Genealogy Sources

Offices of the Registrar of Birth, Death and Marriages – Standesamt

Landesarchiv Berlin

You can find online on Ancestry the following scans: Ancestry Koenigsberg Data; Birth certificates (1874-1899), marriage certificates (1874-1929) and death certificates (1871-1944). Unfortunately there are small gaps in the registries. If you look under Ancestry, choose the following record group: Eastern Prussian Provinces, Germany [Poland], Selected Civil Vitals, 1874-1945, Königsberg (Pr.), 1941. If you look for birth certificates after 1899 and marriage certificates after 1929, you can ask to make an appointment to visit the Landesarchiv Berlin, email:
Link to the search page Eastern Prussian Provinces >>

Address Books of Koenigsberg – Adressbuecher

Adress Book

Looking for an address in Koenigsberg from 1872 till 1906? A great source for genealogical research are the Koenigsberg address books. Here you can find some of them >>



Memorial Book – Gedenkbuch

Federal ArchiveVictims of the Persecution of Jews under the National Socialist Tyranny in Germany 1933 – 1945
Memorial Book (English access at the German Federal Archives)


Arolsen Archives LogoThe Arolsen Archives are the world’s most comprehensive archive on National Socialist persecution. The documents were collected to help clarify the fates of the victims of persecution.



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