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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
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Eesti rahvastikuregister  
 
Eesti rahvastikuregister  
  
== Record Description  ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
 
This collection of a variety of records covers the period between 1918 and 1944.  
 
This collection of a variety of records covers the period between 1918 and 1944.  
  
These records made after the Russian Revolution through the end of World War II includes records of taxpayers, citizens, Jews, Germans, and prisoners of war. They include records such as inhabitant records and tax censuses. The text of the records could be written in German, Estonian, or Russian.  
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These records made after the Russian Revolution through the end of World War II includes records of taxpayers, citizens, Jews, Germans, and prisoners of war. They include records such as inhabitant records and tax censuses. These records are written in [[German Word List|German]], and [[Russian Genealogical Word List|Russian]] and [http://imtranslator.net/translation/ Estonia].  
  
 
The National Archive of Estonia is the center of archival administration in Estonia and a government agency in the domain of the State Chancellery, which includes Estonian Historical Archives, Estonian State Archives, Estonian Film Archives, and 6 regional Archives from: Harju, Lääne, Lääne-Viru, Saare, Tartu and Valga. Records were created at the local level and later archived in the National Archive.&nbsp;  
 
The National Archive of Estonia is the center of archival administration in Estonia and a government agency in the domain of the State Chancellery, which includes Estonian Historical Archives, Estonian State Archives, Estonian Film Archives, and 6 regional Archives from: Harju, Lääne, Lääne-Viru, Saare, Tartu and Valga. Records were created at the local level and later archived in the National Archive.&nbsp;  
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Most of these types of records are used as a secondary source when records for ancestors cannot be found in civil or church records.&nbsp;  
 
Most of these types of records are used as a secondary source when records for ancestors cannot be found in civil or church records.&nbsp;  
  
For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1983333/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
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For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1983333/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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== Collection Content ==
 
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=== Sample Images ===
{{Collection citation | text= "Estonia, Population Registers, 1918-1944."  Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing National Archives of Estonia, Tallinn.}}
 
 
 
[[Estonia, Population Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]<br>
 
 
 
== Record Content  ==
 
  
 
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'''Population registers usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Population registers''' usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Number in consecutive order  
 
*Number in consecutive order  
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*Comments
 
*Comments
  
'''Tax censuses usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Tax censuses''' usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Number in consecutive order  
 
*Number in consecutive order  
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*Comments
 
*Comments
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
To search the collection, follow this series of links:
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'''To browse by image:'''<br>
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⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br>
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⇒Select the appropriate "Place" <br> 
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⇒Select the appropriate "record type" <br>
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⇒Select the appropriate "Vol. number/letter, vol. begin-end year" which will take you to the images.
  
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page<br> ⇒ Select "Place"<br> ⇒ Select "record type"<br> ⇒ Select "Vol.number/letter, vol. begin-end year" which takes you to the images<br>
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Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.
  
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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== For Help Reading These Records ==
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These records are in German, Russian or Estonian. For help with reading the records, see the following resources:
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*[[German Language and Languages]]
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*[[German Word List]]
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*[[Russian Genealogical Word List]]
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://rahvusarhiiv.ra.ee/en/about_us/&i=1 The National Archives of Estonia]  
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*[http://www.isik.ee/english/ Estonian Biographical Center]  
*[http://www.eha.ee/english/english.htm Estonian Historical Archive]
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*[http://www.genealoogia.ee/English/english.html Estonian Genealogical Society]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[Estonia]]  
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*[[Estonia Genealogy|Estonia]]  
 
*[[Estonia Websites]]
 
*[[Estonia Websites]]
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== How You Can Contribute ==
 
 
{{Contributor_invite}}
 
 
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
  
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1983333/waypoints Estonia, Population Registers, 1918-1944]
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{{Contributor_invite}}
  
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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== Citing this Collection ==
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information (often called citing your sources). This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.  
  
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Estonia, Population Registers, 1918-1944."  Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing National Archives of Estonia, Tallinn.}}
  
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[[Category:Estonia]]
 
[[Category:Estonia]]

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Estonia

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
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Title in the Language of the Record

Eesti rahvastikuregister

What is in the Collection?

This collection of a variety of records covers the period between 1918 and 1944.

These records made after the Russian Revolution through the end of World War II includes records of taxpayers, citizens, Jews, Germans, and prisoners of war. They include records such as inhabitant records and tax censuses. These records are written in German, and Russian and Estonia.

The National Archive of Estonia is the center of archival administration in Estonia and a government agency in the domain of the State Chancellery, which includes Estonian Historical Archives, Estonian State Archives, Estonian Film Archives, and 6 regional Archives from: Harju, Lääne, Lääne-Viru, Saare, Tartu and Valga. Records were created at the local level and later archived in the National Archive. 

Each of these records was created for a good reason, most of them to keep a record of the people in that period of time.  

Most of these types of records are used as a secondary source when records for ancestors cannot be found in civil or church records. 

For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Estonia, Population Registers, 1918-1944.

Collection Content

Sample Images

Population registers usually contain the following information:

  • Number in consecutive order
  • Registration date: month/day
  • Family name
  • Date of birth
  • Citizenship
  • Marital status
  • Occupation
  • Document that confirms where person lives
  • Reports on the performance of military duties
  • Origination place and date (year/month/day/where from)
  • Residence (village, farm, mansion, town and house)
  • Destination date and place
  • Comments

Tax censuses usually contain the following information:

  • Number in consecutive order
  • Tax payer (family first and last name)
  • Birth year
  • Residence place
  • Male
  • Female
  • Payment
  • Receipt #
  • Paid: Debt / Tax / Percent deferral / Total
  • Remaining debt
  • Retired
  • Comments

How Do I Search the Collection?

To browse by image:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Place"
⇒Select the appropriate "record type"
⇒Select the appropriate "Vol. number/letter, vol. begin-end year" which will take you to the images.

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in German, Russian or Estonian. For help with reading the records, see the following resources:

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Don't overlook FHL Place Estonia items or FHL Keyword Estonia items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

How You Can Contribute

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing this Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information (often called citing your sources). This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation:

"Estonia, Population Registers, 1918-1944." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing National Archives of Estonia, Tallinn.


Image Citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Estonia, National Archive Family and Population Lists 1918-1944.