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Title in the Language of the Record

Deutschland, Saxe-Meiningen, Saalfeld an der Saale, ausgewählte Bestände des Stadtarchivs

Record Description

This collection contains citizen rolls and city directories for Saalfeld, Saxe-Meiningen (now in Thüringen) and the surrounding localities. Records are arranged chronologically by each record type. Original records are located in the Stadtarchiv Saalfeld, which is in Saalfeld, Thüringen, Germany.

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.

Saalfeld an der Saale Magistrat. Miscellaneous City Records. Stadtarchiv Saalfeld, Thüringen, Germany.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

These records may contain the following information:

  • Names
  • Dates and places of events
  • Ages of citizens
  • Residence
  • Occupation

How to Use the Record

To search the collection image by image, select the following series of links:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Category
⇒ Select the appropriate "Source and Years" 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 if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors 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.

Related Websites

German City Directories

Related Wiki Articles

Germany Directories

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 Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record 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.


 

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