Source Information

Ancestry.com. Bremen, Germany, Births on Ships, 1867-1911 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.
Original data: Staatsarchiv Bremen. 4,24, Seemannsamt Bremen. D.5 Geburtsregister der auf See Geborenen, 1868-1883, 1903-1911(FS 5343).

About Bremen, Germany, Births on Ships, 1867-1911

This database contains records of children born on ships sailing from Bremen, Germany between 1867 and 1911. Ships may have included passenger, shipping, fishing or other vessels. Information contained in this database includes:

  • Name of child

  • Child’s gender

  • Child’s birth date

  • Parents’ names

  • Parents’ ages

*Children’s surnames, in most cases, are not specified in the original records. For this database they have been inferred from the father’s surname, if given, or from the mother’s surname, if the father’s is not listed.

Additional information, such as the parents’ occupations and residences, might also be listed in the record and can be found by viewing the image.

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