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:

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)






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