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''[[Germany Genealogy|Germany]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Brandenburg, Germany Genealogy|Brandenburg]]''<br>
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| title=Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg and Posen, Church Book Duplicates, 1794-1874
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| record_type = Church Records
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| start_year = 1794
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| end_year = 1874
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| language = [[German Language and Languages|German]], [[Poland Language and Languages|Polish]]
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| title_language = Deutschland, Preußen, Brandenburg und Posen, Kirchenbuchduplikate
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[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&query=%2Bkeywords%3ABrandenburg%20%2Bkeywords%3AChurch%20%2Bkeywords%3Arecords FamilySearch Catalogue Keyword Search - Brandenburg]
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| FS_URL_02 = [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&query=%2Bkeywords%3Aposen%20%2Bkeywords%3Achurch%20%2Bkeywords%3Arecords FamilySearch Catalogue Keyword Search - Posen]
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| FS_URL_03 = [[Germany Church History]]
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.ggsmn.org/cpage.php?pt=18 German Genealogy Society – Brandenburg]
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| RW_URL_02 = [http://www.kirchenbuchportal.de/inhalt.htm Kirchenbuchportal Germany Church Book Portal] 
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| RW_URL_03 = [http://www.ekd.de/english/ Evangelical Church in Germany]
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| Current_LOC = Parts of Brandenburg are now in Poland. All of Posen is in Poland.
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| custodian = [http://www.landeshauptarchiv-brandenburg.de/ Brandenburgisches Landeshauptarchiv]
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== What is in this Collection? ==
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This collection includes records from 1794 to 1874. German states successively began creating church book duplicates from 1792 to 1876. This collection of church records covers the years 1794–1874 and are good sources to find information of ancestors before the institution of civil registration in 1876. 
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In Germany, a parish was an ecclesiastical jurisdiction made up of many villages and hamlets, with one of the villages designated as the main parish town. This set of church book duplicates do not usually include records from all of the villages within a parish, but only records from one village, or from a few of the villages within the parish. In larger cities, where there was more than one church, each church is listed separately. 
  
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
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Outside of Prussia, the clergy were required to record the vital events (births, marriages and deaths) of people living within their jurisdiction regardless of their religion. For example, Catholic or Jewish people living in an area that did not have a Catholic church or Jewish synagogue were often recorded in the Lutheran records. The reverse was also true in Catholic areas, where Lutherans and Jews were recorded in Catholic records.&nbsp; However, in Prussia--including Brandenburg and, from 1793 onward, Posen--this was not the common practice.Some Posen church books have entries for Jews during the period 1807-1814, i.e., the Napoleonic occupation.
  
Deutschland, Preußen, Brandenburg und Posen, Kirchenbuchduplikate
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German church book duplicates, like the originals, are the most reliable and accurate family history source until 1876 when civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in all of Germany.Church book duplicates may differ slightly from the originals because of transcription variations. They are often more legible than the originals. Entries are usually arranged in chronological order in a column format. The baptisms, marriages and deaths for one year are grouped together before the baptisms, marriages and deaths for the next year.
  
== Record Description  ==
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===To Browse this Collection===
  
This collection will include records from 1794 to 1874.<br>
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{{Collection_Browse_Link
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Entries are usually arranged in chronological order in a column format. The baptisms, marriages and deaths for one year are grouped together before the baptisms, marriages and deaths for the next year (some of the records include only marriages and deaths, or only births and marriages, etc.). Some of the records are on preprinted forms. Some include indexes.<br>Many church book duplicates were lost but those that remain are well kept in civil archives.  
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== Collection Content ==
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As noted, this collection contains church vital records. Due to the location of the collection, approximately ninety percent of the records are written in German, and the other ten percent are written in Polish. For help with these languages, see below.  
  
In Germany, a parish was an ecclesiastical jurisdiction made up of many villages and hamlets, with one of the villages designated as the main parish town. This set of church book duplicates do not usually include records from all of the villages within a parish, but only records from one village, or from a few of the villages within the parish. In larger cities, where there was more than one church, each church is listed separately.  
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=== Sample Images  ===
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Click on images for a larger view.  
  
