Understanding German Dates

Understanding German Dates

This language translation chart will help you sort out the months in German genealogy records.

 English  German  Old-Style Abbreviation  New-Style Abbreviation
 January  Januar  I  
 February  Februar  II  
 March  März  III  
 April  April  IV  
May Mai V
June Juni VI
July Juli VII
August August VIII
September September 7ber, VIIber IX
October Oktober 8ber, VIIIber X
November November 9ber, IXber XI
December Dezember 10ber, Xber XII

From the September 2012 Family Tree Magazine

 

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