Germany, Anhalt, Köthen, Miscellaneous City Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
  
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{{Collection citation| text =“Germany, Anhalt, Köthen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1630-1921. ” Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Stadtarchiv Köthen.  Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.}}
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[[Germany, Anhalt, Köthen, Miscellaneous City Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
 
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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
  
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These miscellaneous city records may contain the following information:
  
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:
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Occupation
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Status
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Address
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Birth date and place
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Name of parents
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Religion
  
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== How to Use the Record ==
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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To search this collection, it would be helpful to know the following information:
  
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*Name of head of household
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*Birth date
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*Place of residence
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==== Search the Collection  ====
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To search the collection image by image, follow this series of links:
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⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br>
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⇒Select the appropriate  "Quellengattung" <br>
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⇒Select the appropriate  "Namensraum oder Beschreibung" which takes you to the images.
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Look at the images one by one 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. Keep in mind:
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of his/her name throughout life.
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==== Using the Information  ====
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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.
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==== For Help Reading These Records  ====
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Many of the records are written in German Gothic script. For help reading the records see the wiki articles:
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*[[German Word List|German Word List]]
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*[[Deciphering German Script (Kurrentschrift)|Deciphering German Script (Kurrentschrift)]]
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
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*[http://adressbuecher.genealogy.net/ Historic Addressbooks: Search]
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*[http://www.anhalt-geschichte.de/index.php?page=land-norkitten History of Anhalt]
  
 
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” 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. “Example for a Legacy Collection:”
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” 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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Revision as of 20:10, 27 February 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Record Description

The collection consists of miscellaneous records from the Stadtarchiv Köthen in Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. The collection includes residence lists, city directories, citizen rolls, and registers of military recruits.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

“Germany, Anhalt, Köthen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1630-1921. ” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Stadtarchiv Köthen. Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

These miscellaneous city records may contain the following information:

Occupation Status Address Birth date and place Name of parents Religion

How to Use the Record

To search this collection, it would be helpful to know the following information:

  • Name of head of household
  • Birth date
  • Place of residence

Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image, follow this series of links: ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Quellengattung"
⇒Select the appropriate "Namensraum oder Beschreibung" 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 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. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of his/her name throughout life.

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.

For Help Reading These Records

Many of the records are written in German Gothic script. For help reading the records see the wiki articles:

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Germany

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

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.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > 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.