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Lost #Luxembourg #resources made accessible through Wayback Machine

Thanks to a reader for her help in finding these links! Although the Institut grand-ducal's website has been updated, previous versions of the site have been archived by The Wayback Machine.  This includes a gazetteer that lists community names in German, French and Luxembourgish and their overarching municipality. It also includes The Pilgrim's Progress, an overview… Continue reading Lost #Luxembourg #resources made accessible through Wayback Machine

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What have you found in the 1766 census?

Some of the 1766 census enumeration microfilms - those requested by patrons recently - have been placed online... which means I'm getting the chance to poke around! Here's one interesting thing I've discovered: each individual location is documented. That means, if your ancestors weren't living in a village that fact will be recorded.  Two families… Continue reading What have you found in the 1766 census?

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Looking for information on the laws of Luxembourg?

Knowing a country's laws can be incredibly helpful for genealogy research. A law can tell us in what order a census was enumerated, who could have inherited, or what taxes your ancestor had to pay (and thus, what documents would have been created). ANLux has digitized records that should make your search easier. A small… Continue reading Looking for information on the laws of Luxembourg?