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Lineage Village Books
Here is a listing of all village lineage books available for Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony). These books are treasure troves in as much as a researcher has looked at various documents to establish a genealogy of an entire village from the beginning of record keeping. The authors are listed, the publication year is given. If the information is not available online, the books can be ordered. There is also the possibility that the book is available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Check the Library catalog by searching via place search or keyword search. Information from a book can then be retrieved through the familysearch support system at http://forums.familysearch.org
Information about the area of Osnabrück - published articles
If you have ancestors from the Osnabrück area, you may be interested in the periodical "Osnabrück Familienforschung" which was first published in 1993. You can look at the article topics from that year on. Click on "Publikationen". Clicking on "Datenbanken" will tell you each parish's church record content.
The Evangelical Church of Niedersachsen has microfilmed all church records. Information can be accessed through the Kirchenbuchamt Hannover, Hildesheimer Strasse 165/167, 30173 Hannover, Germany.
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