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German Genealogy

Lübeck / Luebeck

(Freistadt / Free City-State) [Presently in Schleswig-Holstein]

Some basic facts about City of Lübeck: (from Uncapher, Wendy K. and Linda M. Herrick. German Maps & Facts for Genealogy. Janesville, Wisconsin: Origins Books, 2002)

  • Oldenburg owned Principality of Lübeck from 1813-1937. Located between Holstein and city of Lübeck.

  • Population: City of Lübeck: 1815 - 36,464; 1845 - 42,162; 1857 - 43,225; 1862 - 44,357; 1871 - 52,158; 1875 - 56,912 (27,932 males and 28,980 females))

  • Dominant Religion: Protestant (1871 - Evangelical - 51,085; Catholic - 400; Other -104; Jewish 565; and Non-Christian - 4)

Resources

  • Jensen, Wilhelm. Die Kirchenbücher Schleswig-Holsteins, des Landesteil Lübeck und der Hansastädte.  FHL film 1183522 item 5.