Luxembourg Notarial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Access the records: Luxembourg, Notarial Records, 1621-1821 .
- 1 Title in the Language of the Record
- 2 Record Description
- 3 Record Content
- 4 How to Use the Record
- 5 Related Websites
- 6 Related Wiki Articles
- 7 Contributions to This Article
- 8 Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
Title in the Language of the Record
Luxemburg, notariellen Niederschriften
This collection contains images of notarial records housed at the National Archives of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
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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.
- "Luxembourg, Notarial Records, 1621-1821." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing National Archives of the Grand Duchy.
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The information found in this collection usually includes:
- Names of primary individuals
- Document dates
- Names of witnesses
- May include relationships
How to Use the Record
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:
- Parish of residence
Search the Collection
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Municipality"
⇒Select the appropriate "Notary, Year Range and Volume" 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 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. 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.
Using the Information
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. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
Unable to Find Your Ancestor?
- Look for variant spellings of the names as well as nicknames and abbreviated names.
- Search the records of nearby parishes and towns.
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Contributions to This Article
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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
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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 > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > 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.