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{{Germany HR Infobox | CID=CID1968529 | title=Germany, Saxony, Meissen, Miscellaneous City Records, 17961724-1889 | location=Germany Meissen (Saxony)| LOC_01 = Prussia| LOC_02 =Saxony | LOC_02 LOC_03 = Meissen | LOC_03 alt_flag = | alt_flag_desc = | loc_map =German Empire - Saxony (1871).svg.png
| record_type = Miscellaneous City Records
| start_year = 1796
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== What is in This Collection? ==
This collection of mixed records from the city archives of Dresden covers the inclusive years of about 1796 to 1889 and are arranged alphabetically.
Most of the records are handwritten in narrative style and, in later years, in formatted forms. This collection may include records such as: {{columns-list|2|
*Wills and estates
*Land and tenancy records
*Council meeting protocols
*Hospital books
}}=== Image Visibility === {{Image Visibility}} ===Reading These Records===These records are written in German. For help reading these German records them see the following guides:
*[[German Language and Languages]]
*[[German Genealogical Word List]]
*[[Germany Handwriting]]
*FamilySearch Learning Center videos:**[ Reading lessons/german-paleography-seminar-introduction German Handwritten RecordsPaleography Seminar]===To Browse This Collection=== {{Collection_Browse_Link
| title=Germany, Saxony, Meissen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1796-1889
== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
 '''These records''' may contain the The following informationmay be found in these records:
*Dates and places
== Collection Content ==
=== Sample Images ===
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Image:Germany, Saxony, Meissen, Miscellaneous City Records Rekrutierungsstammrolle (11-1258) DGS 5240870 269.jpg|City Record
Image:Germany, Saxony, Meissen, Miscellaneous City Records Grundsteuerregister (11-1258) DGS 5240870 158.jpg| City Record
Image:Germany, Saxony, Meissen, Miscellaneous City Records Bürgerbuch (11-1258) DGS 5240869 447.jpg|1864 City Record
==How Do I Search This Collection? ==
It is helpful to know at least one of the following:
*Age or birth date
*Names of family members
=== Search the Index ==={{HR No IDX}}
=== View the Images ===
View images in this collection by visiting the '''{{RecordSearch|1968529|Browse Page|access=browse}}'''
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  {{HR Tip | More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [ Germany, Saxony, Meissen, Miscellaneous City Records, 1724-1889]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.}} 
=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
==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 the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?=== *Add any new information to your records *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
*[[Germany Church Records|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, Now What?===
*Consult the [[Germany Record Finder]] to find other records
*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
*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
*Search the indexes and records of [[Germany Societies|local genealogical societies]]
=== Research Helps ===The following articles will help you in your research for your family in [[Germany Genealogy|Germany]].* [[Germany Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]*Consult the [[Germany Record Finder]] to find other records 
== Citing This Collection ==
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
;Collection Citation:"Coswig, Rittergut Scharfenberg, and Sörnewitz." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. <nowiki></nowiki> : 14 June 2016. Stadtarchiv Meiben und Coswig (Meiben and Coswig City Archives). {{Collection_Published}}
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