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{{Germany HR Infobox                   
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|title=Germany, Hessen, Civil Registration, 1874-1927
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| title=Germany, Hesse, Civil Registration, 1874-1927  
|location=Germany}}<br>
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| location=Germany      
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| LOC_01 =  Hesse
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| LOC_02 =                 
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| LOC_03 =                     
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| loc_map = German Empire - Hesse (1871).svg.png
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| record_type = Civil Registration
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| start_year = 1874
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| end_year = 1927
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| language = [[German Language and Languages|German]]                   
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| title_language = Deutschland, Hesse, Zivilstandregister 
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| FS_URL_01 = [[Hessen, Germany Genealogy]]
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| FS_URL_02 = [[Hessen Civil Registration]]
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| FS_URL_03 = [[Research Strategies for Hessen]]
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| FS_URL_04 = [[Germany Church History]]                   
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| FS_URL_05 = [[Germany Church Records]]                     
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| FS_URL_06 = [[Germany Genealogy]]                   
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.hot-map.com/deutschlandkarte Interactive German Map]   
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| RW_URL_02 = [http://www.germanroots.com Online German Genealogy Records &amp; Databases] 
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| RW_URL_03 = [http://adressbuecher.genealogy.net/ Historic Address books: Search] 
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| RW_URL_04 = [https://landesarchiv.hessen.de// Hessisches Landesarchiv]
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| RW_URL_05 = [http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/germany/he.htm Hessen Genealogy] 
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| RW_URL_06 = [http://www.genealoger.com/german/ger_2_hessen__hesse..htm German Genealogy: Hessen] 
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| Current_LOC = Hessen is located in Germany. 
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| custodian =  [https://landesarchiv.hessen.de/%C3%BCber-uns/landesarchiv/hessisches-staatsarchiv-marburg Hessisches Staatsarchiv Marburg]   
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== What is in this Collection? ==                   
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This collection contains civil registration of births, marriages, and death for Hesse, Germany. Birth records are available for 1874-1901, marriages only for 1874-1877, and deaths for 1874-1927. Also includes images of index volumes for births 1874-1901, marriages 1874-1927 and deaths 1874-1927. Not all localities are complete but records will continue to be added to this collection over time. Currently indexed are Darmstadt births 1876-1899 and Deaths 1878-1925. Original records are located in the Hessian State Archives in Marburg.
  
== Image Visibility  ==
 
  
Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The Germany, Hessen, Civil Registration collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images can be viewed at a [https://www.familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch Center] near you.
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===To Browse this Collection===
  
German Data Privacy rules prohibit viewing the following records: All birth images must be 110 years or older; all marriage images must be 75 years or older, and all death images must be 60 years or older.
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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
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== Collection Content ==
  
Deutschland, Hessen, Civil Registration
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=== Image Visibility ===  
 
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Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The Germany, Hessen, Civil Registration collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization. The images can be viewed at a [https://www.familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch Center] near you.   
== Record Description ==
 
 
 
This collection contains civil registration of births, marriages, and death for Hesse, Germany. Birth records are available for 1874-1901, marriages only for 1874-1877, and deaths for 1874-1927. Not all localities are complete but records will continue to be added to this collection over time. Check the wiki or browse the collection to determine current coverage. Original records are located in the Hessisches Staatsarchiv Marburg.  
 
 
 
For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/1921142/waypoints Browse].  
 
 
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
{{Collection citation
 
| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Hessen State Archives. Germany, Hesse, Civil Registration. Hessen Main State Archive, Wiesbaden, Germany.<!--bibdescend-->}}
 
 
 
[[Germany, Hesse, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
 
 
 
== Record Content ==
 
 
 
{{Incomplete Image Translations}}
 
  
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German Data Privacy rules prohibit viewing the following records: All birth images must be 110 years or older; all marriage images must be 75 years or older, and all death images must be 60 years or older.
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===Sample Image===
 
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Image:Germany, Hesse, Civil Registration DGS 4723734 11 Birth Record.jpg|Birth Record
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Image:Germany, Hesse, Civil Registration DGS 4723757 21 Death Register.jpg|Death Record
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'''Birth records''' may contain the following information:      
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:  
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*Name of child 
 
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*Names and status of parents 
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*Place of residence  
 
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*Gender  
== How to Use the Record ==
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*Date of birth
 
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'''Marriage records''' may contain the following information:
 
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*Name and status of groom 
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*Name and status of bride 
 
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*Place of residence  
== Known Issues with This Collecton ==
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*Name of bride’s parents 
 
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*Name of groom’s parents 
This is a digital collection, not available on microfilm, that can be accessed only from within the Family History Library or Family History Centers.
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*Groom’s date of birth and birthplace 
 
