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{{FamilySearch_Collection|CID=CID1709358 |title=Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1793-1923|location=European}}<br>  
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[[Luxembourg Genealogy|Luxembourg]]
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== Title in the Languages of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Languages of the Record  ==
  
Luxembourg registre d'état civil
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Luxembourg registre d'état civil  
  
== Record Description  ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
This Collection will include records from 1793 to 1923.<br>  
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This Collection will include records from 1662 to 1941.<br>  
  
 
The events are recorded either in French or German totally by hand or in partially pre-printed books where the information is then entered by hand. The name of a child not registered when born will not be given in the death record, but the gender of that child will be. If the child was stillborn it will state that, although sometimes this term was applied to children who died shortly after birth.  
 
The events are recorded either in French or German totally by hand or in partially pre-printed books where the information is then entered by hand. The name of a child not registered when born will not be given in the death record, but the gender of that child will be. If the child was stillborn it will state that, although sometimes this term was applied to children who died shortly after birth.  
  
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1709358/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
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For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1709358/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
  
 
Civil birth, marriage, and death records have been kept from 1796 to the present, although this collection only has records until 1924. This collection does have some parish records that date back to 1793. Some of the earlier records (until 1805) follow the [[French Republican Calendar]].&nbsp;  
 
Civil birth, marriage, and death records have been kept from 1796 to the present, although this collection only has records until 1924. This collection does have some parish records that date back to 1793. Some of the earlier records (until 1805) follow the [[French Republican Calendar]].&nbsp;  
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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===Sample Images===
 
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Click on images for a larger view.
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.
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Image:Luxemburg Civil Registration French (09-0464) Birth DGS 4379224 1005.jpg|Birth Record (French)
{{Collection citation | text= "Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1793-1923." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archives Nationales. }}
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Image:Luxemburg Civil Registration French (09-0464) Marriage DGS 4378995 256.jpg|Marriage Record (French)
 
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Image:Luxemburg Civil Registration French (09-0464) Death DGS 4378995 690.jpg|Death Record (French)
<br> This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
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Image:Luxembourg Civil Registration Images Birth.jpg|Birth Record (German)
 
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Image:Luxembourg Civil Registration Images Marriage.jpg|Marriage Record (German)
[[Luxembourg Civil Registration (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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Image:Luxembourg Civil Registration Images Death.jpg|Death Record (German)
 
 
== Record Content  ==
 
 
 
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|French Birth Record
 
Image:Luxemburg Civil Registration French (09-0464) Marriage DGS 4378995 256.jpg
 
|French Marriage Record
 
Image:Luxemburg Civil Registration French (09-0464) Death DGS 4378995 690.jpg
 
|French Death Record
 
Image:Luxembourg Civil Registration Images Birth.jpg
 
|Birth Record
 
Image:Luxembourg Civil Registration Images Marriage.jpg
 
|Marriage Record
 
Image:Luxembourg Civil Registration Images Death.jpg
 
|Death Record
 
 
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'''A birth record may provide the following information:'''
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'''Birth records''' may contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name of child  
 
*Name of child  
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*Parents age and occupation  
 
*Parents age and occupation  
 
*Names of witnesses
 
*Names of witnesses
 
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'''A marriage record may provide the following information:'''
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'''Marriage record''' may contain the following information:  
  
 
*Date and place of marriage  
 
*Date and place of marriage  
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*Names of bride's parents  
 
*Names of bride's parents  
 
*Names of witnesses
 
*Names of witnesses
 
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<br> '''A death record may provide the following information:'''
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'''Death records''' may contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name and age of deceased  
 
*Name and age of deceased  
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*Name of the spouse (when applicable)  
 
*Name of the spouse (when applicable)  
 
*Witnesses may be members of the family
 
*Witnesses may be members of the family
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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{{Collection_Browse_Link
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|title=Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1662-1941
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'''To search by image:'''
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⇒ Select"Browse through images" on the initial collection page<br>
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⇒ Select the appropriate "City or Town" <br>
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⇒ Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images<br>
  
== How to Use the Records  ==
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Search the collection by image 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. You may also need to switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, another collection may be more helpful in furthering your genealogy research.
  
