This episode is all about Berlin! The German Genealogy Girl talks about the history of Berlin and, the sources being available and about doing research; not to mention the many insider tips and tricks she gives!
The index of baptisms at the Evangelical Church archive (1750-1874) mentioned in the podcast is called Taufkartei.
The office of civil records is called Standesamt, see http://germangenealogygirl.com/german-for-genealogists-episode-1-standesamt/
These are the links you need to know:
- The evangelical church records can be found at archion.de (€). They are not completely online, so be sure to check first!
- Ancestry holds many civil records ancestry.com (€).
- The history of Berlin can be found at https://www.berlin.de/berlin-im-ueberblick/en/history/ or at Wikipedia.
- Historical maps from Berlin are to be found at http://www.alt-berlin.info/pages/index.htm or at wikipedia
- The districts of Berlin http://bit.ly/2rHQnMV
- The directories and phone books of Berlin https://digital.zlb.de/viewer/cms/82/
- Index of Streets 1880 https://digital.zlb.de/viewer/image/10089470_1880/1836/
- Index of Streets 1920 https://digital.zlb.de/viewer/image/10089470_1920/3336/
- The numbers of the churches mentioned in the index https://digital.zlb.de/viewer/image/10089470_1920/3360/
Next episode will be on July 1, 2017.
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