Civil Registrations
in East Prussia, Posen, Pommern and West Prussia

Civil Registrations of Births, Marriages and Deaths (Geburten, Heiraten, Tote) began in 1874 for the those provinces. Availability of registrations is 1874-1877 with some extended to as late as 1884.

The registrations covered all Germans, Poles and Jews, regardless of religion affiliation.

Please note that the records are written in German as it was in 1874-1884 time period. The given names are in German rather than native languague.

East Prussia (Ostpreussen)
West Prussia (Westpreussen)

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