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This collection contains miscellaneous records from the Stadtarchiv Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany, from 1740 to 1939. Records include population registrations, military rolls, birth registers, marriage registers, death registers, and genealogical compilations. The records are in German.
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- “Germany, Brandenburg, Potsdam, Miscellaneous Records, 1740-1939. ” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Stadtarchiv Potsdam.
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- Marriage date
- Death date
- Parents' names
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Related Wiki Articles
- Germany Civil Registration
- Germany Church Records
- Germany Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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“Delaware Marriage Records,” index and 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.