Source Information

Source: Schwerin State Archives Mecklenburg, Germany, Parish Register Transcripts, 1740-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2009.
Original data:

Kirchenbuchabschriften evangelischer und katholischer Gemeinden Mecklenburgs. 10.72-4. Landeshauptarchiv Schwerin, Schwerin.

About Mecklenburg, Germany, Parish Register Transcripts, 1740-1918

This data collection contains transcripts of parish registers from Lutheran and Catholic parishes in the former Duchies of Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Mecklenburg-Strelitz, now part of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. The registers include records of baptisms, births, marriages, burials, deaths, confirmations, and communicants. The majority of the records cover the years 1740-1937.

Note: This collection does not represent all parish records for this area and time period.

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