Source Information Mühldorf, Germany, Deeds, 1300-1873 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2014.
Original data: 1303-1873, Privilegien, Urfehden, Urkunden über Haus- und Grundbesitz, Urkunden der Stiftungen, Stadtarchiv Mühldorf, Mühldorf, Deutschland.

About Mühldorf, Germany, Deeds, 1300-1873

About this collection

This collection contains birth records from Mühldorf am Inn covering the years 1300 up to and including 1873. This city is located in a district of the same name about 31 miles south of Landshut and some 50 miles east of Munich. It is situated on a bend of the River Inn in Oberbayern, Bavaria. Mühldorf am Inn first became a city in 1239. Until 1802 it was an enclave of the Archbishopric of Salzburg. Throughout the Middle Ages it was an important commercial center. The long eventful history of this city has been preserved in extensive archive materials.

What you can find in the records

The deeds are organized chronologically and may contain information on the individuals referenced, including Occupation, Trade, Real Estate, Leases or Assets. Birth information may often be included. Such information was often required from non-residents who wanted to pursue or learn a a trade in the city in order to confirm their lineage. Older, medieval deeds are usually handwritten in Latin on parchment and may include a wax seal. More recent documents, however are usually written in German on paper.

More about using this collection

A typewritten copy, translation, transcription or a short summary is usually displayed before each original. This page occasionally contains notes about the condition of the original deed. Each deed is displayed in two successive images showing both front and back of the document. The back side of a deed may contain notes that were added later on about a document's dating or other research. Under "Browse this collection,” you can select the relevant year range.

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