If you missed out, the 2017 International German Genealogy Partnership conference was a great opportunity for Luxembourg researchers. I was lucky enough to get to speak on how to trace your family backwards from the United States to Luxembourg and on how to use Luxembourg's civil registration (vital records to us Americans!). Plus we got… Continue reading Just announced: a #genealogy conference for #Luxembourg research… and more!
A history of Luxembourg settlement in the United States and an index to the Luxemburger Gazette.... Luxembourgers in the New World is a must-have for American researchers looking to trace their Luxembourg roots. Even better, it's currently on sale. Check out the offerings from the Luxembourg American Cultural Society at https://www.ebay.com/itm/Luxembourgers-in-the-New-World-Vol-1-2/282753737153?epid=5336722&hash=item41d56fa1c1%3Ag%3ABJIAAOSwUYNaHuJ9.
FamilySearch digitization does it again! Now online: a card index to pre-1800 Catholic Church records of marriages. Instead of having to go to the films for a specific town and then either hand search all the marriage records for a specific time period or hope that there's an index, you can now search an index of… Continue reading New #Genealogy Resource: Central Index for #Luxembourg #Catholic #marriages
Contrary to what has been suggested in some Luxembourg genealogy publications, church records don't end in 1817 - nor do they cover just births, deaths, and marriages. Rather, the Archives of the Archdiocese of Luxembourg keeps a rich collection of church records, letters and more. Even better, they write about their holdings. Their newsletters are… Continue reading Insight into an Archives: the Archdiocese of Luxembourg
Since Luxembourg has three languages of record, chances are high that you'll eventually run into a language you don't read. While you're unlikely to be able to figure out every word without help, a translation guide might help you read enough of the record to be sure it's the one you want and has the… Continue reading Struggling with reading documents? Here’s a helpful #genealogy #translation guide…