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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
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Deutschland, Bavaria, Günzburg, Archivgut, 1586-1921
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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This collection contains records from the city archives of Günzburg, Bavaria, Germany. These records include city directories, 1914-1957; marriage and residency applications, 1840-1890; emigration records, 1804-1890; citizen rolls, 1718-1890; cemetery records; land records, 1720-1790, 1826-1900; Jewish records, 1609-1618; purchase and marriage contracts, 1586-1808; and an index to documents, 1095-1900.  
 
This collection contains records from the city archives of Günzburg, Bavaria, Germany. These records include city directories, 1914-1957; marriage and residency applications, 1840-1890; emigration records, 1804-1890; citizen rolls, 1718-1890; cemetery records; land records, 1720-1790, 1826-1900; Jewish records, 1609-1618; purchase and marriage contracts, 1586-1808; and an index to documents, 1095-1900.  
  
Many records in this collection are written in some variety of Gothic German handwriting or typeface and may be difficult to read even with basic knowledge of German. For help reading Gothic German, refer to [http://script.byu.edu/german/en/welcome.aspx German Script Tutorial].  
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Many records in this collection are written in some variety of Gothic German handwriting or typeface and may be difficult to read even with basic knowledge of German. For help reading Gothic German, refer to [http://script.byu.edu/german/en/welcome.aspx German Script Tutorial].  
  
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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'''Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:'''  
 
'''Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:'''  
*Names of primary individuals and their relatives
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*Birth dates and places
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*Names of primary individuals and their relatives  
*Dates of events such as births, marriages, or deaths
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*Birth dates and places  
*Occupation
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*Dates of events such as births, marriages, or deaths  
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*Occupation  
 
*Address
 
*Address
  
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>
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To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒ Select the " Quellengattung" category<br> ⇒ Select the " Namensraum oder Beschreibung" category which takes you to the images<br>  
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>
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⇒ Select the " Quellengattung" category<br>
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⇒ Select the " Namensraum oder Beschreibung" category which takes you to the images<br>
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Look at the images one by one comparing the information you find with what you already know about your ancestors. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to determine who your ancestor is.
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Look at the images one by one comparing the information you find with what you already know about your ancestors. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to determine who your ancestor is.  
  
 
In order to find data in this collection, it will be necessary to know at least the name of the ancestor, the place of the event, and an approximate date. Some records have indexes at the end of the volume. Frequently, these indexes are arranged by the given name of the individual and sometimes use the Latin form of the name. Those volumes without indexes need to be searched chronologically for the individuals sought.  
 
In order to find data in this collection, it will be necessary to know at least the name of the ancestor, the place of the event, and an approximate date. Some records have indexes at the end of the volume. Frequently, these indexes are arranged by the given name of the individual and sometimes use the Latin form of the name. Those volumes without indexes need to be searched chronologically for the individuals sought.  
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*Use the residence and names of the parents to locate civil and land records.
 
*Use the residence and names of the parents to locate civil and land records.
  
*The father’s occupation can lead you to employment records, military records, or other types of records.  
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*The father’s occupation can lead you to employment records, military records, or other types of records.
  
 
*The parents' places of origin can tell you former residences and can help to establish a migration pattern for the family.
 
*The parents' places of origin can tell you former residences and can help to establish a migration pattern for the family.
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*Marriage date and place may help find a couple's children.
 
*Marriage date and place may help find a couple's children.
  
*Burial place may also help you find a couple's migration pattern. It is often helpful to extract the information on all children with the same parents. If the surname is unusual, you may want to compile baptism entries for every person of the same surname and sort them into families based on the names of the parents.  
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*Burial place may also help you find a couple's migration pattern. It is often helpful to extract the information on all children with the same parents. If the surname is unusual, you may want to compile baptism entries for every person of the same surname and sort them into families based on the names of the parents.
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.kirchenbuchportal.de/ Kirchenbuchportal]
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*[http://www.kirchenbuchportal.de/ Kirchenbuchportal]  
 
*[http://www.bavariagen.com/immigration.html#5 Bavaria Gen Web – Emigration and Immigration]
 
*[http://www.bavariagen.com/immigration.html#5 Bavaria Gen Web – Emigration and Immigration]
  
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*[[Germany]]  
 
*[[Germany]]  
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*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) History]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) History]]
  

Latest revision as of 21:21, 27 February 2013

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Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Deutschland, Bavaria, Günzburg, Archivgut, 1586-1921

Record Description

This collection contains records from the city archives of Günzburg, Bavaria, Germany. These records include city directories, 1914-1957; marriage and residency applications, 1840-1890; emigration records, 1804-1890; citizen rolls, 1718-1890; cemetery records; land records, 1720-1790, 1826-1900; Jewish records, 1609-1618; purchase and marriage contracts, 1586-1808; and an index to documents, 1095-1900.

Many records in this collection are written in some variety of Gothic German handwriting or typeface and may be difficult to read even with basic knowledge of German. For help reading Gothic German, refer to German Script Tutorial.

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.

City Archives of Günzburg. Germany, Bavaria, Günzburg, Miscellaneous City Records, 1586-1921. Günzburg City Archives, Bavaria, Germany.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:

  • Names of primary individuals and their relatives
  • Birth dates and places
  • Dates of events such as births, marriages, or deaths
  • Occupation
  • Address

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the " Quellengattung" category
⇒ Select the " Namensraum oder Beschreibung" category which takes you to the images

Look at the images one by one comparing the information you find with what you already know about your ancestors. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to determine who your ancestor is.

In order to find data in this collection, it will be necessary to know at least the name of the ancestor, the place of the event, and an approximate date. Some records have indexes at the end of the volume. Frequently, these indexes are arranged by the given name of the individual and sometimes use the Latin form of the name. Those volumes without indexes need to be searched chronologically for the individuals sought.

Begin your search by finding your ancestors in the index. Use the locator information in the index (such as page, entry, or certificate number) to locate your ancestors in the records. Compare the information in the record to what you already know about your ancestor to determine if this is the correct person. Be aware that as with any index, transcription errors may occur.

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information about other people listed in the record. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. For example:

  • Use the birth or baptism date and place to find the family in census records.
  • Use the residence and names of the parents to locate civil and land records.
  • The father’s occupation can lead you to employment records, military records, or other types of records.
  • The parents' places of origin can tell you former residences and can help to establish a migration pattern for the family.
  • Marriage date and place may help find a couple's children.
  • Burial place may also help you find a couple's migration pattern. It is often helpful to extract the information on all children with the same parents. If the surname is unusual, you may want to compile baptism entries for every person of the same surname and sort them into families based on the names of the parents.

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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 Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.


 

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