Germany, Bavaria, Fürth, Emigration Records and City Directories (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Title in the Language of the Records

Deutschland, Bayern, Fürth Die Verzeichnisse der Stadt und Auswanderungsakten

Record Description

This is a collection of city directories which includes address books and emigration records from the city and county of Fürth, Germany, covering the years 1805-1921. These books include residential directories with index, directory of those who have mercantile and factory rights in the city, directory of home owners of the various businesses, public offices, and institutions with the new and old street numbers (business directory).

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Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records. 

Fürth Magistrat. Germany, Bavaria, Fürth, emigration records and city directories. Stadtarchiv Fürth, Bayern, Germany.

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Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in address books and city directories may include:

  • Personal names
  • Titles
  • Business names
  • Addresses

How to Use the Record

To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒ Select the "Quellengattung" ⇒ Select the "Quellengattung und Bereich" which takes you to the images.

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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Citation Example for a Record Found in a This Collection

"Germany, Bavaria, Fürth, Emigration Records and City Directories, 1805-1921," images, FamilySearch( accessed 29 May 2012), Adressbuecher > Einwohnerbuch 1819 (28) > Image 23 of 202, Johann Friedrich Kopp (master mason); citing Fürth Magistrat, Germany, Bavaria, Fürth, emigration records and city directories, Stadtarchiv Fürth, Bayern, Germany.

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