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Deutschland, Preußen, Sachsen, Halle, ausgewählte Bestände des Stadtarchivs
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.
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- "Germany, Prussia, Saxony, Halle, Miscellaneous City Records, 1401-1926" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Evangelische Kirche Stralsund. Landesarchiv Greifswald.
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- Date and cause of death
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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.