German states successively began creating church book duplicates from 1792-1876. The duplicates ended with the institution of civil registration in 1876 (October 1, 1874 in Prussia). Inspired by the institution of church book duplicates in the Hapsburg Empire under Joseph II&nbsp;and the beginning of civil registration in France in 1792, the state of Brandenburg began creating church book duplicates.The German states required the clergy to create a transcript of their church books and turn them in annually to the state. Civil authorities assumed the registration function in Brandenburg in January 1876.  
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Image:Germany Brandenburg Church Book Duplicate Marriage.jpg|Marriage Entry
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Image:Germany Brandenburg Church Book Duplicate Death.jpg|Death Entry
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Image:Germany Brandenburg Church Book Duplicate Baptism.jpg|Baptismal Entry
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Outside of Prussia, the clergy were required to record the vital events (births, marriages and deaths) of people living within their jurisdiction regardless of their religion. For example, Catholic or Jewish people living in an area that did not have a Catholic church or Jewish synagogue were often recorded in the Lutheran records. The reverse was also true in Catholic areas, where Lutherans and Jews were recorded in Catholic records.&nbsp; However, in Prussia--including Brandenburg and, from 1793 onward, Posen--this was not the common practice.&nbsp; Some Posen church books have entries for Jews during the period 1807-1814, i.e., the Napoleonic occupation.<br>
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== What Can This Collection Tell Me? ==
  
Large cities had many churches or parishes, each serving part of the city. Rural churches often served several villages and hamlets. The church book duplicates for Posen cover a majority of the population.<br>
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'''Marriage Records''' generally contain the following information:
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*Names of bride, groom, their parents, and witnesses
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*Date and place of marriage and marriage proclamations or bans
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*Age of bride, groom, and their parents
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*Residence of bride, groom, and their parents
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*Religion of bride and groom
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*Occupation of groom and fathers
  
German church book duplicates, like the originals, are the most reliable and accurate family history source until 1876 when civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in all of Germany. Ages, birth dates and birth places found in marriage and death entries may be inaccurate, depending on the informant's knowledge. Church book duplicates may differ slightly from the originals because of transcription variations. They are often more legible than the originals.&nbsp;
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'''Death Records''' generally contain the following information:
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*Names of deceased, spouse, and parents
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*Date and place of death and burial
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*Age and residence of deceased (sometimes date and place of birth)
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*Cause of death  
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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'''Baptismal Records''' generally contain the following information:  
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*Names of child, parents, and witnesses or godparents
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*Date of birth and place of baptism
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*Residence and religion of parents
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*Occupation of father
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*Whether child was legitimate or illegitimate
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
 
  
{{Collection citation | text= "Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg and Posen, Church Book Duplicates, 1794-1874." Index and Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Evangelical Church. Brandenburgisches Landeshauptarchiv Potsdam.}}
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==How Do I Search This Collection? ==
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Before beginning a search in these records, it is best to know the full name of the individual in question, as well as an approximate time range for the desired record. When entered into the search engine on the Collection Page, this information provides the quickest, most reliable path to finding the correct person. Of course, other information can be substituted as necessary.
  
<br> [[Germany, Brandenburg and Posen Church Book Duplicates (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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=== Search by Name by Visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1491272 Collection Page] ===
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page to return a list of possible matches. Compare the individuals on the list with what is already known to find the correct family or person. This step may require examining multiple individuals before a match is located.
  
== Record Content  ==
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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/1491272/waypoints Browse Page] ===
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If granted the rights to view the digitized records in this collection (see below), the images may be accessed by following this series of links: <br>
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⇒ Select the '''Browse through images''' link in the initial search page<br>
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⇒ Select the '''Province''' <br>
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⇒ Select the '''City or Town''' <br>
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⇒ Select the '''Religion''' <br>
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⇒ Select the '''Event''' to go to the images
  
<br>'''These baptismal records generally contain the following information:''' [[Image:Germany Brandenburg Church Book Duplicate Baptism.jpg|thumb|Germany Brandenburg Church Book Duplicate Baptism.jpg]] <br><br>
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Compare the information found on the images with what is already known determine if a particular record relates to the correct person. This process may require examining multiple records before the correct person is located.
  