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*Bride’s date of birth and birthplace
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Germany, Hesse, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki 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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'''Death records''' may contain the following information:  
== Related Websites ==
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*Name of deceased 
 
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*Age at death 
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*Place of residence 
 
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*Date of death
<br>
 
 
 
== Related Wiki Articles ==
 
 
 
[[Germany]]
 
 
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
  
{{Contributor_invite}}
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==How Do I Search This Collection? ==
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It is helpful to know:
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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
  
<br>
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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.
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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'''To search by image:'''
  
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]].
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⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page<br> 
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⇒Select "Select Province" category<br> 
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⇒Select "Location of Civil Registration Office" category<br> 
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⇒Select "Record Type" category<br>
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⇒Select " Year" category which takes you to the images
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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{{Collection_Browse_Link
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|title=Germany, Hesse, Civil Registration, 1874-1927
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{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1921142 Germany, Hesse, Civil Registration, 1874-1927]. Some catalog records link to multiple digital image records. In this case, click on a digital image record to find a camera icon to see images.}}
  
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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 age in the citizen to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in church or civil records.                     
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*Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have moved, been recruited or lived nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify. Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual. This compiled list can help you identify possible relations that can be further verified by researching [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Germany_Vital_Records_Index_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) vital records] in the country.                   
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*When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.                   
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*[[Germany Church Records|Church Records]] often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.                   
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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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*Keep in mind that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.                   
 +
*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. Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation.                   
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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.                 
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*Search the indexes and records of [[Germany Societies|local genealogical societies]].
  
‘‘Example for a Browsed Collection:’’
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== Known Issues with This Collection ==
  
“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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"Australia Death and Burials 1816-1980," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed March 4, 2011), Annie Jones, 28 Jul 1887; citing Territorial Records, reference Crookwell, FHL microfilm 1,238,833; Victoria Registry of Births, Deaths, and Marriages, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
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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-Hesse-Civil-Registration-1874-1927-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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== Citations for 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''':
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{{Collection citation | text= "Germany, Hesse, Civil Registration, 1874-1927." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Hessisches Staatsarchiv Marburg (Hesse State Archives, Marburg).}}
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?  ==           
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Hesse,  Germany
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Flag of the German Empire, 1871-1917
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Location of Hesse, Germany
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Map of the German Empire, 1871-1917
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Current Location
Hessen is located in Germany.
Record Description
Record Type Civil Registration
Collection years: 1874-1927
Languages: German
Title in the Language: Deutschland, Hesse, Zivilstandregister
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Hessisches Staatsarchiv Marburg


What is in this Collection?

This collection contains civil registration of births, marriages, and death for Hesse, Germany. Birth records are available for 1874-1901, marriages only for 1874-1877, and deaths for 1874-1927. Also includes images of index volumes for births 1874-1901, marriages 1874-1927 and deaths 1874-1927. Not all localities are complete but records will continue to be added to this collection over time. Currently indexed are Darmstadt births 1876-1899 and Deaths 1878-1925. Original records are located in the Hessian State Archives in Marburg.


To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Germany, Hesse, Civil Registration, 1874-1927.

Collection Content

Image Visibility

Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The Germany, Hessen, Civil Registration collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization. The images can be viewed at a FamilySearch Center near you.

German Data Privacy rules prohibit viewing the following records: All birth images must be 110 years or older; all marriage images must be 75 years or older, and all death images must be 60 years or older.

Sample Image

Birth records may contain the following information:

  • Name of child
  • Names and status of parents
  • Place of residence
  • Gender
  • Date of birth

Marriage records may contain the following information:

  • Name and status of groom
  • Name and status of bride
  • Place of residence
  • Name of bride’s parents
  • Name of groom’s parents
  • Groom’s date of birth and birthplace
  • Bride’s date of birth and birthplace

Death records may contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Age at death
  • Place of residence
  • Date of death

How Do I Search This Collection?

It is helpful to know:

  • 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.


To search by image:

⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select "Select Province" category
⇒Select "Location of Civil Registration Office" category
⇒Select "Record Type" category
⇒Select " Year" category which takes you to the images

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Germany, Hesse, Civil Registration, 1874-1927.

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 citizen to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in church or civil records.
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have moved, been recruited or lived nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify. Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual. This compiled list can help you identify possible relations that can be further verified by researching vital records in the country.
  • When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
  • Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.

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.
  • Keep in mind that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • 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. Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation.
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
  • Search the indexes and records of local genealogical societies.

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.

Citations for 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, Hesse, Civil Registration, 1874-1927." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Hessisches Staatsarchiv Marburg (Hesse State Archives, Marburg).

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, Hesse, Civil Registration, 1874-1927.


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, Hesse, Civil Registration, 1874-1927.


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