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''[[Europe]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Germany Genealogy|Germany]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Bavaria (Bayern)''' <br>
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Guide to '''Bavaria (Bayern), Germany ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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==How to Find Birth, Marriage, and Death Records in Bavaria==
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*[[Bavaria, Germany Genealogy#How to Find Birth, Marriage, and Death Records in Bavaria by District|'''Birth, Marriage, and Death Records in by District''']]
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*[[Bavaria Civil Registration|'''Civil Registration''']]
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*[[Bavaria Church Records|'''Church Records''']]
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*[[Bavaria Ortsippenbücher|'''Town Genealogies''']]
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'''Bavaria''' (German: '''''Bayern''''') named for a Teutonic tribe, the Baiovarii, who defeated the Romans and settled among the Romano-Celtic peoples of the area around the 6th Century of the common era (CE). During the Reformation, Bavaria became a centre of the Counter-Reformation. During the Napoleonic period, Bavaria acquired large territories in Franconia and Swabia. Its ally, Napoleon, elevated it to a kingdom. After the collapse of the German Reich at the end of World War I, it briefly became a Republic and in 1919 a German state. At the end of World War II, Bavaria's social composition was changed with the influx of 2 million refugees expelled from the east. In 1949, Bavaria became a German federal province.<ref>"Bavaria (Bayern) (Germany)" in John Everett-Heath, ''The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names'' (2nd ed., Oxford University Press; published to Oxford Reference Online 2010-2012, eISBN: 9780199580897) accessed 8 Jul 2013.</ref> <ref name="OEMW">Jaromír Balcar, "Bavaria" in Peter N. Stearns (ed.) ''Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World'', (2008, Oxford University Press, print ISBN-13: 9780195176322; published to Oxford Reference Online, 2008-2012, eISBN: 9780195341126) accessed 8 Jul 2013.</ref>
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==Find Important Information About Your Ancestors' Town==
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*To begin using the records of Germany, knowing that your family came from Bavaria will not be enough to use the records of Germany.  Records are kept on the local level, so you will have to know the town they lived in.
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*Details about the town will also help:
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**the county or "Bezirkamt" of that town,
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**where the closest Evangelical Lutheran or Catholic parish church was (depending on their religion),
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**where the civil registration office ("Standesamt") was, and
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**if you have only a village name, you will need the name of the larger town it was part of.
  
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===Gathering Information to Locate Place of Origin===
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If you do not yet know the name of the town of your ancestor's birth, there are well-known strategies for a thorough hunt for it.
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*Use [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Germany_Gathering_Information_to_Locate_Place_of_Origin '''Gathering Information to Locate Place of Origin'''] as a guide in exhausting every possible record to find what you need.
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**Also search [http://www.deutsche-auswanderer-datenbank.de/ the German Emigration Database at Bremerhaven].
  
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===Details: Meyers Gazetteer===
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Once you know the town name you need, the other facts you need are contained in '''''Meyers Orts- und Verkehrs-lexikon des deutschen Reichs''''', the gazetteer on which the FamilySearch catalog for Germany is based.
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*Use [http://www.meyersgaz.org/ '''MeyersGaz'''], the digital gazetteer, to find the details you need, particularly the Bezirksamt it belonged to, found after (BA) and the Regierungsbezirk (Administrative District) Niederbayern (RB).
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*[http://www.meyersgaz.org/help/help.html '''MeyersGaz Help Guide''']
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*[[Abbreviation Table for Meyers Orts und Verkehrs Lexikon Des Deutschen Reichs|'''Abbreviation Table''']]
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*'''Here is part of an entry from MeyersGaz.org. '''
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#'''Wellheim is in Eichstätt Bezirksamt (BA).'''  
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#'''It is in Regierungsbezirk (Administrative District) Middle Franconia (MFranken)  (RB)'''
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#'''It has its own Standesamt (StdA) or civil registration office.'''
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#'''It has one Catholic parish church (kath. K.).'''
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#'''By clicking on the "Ecclesiastical" option, we learn that the Protest church for Wellheim is in Eichstätt.  We also find other nearby churches.'''
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*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Biography|Biographies]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Census|Census]]  
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Church Directories|Church Directories]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Church History|Church History]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Court Records|Court Records]]&nbsp;
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Customs and Practises|Customs]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Directories|Directories]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Dwellings|Dwellings]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Genealogy|Genealogy]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Heraldry|Heraldry]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) History|History]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Jewish Records|Jewish Records]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Language and Languages|Language and Languages]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (Kingdom)Localities|Localities]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (Kingdom) Manumission|Manumission]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Marriage Proclamation and Residency Records|Marriage Proclamation and Residency Records]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Military Records|Military Records]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Names, Personal|Names Personal]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Nobility|Nobility]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Obituaries|Obituaries]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Occupations|Occupations]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Periodicals|Periodicals]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Place Names|Place Names]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Population|Population]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kindom) Research Steps|Research Steps]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Schools|Schools]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Societies|Societies]]
 
