Getting birth certificate of German born in Romania in 1895

How do I get my old German birth certificate?

Records of birth, marriage and death are generally kept at the German vital records office (Standesamt) where the event occurred. Most cities have websites at www. (nameofcity).de where you can find the contact information for the appropriate Standesamt and request a copy of your birth or marriage certificate.

How do I find my German birth records?

The two websites generally considered to be the most complete are RootsWeb www.rootsweb.com and the Mormon Church’s Family Search www.familysearch.org. Both are set up for searches. You can enter the known facts about your ancestor and, with luck, come up with additional details.

How do I get my birth records from Romania?

There is no central office for vital records in Romania. To obtain copies of birth, marriage, divorce, or death records, write to the Civil Registration District Office in the Town Hall where the event occurred. Vital records are on file from 1865 and in many cases, from much earlier.

Does ancestry have records from Romania?

We believe our organization’s mission is unique. As family historians, we are learning together how to use records to trace our Romanian ancestry and to discover details about our ancestors’ lives, whether they lived in Romania or other parts of Europe, in the United States, or in Canada.

Are German birth records public?

Most civil registers are still located at the local civil registration offices, but some are collected in city or state archives. Since 2009 birth records have been public after 110 years, marriages after 80 years and deaths after 30 years.

How do I get my birth certificate if I was born on a military base abroad?

If you were born in a foreign country and adopted by a U.S. citizen, you would not have received a U.S. birth certificate. The country in which you were born would have issued one. To get a copy, contact the nearest foreign embassy or consulate for that country.

How does German show up on ancestry DNA?

DNA-Based Details About Your German Ancestors. For many customers, AncestryDNA® can tell you what part of Germany your ancestors likely came from and even tell you how some of them moved around the world over time. They can also sometimes discover living relatives in Germany who share the same ancestral roots.

Is there a German ancestry site?

Ancestry.com ($)

Ancestry.com has quite a number of American church records collections for ethnic German congregations, including Historical Society of Pennsylvania collections as well as the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America registers.

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