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Text replacement - "Studying Your German Locality" to "Finding Aids For German Records"
Studying Your German Locality
Studying Your German Locality for Important Details==
*To begin using the records of Germany, knowing that your family came from Germany will not be enough to use the records of Germany. Records are kept on the '''local level''', so you will have to know '''the town they lived''' in. Even when you know the town, the records for that town might be stored in the '''records of a church in a nearby town'''.
*Here are important details you must identify about your ancestors' town: