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For questions about ancestors and records in the German state of Berlin, including questions pertaining to the period before the formation of the Federal Republic of Germany (1949) and the German reunification (1990).

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Marriage records from early 1900s in Berlin

Four of my mother's great aunts lived in Berlin, Germany some time between 1900 and 1920 or so, and were married there. I do not know their married names, but I do know their maiden name and all their ...
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How to find information about a Dachau Internee?

I am posting here as I have no idea where to begin. And information that I have is limited and Im hoping that somebody can point me in the right direction. My Great Uncle was a political prisoner ...
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Locating will from Berlin (Germany) in 1930s?

I am trying to find my grandfather's last will and testament. He resided in Berlin, Germany and died in the late 1930s. I will be in Berlin shortly and so offline as well as online resources will ...
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Bauch Family records Berlin-Charlottenburg

How can I find out about my grandfather's siblings? Would a German death certificate for my great grandfather have his immediate family listed? I know (Josef) Alois Bauch was born in Allenstein, ...
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Is there a list of interned in 2-4 Rosenstrasse?

My Great Uncle Siegfried was a German Jew married to a German (Vera). They lived in Berlin and survived World War 2. On February 27 1943, the SS instigated the Final Roundup of Jews in Berlin. ...
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How do I find out how my grandfather died or disappeared in Berlin

My grandfather disappeared in Berlin in 1944/5. He was working for IG Farben and was taken away whilst at work one day. His name is Paul Diedrich. I am going to Berlin this week. How can I track ...
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Translating postcard written in German and sent either to/from Trebisov in Slovakia

Postcard sent to from Trebisov, Slovakia, possibly to Berlin , and from/to my great-uncle Marcusz Goldfischer I'm not sure, I uploaded correctly, but there is an image of a woman on the front. (...
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