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Brandenburgische Genealogische Gesellschaft (BGG) "Roter Adler" eV[edit | edit source]

The Brandenburgische Genealogische Gesellschaft (BGG) "Roter Adler" eV is a recognized non-profit corporation. Since 2006, the Brandenburg genealogical society Roter Adler eV as a registered association enriches the genealogical - historical map in the state of Brandenburg and has been recognized as a nonprofit organization since 2008. "We are happy about every new member, who would like to support us with the charitable work in our "hands-on projects". Sharing your own research results with others brings everyone further."

Databases[edit | edit source]

Many of these databases are open projects and still growing. Check back from time to time.

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Address Books

Collection of address books from places in historic Brandenburg from Altmark to Neumark

Professions database

Collection of relatives to many different occupations such. B. Müller, painters, glaziers, shepherds and gardeners

Citizens Books

Collection of citizen's books of different cities in the historical Brandenburg from Altmark to Neumark

Castles and Palaces

Capture of all castles and palaces in the state of Brandenburg

Cemeteries including tombstones , war gravesites and fallen monuments

Collection of all cemeteries including their gravestones, war cemeteries and fallen monuments. Fallen memorial will also be recorded at all other sites.

Genquell database Brandenburg

Summary access to all data from different databases as a portal for our members Just for members!


Registration of all churches in the state of Brandenburg

Church books and church book duplicates

Collection of church books and church book duplicates in historic Brandenburg from Altmark to Neumark


Collection of all mills in the state of Brandenburg

Local heritage books

Collection of local family books from historic Brandenburg from Altmark to Neumark

List of cities Brandenburg Registration of all places in the state of Brandenburg, from offices to municipalities, to municipalities and districts as well as residential areas
Pastor database Registration of all pastors in historical Brandenburg including their families
Pedigree database Database of pedigrees submitted by our members including individual local family books Just for members!
Registry offices and name registries Registration of all registry offices in the historical Brandenburg as well as name index for their births, weddings and deaths
Testaments in archives Registration of wills from the Brandenburg State Archives