Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Eberswalde, City Directories (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Title in the Language of the Record ==
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== Title in the Language of the Record ==
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== Record Description ==
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Deutschland, Prussia, Brandenburg, Eberswalde, Stadt-Verzeichnisse
  
This collection contains city directories for the city of Eberswalde. These city directories are generally arranged alphabetically by surname and given name and provide the individual's occupation and address. Often included are classified directories of government offices and other institutions and services of public interest. Original city directories are located in the Kreisarchiv Barnim, Brandenburg, Germany.
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== Record Description  ==
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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This collection contains city directories for the city of Eberswalde. These city directories are generally arranged alphabetically by surname and given name and provide the individual's occupation and address. Often included are classified directories of government offices and other institutions and services of public interest. Original city directories are located in the Kreisarchiv Barnim, Brandenburg, Germany. These records are in German.
  
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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== Record Content  ==
  
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| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->District Archives. Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Eberswalde, City Directories. Barnim County Archives, Eberswalde, Germany.<!--bibdescend-->}}
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Image:Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Eberswalde, City Directories DGS 7252214 40.jpg|City Directory
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</gallery> These city directory records may include the following information:
  
[[Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Eberswalde, City Directories (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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*Full name of ancestor
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*Names of family members
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*Name of spouse
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*Residence
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*Occupation
  
== Record Content ==
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== How to Use the Record ==
  
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:
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The information varies by year; later years contain more information than the early years. Any of the following detail may be included in the record:  
  
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*Full name
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*Address or residence
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*Birthdate and place
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*Religion
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*Nationality
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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== How to Use the Record ==
  
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Next to parish registers, citizen rolls provide some of the best family information. To begin your search you need to know at least the name of your ancestor and some identifying information such as birthdate. If you know only the age, you can approximate the birthdate. Use the birthdate and place, to locate your ancestor in church records.
  
== Related Websites ==
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The records are in 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 Wiki Articles ==
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==== Search the Collection  ====
  
[[Germany]]
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To search the collection, ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate “Jahr” which takes you to the images.
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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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. Keep in mind:
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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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 their name throughout their 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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=== Tips to Keep in Mind  ===
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When using these records keep in mind:
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*The information may be incorrect.
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*The ages listed may not be correct.
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*A given name may not be the same as the name used in vital records.
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*Names may be spelled as they sound. Look for variant spellings of the names as well as nicknames.
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*Place-names may be misspelled.
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*Some parts of the record may be illegible.
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*If the family is not at the expected location, you should search the surrounding area.
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== Related Websites  ==
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[http://www.ggsmn.org/Regional%20Pages/West%20Prussia.htm West Prussia]
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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*[[Germany]]
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*[[Prussia - Brandenburg]]
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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.  
 
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]].
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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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.
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{{Collection citation
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| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->District Archives. Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Eberswalde, City Directories. Barnim County Archives, Eberswalde, Germany.<!--bibdescend-->}}
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[[Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Eberswalde, City Directories (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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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection ===
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection ===
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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. 
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When the citation has been replaced with a citation specific to the collection being described, the heading should be changed to “Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection” in Heading style 3.
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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.
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Revision as of 21:38, 6 November 2013

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

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Deutschland, Prussia, Brandenburg, Eberswalde, Stadt-Verzeichnisse

Record Description

This collection contains city directories for the city of Eberswalde. These city directories are generally arranged alphabetically by surname and given name and provide the individual's occupation and address. Often included are classified directories of government offices and other institutions and services of public interest. Original city directories are located in the Kreisarchiv Barnim, Brandenburg, Germany. These records are in German.

Record Content

These city directory records may include the following information:
  • Full name of ancestor
  • Names of family members
  • Name of spouse
  • Residence
  • Occupation

How to Use the Record

The information varies by year; later years contain more information than the early years. Any of the following detail may be included in the record:

  • Full name
  • Address or residence
  • Birthdate and place
  • Religion
  • Nationality

How to Use the Record

Next to parish registers, citizen rolls provide some of the best family information. To begin your search you need to know at least the name of your ancestor and some identifying information such as birthdate. If you know only the age, you can approximate the birthdate. Use the birthdate and place, to locate your ancestor in church records.

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

Search the Collection

To search the collection, ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate “Jahr” 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. 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 their name throughout their 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.

Tips to Keep in Mind

When using these records keep in mind:

  • The information may be incorrect.
  • The ages listed may not be correct.
  • A given name may not be the same as the name used in vital records.
  • Names may be spelled as they sound. Look for variant spellings of the names as well as nicknames.
  • Place-names may be misspelled.
  • Some parts of the record may be illegible.
  • If the family is not at the expected location, you should search the surrounding area.

Related Websites

West Prussia

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We especially need language translations for both content and images. For specific needs, please look for callout boxes throughout the article or visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.


Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


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 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.

District Archives. Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Eberswalde, City Directories. Barnim County Archives, Eberswalde, Germany.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.


Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection

“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.