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Newsletter June 2019
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Working together on genealogy for the future
luxroots.com

The Genealogy Center for the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
and for the neighboring regions in Belgium and Germany

now with the details of 2,005,000 records

luxroots, with more than 1,200 members
the largest genealogical association in Luxembourg.


Our June 2019 Newsletter (our newsletters of the last 12 months)

Dear subscribers, dear visitors of our websites, dear friends

As of May 19th, 2019, the luxroots volunteers have entered the details of
2,000,000 records of parish and civil registers 1600-1923.
For this 2nd million, we needed less than 4, 5 years vs. 10.5 for the 1st million.
Apart from 25,000 baptisms (from the parishes of Grevenmacher and Luxembourg-Saint-Nicolas), the details of all the baptisms and births 1600-1923 (of which documents are available online) are entered in our database. If you are looking for someone born in Luxembourg, Esch-sur-Alzette, Grevenmacher, Differdange, Diekirch, Mersch, Remich, Dudelange, Echternach, Diekirch or anywhere in Luxembourg, you should find details at luxroots.com. In principle, what you do not find at luxroots, you probably won't find anywhere!
Some 35,000 acts of marriage before 1800 in central-eastern Luxembourg remain to be entered and we hope to complete this work by the end of 2020. (Click on the graphs to enlarge.)

‘births‘marriages‘deaths

If one speaks almost every day of harmonization in the EU, one is still far away from harmonization of the delays of communicability of the archives of the Civil Registers which varies considerably for Luxembourg and its direct neighbors countries. For this reason, we will again ask the Government to amend the Luxembourg legislation by proposing to rally it to the recently amended Belgian legislation.‘Delays



We come to you to help you find your ancestors
- Sunday, June 9th, 2019 from 10am to 6pm at the Helpermaart in Buschdorf
You are part of an association whose members are interested in family research, local history? Then plan a meeting, and we will come for free and without commitment for a presentation on genealogy in general and the luxroots project in particular. Contact us by message or by phone. +352 2799 4713

We continue the pedigree charts of personalities:
(click on the pictures to enlarge)

Pierre NOMMESCH,
born December 16th, was Bishop of Luxembourg 1920-1935
,
info+ on Wikipedia

Pierre



Pierre DUPONG,
born November 1st, 1885 was Prime Minister of Luxembourg 1937-1953,
info+ on Wikipedia

Pierre



Our volunteers finished the following data input during the current month:
4,930 births 1800-1910
Recht (St.Vith) by Susi VOOSEN

308 baptisms 1643-1714
Bourscheid by Christiane KRIER-PETERS
1,578 baptisms 1669-1797
Nobressart (Attert) by Ferd KOEUNE
945 baptisms 1670-1796
Sart-Ste-Walburge (Vielsalm) by Joseph LEONARD

89 marriages 1747-1797
Fentange by Jeanne MEYERS-KAYSEN
454 marriages 1695-1797
Frisange by Jean-Paul GASPERINI
329 marriages 1710-1805
Hemstal by Carlo ROSENFELD
1,442 marriages 1840-1910
Reuland (Burg-Reuland) by Irma JODOCY-HENTZ

401 deaths 1797-1819
Asselborn by Georges EICHER
2,631 deaths 1799-1869
Beaufort by Myriam WEIS-ZIEWERS
138 deaths 1798-1823
Brachtenbach by Georges EICHER
2,720 deaths 1797-1923
Clemency by Josée and Richard OSTER-RASQUIN
2,498 deaths 1800-1879
Clervaux by Christiane KRIER-PETERS
135 deaths 1797-1823
Greisch by Pol HORNICK
3,319 deaths 1805-1923
Mertert by John SCHMIT
199 deaths 1797-1823
Weicherdange by Christiane KRIER-PETERS
Which associate is currently working on what ?

Our website igenealogy.lu, where you can publish your GEDCOM file for free, now holds 103 trees with 322,000 people. Give us yours and we will publish it for free on this site.
NEW: If your Gedcom file (containing 2,000 people or more) has not or will not be published on another website in Luxembourg, we will credit your account with
1,000 myluxroots points.

Find your ancestors quickly with luxroots anytime and anywhere. If you are not yet a luxroots-subscriber,
join them now!

We regret to announce the death of our subscribers: Arsène STREVELER from Surré and François WUNSCH from Luxembourg. Our sincere condolences to their families.

For your searches, you do not need to have a special genealogy program, neither free nor paid. Through the myluxroots transactions, more than 400 subscribers and associates have already entered their recent family members to luxroots linking them to the ancestors already entered earlier by our volunteers. If you add 7 family members (1924-2017) in our database, it is possible to get a pedigree chart with 1,000 ancestors (10 generations), and this in 10 minutes, not to mention the ability to create lists of descendants of these ancestors instantly. In Luxembourg, you will find nothing comparable to our project and for this reason, please help us to assemble the large Grand Duchy of Luxembourg genealogy puzzle and the neighboring regions. Check the pedigree charts of Christiane, Hortense, Paulette and Serge. Do the same, we will support you!
How to link a death notice I found on eluxemburgensia.lu with the record of the deceased person in luxroots? See our Demo-Video. (We suggest to open the video with the Firefox Browser.) Check the list of the last uploaded pictures by our subscribers and volunteers!

Contact other luxroots users in order to work together on a common family name. 5,000 luxroots users have already given their consent.

Our next newsletter will be sent on Wednesday, June 26th, 2019.



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