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{{FamilySearch_Collection|CID=CID1709358 |title=Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1793-1923|location=European}}<br>  
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{{FamilySearch_Collection|CID=CID1709358 |title=Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1662-1941|location=Luxembourg}}<br>  
  
 
== Title in the Languages of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Languages of the Record  ==
  
*Luxembourg registre d'état civil<br>
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Luxembourg registre d'état civil  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This Collection will include records from 1793 to 1923.<br>  
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This Collection will include records from 1662 to 1941.<br>  
  
 
The events are recorded either in French or German totally by hand or in partially pre-printed books where the information is then entered by hand. The name of a child not registered when born will not be given in the death record, but the gender of that child will be. If the child was stillborn it will state that, although sometimes this term was applied to children who died shortly after birth.  
 
The events are recorded either in French or German totally by hand or in partially pre-printed books where the information is then entered by hand. The name of a child not registered when born will not be given in the death record, but the gender of that child will be. If the child was stillborn it will state that, although sometimes this term was applied to children who died shortly after birth.  
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Civil birth, marriage, and death records have been kept from 1796 to the present, although this collection only has records until 1924. This collection does have some parish records that date back to 1793. Some of the earlier records (until 1805) follow the [[French Republican Calendar]].&nbsp;  
 
Civil birth, marriage, and death records have been kept from 1796 to the present, although this collection only has records until 1924. This collection does have some parish records that date back to 1793. Some of the earlier records (until 1805) follow the [[French Republican Calendar]].&nbsp;  
  
=== 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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|title=Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1662-1941
 
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{{Collection citation | text= "Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1793-1923." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archives Nationales. }}  
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<br> This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
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[[Luxembourg Civil Registration (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  ==
  
 
<gallery caption="Birth, Marriage and Death Record Sample (French & German)" widths="200px" heights="140px" perrow="3">
 
<gallery caption="Birth, Marriage and Death Record Sample (French & German)" widths="200px" heights="140px" perrow="3">
Image:Luxemburg Civil Registration French (09-0464) Birth DGS 4379224 1005.jpg
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Image:Luxemburg Civil Registration French (09-0464) Birth DGS 4379224 1005.jpg|Birth Record (French)
|French Birth Record
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Image:Luxemburg Civil Registration French (09-0464) Marriage DGS 4378995 256.jpg|Marriage Record (French)
Image:Luxemburg Civil Registration French (09-0464) Marriage DGS 4378995 256.jpg
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Image:Luxemburg Civil Registration French (09-0464) Death DGS 4378995 690.jpg|Death Record (French)
|French Marriage Record
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Image:Luxembourg Civil Registration Images Birth.jpg|Birth Record (German)
Image:Luxemburg Civil Registration French (09-0464) Death DGS 4378995 690.jpg
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Image:Luxembourg Civil Registration Images Marriage.jpg|Marriage Record (German)
|French Death Record
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Image:Luxembourg Civil Registration Images Death.jpg|Death Record (German)
Image:Luxembourg Civil Registration Images Birth.jpg
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|Birth Record
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Image:Luxembourg Civil Registration Images Marriage.jpg
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|Marriage Record
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Image:Luxembourg Civil Registration Images Death.jpg
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|Death Record
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'''A birth record may provide the following information:'''
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'''A birth record''' may provide the following information:  
  
 
*Name of child  
 
*Name of child  
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*Names of witnesses
 
*Names of witnesses
  
'''A marriage record may provide the following information:'''
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'''A marriage record''' may provide the following information:  
  
 
*Date and place of marriage  
 
*Date and place of marriage  
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*Names of witnesses
 
*Names of witnesses
  
<br> '''A death record may provide the following information:'''
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<br> '''A death record''' may provide the following information:  
  
 
*Name and age of deceased  
 
*Name and age of deceased  
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== How to Use the Records  ==
 
== How to Use the Records  ==
  
Search the Collection<br> 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/Town" category<br> ⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years " category which takes you to the images<br>
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==== Search the Collection ====
  
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.  
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To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page<br> ⇒ Select the appropriate "City or Town" <br> ⇒ Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images<br>
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Search the collection by image 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.  
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==== For Help Reading These Records  ====
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}} These records are in French and German. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
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*[[French Wordlist]]
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*[[German Word List]]
  
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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*[[Belgium Civil Registers|Belgium Civil Registers]]  
 
*[[Belgium Civil Registers|Belgium Civil Registers]]  
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== Contributor Invite  ==
 
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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.
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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]].
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== Citations for This Collection  ==
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually. <br><br> '''Collection Citation'''<br>
  
Marriage record for Nicolas Niedercarn and Catharina Wecker; 22, January 1877; Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1793-1923, Bourglinster&gt; Marriages 1877-1890 -- Deces 1797-1890&gt; Image #8; citing Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1793-1923. Luxembourg National Archives, Plateau du Saint-Esprit Luxembourg.
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[[Category:Luxembourg]]
 
[[Category:Luxembourg]]

Latest revision as of 19:56, 20 February 2015

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

Contents

Title in the Languages of the Record

Luxembourg registre d'état civil

Record Description

This Collection will include records from 1662 to 1941.

The events are recorded either in French or German totally by hand or in partially pre-printed books where the information is then entered by hand. The name of a child not registered when born will not be given in the death record, but the gender of that child will be. If the child was stillborn it will state that, although sometimes this term was applied to children who died shortly after birth.

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

Civil birth, marriage, and death records have been kept from 1796 to the present, although this collection only has records until 1924. This collection does have some parish records that date back to 1793. Some of the earlier records (until 1805) follow the French Republican Calendar

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1662-1941.

Record Content

A birth record may provide the following information:

  • Name of child
  • Gender of child
  • Date and place of birth
  • Name of parents
  • Parents age and occupation
  • Names of witnesses

A marriage record may provide the following information:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Name of groom
  • Groom's birth date
  • Current residence
  • Names of groom's parents
  • Name of bride
  • Bride's birth date
  • Current residence
  • Names of bride's parents
  • Names of witnesses


A death record may provide the following information:

  • Name and age of deceased
  • Day and hour of death
  • Birthplace of the deceased
  • Occupation of deceased
  • Current residence
  • Name of the spouse (when applicable)
  • Witnesses may be members of the family

How to Use the Records

Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the appropriate "City or Town"
⇒ Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images

Search the collection by image 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.

For Help Reading These Records

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Don't overlook FHL Place Luxembourg items or FHL Keyword Luxembourg items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.
These records are in French and German. For help reading the records, see the following 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.

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Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation


Image Citation

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1662-1941.


 

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