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Alternate name(s): Wreschen
Gubernia:   Province: Poznan

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Latitude: 52°19'00 Longitude: 17°35'00 USBGN: -537,153

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Archive Coordinator, Poznan Archive Project Nicole Heymans
Wrzesnia Town Leader, Poznan Archives Project
— Standesamt 1885-1904
Nicole Heymans
LDS (Mormon Microfilms) More Info
Location Years Available Type
Film# 1186460 1859 - 1860 M
Film# 1186460 1867 - 1869 D
Film# 1190958 1834 Fam
Film# 1864571 1849 - 1867 R
Film# 1864574 1834 - 1844 NAT
Film# 1864575 1866 BM
Film# 1864575 1867 - 1875 B
Film# 1864576 1851 - 1854 M
Film# 1864576 1856 - 1857 M
Film# 1864577 1857 - 1865 M
Film# 1864578 1865 - 1869 M
Film# 1864578 1871 M
Film# 1864581 1847 - 1853 D
Film# 1864581 1871 - 1872 M
Film# 1864582 1854 - 1866 D
Film# 1864582 1870 - 1872 D
Film# 1864583 1872 D
Film# 1864583 1874 D
Film# 491528 1837 - 1844 NAT
Film# 491529 1847 - 1853 B
Film# 491530 1853 - 1861 B
Film# 491531 1862 - 1867 B
Film# 491532 1867 - 1874 B
Film# 491533 1847 - 1850 M
Film# 491534 1851 - 1853 M
Film# 491535 1854 - 1857 M
Film# 491536 1858 - 1859 M

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Years Available:

Refers to the range of years existing in inventory for a given source: a dash '-' indicates an uninterrupted range of years and a slash '/' indicates gaps exist in the set


Abbreviation of the record category; not all types listed are available for all towns

A Army H Holocaust N Newspaper
B Birth L Voters P Passports
C Census M Marriage R Cemetery
CON Conversion MA Marriage Alegata S School
D Death MB Marriage Banns V Divorce
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