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<span style="color:DarkViolet">'''Go to the Wiki article, [[Bremen, German Empire Genealogy|'''Bremen, German Empire Genealogy,''']] to learn how to search for your family that lived in Bremen.'''</span> Germany was unified into the German Empire in 1871.  This Research Wiki, the FamilySearch Catalog, and FamilySearch Historical Records are organized by the the localities and place names as of 1871.
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Guide to '''Bremen, Germany ''' ancestry, family history, and genealogy '''after 1945''': birth records, marriage records, death records.
 
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==Historical Background==
 
*At the unwinding of the Holy Roman Empire in 1806, Bremen became a sovereign state officially titled '''Free Hanseatic City of Bremen.'''
 
 
 
*The Vienna Congress of 1815 confirmed Bremen’s independence.
 
 
 
*In 1827, the state of Bremen bought the tract of land from the Kingdom of Hanover (Hannover), where future Bremerhaven would be established.
 
 
 
*Bremen became part of the North German Confederation in 1867 and became an autonomous component state of the new-founded German Empire in 1871.
 
 
 
*In 1935, Bremen became a regular city at the de facto abolition of statehood of all component German states within the Third Reich.
 
 
 
*It was re-established as a state in 1947.  [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bremen Wikipedia]
 
 
 
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<center>'''Towns Within Bremen'''<br></center>
 
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[[File:Bezirke Stadt Bremen.png|500px]]
 
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<center>'''Towns Within Bremerhaven'''
 
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[[File:Lage Ortsteile Bremerhaven.png|250px]]</center>
 
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<span style="color:DarkViolet">Germany was first unified as a nation in 1871.  For German research prior to 1945, the  Research Wiki, FamilySearch Catalog, and FamilySearch Historical Records are organized by the place names in use from 1871 to 1945. For research in that time period, use the Wiki links in the chart below:</span>
 
*To find the 1871 duchy or province for your town, use [http://www.meyersgas.org '''Meyer's 1871 Gazetteer Online.''']
 
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'''History and Background'''
 
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<center>'''Geo-Political Differences Today'''</center>
 
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'''<center>(organized by 1871 Meyer's Gazetteer)'''</center>
 
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'''Instructions for Research Before 1945'''
 
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[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bremen_(state) Bremen, officially (Free Hanseatic City of Bremen)]
 
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1949: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bremen_(state) Current state of Bremen]
 
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=33991&query=%2Bplace%3A%22Germany%2C%20Bremen%22 Bremen]
 
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*[[Bremen, German Empire Genealogy]] (before 1945)
 
*[[Bremen, Germany Genealogy]] (after 1945)
 
 
 
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Latest revision as of 18:15, 11 May 2020

Go to the Wiki article, Bremen, German Empire Genealogy, to learn how to search for your family that lived in Bremen. Germany was unified into the German Empire in 1871. This Research Wiki, the FamilySearch Catalog, and FamilySearch Historical Records are organized by the the localities and place names as of 1871.