Thuringia (Thüringen), Germany Genealogy

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Guide to Thüringia (Thüringia), Germany ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Thüringia Wiki Topics
Beginning Research
Record Types
  • Biographies
  • Cemeteries
  • Census
  • Church Directories
  • Church History
  • Church Records
  • Civil Registration
  • Court Records
  • Directories
  • Emigration and Immigration
  • Genealogy
  • Heraldry
  • Jewish Records
  • Land and Property
  • Localities
  • Manumission
  • Marriage Proclamation and Residency Records
  • Military Records
  • Naturalization and Citizenship
  • Newspapers
  • Obituaries
  • Occupations
  • Online Genealogy Records
  • Periodicals
  • Place Names
  • Probate Records
  • Research Steps
Thüringia Background
  • Gazetteers
  • Historical Geography
  • History
  • Jurisdictions
  • Language and Languages
  • Maps
Local Research Resources
  • Archives & Libraries
  • Societies


The capital, XXX

Getting started in Thüringia research[edit | edit source]

Before starting your research in Thüringia, you need to know the name of your ancestor in its original or Germanic form, an approximate date when he or she was born, and the village or parish where he or she may have lived in Thüringia.

Civil registration began in Thüringia in xxxx. If your research in Thüringia begins after 1876, then you should begin with the records kept by the local authorities of your ancestor's residence. If your research begins before 1876, you should begin with the parish registers for baptisms, marriages and burials kept in the church archives.

Once you have this information, you can search in the local archives for more information about your ancestor.

Research Tools[edit | edit source]

Jurisdictions and Records[edit | edit source]

Administrative Districts[edit | edit source]

Thüringia is divided into XX (XXXXX) administrative districts, in German Regierungsbezirke (singular, Regierungsbezirk).

Notes and References[edit | edit source]