Questions tagged [rhineland-palatinate]

For questions about ancestors and records in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz), including questions pertaining to the period before the formation of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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Struggling to read birth record of my German Jewish great-grandfather

I found this birth record for my ancestor Max Mayer who was born in Speyer, Germany in 1879. I'm struggling on two counts: I can't read his father's full name, I'm pretty sure it ends Marx Mayer, ...
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Seeking birth record for Adam Hausam at Kirchheim-Bolanden, Germany?

I am interested in knowing if my 3rd Great Grandfather, named Adam Hausam, supposedly a tailor, was born in Kirchheim-Bolanden, Germany. Where can I find his birth-record? It was rumored he was ...
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Kirchheimbolanden Archives

My g3 grandfather was Karl Philipp Goetz, born 3 Aug 1819 in Kirchheimbolanden and baptized in the Evangelical Church there on 4 Aug 1819. You have asked for more detail. What I know from family ...
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Marriage tax in the Rhineland under Prussian rule

I am searching for marriage taxes or fees that had to be paid in 19th century Rhineland under Prussian rule.