Luxembourg Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Collection Time Period  ==
 
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=== Record Content  ===
 
=== Record Content  ===
  
The key genealogical facts found in birth or christening index entries may include:  
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The key genealogical facts found in birth or baptism index entries may include:  
  
 
*Name of the child  
 
*Name of the child  
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*Birth date  
 
*Birth date  
 
*Birthplace  
 
*Birthplace  
*Christening date (if the source is a church record)  
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*Baptism date (if the source is a church record)  
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
  
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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.  
 
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.  
  
In birth or christening records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.
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In birth or christening records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or baptism, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.  
  
=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection ===
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=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection ===
  
 
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:  
 
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:  
  
 
*[[IGI]]  
 
*[[IGI]]  
*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]  
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*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
  
 
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].  
 
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].  
 
  
 
== Record History  ==
 
== Record History  ==
  
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 1 CD by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "Western Europe Vital Records Index: Benelux Region: Luxemburg." This is an index of the births or christenings throughout Luxemburg. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.  
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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 1 CD by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "Western Europe Vital Records Index: Benelux Region: Luxemburg." This is an index of some births or baptisms throughout Luxemburg. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.  
  
 
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
 
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
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== Related Web Sites  ==
 
== Related Web Sites  ==
  
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.
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This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.  
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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== Sources for This Collection  ==
 
== Sources for This Collection  ==
  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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=== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:  ===
 
=== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:  ===
  
*"Luxembourg Births and Baptisms, 1662-1840." Database and images, ''FamilySearch ([https://www.familysearch.org/ https://www.familysearch.org]&nbsp;: ''accessed March 11, 2011); entry for [https://www.familysearch.org/search/recordDetails/show?uri=https://api.familysearch.org/records/pal:/MM9.1.r/MP2M-HVM/p3 Marie Catharina Thill], born 14 October 1740; citing Birth Records, reference v 3 p 22, FHL film 425030; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
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"Luxembourg Births and Baptisms, 1662-1840." index, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org/ https://www.familysearch.org]): accessed March 11, 2011; entry for [https://www.familysearch.org/search/recordDetails/show?uri=https://api.familysearch.org/records/pal:/MM9.1.r/MP2M-HVM/p3 Marie Catharina Thill], born 14 October 1740; citing Birth Records, reference v 3 p 22, FHL film 425030; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
  
 
[[Category:Luxembourg|Vital]]
 
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Revision as of 17:49, 15 April 2011

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

Contents

Collection Time Period

This index covers events from 1662 through 1840.

Record Description

This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:

  • Family Records
  • Church Records
  • Civil Registration

This index is not complete for any particular place or region.

Record Content

The key genealogical facts found in birth or baptism index entries may include:

  • Name of the child
  • Gender
  • Names of the parents
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace
  • Baptism date (if the source is a church record)
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials

How to Use the Record

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.

In birth or christening records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or baptism, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.

Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection

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:

If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the Family History Library Catalog.

Record History

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 1 CD by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "Western Europe Vital Records Index: Benelux Region: Luxemburg." This is an index of some births or baptisms throughout Luxemburg. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.

Why This Record Was Created

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.

Record Reliability

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 Luxemburg.

Related Web Sites

This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.

Related Wiki Articles

wiki.familysearch.org/en/Luxembourg

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We especially need language translations for both content and images. For specific needs, please look for callout boxes throughout the article or visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.


Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Sources for This Collection

"Luxembourg Births and Baptisms, 1662-1840," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/). Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.

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.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:

"Luxembourg Births and Baptisms, 1662-1840." index, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org): accessed March 11, 2011; entry for Marie Catharina Thill, born 14 October 1740; citing Birth Records, reference v 3 p 22, FHL film 425030; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.