Dankmarshausen Parish, Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, German Empire Genealogy

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Guide to Dankmarshausen Parish, Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Germany ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


Geography[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Jurisdictional Changes[edit | edit source]

Dankmarshausen has belonged to the following independent countries or post-1871 German states:

Place Names[edit | edit source]

A very good gazetteer to begin with is Meyers Gazetteer. For more information, see the entry for Dankmarshausen.

Another essential online gazetteer to check is the Historic Gazetteer from Compgen. For more information, see the entry for Dankmarshausen.

Locations within Dankmarshausen[edit | edit source]

Surrounding Parishes[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Church records for this part of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach are held at the Lutheran-Protestant Regional Church Archive in Eisenach, Germany. The following records have been digitized by the website Archion. Archion requires a subscription. You can learn how to use Archion by clicking here. There are no indexes to these records. More recent records may be restricted.

Lutheran[edit | edit source]
Dankmarshausen[edit | edit source]

Church records begin in 1576.

Bosserode[edit | edit source]

Church records begin in 1578. The village of Bosserode was in Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, but the church community remained in Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

Grossensee (including Rassdorf)[edit | edit source]
Kleinensee[edit | edit source]

Church records begin in 1577. The village of Kleinensee was in Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, but the church community remained in Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

Rassdorf[edit | edit source]

For records prior to 1830, see Grossensee above. The village of Rassdorf was in Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, but the church community remained in Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Civil registration for Dankmarshausen began on 1 January 1876.

Town Genealogy (OFB or Ortsfamilienbuch)[edit | edit source]

For more information about compiled genealogies, see the article Germany Town Genealogies.

Related Sources[edit | edit source]

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Working Groups

References[edit | edit source]