Florenberg Parish, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, German Empire Genealogy

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Guide to Florenberg Parish, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, 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]

On 1 January 1968 the parish of Florenberg was renamed Pfarrei zur Hl. Dreifaltigkeit in Pilgerzell (Parish of the Holy Trinity in Pilgerzell).[1]

Jurisdictional Changes[edit | edit source]

Florenberg 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 Florenberg.

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

Locations within Florenberg[edit | edit source]

Surrounding Parishes[edit | edit source]

Margretenhaun, Dietershausen, Grossenlüder

Collections[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Catholic[edit | edit source]

Church records begin in 1695.

  • 1695-1948 Church records 1695-1948 at Matricula Online - images; with gaps in marriages from 1844-1863 and burials from 1843-1854

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Civil registration for Florenberg began in October 1874.

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]

Family History Society for Nassau and Frankfurt
Hessian Family History Association
Hessian State Archives
Society for Family Studies in Kurhessen and Waldeck

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Josef Leinweber, "Die Geschichte der Pfarrei Florenberg", in Katholische Pfarrgemeinde Heilige Dreifaltigkeit, Pilgerzell, https://www.katholische-kirche-pilgerzell.de, accessed 27 April 2021.