This register is compiled from lineages of families from Lübeck, Germany. It includes 12 different books penned by seven different authors and has information that stretches from the 13th Century up to 1910. The books have handwritten pedigree charts, Ahnentafel lists and other lineage formats. The charts are arranged alphabetically within each title and the charts include names and relationships. Information varies by book, but may include:
- Places of birth
The collection doesn’t include lineages of all Lübeck families, but includes many of the more prominent families. The city of Lübeck is the largest German port on the Baltic Sea and was an important port and trade town from the 13th Century on.