Germany, Saxony, Dresden, Citizens' Documents and Business Licenses (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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{{FamilySearch_Collection|CID=CID1951790 |title=Germany, Saxony, Dresden Miscellaneous City Records, 1884-1920|location=Germany}}<br>  
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{{FamilySearch_Collection|CID=CID1951790 |title=Germany, Saxony, Dresden, Citizens' Documents and Business Licenses, 1820-1962|location=Germany}}<br>  
  
 
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
  
Deutschland, Dresden, Saxony, Archivgut
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Deutschland, Sachsen, Dresden, Bürger- und Gewerbeakten
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection of mixed records from the city archives of Dresden covers the inclusive years of about 1884-1920. Most of the records are handwritten in narrative style and, in later years, in formatted forms. The record text is in German. This collection may include records such as:  
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This collection of mixed records from the city archives of Dresden covers the inclusive years of about 1820 to 1962.  
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Most of the records are handwritten in narrative style and, in later years, in formatted forms. The record text is in German. This collection may include records such as:  
  
 
*Wills and estates  
 
*Wills and estates  
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*Hospital books
 
*Hospital books
  
=== Record Content  ===
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For an alphabetical list of records currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1951790/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
  
The following record examples from this collection need English translations. Please help us by placing a translation of the record example on the talk page.  
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
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{{Collection citation | text= "Germany, Saxony, Dresden, Citizens' Documents and Business Licenses, 1820-1962." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Gewerbeamt. Stadtarchiv Landeshauptstadt Dresden.}}
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[[Germany, Saxony, Dresden, Citizen's Documents and Business Licenses (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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== Record Content  ==
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The key genealogical facts found on these records may include:  
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Records may contain the following information:  
  
 
*Names of parents, children, witnesses  
 
*Names of parents, children, witnesses  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
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To search the collection <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select “Name range” which takes you to the images.
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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.
  
 
In order to find data in this collection, it will be necessary to know at least the name of the ancestor, the place of the event, and an approximate date.  
 
In order to find data in this collection, it will be necessary to know at least the name of the ancestor, the place of the event, and an approximate date.  
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It is often helpful to extract the information on all children with the same parents. If the surname is unusual, you may want to compile baptism entries for every person of the same surname and sort them into families based on the names of the parents. Continue to search the baptism records to identify siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same or other generations who were born, married, and died in or near to the same place.  
 
It is often helpful to extract the information on all children with the same parents. If the surname is unusual, you may want to compile baptism entries for every person of the same surname and sort them into families based on the names of the parents. Continue to search the baptism records to identify siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same or other generations who were born, married, and died in or near to the same place.  
 
== Record History  ==
 
 
Most of the time these records are created to help civil authorities and for the benefits of its citizens.
 
 
== Record Reliability  ==
 
 
Most of the records listed in this collection are reliable to a point, depending on the knowledge of the person giving the information and the person that received it and recorded it. The most used records for genealogical research are the civil registration records after 1876 and the church records before that date. However, if those are not available, the population registers (census) and emigration records are also reliable and great records to search for data that will help find other family members and other records.
 
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
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== Citation for This Collection ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. &nbsp;It may include the author, custodian, publisher, or archive for the original records.&nbsp;
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Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1951790/waypoints Germany, Saxony, Dresden, Citizens' Documents and Business Licenses, 1820-1962]  
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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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 Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].  
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*“Germany, Saxony, Dresden, Citizen's documents and Business Licenses,&nbsp;1820- 1962 &gt; &nbsp;index and images, ''FamilySearch ''(https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 14 March 2012), entry for&nbsp;"Gewerbeabmeldung, &nbsp;Max Georg Birnbaum,&nbsp;request&nbsp;to turn in&nbsp;his business license ,&nbsp;27 August 1941.&nbsp;&nbsp;B.4034-&nbsp;B.4063, Birkigt (1899)- Birnbaum (1900), image no, 303 of 372.&nbsp;
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Revision as of 21:52, 26 September 2013

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

Contents

Title in the Language of the Records

Deutschland, Sachsen, Dresden, Bürger- und Gewerbeakten

Record Description

This collection of mixed records from the city archives of Dresden covers the inclusive years of about 1820 to 1962.

Most of the records are handwritten in narrative style and, in later years, in formatted forms. The record text is in German. This collection may include records such as:

  • Wills and estates
  • Land and tenancy records
  • Court records
  • Tax records
  • Funeral sermons and sexton records
  • Voting registers
  • Council meeting protocols
  • Hospital books

For an alphabetical list of records currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

"Germany, Saxony, Dresden, Citizens' Documents and Business Licenses, 1820-1962." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Gewerbeamt. Stadtarchiv Landeshauptstadt Dresden.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Records may contain the following information:

  • Names of parents, children, witnesses
  • Dates and places of events, ages
  • Residence and religion of principals
  • Occupation of principal person and maybe of other people listed depending on the record
  • Legitimacy

How to Use the Record

To search the collection
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select “Name range” 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.

In order to find data in this collection, it will be necessary to know at least the name of the ancestor, the place of the event, and an approximate date.

Some records have indexes at the end of the volume. Frequently, these indexes are arranged by the given name of the individual and sometimes use the Latin form of the name. Those volumes without indexes need to be searched chronologically for the individuals sought. When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information about other people listed in the record. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. For example:

  • Use the birth or baptism date and place to find the family in census records.
  • Use the residence and names of the parents to locate civil and land records.
  • The father’s occupation can lead you to employment records, military records, or other types of records.
  • The parents' places of origin can tell you former residences and can help to establish a migration pattern for the family.
  • Marriage date and place may help find a couple's children.
  • Burial place may also help you find a couple's migration pattern.

It is often helpful to extract the information on all children with the same parents. If the surname is unusual, you may want to compile baptism entries for every person of the same surname and sort them into families based on the names of the parents. Continue to search the baptism records to identify siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same or other generations who were born, married, and died in or near to the same place.

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Germany, Saxony, Dresden, Citizens' Documents and Business Licenses, 1820-1962

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.