Luxembourg Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
Luxemburg, Volkszählungen
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Luxemburg, Volkszählungen  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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This collection contains images of the Luxembourg censuses which were taken approximately every three years for the years 1843 to 1900. The records include all household members, places, names, ages (sometimes a full birth date), professions, genders, and marital statuses. Sometimes they also show nationalities, religions, places of birth, and family positions. The text is in French or German.  
 
This collection contains images of the Luxembourg censuses which were taken approximately every three years for the years 1843 to 1900. The records include all household members, places, names, ages (sometimes a full birth date), professions, genders, and marital statuses. Sometimes they also show nationalities, religions, places of birth, and family positions. The text is in French or German.  
  
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2037957/waypoints Browse].
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For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2037957/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing 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 Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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{{Collection citation | text= "Luxembourg, Census Records, 1843-1900." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archives de l'Etat.}}
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[[Luxembourg Census Records (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  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
  
{{Incomplete Image Translations}}
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{{Incomplete Image Translations}}  
  
 
<gallery widths="160px" heights="120px" perrow="3">
 
<gallery widths="160px" heights="120px" perrow="3">
Image:Luxembourg Census Records DGS 7101155 15.jpg|
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Image:Luxembourg Census Records DGS 7101155 15.jpg|Census record
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</gallery>  
  
For help reading the records see the following wiki articles:
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For help reading the records see the following wiki articles:  
*[[French Wordlist]]
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*[[French Wordlist]]  
 
*[[German Word List]]
 
*[[German Word List]]
  
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:  
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This collection may include:  
  
 
*Names  
 
*Names  
*Ages (sometimes a full birth date)
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*Ages (sometimes a full birth date)  
 
*Places  
 
*Places  
 
*Gender  
 
*Gender  
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*Names of all family members
 
*Names of all family members
  
Sometimes they also show:
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Sometimes they also show:  
*Nationality
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*Religions
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*Nationality  
*Birth places
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*Religions  
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*Birth places  
 
*Family position
 
*Family position
  
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*Residence
 
*Residence
  
==== Search the Collection ====
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==== Search the Collection ====
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒ Select the "Municipality" category<br>⇒ Select the "Year" category which takes you to the images<br>  
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To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page<br>⇒ Select the appropriate "Municipality" <br>⇒ Select the appropriate "Year (Roll Number)" which takes you to the images<br>  
  
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:
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Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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==== Using the Information ====
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As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
  
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
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==== For Help Reading These Records  ====
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These records are in French or German. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
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*[[French Wordlist]] <br>
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*[[German Word List]]
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==== Using the Information  ====
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When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.  
  
 
==== Unable to Find Your Ancestor?  ====
 
==== Unable to Find Your Ancestor?  ====
  
*Look for variant spellings of the names along with nicknames and abbreviated names.
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*Look for variant spellings of the names along with nicknames and abbreviated names.  
 
*Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. Local genealogical and historical societies may have indexes to local records.  
 
*Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. Local genealogical and historical societies may have indexes to local records.  
 
*Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.
 
*Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Luxembourg Census Records (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.
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.anlux.lu/multi/ National Archives of Luxembourg's Website]
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[http://www.anlux.lu/multi/ National Archives of Luxembourg's Website]  
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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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/2037957/waypoints Luxembourg, Census Records, 1843-1900]
  
 
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.  
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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]].  
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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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 Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
  
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.
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{{Collection citation | text= "Luxembourg, Census Records, 1843-1900." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archives de l'Etat.}}

Revision as of 19:48, 31 March 2014

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

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Luxemburg, Volkszählungen

Record Description

This collection contains images of the Luxembourg censuses which were taken approximately every three years for the years 1843 to 1900. The records include all household members, places, names, ages (sometimes a full birth date), professions, genders, and marital statuses. Sometimes they also show nationalities, religions, places of birth, and family positions. The text is in French or German.

For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Record Content

For help reading the records see the following wiki articles:

This collection may include:

  • Names
  • Ages (sometimes a full birth date)
  • Places
  • Gender
  • Marital Status
  • Occupation
  • Place and year of birth
  • Names of all family members

Sometimes they also show:

  • Nationality
  • Religions
  • Birth places
  • Family position

How to Use the Record

To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:

  • Name
  • Residence

Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the appropriate "Municipality"
⇒ Select the appropriate "Year (Roll Number)" which takes you to the images

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in French or German. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

  • Look for variant spellings of the names along with nicknames and abbreviated names.
  • Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. Local genealogical and historical societies may have indexes to local records.
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
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.

Related Websites

National Archives of Luxembourg's Website

Related Wiki Articles

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 also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

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


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: Luxembourg, Census Records, 1843-1900

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.


Citation for This Collection

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

"Luxembourg, Census Records, 1843-1900." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archives de l'Etat.