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If you find a likely record, look in the "Film Notes". Some combination of these icons will appear at the far right of the microfilm listed for the record. [[File:FHL icons.png|75px]]. The magnifying glass indicates that the microfilm is indexed. Clicking on the magnifying glass will take you to the index. Clicking on the camera will take you to an online digital copy of the microfilm.
==Details in Major Gazetteers: and Meyers' Gazetteer (
Use Meyer's Gazetteer to find the Kreis, the state or Prussian province, 1871 Standesamt, and the location of the Evangelical Lutheran or Catholic parish church overseeing your ancestor's town: [https://www.meyersgaz.orgMeyer's Gazetteer ('''''Meyers Orts- und Verkehrs-lexikon des deutschen Reichs''''')]. This is also the gazetteer on which the organization of the FamilySearch catalog and FamilySearch Historical Records are based.
*[ '''MeyersGaz Help Guide''']
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