==== Search the Collection ====
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== For Help Reading These Records  ==
  
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page<br> ⇒ Select the appropriate "Municipality/Town" <br> ⇒ Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images<br>
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}} These records are in French and German. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
  
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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*[[French Wordlist]]
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*[[German Word List]]
  
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Luxembourg 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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| bgcolor="#fff3e7" style="vertical-align:top; line-height:125%; padding-top:8px" | '''Problems with this collection?'''<br>[https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Luxembourg-Civil-Registration-1662-1941-known-issues&lang=en See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.]
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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=Luxembourg-Civil-Registration-1662-1941-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.
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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*[[Belgium Civil Registers|Belgium Civil Registers]]  
 
*[[Belgium Civil Registers|Belgium Civil Registers]]  
*[[Luxembourg]]
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*[[Luxembourg Genealogy|Luxembourg]]
  
== Contributor Invite  ==
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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>
  
{{Contributor invite}}  
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'''Collection citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1662-1941." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. [http://FamilySearch.org : Website]: accessed 2016. Nationalen Archiven, Luxembourg (National Archives, Luxembourg).}}
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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|CID=CID1709358
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|title=Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1662-1941
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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.
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{{Image Citation Link
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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== How You Can Contribute ==
 
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{{Contributor invite}}
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
 
 
Marriage record for Nicolas Niedercarn and Catharina Wecker; 22, January 1877; Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1793-1923, Bourglinster&gt; Marriages 1877-1890 -- Deces 1797-1890&gt; Image #8; citing Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1793-1923. Luxembourg National Archives, Plateau du Saint-Esprit Luxembourg.
 
  
[[Category:Luxembourg]]
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[[Category:Luxembourg FamilySearch Historical Records]]

Latest revision as of 18:40, 23 August 2016

Luxembourg

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
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Title in the Languages of the Record

Luxembourg registre d'état civil

What is in the Collection?

This Collection will include records from 1662 to 1941.

The events are recorded either in French or German totally by hand or in partially pre-printed books where the information is then entered by hand. The name of a child not registered when born will not be given in the death record, but the gender of that child will be. If the child was stillborn it will state that, although sometimes this term was applied to children who died shortly after birth.

For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Civil birth, marriage, and death records have been kept from 1796 to the present, although this collection only has records until 1924. This collection does have some parish records that date back to 1793. Some of the earlier records (until 1805) follow the French Republican Calendar

Sample Images

Click on images for a larger view.

Birth records may contain the following information:

  • Name of child
  • Gender of child
  • Date and place of birth
  • Name of parents
  • Parents age and occupation
  • Names of witnesses

Marriage record may contain the following information:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Name of groom
  • Groom's birth date
  • Current residence
  • Names of groom's parents
  • Name of bride
  • Bride's birth date
  • Current residence
  • Names of bride's parents
  • Names of witnesses

Death records may contain the following information:

  • Name and age of deceased
  • Day and hour of death
  • Birthplace of the deceased
  • Occupation of deceased
  • Current residence
  • Name of the spouse (when applicable)
  • Witnesses may be members of the family

How Do I Search the Collection?

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1662-1941.

To search by image:

⇒ Select"Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the appropriate "City or Town"
⇒ Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images

Search the collection by image 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. You may also need to switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, another collection may be more helpful in furthering your genealogy research.

For Help Reading These Records

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Don't overlook FHL Place Luxembourg items or FHL Keyword Luxembourg items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.
These records are in French and German. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

Known Issues with This Collection

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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.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

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:

"Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1662-1941." Images. FamilySearch. : Website: accessed 2016. Nationalen Archiven, Luxembourg (National Archives, Luxembourg).

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 Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1662-1941.
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 Luxembourg Civil Registration, 1662-1941.

How You Can Contribute

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.

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