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(South Franconian: Weisseburch; German: Weißenburg) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace in northeastern France.

It is situated on the little River Lauter close to the border between France and Germany approximately 60 km (37 mi) north of Strasbourg and 35 km (22 mi) west of Karlsruhe. Wissembourg is a sub-prefecture of the department. The name Wissembourg is merely a Gallicized version of Weißenburg (Weissenburg) in German meaning, "white castle".

Annexed by France mid to late 1790s.

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Church History and Records

Evangelische Kirche

Sankt Michael Weißenburg (KrSt. Weißenburg)

Parish registers of baptisms, marriages, burials for Saint-Michel, Wissembourg, Bas-Rhin, France. Includes Weiler, Schweigen (Bayern, Pfalz), Rott, Rechtenbach (Bayern, Pfalz). Text in German.

Record type Years covered FHL INTL Film
Taufen (missing1599-1604) 1596-1656, 1663-1685 771160 item 1
Taufen 1685-1738 (with index) 771161 item 2
Taufen 1738-1751 771160 item 3
Taufen 1738-1751 (with index) 771160 item 4
Taufen 1752-1787 (with index) 771161 item 4
Taufen 1787-1788 (with index) 771161 item 5
Taufen 1790-1791 771161 item 1
Taufen 1788-1793 (with index) 771160 item 7
Konfirmationen 1704-1737 771161 item 3
Konfirmationen 1779-1781 771161 item 7
Heiraten 1624-1684 771160 item 2
Heiraten 1685-1738 771160 item 5
Heiraten 1738-1751 771160 item 3
Heiraten 1738-1751 (with index) 771160 item 4
Heiraten 1752-1788 (with index) 771160 item 6
Heiraten 1790-1791 771161 item 1
Heiraten 1788-1793 (with index) 771160 item 8
Tote 1624-1632, 1663-1685 771160 item 3
Tote 1685-1738 771161 item 6
Tote 1738-1751 771160 item 3
Tote 1738-1751 (with index) 771160 item 4
Tote 1752-1787 (with index) 771161 item 8
Tote 1788-1793 771161 item 9
Tote 1790-1791 771160 item 1
Sankt Johann Weißenburg (KrSt. Weißenburg)

Parish registers of baptisms, marriages, burials for Saint-Jean, Wissembourg, Bas-Rhin, France. Includes Altenstadt. Text in German.

Record type Years covered FHL INTL Film
Taufen 1616-1674 771162 item 1
Taufen 1675-1685 771162 item 3
Taufen 1679-1682 (duplicate) 771165 item 4
Taufen 1685-1721 771162 item 5
Taufen 1721-1738 771162 item 6
Taufen 1738-1793 771163 item 1
Taufen 1790-1792 (duplicate) 771163 item 2
Konfirmationen 1714-1735 771162 item 4
Heiraten 1616-1659 771162 item 2
Heiraten 1675-1685 771162 item 3
Heiraten 1685-1792 771164 item 1
Heiraten 1698-1718 (duplicate) 771165 item 2
Heiraten 1790-1792 771163 item 2
Tote 1685-1785 771164 item 2
Tote 1685-1708 (duplicate) 771165 item 6
Tote 1790-1792 (duplicate 771163 item 2
Tote 1711-1718, 1739-1741 (duplicate) 771165 item 3
Tote 1785-1792 771165 item 1
Militärgemeinde Weißenburg (Elsaß)

Parish register of baptisms, marriages and deaths for Weißenburg, Elsaß-Lothringen, Germany; now Wissembourg, Bas-Rhin, France.

Record type Years covered FHL INTL Film
Taufen 1870-1913 492554 item 1
Konfirmationen 1870-1913 492554 item 4
Heiraten 1870-1913 492554 item 2
Tote 1870-1913 492554 item 3

Roman Catholic (Eglise catholique)

Saint-Jean (Wissembourg, Bas-Rhin)

Registres paroissiaux, 1689-1793. In French. Civil Registration began in 1793.

Record type Years covered FHL INTL Film
Baptêmes 1689-1778 771156 item 1
Baptêmes  1778-1793 (includes St. Michel) 771157
Baptêmes 1790 771159 item 2
Baptêmes 1788-1792 (includes St. Michel) 771155 item 1
Mariages 1689-1734 771156 item 2
Mariages 1734-1793 771158 item 1
Mariages 1788-1792 (includes St. Michel) 771155 item 2
sépultures 1689-1734 771156 item 3
sépultures 1734-1755 771158 item 2
sépultures 1755-1793 771159 item 1
sépultures 1788-1792 (includes St. Michel) 771155 item 3

Austrian Army Church Records

Births, marriages and deaths of military personnel. (Österreich. Armee)

Hauptfeldspital 51
Hauptfeldspital 52
Spital Colmar (Elsaß)

Civil Registration

Gotoarrow.png Wissembourg (Arrondisement) for Civil Registration Indexes covering multiple communes including 1862 to 1883.

Civil registration of ten-year indexes, births, marriages, deaths for Wissembourg, Bas-Rhin, France; also called Weißenburg, Elsaß- Lothringen, Germany. (Registres de l'état civil, 1793-1882) FHL

Record type Years covered FHL INTL Film
Tables décennales 1813-1862 771166
Naissances 1793-1796 771167
Naissances 1796-1808 771168
Naissances 1809-1819 771169
Naissances 1820-1830 771170
Naissances 1831-1840 771171
Naissances 1841-1852 771172
Naissances 1853-1862 771173
Naissances 1863-1872 1166021 item 2
Naissances 1873-1879 1741233 item 2-3
Naissances 1880-1882 1741234 item 1
Mariages 1793-1798 771174
Mariages 1798-1809 771175
Mariages 1810-1821 771176
Mariages 1822-1834 771177
Mariages 1835-1843 771178
Mariages 1844-1852 771179
Mariages 1853-1862 771180
Mariages 1863-1872 1166022
Mariages 1873-1882 1741234
Mariages 1793-1811 1764195 2nd filming
Mariages 1812-1836 1764196 2nd filming
Mariages 1837-1862 1764197 2nd filming
Publications de mariages 1797-1816 785840
Publications de mariages 1817-1830 785841
Publications de mariages 1831-1840 785842
Publications de mariages 1841-1852 785843
Publications de mariages 1853-1862 785844
Publications de mariages 1863-1872 1165937 item 1
Publications de mariages 1873-1875 1741234 item 3
Registre en blanc 1811-1824 785844 item 2
Deces 1793-1795 771181
Deces 1795-1807 771182
Deces 1807-1813 771183
Deces 1814-1828 771184
Deces 1829-1840 772780
Deces 1841-1852 772781
Deces 1853-1862 772782
Deces 1863-1872 1166022 item 2
Deces 1873-1882 1741235

Emigration and Immigration

  1. Sixth annual report of the Association for the Preservation of Antiquites in Weissenburg, Elsaß-Lothringen, Germany; now Wissembourg, Bas-Rhin, France, 1910. In German (Sechster Jahres-Bericht des Vereins zur Erhaltung der Altertümer in Weissenburg und Umgegend, 1910) FHL
    When information from these microfilms is used for publication, a tax must be paid to the National Library of France.

History

  1. History of the occupation of Wissembourg during the War of the Austrian Succession, 1740-1748. Text in German (Geschichte der Besetzung von Weißenburg wöhrend der Krieg bei Osterreicherinerbfolge) FHL

Notarial Records

  1. Répertoire numérique des archives notariales de Basse-Alsace... / Tome II, Notariat de Wissembourg, 1452-1791 : 6 E 45 : répertoire, choix d'actes, index WorldCat 495868100

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