Source Information

Ancestry.com. Mecklenburg and Pomerania, Germany, Parish Register Transcripts, 1716-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009.
Original data:

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

Kirkenbuchduplikate Pommern. Landesamt für Kultur und Denkmalpflege, Landesarchiv Greifswald. Greifswald, Germany.

About Mecklenburg and Pomerania, Germany, Parish Register Transcripts, 1716-1918

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. Additional records come from the area of Pommern (Pomerania), some of which now lies in Poland. The registers include records of baptisms, births, marriages, burials, deaths, confirmations, and communicants. The majority of the records cover the years 1824–1918. The content from Pomerania include records from 1544-1883. The content from Mecklenburg includes records from 1716-1918.

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

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