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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. These records are in German.

Record Content

Records may contain the following information:

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

How to Use the Record

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⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select "Record Category"
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  • 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.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in German. For help reading the records, see thefollowing wiki articles:

Related Websites

German City Directories

Related Wiki Articles

Germany Directories

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

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Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records. These records are in German.

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


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