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

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Guide to Pilgerzell 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]

Jurisdictional Changes[edit | edit source]

Pilgerzell 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 Pilgerzell.

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

Locations within Pilgerzell[edit | edit source]

Surrounding Parishes[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Catholic[edit | edit source]

The parish of Pilgerzell was established in 1831. Prior to 1831, Pilgerzell belonged to the parish of Florenberg.

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Civil registration for Pilgerzell 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]