Source Information

Stadtarchiv (City Archive) Mittweida Mittweida, Germany, Residence Registers, 1895-1905 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2016.
Original data:

Einwohnermeldebücher. Stadtarchiv Mittweida, Mittweida, Deutschland.

About Mittweida, Germany, Residence Registers, 1895-1905

About this collection

This collection contains residence registers from Mittweida covering the years 1895 up to and including 1905. Mittweida is the administrative center of the district of Mittelsachsen (Central Saxony) in the German state of Saxony. This university town is situated on the Zschopau River about 12 miles north of Chemnitz and 38 miles west of Dresden. The first documentary mention of Mittweida was in 1209. Since the Middle Ages this city has been closely linked to the production of textiles. During the time period of this collection, Mittweida belonged to the Kingdom of Saxony.

These registration documents capture details about citizens' temporary and permanent residences and provide important historical insights into demographics, local economies, and social structures.

What you can find in the records

The Residence Registers are laid out in tables, divided into columns, covering two pages. Entries on each line were filled in by hand. They include the following details:

  • Sequential number
  • Resident's Last Name, Maiden Name, Given Names, Marital Status, Occupation, Employer, Birthdate and Birthplace, Denomination and Nationality
  • Date Moved In or Moved Out, Street and House Number
  • Notes (such as "deceased") or details about Future Residence

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