*Names of the child, parents and witnesses or godparents
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=== For Help Reading These Records ===
*Date and place of birth and baptism
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As noted above, the records in this collection may be written in either German or Polish. For German records, see the following:
*Residence and religion of the parents
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*[[Germany Language and Languages]]
*Occupation of the father
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*[[German Word List]]
*Whether the child was legitimate or illegitimate
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*[[Germany Handwriting]]
  
<br><br>'''These marriage records generally contain the following information:''' [[Image:Germany Brandenburg Church Book Duplicate Marriage.jpg|thumb|Germany Brandenburg Church Book Duplicate Marriage.jpg]] <br>
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For Polish records, see the following:  
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*[[Poland Language and Languages]]
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*[[Polish Word List]]
  
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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. 
  
*Names of the bride, groom, their parents (usually the fathers) and witnesses
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? === 
*Date and place of marriage and marriage proclamations or bans
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*Use the age in the record to find an approximate birth year, which will help you find their other records. 
*Age of bride and groom (sometimes date and place of birth)
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*Use the information in each record to find additional family members.
*Residence of the bride, groom and their parents
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*Repeat this process with additional family member’s records to find more generations of the family. 
*Religion of the bride and groom
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*Occupation of groom and fathers<br>
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=== I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now? === 
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*Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc.  Remember that their may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*Collect entries for every person who has the same surname.  This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records.
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*If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality in an area search. 
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*Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. 
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*Remember that sometimes individuals went by [http://usgenweb.org/research/nicknames.shtml nicknames] or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nickname-given-name-equivalents.htm these names] as well. 
  
<br>'''These death records generally contain the following information:'''
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{{Tip|Don't overlook items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. {{FHL|state, town, record type|keywords|disp}}
  
[[Image:Germany Brandenburg Church Book Duplicate Death.jpg|thumb|Germany Brandenburg Church Book Duplicate Death.jpg]]  
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Germany-Prussia-Brandenburg-and-Posen-Church-Book-Duplicates-1794-1874-known-issues&lang=en article]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
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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. 
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'''Collection Citation''':<br>
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{{Collection citation| text = “Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg and Posen, Church Book Duplicates.” Database with Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Brandenburgisches Landeshauptarchiv, Potsdam (Brandenburg State Archives, Potsdam).}}
  
*Names of the deceased, spouse and parents
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br>
*Date and place of death and burial
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{{Record Citation Link
*Age and residence of deceased (sometimes date and place of birth)
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*Cause of death<br>
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== How to Use the Records  ==
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'''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link
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German church book duplicates are a back up source for church books (parish registers) which are the best German records to identify individuals, parents, and spouses before the civil registration of vital events. German states instituted registration at different times from 1792-1874. There are more duplicates in the Family History Library and on FamilySearch, making them the best records available at this time.
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==   
 
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{{Contributor invite}}  
Search the records for the villages where the person lived. If you do not find record of the person you need, you might want to: a) look for other people with the same surname in the village as that information might lead you to the records you need, b) search several years before and after the event you are looking for, and c) search surrounding villages for the individual.
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{{H-langs|en=Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg and Posen, Church Book Duplicates (FamilySearch Historical Records)|pt=Alemanha, Prússia, Bradenburg e Posen, Duplicatas do Livro da Igreja (Registros Históricos do FamilySearch)}}
 
 
==== Search the Collection  ====
 
 
 
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. 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.<br> Keep in mind:
 
 
 
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
 
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
 
 
 
For a browse collection: To search the collection image by image <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select "Province" <br> ⇒Select "Town (district): Affiliated Towns" <br> ⇒Select "Religion" <br> ⇒Select "Event, Year Range (Archival Call Number)" which will take you to images
 
 
 
== Related Web Sites  ==
 
 
 
[http://www.kirchenbuchportal.de/inhalt.htm Kirchenbuchportal Germany Church Book Portal]
 
 
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
 
 
*[[Germany Church History]] <br>
 
*[[Germany Church Records]]
 
 
 
== Contributions to This Article ==
 
 
 
{{Contributor_invite}}<br>
 
 
 
== 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]]. Please add sample citations to this article following the format guidelines in the wiki article listed above.
 
 
 
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
{{Incomplete Citations}}
 
“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.
 
 
 
[[Category:Germany|Posen]]
 

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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Brandenburg, Prussia,  Germany
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Location of Brandenburg, Prussia, Germany
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Current Location
Parts of Brandenburg are now in Poland. All of Posen is in Poland.
Record Description
Record Type Church Records
Collection years: 1794-1874
Languages: German, Polish
Title in the Language: Deutschland, Preußen, Brandenburg und Posen, Kirchenbuchduplikate
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Brandenburgisches Landeshauptarchiv


What is in this Collection?

