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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.
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.
Citation for This Collection
The following citation refers to the original source of the information for collections published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Source citations include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
- Registrar's Office. Luxembourg Civil Registration. Luxembourg National Archives, Plateau du Saint-Esprit, Luxembourg.
This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
A birth record may provide the following information:
- Day and hour of birth
- Name of parents
- Occupation and age of parents
- Names of witnesses to the birth
- Birthplace of the child
A marriage record may provide the following information:
- Names of the couple
- Their birthplace and place of currant residence
- Birth dates and ages of the couple
- Names and consent of parents
- Occupations of the couple to be married
- Place of residence and occupations of parents
A death record may provide the following information:
- Day and hour of death
- Age or birth date of the deceased
- Birthplace of the deceased
- Name of the deceased person
- Marital status of the deceased and former occupation (when applicable)
- Name of the spouse (when applicable) and may give the date and place of that spouse’s death
- Indicates if parents are deceased or gives their residence if they are still living. When they are deceased, it may state where
- Witnesses may be members of the family
How to Use the Records
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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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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection
Marriage record for Nicolas Niedercarn and Catharina Wecker; 22, January 1877; Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1793-1923, Bourglinster> Marriages 1877-1890 -- Deces 1797-1890> Image #8; citing Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1793-1923. Luxembourg National Archives, Plateau du Saint-Esprit Luxembourg.
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