Germany Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Collection Time Period ==
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== Record Description ==
  
This collection includes the years 1558 through 1958.  
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1582 to 1958. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.  
  
== Foreign Language Title ==
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=== Citation for This Collection ===
  
Deutschland, Toten und Begräbniße, 1582-1958
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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>
  
== Record Description  ==
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{{Collection citation | text= "Germany Deaths and Burials, 1582-1958." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}
  
This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:
 
  
*Family Records  
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[[Germany Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
*Church Records
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*Civil Registration
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This index is not complete for any particular place or region.
 
  
=== Record Content  ===
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== Record Content and Use ==
  
The key genealogical facts found in death or burial index entries may include:
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Deaths and Burials Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
 
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*Name of the deceased
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*Gender
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*Names of the parents
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*Name of the spouse (if married)  
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*Death or burial date
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*Death or burial place
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*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials&nbsp;
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== Coverage Table  ==
 
== Coverage Table  ==
  
This collection is a partial index of records for the localities listed below as of April 2010. The table below shows the number of records by locality. Localities not listed may not have any records in this collection.  
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The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>  
 
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Most of these records date from the time period indicated in the columns below; however, there may be records before and after these dates. Record counts where the locality information was incomplete are included below under the country name. Because of this, you may wish to search only by country.
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As this is an index of records compiled from various sources, it is strongly recommended that you verify the information in original records. Due to privacy laws not all records may be displayed.<br>  
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== How to Use the Record ==
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== Related Websites ==
  
Use this index to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.
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*[http://home.bawue.de/~hanacek/info/earchive.htm Archives in Germany]  
 
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/germany.htm Cyndi's List in Germany]
=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection  ===
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Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:
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*[[IGI]]
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*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
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If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog&catSearchType=film_number Family History Library Catalog].
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== Record History  ==
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For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. In 2000, some of the entries were published on 8 CDs by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the “Western Europe Vital Records Index: Germany Region.” This is an index of some deaths or burials throughout Germany. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.
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=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.
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=== Record Reliability  ===
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Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Germany.
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== Related Web Sites  ==
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[http://home.bawue.de/~hanacek/info/earchive.htm Archives in Germany]  
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[http://www.cyndislist.com/germany.htm Cyndi's List in Germany]  
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This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
Germany[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Germany wiki.familysearch.org/en/Germany]
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*[[Germany]]  
 
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*[[Germany Civil Registration|Germany Civil Registration]]
[[Germany Civil Registration|Germany Civil Registration]]  
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
{{HR Known Issues}}The following are known issues for Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898; Germany Deaths and Burials, 1582-1958; and Germany Marriages, 1558-1929.<br>Problem #1 - Previously available records can no longer be found or are missing.<br>Problem #2 - Some of the localities are indexed wrong or transcribed incorrectly.
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Germany Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
 
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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection, please read the [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Germany_Deaths_and_Burials_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)/Known_Issues attached Wiki article.]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;If you encounter additional problems, feel free to report them at support@familysearch.org . Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
When you copy information from a record, you should also 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.  
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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.  
 
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:  ====
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"Germany Death and Burials, 1582-1958." index, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]): accessed March 24, 2011). entry for Anna Swartz, died 3 March 1731; citing Death Records, FHL microfilm 193,085; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
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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|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].&nbsp;
  
 
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Revision as of 22:57, 1 March 2013

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

Contents

Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1582 to 1958. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

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 Deaths and Burials, 1582-1958." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.


Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.


Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Deaths and Burials Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898 Marriages, 1558-1929 Deaths and Burials, 1582-1958
Baden 2,600,193 1,032,792 191,654
Bayern 3,261,551 288,387 469,532
Brandenburg 802,429 82,480 205,237
Braunschweig 4,895 962 0
Bremen 37,127 272 0
Deutschland (Germany) 946,524 353,094 1,242,899
Elsaß-Lothringen 0 112 402
Hamburg 274 0 0
Hannover 47,230 17,730 22,780
Hessen 1,363,715 355,763 74,724
Hessen-Darmstadt 235,780 66,706 8,611
Hessen-Nassau 63,551 4,286 12,404
Hohenzollern 137,631 29,299 0
Lippe-Detmold 585,589 156,792 6,208
Lübeck 11,445 0 0
Mecklenburg-Schwerin 277,099 56,744 121,054
Mecklenburg-Strelitz 4,285 3,429 3,426
Oldenburg 67,002 15,256 0
Ostpreußen 94,198 15,721 1,958
Pfalz (Bayern) 1,665,783 375,905 12,131
Pommern 160,271 4,232 256
Posen 240,686 44,376 0
Preußen 2,930,534 643,539 711,545
Rheinland 5,681,033 1,485,690 48,091
Sachsen 10,329 2,692 1,620
Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha 3,064 1,021 0
Schaumburg-Lippe 323 0 0
Schlesien 18,593 2,755 0
Thüringen 1,093 307 0
Westfalen 5,397,491 1,675,687 28,850
Westpreußen 285,669 25,057 2,118
Württemberg 6,843,411 1,515,133 468,351
Totals 33,778,798 8,256,219 3,663,851

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Known Issues with This Collection

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See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

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