Family Book Example
Translation of Some of the Above Example Family Group Entry
<Family number 6> ADAM, Georg Valentin, lutheran
born approx 1770 in Heuchelheim, Rhineland-Palatinate (a,1)
Residence: Nov 13, 1791 in Josefsberg, Galicia, House Number 36 (Source 2); Before Nov 13, 1791 in Brigidau, Galicia (Note b, Source 2)...
GAUF (alternate spelling KAUF, married to surnames ADAM & WEBER), Anna Barbara (see families 319 and 1146)
born Nov 4, 1765 in Neiderlinxweiler, Saarland, Germany (Source 25)
Residence: about 1790 in Szczerzec; Galicia (Source 26); about 1790 in Josefsberg, Galicia, House number 81 (Source 27);...
Children: 1) ADAM, Maria Katharina, born Oct 16, 1800 in Josefsberg, Galicia, House number 81; baptised Oct 21, 1800 in Brigidau, Galicia (Source 8), Lutheran
(a) Hometown from BREDETZKY (Josefsberg, 1812)
(1) BRIGIDAU Parish Marriage Register/Lutheran 1786-1813 year 1791, page 3, section 4, item 2
Note: Two house numbers separated by a /, (e.g. HNr 93/14) generally means that the villages houses were renumbered and thus both old and new numbers are given.
Legend of Some Terms Used in the Example
There is a "Legende" (Legend) included with each Familybook with German and English explanations of most abbreviations but a few terms are not translated. Here is a table of terms (both given in the Legende and not) and their meaning :
|<6>||Family number - used for reference anywhere this family is referenced in the book|
|∞ (infinity symbol)||Married|
|(dagger and box symbols )||Died and Buried|
|Berufe/Wohnung:||Occupation / Dwelling:|
|Ibid.||ibidem (latin) - at the same place|
|ebd.||Ebenda, am Gelichen Ort - at the same place|
|TfBuch||Parish book of Births (also Tauf buch)|
|TrBuch||Parish book of Marriages (also Trauung buch)|
|ToBuch||Parish book of Deaths (also Tod buch)|
|(= Kauf)||Alternate spelling of surname|
|(Siehe <319>)||(See family <319> for a continuation of this individual's family)|
Note: At one time, these books were created by the Genealogischen Forschungsstelle der Galiziendeutschen, a part of the Hilfskomitee der Galiziendeutschen. Now the books are created by Manfred Daum in cooperation with the Galiziendeutschen - Geschichte und Erinnerungskultur (The Galician Germans - History and Culture Remembered, formerly the Hilfskomitee).