Schlesien Periodicals

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There are many helpful resources on where to find genealogical information in Schlesien/Silesia.

Archiv Ostdeutscher Familienforscher (Archive of East German Family Researchers)[edit | edit source]

These periodicals are important since they contain much helpful family historical information on the families of Silesia; such as births, deaths, marriages, number and names of children for most all locations in Schlesien/Silesia. These periodicals are found in the collections of the Family History Library of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. They may be accessed by visiting the Library directly or bylocating our Family History Center near you.[1]

Family Names[edit | edit source]

An online List of names from Upper Silesia for years 1566-1641.

"The names were written two books on Urbare from Upper Silesian principalities out. In the books the taxes to be paid were listed after the name. The books are available in the Martin-Opitz-Bibliothek in Herne. The data are from the years 1566 - 1641 the principalities of Opole and Ratibor including circles Falkenberg, Glogau, etc"

Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. Archiv Ostdeutscher Familienforscher Europe 943B2a Multiple Volumes