Tuesday, April 24, 2012

FamilySearch Adds Estonian Records From National Archives

Posted by: Jan Meisels Allen

The FamilySearch collection from the National Archives of Estonia includes a variety of records covering the period between 1918 and 1944.

These records were made after the Russian Revolution through the end of  World War II  which includes taxpayers, citizens, Jews, Germans, and prisoners of war. They include records such as inhabitant records and tax censuses. The text of the records could be written in German, Estonian, or Russian.

To read what is included in the records go to: http://tinyurl.com/756s6w6

https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Estonia,_National_Archives_Records_%28FamilySearch_Historical_Records%29

Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Vice President
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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