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Banat Church Books

Title: Die Banater Kirchenbücher – Eine Bestendsaufnahme der verfilmten Banater Kirchenbücher in der Bibliothek des Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (The Banat Church Books – An inventory of the microfilmed Banat church books in the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen

Author: Josef Schmidt

Year: 1979

Media Type: Book

Lending Status: Borrow

How Acquired: Donated by Johannes Neumayer

Review/Description: This inventory from the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen in Stuttgart lists available records for the Banat villages whose church books were microfilmed in 1939. These films were later copied by the Mormons and are the same ones you can borrow from the Family History Library. This inventory does not list FHL film numbers, but you can easily look them up online. The real value in this inventory is that it tells which villages were filials of which other villages. This sometimes changed, making it difficult to track down the records for a particular village. This inventory will help solve that problem. Unfortunately, there is no listing for Setschanfeld/Malenitzfalva/Gross Gaj, however ZVA has copies of the Gross Gaj church records that include events for Setschanfeld. See Gross Gaj on this page:;view=article&id=288:church-records-digital-images&catid=3:genealogy&Itemid=53