*[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Timeline|Timeline]]
 
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<center> '''Current Administrative Regions of Bavaria'''</center><br>
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This map is clickable and leads to instructional articles for each district.
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[[Palatinate District, Bavaria Genealogy|'''Click here''' for the instructional article for the Palatinate/Pfalz.]]
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==How to Find Birth, Marriage, and Death Records in Bavaria by District==
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'''The state and Catholic Diocese Archives are organized by administrative district.  Therefore, research instruction articles are arranged by administrative district.  To find the district for your town, in Meyer's Gazetteer it is labeled with the initials "RB", or you can find the Bezirksamt, labeled with "BA", and use this chart to identify the administration district. '''
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*Lichtenfels
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*Ansbach
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*Dinkelsbühl
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*Erlangen
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*Gunzenhausen
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*Hersbruck
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*Lauf
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*Neustadt am Aisch
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*Nürnberg
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*Rheinfeld
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*Rothenburg
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*Schwabach
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*Uffenheim
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*Weissenburg
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*Alzenau
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*Gemünden
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*Gerolzhofen
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*Hammelburg
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*Hassfurt
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*Hofheim
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*Karlstadt
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*Kissingen
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*Kitzingen
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*Königshofen
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*Lohr
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*Marktheidenfeld
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*Mellrichstadt
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*Miltenberg
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*Neustadt am Saale
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*Obernburg
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*Schweinfurt
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*Würzburg
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*Augsburg
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*Dillingen
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*Füssen
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*Günzburg
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*Illertissen
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*Kaufbeuren
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*Kempten
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*Krumbach
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*Lindau
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*Memmingen
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*Mindelheim
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*Neu Ulm
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*Neuburg am Donau
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*Nördlingen
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*Oberdorf
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*Schwabmünchen
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*Sonthofen
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*Wertingen
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*Zusmarshausen
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*Beilngries
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*Burglenglenfeld
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*Eschenbach
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*Kemnath
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*Nabburg
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*Neumarkt
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*Neunburg von Wald
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*Neustadt am Waldnab
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*Oberviechtach
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*Parsberg
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*Regensburg
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*Riedenburg
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*Roding
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*Stadtamhof
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*Sulzbach
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*Tirschenreuth
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*Vohenstrauss
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*Dachau
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*Ebersberg
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*Erding
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*Freising
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*Friedberg
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*Ingolstadt
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*Landsberg
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*Laufen
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*Miesbach
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*Mühldorf
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*München
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*Pfaffenhofen
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*Rosenheim
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*Schongau
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*Starnberg
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*Tölz
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*Traunstein
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*Wasserburg
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*Weilheim
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*Wolfratshausen
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*Begen
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*Deggendorf
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*Grafenau
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*Griesbach
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*Kelheim
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*Kötzting
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*Landau am Isar
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*Landshut
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*Mainburg
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*Mallersdorf
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*Passau
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*Pfarrkirchen
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*Regen
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*Rottenburg
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*Viechtach
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*Vilsbiburg
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*Vilshofen
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*Wolfstein
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'''The Pfalz (Rhenish Palatinate, Rheinpfalz, Bavarishe Pfalz) was ruled by Bavaria from 1813 to the end of World War II.  Today, it is part of Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz).'''
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*Bergzabern
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*Dürkheim
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*Frankenthal
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*Germersheim
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*Homburg
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*Kaiserslautern
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*Kirchheim-Bolanden
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*Kusel
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*Landau
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*Ludwigshafen am Rhein
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*Neustadt am Haardt
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*Pirmasens
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*Rockenhausen
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*Sankt Ingbert
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*Zweibrücken
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== Research Tools  ==
 
