As so many of us are researching for German ancestors, I thought I'd add this page of common German to English words used in genealogy.

Alt................................Old

Alter..............................age

Altest.............................eldest

Am.................................on the

Aufgebote..........................proclamation

Bauer..............................farmer

Beerdigung.........................burial

Bemerkungen........................remarks

Brautigam..........................bridegroom

Braut..............................bride

Bruder.............................brother

Copulation.........................marriage

Datum..............................date

Dorf...............................village

Ehe................................marriage

Ehefrau............................wife

Enkel..............................grandson

Enkelin............................granddaughter

Eheman.............................husband

Eltern.............................parents

Familie............................family

Frau...............................madame, wife, woman

Fraulein...........................miss, young lady

Gatte..............................husband

Gattin, Gatten.....................wife

Geboren............................born

Geborenen..........................formerly (maiden name)

Geburt.............................birth

Gestorben..........................died

Getauft...........................christened

Heirat.............................marriage

Im.................................in the

Im alter von.......................aged

Jahr...............................year

Kind...............................child

Kinder.............................children

Kirche.............................church

Kirchengemeinde....................church parish

Kleinkind..........................infant

Knabe..............................boy

Kreis..............................county, district

Land...............................state

Madchen............................girl, maiden

Madchenname........................maiden name

Mann...............................husband

Monat..............................month

Mutter.............................mother

Name...............................name

Ort................................town, place

Pfarramt...........................parish, parishoffice

Pfarrer............................pastor

Schein.............................certificate

Schwester..........................sister

Sohn...............................son

Staat..............................state

Stammbaum..........................genealogical tree

Stadt..............................town, city

Stand..............................condition, occupation

Standesamt.........................registers office

Starb..............................died

Starb Kinderlos....................died without issue

Sterb..............................death

Tag................................day

Tauf...............................christening

Taufen.............................christen

Taufpaten..........................Godparent

Tochter............................daughter

Tod................................death

Trau...............................marriage

Trauen.............................marry

Vater..............................father

Verbergen..........................bury

Verheiratet.........................married

Verstorbenen.......................deceased

Vorname............................given name

Witwe..............................widow

Witwer.............................widower

Wohnen.............................live, reside

Wohnhaft...........................resident

Wohnort............................dwelling place

Zeuge..............................witness

Zeugen.............................witnesses

Zuname............................surname

*********************SOME ABBREVIATIONS USED IN GERMAN

GENEALOGY***********************

err(errechnet).....................approximated

geb.(geboren)......................born

get.(getauft)......................christened

gest.(gestorben)...................died

verh.(verheiratet).................married

s.v.(Sohn von).....................son of

u.d.(und der)......................and the

d.j.(der Jünere)....................the younger

d.a.(der Ältere)......................the older

t.v.(Tochter von)..................daughter of

wwer.(Witwer)......................widower

wwe.(Witwe)........................widow

Kath.(Katholisch)..................Catholic

Ev.(Evangelisch)...................Evangelical

Luth.(Lutheranisch)................Lutheran

Bez.(Bezirk)......................district

K.B.(Kirchenbuch)..................church book

Kr.(Kreis).........................county, district

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