FamilySearch release 1.6M Catholic and Lutheran Church Records from Germany


13 April 2021
Lutheran Church at Witten, Germany
This week's record releases from free genealogy website FamilySearch include German Catholic and Lutheran Church records spanning the years 1540-1981

The new, browsable images cover more than four centuries of records for both the Catholic and Lutheran church in Germany, Prussia and Pomeria comprising:

  • East Prussia 1551–1992
  • North-Rhine-Westphalia 1580–1975
  • Pomerania 1544–1966
  • Rhineland-Palatinate 1540–1952
  • West Prussia 1537–1981

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Baptism, marriage and burial records are included and you can search with terms including ancestor's name; life event - eg birth, marriage; or relationship, eg spouse, mother.

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