Stillborns #germany


Renate Rosenau <RenateRosenau@...>
 

Someone asked: Were there birth/death records kept for stillborns and/or
babies who died soon after birth? My great grandparents, Richard LANGER and
Fannie Peterfreund, lost 2-3 babies between 1893-1895. I have found their
other 8 children - including one who only lived for 11 months.

It depends of the region. For instance in Rheinhessen and Pfalz/Palatinate,
Germany, regions on the left border of the Rhine that had belonged to France
from 1892 to 1814, stillborns were registered with a birth- and a death
certificate >from summer 1798 onwards when civic registration was introduced.

Renate Rosenau Alzey Germany RenateRosenau@t-online.de

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