month/day/where from)
  • Residence (village, farm, mansion, town and house)
  • Destination date and place
  • Comments

Tax censuses usually contain the following information:

  • Number in consecutive order
  • Tax payer (family first and last name)
  • Birth year
  • Residence place
  • Male
  • Female
  • Payment
  • Receipt #
  • Paid: Debt / Tax / Percent deferral / Total
  • Remaining debt
  • Retired
  • Comments

How to Use the Record

To search the collection, follow this series of links:

⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒ Select "Place"
⇒ Select "record type"
⇒ Select "Vol.number/letter, vol. begin-end year" 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.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Estonia, Population Registers, 1918-1944

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.