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German Records

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Mark Report 24 Dec 2012 11:35

How do i go about searching german records. i do not have much to go on and the spelling of the name could even be wrong :-( I have started emailing polish institue for records of my polish family.

Many thanks


MarieCeleste Report 24 Dec 2012 11:52

Mark, why not give us an example of who you are looking for and we'll see if we can get you started.


Mark Report 24 Dec 2012 12:18

Thank you.

Josef Urbanski Married" Maria Kolpacka" ?????

They had 3 children as far a i know. my father KONRAD JOSEF URBANSKI. and max urbanski and halina urbanski

many thanks x


AnnCardiff Report 24 Dec 2012 14:44

can you give us some relevant dates Mark - and where in UK did they settle


AnnCardiff Report 24 Dec 2012 14:47

plenty of Josef Urbanski's on the census, - mostly from Poland, some from Germany and Russia - all of whom emigrated to USA


Mark Report 24 Dec 2012 15:41

My father is the only one who settled over here. all i know is she was born c1906.

i can trace the urbanski side. i just cant trace anything on her apart from knowing she was german.

Sorry this is no help i know. im just wondering how i go about searching the german records ??


AnnCardiff Report 24 Dec 2012 18:14

you've not said where over here they settled

this free site covers Germany and most of the globe


Mark Report 24 Dec 2012 18:20

My father settled in nottingham. Konrad Josef Urbanski. He married Shelia Salt.

He was the only one to come over here . x