== Research Tools  ==
  
*[[Bayern (Bavaria) – Königreich (kingdom) Research Websites|Websites]]
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*[[German Word List|German Word List]]
 
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*[[Latin Genealogical Word List|Latin Word List]]
*Death notices for the city of Würzburg can be found at [http://www.franconica-online.de/ this link]. These are called the Würzburger Totenzettel.
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*[[Deciphering German Script (Kurrentschrift)|Handwriting]]
 
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*[[Germany - German Handwriting 1500s - 1920 (Kurrentschrift)|Handwriting Guide]]  
*[[Research Strategies for Bayern|Research Strategies for Bayern]]
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*[http://script.byu.edu/german/en/welcome.aspx German Handwriting Tutorial]
 
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*[http://www.kurrentschrift.net/index.php?s=schreiben: Kurrentschrift Converter] (enter German genealogical word, click on "convert", view your word in Kurrentschrift (Gothic handwriting)
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*[[Bavaria Research Websites|Websites]]
 
 
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Guide to Bavaria (Bayern), Germany ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

How to Find Birth, Marriage, and Death Records in Bavaria



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Bavaria (German: Bayern) named for a Teutonic tribe, the Baiovarii, who defeated the Romans and settled among the Romano-Celtic peoples of the area around the 6th Century of the common era (CE). During the Reformation, Bavaria became a centre of the Counter-Reformation. During the Napoleonic period, Bavaria acquired large territories in Franconia and Swabia. Its ally, Napoleon, elevated it to a kingdom. After the collapse of the German Reich at the end of World War I, it briefly became a Republic and in 1919 a German state. At the end of World War II, Bavaria's social composition was changed with the influx of 2 million refugees expelled from the east. In 1949, Bavaria became a German federal province.[1] [2]

Find Important Information About Your Ancestors' Town

  • To begin using the records of Germany, knowing that your family came from Bavaria will not be enough to use the records of Germany. Records are kept on the local level, so you will have to know the town they lived in.
  • Details about the town will also help:
    • the county or "Bezirkamt" of that town,
    • where the closest Evangelical Lutheran or Catholic parish church was (depending on their religion),
    • where the civil registration office ("Standesamt") was, and
    • if you have only a village name, you will need the name of the larger town it was part of.

Gathering Information to Locate Place of Origin

If you do not yet know the name of the town of your ancestor's birth, there are well-known strategies for a thorough hunt for it.

Details: Meyers Gazetteer

Once you know the town name you need, the other facts you need are contained in Meyers Orts- und Verkehrs-lexikon des deutschen Reichs, the gazetteer on which the FamilySearch catalog for Germany is based.

  • Use MeyersGaz, the digital gazetteer, to find the details you need, particularly the Bezirksamt it belonged to, found after (BA) and the Regierungsbezirk (Administrative District) Niederbayern (RB).
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  • Here is part of an entry from MeyersGaz.org.

The most important facts here are:

  1. Wellheim is in Eichstätt Bezirksamt (BA).
  2. It is in Regierungsbezirk (Administrative District) Middle Franconia (MFranken) (RB)
  3. It has its own Standesamt (StdA) or civil registration office.
  4. It has one Catholic parish church (kath. K.).
  5. By clicking on the "Ecclesiastical" option, we learn that the Protest church for Wellheim is in Eichstätt. We also find other nearby churches.


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Bavaria 19th Century and Beyond

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Current Administrative Regions of Bavaria

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How to Find Birth, Marriage, and Death Records in Bavaria by District


The state and Catholic Diocese Archives are organized by administrative district. Therefore, research instruction articles are arranged by administrative district. To find the district for your town, in Meyer's Gazetteer it is labeled with the initials "RB", or you can find the Bezirksamt, labeled with "BA", and use this chart to identify the administration district.

Bavaria Administrative Districts, 1871 German Empire

Administrative District (English)

Click on these links to the correct research instructions.