This collection includes records from 1794 to 1874. German states successively began creating church book duplicates from 1792 to 1876. This collection of church records covers the years 1794–1874 and are good sources to find information of ancestors before the institution of civil registration in 1876.

In Germany, a parish was an ecclesiastical jurisdiction made up of many villages and hamlets, with one of the villages designated as the main parish town. This set of church book duplicates do not usually include records from all of the villages within a parish, but only records from one village, or from a few of the villages within the parish. In larger cities, where there was more than one church, each church is listed separately.

Outside of Prussia, the clergy were required to record the vital events (births, marriages and deaths) of people living within their jurisdiction regardless of their religion. For example, Catholic or Jewish people living in an area that did not have a Catholic church or Jewish synagogue were often recorded in the Lutheran records. The reverse was also true in Catholic areas, where Lutherans and Jews were recorded in Catholic records.  However, in Prussia--including Brandenburg and, from 1793 onward, Posen--this was not the common practice.Some Posen church books have entries for Jews during the period 1807-1814, i.e., the Napoleonic occupation.

German church book duplicates, like the originals, are the most reliable and accurate family history source until 1876 when civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in all of Germany.Church book duplicates may differ slightly from the originals because of transcription variations. They are often more legible than the originals. Entries are usually arranged in chronological order in a column format. The baptisms, marriages and deaths for one year are grouped together before the baptisms, marriages and deaths for the next year.

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg and Posen, Church Book Duplicates, 1794-1874.

Collection Content

As noted, this collection contains church vital records. Due to the location of the collection, approximately ninety percent of the records are written in German, and the other ten percent are written in Polish. For help with these languages, see below.

Sample Images

Click on images for a larger view.

What Can This Collection Tell Me?

Marriage Records generally contain the following information:

  • Names of bride, groom, their parents, and witnesses
  • Date and place of marriage and marriage proclamations or bans
  • Age of bride, groom, and their parents
  • Residence of bride, groom, and their parents
  • Religion of bride and groom
  • Occupation of groom and fathers

Death Records generally contain the following information:

  • Names of deceased, spouse, and parents
  • Date and place of death and burial
  • Age and residence of deceased (sometimes date and place of birth)
  • Cause of death

Baptismal Records generally contain the following information:

  • Names of child, parents, and witnesses or godparents
  • Date of birth and place of baptism
  • Residence and religion of parents
  • Occupation of father
  • Whether child was legitimate or illegitimate


How Do I Search This Collection?

Before beginning a search in these records, it is best to know the full name of the individual in question, as well as an approximate time range for the desired record. When entered into the search engine on the Collection Page, this information provides the quickest, most reliable path to finding the correct person. Of course, other information can be substituted as necessary.

Search by Name by Visiting the Collection Page

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page to return a list of possible matches. Compare the individuals on the list with what is already known to find the correct family or person. This step may require examining multiple individuals before a match is located.

View Images in This Collection by Visiting the Browse Page

If granted the rights to view the digitized records in this collection (see below), the images may be accessed by following this series of links:
⇒ Select the Browse through images link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the Province
⇒ Select the City or Town
⇒ Select the Religion
⇒ Select the Event to go to the images

Compare the information found on the images with what is already known determine if a particular record relates to the correct person. This process may require examining multiple records before the correct person is located.

For Help Reading These Records

As noted above, the records in this collection may be written in either German or Polish. For German records, see the following:

For Polish records, see the following:

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 age in the record to find an approximate birth year, which will help you find their other records.
  • Use the information in each record to find additional family members.
  • Repeat this process with additional family member’s records to find more generations of the family.

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

  • Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc. Remember that their may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records.
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality in an area search.
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images.
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.

{{Tip|Don't overlook items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. FHL Keyword state, town, record type

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

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, Prussia, Brandenburg and Posen, Church Book Duplicates.” Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Brandenburgisches Landeshauptarchiv, Potsdam (Brandenburg State Archives, Potsdam).

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg and Posen, Church Book Duplicates, 1794-1874.


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, Prussia, Brandenburg and Posen, Church Book Duplicates, 1794-1874.


How Can I 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.