Source Information

Archives of the Hanseatic City of Lübeck
Ancestry.com. Lübeck, Germany, Census, 1812 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. This collection was indexed by Ancestry World Archives Project contributors.
Original data: Statistisches Landesamt: Zähllisten der Volkszählung, 1812. Archiv der Hansestadt Lübeck. Lübeck, Germany.

About Lübeck, Germany, Census, 1812

Historical Background:

The Free City of Lübeck is located in northern Germany on the Baltic Sea. It is one of the largest cities in the state of Schleswig-Holstein and is the largest German port on the Baltic. Due to its location, the city was the capital of the Hanseatic League (a trading monopoly comprised of cities and guilds along the northern coast of Europe that existed from the 13th to 17th centuries) for several hundred years.

About this Collection:

This collection contains the 1812 census for the city of Lübeck. In addition to the street address these records also include the given and surname of every head of household, their occupation, the number of sons and daughters and number of house servants as well as others living with them.

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