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Title in the Language of the Record

Deutschland, Ostpreußen, Königsberg, Index über Leichenpredigten und Gedenkstätten, 1700-1900

Record Description

The collection consists of a card file index to funeral sermons and memorials pertaining to Königsberg, East Prussia, Germany. Original card file located in the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin.

Citation for This Collection

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.

Staatsbibliothek. Königsberg Index to funeral sermons and memorials. Staatsbibliothek, Berlin, Germany.

Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the wiki article Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.

Record Content

Germany, East Prussia, Königsberg, Index to Funeral Sermons and Memorials (12-0126) DGS 5218095 18.jpg

The key genealogical facts usually found include the following:

  • Name of deceased
  • Death date and place
  • Burial Date and place

How to Use the Record

To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒ Select the “Namensgruppen” 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.

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Contributions to This Article

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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 Examples for a Record Found in a FamilySearch Historical Collection
  • “Delaware Marriage Records,” database and digital images, FamilySearch ([[1]]: 4 March 2011), William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, 1890; from Delaware, State Marriage Records 23 November 1913, no. 859, Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover; FHL microfilm 2,025,063.
  • “El Salvador Civil Registration,” database and digital images, FamilySearch ([[2]]: 21 March 2011), Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, 1880; from La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal, San Salvador.

When the citation has been replaced with a citation specific to the collection being described, the heading should be changed to one of the following:

  • “Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection” in Heading style 5 for a single citation
  • “Citation Examples for Records Found in This Collection” in Heading style 5 for more than one citation example


 

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