Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Angermünde, Miscellaneous City Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Angermünde, Miscellaneous City Records 1706-1922
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|Angermünde, Brandenburg, Prussia, Germany|
|Flag of the German Empire, 1871-1917|
|Location of Angermünde, Brandenburg, Prussia, Germany|
|Map of the German Empire, 1871-1917|
|Location of Germany in Europe|
|Parts of Brandenburg are now in Poland. Angermündeis in Germany.|
|Title in the Language:||Deutschland, Brandenburg, Angermünde Archivgut|
|Stadtarchiv Angermünde (Angermünde City Archives)|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Known Issues
- 7 Citing This Collection
- 8 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?
This is a collection of mixed records from the city archives of Angermünde, Brandenburg, Germany. This collection will include records from 1706 to 1922. Most of the records are handwritten in narrative style and, in later years, in formatted forms.
This collection may include records, such as:
- City directories
- Citizen rolls
- Military records
- Residents lists
- Census records
- Voting registers
- Birth records
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Reading These Records
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- German Genealogical Word List
- Germany Handwriting
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To Browse This Collection
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What Can These Records Tell Me?
The following information may be found in these records:
- Names of parents, children, witnesses
- Dates and places of events
How Do I Search This Collection?
It is helpful to know at least one of the following:
- Your ancestor's name
- Age or birth date
- Names of family members
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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 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 marriage records 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 been born, married or died 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
- Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900. If the officiator of a marriage or death was a minister, you may be able to determine to which religion or congregation your ancestor belonged. Look for church records of the birth, marriage, or death which may provide more information on the family
I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?
- Consult the Germany Record Finder to find other records
- Switch to a different record collection. Depending on the time period, German Civil Registration records or German Church records may be more useful
- 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 local genealogical societies
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Germany.
Citing This Collection
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