From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Not to be confused with Wahlbach, Haut-Rhin, another commune in Haut-Rhin. Walbach (Alemannic German: Wàlbàch) is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Soultz-Haut-Rhin (German: Sulz/Oberelsaß) is a commune in the Haut-Rhin département in Grand Est in north-eastern France. Its inhabitants are called Soultziens (male) or Soultziennes (female).
Leimbach is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.. Etymology. Leimbach was historically been attested as Leymbach in 1223. The toponym Leimbach is of Germanic origin, cognate to modern German Lehm, denoting clay.
Ingersheim, Haut-Rhin From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ingersheim is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. It is located near Colmar.
- Online Census Records
- Online Local Databases and Extracted Records
- Microfilm Records of The FamilySearch Library
- Writing For Records
- Learning to Read Enough French, German, Or Latin to Do Genealogy
- Search Strategy
- Genealogical Societies and Help Groups
Haut-Rhin is a department of the Alsace region France. It is one of the original 83 departments that were created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790. It borders on Switzerland to the south and Germany to the east. Its name means Upper Rhine. Haut-Rhin is the smaller and less populated of the two departments of the former administrative Alsace region. Its boundaries have been modified many times: 1. 1798, it absorbed Mulhouse, formerly a free city, and the last Swiss enclave in the south of Alsace; 2. 1800, it absorbed the whole département of Mont-Terrible; 3. 1814, it lost the territories which had been part of Mont-Terrible, which were returned to Switzerland, except for the old principality of Montbéliard; 4. 1816, it lost Montbéliard, which was transferred to the département of Doubs; 5. 1871, it was mostly annexed by Germany (Treaty of Frankfurt). The remaining French part formed the Territoire de Belfort in 1922; 6. 1919, it was reverted to France (Treaty of Versail...
Census records can support your search in civil and church records. They can help identify all family members. When families have similar names they help determine which children belong in each family. See France Census. 1. Online census records, Department Archives of Haut-Rhin
Groups devoted to genealogy have also extracted and/or indexed records for specific localities, time periods, religious groups, etc. Since church records at the departmental archives are generally not indexed, you might find an index here that will speed up your searching. 1. Tout en Un (All in One) Online DatabasesCheck for online databases and records in right column. Check back occasionally to see if new databases have become available. 2. Filae, index and images, ($). 3. Tout en Un (All in One) Local DatabasesHere you may find extracted/translated records, record indexes, and other helpful records such as cemetery, land, or military records. 4. Geneanet Collaborative IndexesSearch by locality (parish or commune). 5. Genea-Bricolo 6. Cercle Généalogique d'Alsace 7. Centre de recherches sur l'histoire des familles du Haut-Rhin 8. Société d'Histoire "Les amis de Thann 9. Alsace Généa 10. Tout la généalogie du val de Lièpvre 11. GeneaFrance Recherches en Alsace 12. History of the Je...
The church and civil registration records have all been microfilmed. Currently, they are being digitized, and plans are to complete that project by 2020. Check back occasionally to see if your records have become available. In the meantime, some of them might be available at a Family History Center near you. To find a microfilm: Click on Haut-Rhin, find and click on "Places within France, Haut-Rhin," and choose your locality from the list.
Online records tend to cover only the time before 100 years, due to privacy laws. You can write to civil registration offices and local churches who might honor requests for more recent records of close family members for the purpose of genealogy. For a civil registration office, address your request to: Monsieur l'officier de l'état-civil Mairie de (Town) (Postal code) (Town) France For a parish church: Monsieur le Curé (Church --see The Catholic Directory for church name and address) (Town) (Postal Code) France For other addresses and for help writing your request in French, use French Letter Writing Guide.
It's easier than you think! You do not have to be fluent in French or German to use these records, as there is only a limited vocabulary used in them. By learning a few key phrases, you will be able to read them adequately. Because this region once belonged to Germany, many records are written in German.Search for the relative or ancestor you selected. When you find his birth record, search for the births of his brothers and sisters.Next, search for the marriage of his parents.The marriage record will have information that will often help you find the birth records of the parents.You can estimate the agesof the parents and determine a birth year to search for their birth records.Search the death registers for all known family members.
Haut-Rhin a department in eastern France, located in Alsace and bordering on Switzerland and the Federal Republic of Germany. Area, 3,500 sq km. Population, 613,000 (1974). The capital is Colmar.