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Deutschland, Bavaria, Deggendorf Archivgut
This Collection will include records from 1600 to 1900.
This is a collection of mixed records from the city of Deggendorf. Most of the records are handwritten in narrative style and, in later years, in formatted forms. The record text is in German. Includes a card file of marriages extracted from the Catholic Church records of Deggendorf, a card file of residency and marriage applications, a card file of city council records and tax records, a card file of local nobility, and a few land records.
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- Wills and estates
- Land and tenancy records
- Court records
- Tax records
- Funeral sermons and sexton records
- Voting registers
- Council meeting protocols
- Hospital books
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- Germany. Archives in Deggerndorf. Miscellaneous records. Stadtarchiv Deggendorf, Bavaria, Germany.
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- Names of parents, children, witnesses
- Dates and places of events, ages
- Residence and religion of principals
- Occupation of principal person and maybe of other people listed depending on the record
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- Germany Archives and Libraries
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- Germany locating civil registration records not at the Family History Library
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“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 Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.
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