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
Are you just waiting for the record you need to come online? Did you know you can request it happen a little sooner? Per FamilySearch, go to the catalog and locate the film title and number for up to five films. Then contact them, and request that they be digitized. Theoretically, this should move them a little… Continue reading Did you know @FamilySearch has a request process for digitizing film?
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
Have you dreamed of taking a Luxembourg genealogy course from home? The dream has come true... On December 1st, I'll be presenting an overview of Luxembourg resources for the Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research. This is your chance to get comfortable with American resources, notarial records, civil registration, and more. Launch your journey into Luxembourg genealogy!… Continue reading Upcoming Webinar: Luxembourg Genealogy: the Basics
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 Although the Institut grand-ducal's website has been updated, previous versions of the site have been archived by The Wayback Machine.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