Essential Death Record Vocabulary (PREMIUM)

All genealogists will likely run into death records at some point in their research. It is therefore important to be able to recognize the German vocabulary words you will encounter. Below is a list of these important words related to German records - plus what they look like in the old German handwriting! For a … Continue reading Essential Death Record Vocabulary (PREMIUM)

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How Did My Ancestor Die? 15 Common Causes of Death in German Genealogy (PREMIUM)

Whether we admit it or not, humans have a sort of morbid curiosity with death. This curiosity often extends to our ancestors - how did they meet their demise?  If we are lucky enough to find their death records, either in certificate form or in church books, then the answer is right in front of … Continue reading How Did My Ancestor Die? 15 Common Causes of Death in German Genealogy (PREMIUM)

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