Germany, Prussia, Saxony, Halle, Miscellaneous City Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Revision as of 19:57, 17 January 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, Preußen, Sachsen, Halle, ausgewählte Bestände des Stadtarchivs

Record Description

This collection consists of records from the city offices and publishers for the city of Halle, Saxony, Prussia. This collection includes burial registers, citizen rolls, a card index to citizens from the city, and city directories. Original records are located in the Stadtarchiv in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

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.

Archives in Prussia. Miscellaneous records. Stadtarchiv Halle, Saxony, Prussia, Germany.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

These burial records generally contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Age at death
  • Social standing/class
  • Date and cause of death
  • Date of funeral
  • Name of doctor

These citizen registers, census records, and city directories generally contain the following information:

  • Name
  • 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 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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Citing FamilySearch Historical 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.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“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.