Regierungsbezirk (German) Bezirksamt
Upper Franconia Oberfranken
  • Bamberg
  • Bayreuth
  • Berneck
  • Ebermannstad
  • Forcheim
  • Höchstadt am Aisch
  • Hof
  • Kronach
  • Kulmbach
  • Lichtenfels
  • Münchberg
  • Naila
  • Pegnitz
  • Rehau
  • Stadtsteinach
  • Staffelstein
  • Teuschnitz
  • Wunsiedel
Middle Franconia Mittelfranken
  • Ansbach
  • Dinkelsbühl
  • Eichstätt
  • Erlangen
  • Feuchtwangen
  • Fürth
  • Gunzenhausen
  • Hersbruck
  • Hilpolstein
  • Lauf
  • Neustadt am Aisch
  • Nürnberg
  • Rheinfeld
  • Rothenburg
  • Scheinfeld
  • Schwabach
  • Uffenheim
  • Weissenburg
Lower Franconia Unterfranken
  • Alzenau
  • Aschaffenburg
  • Brüchenau
  • Ebern
  • Gemünden
  • Gerolzhofen
  • Hammelburg
  • Hassfurt
  • Hofheim
  • Karlstadt
  • Kissingen
  • Kitzingen
  • Königshofen
  • Lohr
  • Marktheidenfeld
  • Mellrichstadt
  • Miltenberg
  • Neustadt am Saale
  • Obernburg
  • Ochsenfurt
  • Schweinfurt
  • Würzburg
Swabia Schwaben
  • Augsburg
  • Dillingen
  • Donauwörth
  • Füssen
  • Günzburg
  • Illertissen
  • Kaufbeuren
  • Kempten
  • Krumbach
  • Lindau
  • Memmingen
  • Mindelheim
  • Neu Ulm
  • Neuburg am Donau
  • Nördlingen
  • Oberdorf
  • Schwabmünchen
  • Sonthofen
  • Wertingen
  • Zusmarshausen
Upper Palatinate Oberpfalz
  • Amberg
  • Beilngries
  • Burglenglenfeld
  • Cham
  • Eschenbach
  • Kemnath
  • Nabburg
  • Neumarkt
  • Neunburg von Wald
  • Neustadt am Waldnab
  • Oberviechtach
  • Parsberg
  • Regensburg
  • Riedenburg
  • Roding
  • Stadtamhof
  • Sulzbach
  • Tirschenreuth
  • Vohenstrauss
  • Waldmünchen
Upper Bavaria Oberbayern
  • Aibling
  • Aichach
  • Altötting
  • Berchtesgaden
  • Bruck/Fürstenfeldbruck
  • Dachau
  • Ebersberg
  • Erding
  • Freising
  • Friedberg
  • Garmisch
  • Ingolstadt
  • Landsberg
  • Laufen
  • Miesbach
  • Mühldorf
  • München
  • Pfaffenhofen
  • Rosenheim
  • Schongau
  • Schrobenhausen
  • Starnberg
  • Tölz
  • Traunstein
  • Wasserburg
  • Weilheim
  • Wolfratshausen
Lower Bavaria Niederbayern
  • Begen
  • Deggendorf
  • Dingolfing
  • Eggenfelden
  • Grafenau
  • Griesbach
  • Kelheim
  • Kötzting
  • Landau am Isar
  • Landshut
  • Mainburg
  • Mallersdorf
  • Passau
  • Pfarrkirchen
  • Regen
  • Rottenburg
  • Straubing
  • Viechtach
  • Vilsbiburg
  • Vilshofen
  • Wegscheid
  • Wolfstein

The Pfalz (Rhenish Palatinate, Rheinpfalz, Bavarishe Pfalz) was ruled by Bavaria from 1813 to the end of World War II. Today, it is part of Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz).

Palatinate Pfalz
  • Bergzabern
  • Dürkheim
  • Frankenthal
  • Germersheim
  • Homburg
  • Kaiserslautern
  • Kirchheim-Bolanden
  • Kusel
  • Landau
  • Ludwigshafen am Rhein
  • Neustadt am Haardt
  • Pirmasens
  • Rockenhausen
  • Sankt Ingbert
  • Speyer
  • Zweibrücken

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Notes and References

  1. "Bavaria (Bayern) (Germany)" in John Everett-Heath, The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2nd ed., Oxford University Press; published to Oxford Reference Online 2010-2012, eISBN: 9780199580897) accessed 8 Jul 2013.
  2. Jaromír Balcar, "Bavaria" in Peter N. Stearns (ed.) Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World, (2008, Oxford University Press, print ISBN-13: 9780195176322; published to Oxford Reference Online, 2008-2012, eISBN: 9780195341126) accessed 8 Jul 2013.