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Follow the links below for a Gazetteer of East and West Prussia.
Column 1. Town or village
Column 2. East (O) or West (W) Prussia
Column 3. Lutheran Parish
Column 4. Catholic Parish
Column 5. Civil Registration office
The files below are the alphabetically arranged towns and villages found in the gazetteer.
The Gemeindelexikon für das Königreich Preussen is now also available online at Ancestry.com. You can find it by clicking on the Search Tab and choosing the Card Catalog option. Type in the title/or part of the title, and it will appear on the right sidebar. Choose the volume for the area of interest.
You can also locate Lutheran and Catholic parishes as well as civil registration offices in Ostpreussen by using the Gemeindelexikon Ostpreussen on film FHL call number 943 E5kp or FHL film number 1187921 Item 2.
Here is a diagram showing the column headings in the German and their English translations:
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