Luxembourg Genealogy

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The history of Luxembourg is inherently entwined with the histories of surrounding countries, peoples, and ruling dynasties. For a list of FamilySearch Wiki pages on specific localities in Luxembourg, [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Category:Luxembourg click here]. For a brief history of Luxembourg, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Luxembourg click here.]  
 
The history of Luxembourg is inherently entwined with the histories of surrounding countries, peoples, and ruling dynasties. For a list of FamilySearch Wiki pages on specific localities in Luxembourg, [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Category:Luxembourg click here]. For a brief history of Luxembourg, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Luxembourg click here.]  
  
Luxembourg has the formal name in 4 languages:<br>
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Luxembourg has the formal name in 4 languages:<br>  
  
Grossherzogtum Lëtzebuerg (Luxembourgish)<br>
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Grossherzogtum Lëtzebuerg (Luxembourgish)<br>  
  
<span lang="fr">Grand-Duché de Luxembourg</span> (French)<br>
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<span lang="fr">Grand-Duché de Luxembourg</span> (French)<br>  
  
<span lang="de">Großherzogtum Luxemburg</span> (German)<br>
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<span lang="de">Großherzogtum Luxemburg</span> (German)<br>  
  
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (English)<br>
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Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (English)<br>  
  
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
  
Luxembourg has&nbsp; 12 cantons organized into 3 districts. <!--{12086707112032} -->
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[[Diekirch District, Luxembourg|District de Diekirch]] northern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg<br>
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[[Diekirch District, Luxembourg|District de Diekirch]] northern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg<br>  
  
 
*[[Clervaux Canton, Luxembourg|Clervaux]]
 
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*[[Mersch Canton, Luxembourg|Mersch]]
 
*[[Mersch Canton, Luxembourg|Mersch]]
  
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*[http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/genealogy/royal/#Low Directory of Royal Genealogical Data]
 
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*The [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~pick/ Eifel Birth and Marriage database] has more than 500,000 names from across the border in Germany.
 
*The [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~pick/ Eifel Birth and Marriage database] has more than 500,000 names from across the border in Germany.
  
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Revision as of 21:28, 9 February 2010

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Contents

Getting started with Luxembourg research

The history of Luxembourg is inherently entwined with the histories of surrounding countries, peoples, and ruling dynasties. For a list of FamilySearch Wiki pages on specific localities in Luxembourg, click here. For a brief history of Luxembourg, click here.

Luxembourg has the formal name in 4 languages:

Grossherzogtum Lëtzebuerg (Luxembourgish)

Grand-Duché de Luxembourg (French)

Großherzogtum Luxemburg (German)

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (English)

Jurisdictions

Luxembourg has  12 cantons organized into 3 districts.

District de Diekirch northern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

District de Grevenmacher eastern part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

District de Luxembourg western part of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg


Research Tools

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Help Wanted

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