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''[[Germany Genealogy|Germany]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Anhalt, Germany Genealogy|Anhalt]]''<br> 
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|title=Germany, Anhalt, Köthen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1630-1921
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| title=Germany, Anhalt, Köthen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1630-1921
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| location=Germany  
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| LOC_01 =Anhalt 
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| LOC_02 =Köthen 
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| LOC_03 =   
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| loc_map = German Empire - Anhalt (1871).svg.png 
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| record_type = Miscellaneous Records 
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| start_year = 1630 
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| end_year = 1921 
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| language = [[German Language and Languages|German]] 
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| title_language = Deutschland, Anhalt, Köthen, ausgewählte Bestände des Stadtarchivs 1630-1921 
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| FS_URL_01 =  [[Research Strategies for Anhalt]] 
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| FS_URL_02 = [[Anhalt Online Genealogy Records]] 
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| FS_URL_03 = [[Germany Church History]] 
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| FS_URL_04 = [[Germany Church Records]]   
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| FS_URL_05 = [[Germany Genealogy]] 
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.sachsen-anhalt-wiki.de/index.php/Spezial:Kategorien Sachsen-Anhalt Wiki] 
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| RW_URL_02 = [http://encyclopedia.jrank.org/ANC_APO/ANHALT.html Online Encyclopedia of Anhalt]   
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| RW_URL_03 = [http://www.ekd.de/english/ Evangelical Church in Germany] 
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| RW_URL_04 =  [http://adressbuecher.genealogy.net/ Historic Addressbooks: Search] 
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| RW_URL_05 =  [http://www.anhalt-geschichte.de/index.php?page=land-norkitten History of Anhalt] 
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| Current_LOC = Anhalt-Köthen is located in Germany. 
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| custodian =  [http://www.koethen-anhalt.de/de/stadtarchiv.html Stadtarchiv Köthen] 
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== What is in this Collection? ==
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This collection includes records from 1630 to 1921. The collection includes residence lists, city directories, citizen rolls, and registers of military recruits. 
  
== Title in the Language of the Record ==
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These records are written in [[German Word List|German]]. Many of the records are written in German Gothic script. For help in using these records, see [[Germany Handwriting]].  
  
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===To Browse this Collection===
  
== Record Description ==
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{{Collection_Browse_Link
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|CID=CID2040151  
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| title=Germany, Anhalt, Köthen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1630-1921
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The collection consists of miscellaneous records from the Stadtarchiv Köthen in Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. The collection includes residence lists, city directories, citizen rolls, and registers of military recruits.
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=== Sample Images  === 
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Click on images for a larger view. 
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<gallery> 
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Image:Germany, Anhalt, Koethen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1630-1921 (12-0465) GS 002406704 144.jpg|Citizen Roll 
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Image:Germany, Anhalt, Koethen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1630-1921 (12-0465) GS 002406701 160.jpg|Military Recruit Register
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Image:Germany, Anhalt, Koethen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1630-1921 GS 002406594 35.jpg|Address Book
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|Address Book 
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'''Citizen Rolls''' generally contain the following information: 
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*First and last name 
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*Occupation of individual 
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*Age of individual 
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*Religion of individual 
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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'''Military Recruit Registers''' generally contain the following information: 
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*First and last name 
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*Birthdate of individual 
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*Religion of individual 
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*Name and occupation of father 
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*Name of mother 
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*Observations 
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'''Address books''' generally contain the following information:   
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*First and last name 
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*Maiden name of married women 
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*Street name and house number 
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*Occupation of individual  
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
 
  
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==How Do I Search This Collection? == 
|text=<!--bibdescbegin-->Stadtarchiv Köthen. Germany, Anhalt, Köthen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1630-1921. Stadtarchiv Köthen, Anhalt, Köthen, Germany.<!--bibdescend-->}}
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It is helpful to know at least one of the following:
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*Your ancestor's name
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*Residence
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*Age or birth date
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*Names of family members
  
[[Germany, Anhalt, Köthen, Miscellaneous City Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information in the list to what you already know about your ancestor to determine if it is the correct family or person. You may need to compare several persons in the list before you find your ancestor.
  
== Record Content  ==
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Search by name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2040151 Collection Page]. 
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View images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/2040151/waypoints Browse Page]. 
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To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links: 
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⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> 
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⇒ Select the appropriate "Record Type" category<br> 
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⇒ Select the appropriate "Surname the Item of Interest" category which will pull up images<br>
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{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2040151 Germany, Anhalt, Köthen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1630-1921]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.}}
  
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:
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==What do I do next?==
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Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.
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===I found who I was looking for, What now?===
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*Use the information to find your ancestors in Censuses. These can help you find additional family members.
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*Use the age in the  record to find an approximate birth year, which will help you find a birth or death record.  Sometimes a person is buried in a city or town in which they did not die so it is not always accurate to assume that a burial place is the same as a death place.
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*Repeat this process with additional family members found to find more generations of the family.
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===  I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now? ===     
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*Switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, either German Civil Registration records or German Church records may be more useful.         
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*While searching, it is helpful to know such information as the ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as an ancestor and that the ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times. 
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*Search the indexes and records of [[Germany Societies|local genealogical societies]].
  
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== Citing this Collection  == 
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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image. <br> 
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation| text =“Germany, Anhalt, Köthen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1630-1921. ” Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Stadtarchiv Köthen.  Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.}} <br> 
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'''Image Citation'''<br> {{Image Citation Link 
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== How to Use the Record  ==
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== How You Can Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki ==  
 
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
 
 
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
 
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
 
 
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
 
 
 
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata. “Example for a Legacy Collection:”
 
 
 
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Köthen, Anhalt,  Germany
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Flag of the German Empire, 1871-1917
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Location of Köthen, Anhalt, Germany
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Current Location
Anhalt-Köthen is located in Germany.
Record Description
Record Type Miscellaneous Records
Collection years: 1630-1921
Languages: German
Title in the Language: Deutschland, Anhalt, Köthen, ausgewählte Bestände des Stadtarchivs 1630-1921
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Stadtarchiv Köthen


What is in this Collection?

This collection includes records from 1630 to 1921. The collection includes residence lists, city directories, citizen rolls, and registers of military recruits.

These records are written in German. Many of the records are written in German Gothic script. For help in using these records, see Germany Handwriting.

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Germany, Anhalt, Köthen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1630-1921.

Sample Images

Click on images for a larger view.

Citizen Rolls generally contain the following information:

  • First and last name
  • Occupation of individual
  • Age of individual
  • Religion of individual

Military Recruit Registers generally contain the following information:

  • First and last name
  • Birthdate of individual
  • Religion of individual
  • Name and occupation of father
  • Name of mother
  • Observations

Address books generally contain the following information:

  • First and last name
  • Maiden name of married women
  • Street name and house number
  • Occupation of individual


How Do I Search This Collection?

It is helpful to know at least one of the following:

  • Your ancestor's name
  • Residence
  • Age or birth date
  • Names of family members

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information in the list to what you already know about your ancestor to determine if it is the correct family or person. You may need to compare several persons in the list before you find your ancestor.


Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page.

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:

⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the appropriate "Record Type" category
⇒ Select the appropriate "Surname the Item of Interest" category which will pull up images

What do I do next?

Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.

I found who I was looking for, What now?

  • Use the information to find your ancestors in Censuses. These can help you find additional family members.
  • Use the age in the record to find an approximate birth year, which will help you find a birth or death record. Sometimes a person is buried in a city or town in which they did not die so it is not always accurate to assume that a burial place is the same as a death place.
  • Repeat this process with additional family members found to find more generations of the family.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?

  • Switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, either German Civil Registration records or German Church records may be more useful.
  • While searching, it is helpful to know such information as the ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as an ancestor and that the ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.
Collection Citation:

“Germany, Anhalt, Köthen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1630-1921. ” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Stadtarchiv Köthen. Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

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 Germany, Anhalt, Köthen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1630-1921.


How You Can Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki

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.