Below are some addresses and phone numbers, which may aid you in your research.
Note: When calling Germany from the USA dial 01149-then the number without the first 0.
Kirchenbuchamt fuer Kreis Oldenburg/Holstein
D-23730 Neustadt in Holstein, Germany
Tel. 04561 / 17945
The church books of Burg on Fehmarn begin in 1653 with baptism, marriage and deaths.
The church books of Landkirchen begin with baptism in 1627, marriages in 1637 and deaths in 1661.
The church books of Petersdorf begin with baptism and deaths at 1612, marriages at 1670.
The church books of Bannesdorf begin with baptism in 1651, deaths at 1740 and marriages at 1749. Mostly open to the public on Thursdays at 9:00 am. You may have to make an appointment.
Schleswig-Holstein (now the most northern province of Germany)
The main archive adr. is in:
Nordelbische Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche [church archives]
Bookstore in Burg
For German phone numbers dialed from the the USA add 011 49 to the beginning of the number.
Her address is: Wiesenweg 2, D-23769 Petersdorf, Westfehmarn, Germany
The following translator of old German script, Else Bügge-Wood was born on Fehmarn. She is very familiar with the Fehmarn records and is the official translator for this website.
I know Else Bügge-Wood, she is an excellent and honest translator, and I have personally used her more than a dozen times for this web site. Much of the material you are able to read here is the translations of Else, John (website owner)
Kathleen Toal has volunteered as a contact person for research enquiries on
ancestors who emigrated to Australia. She would be happy to look up
indexes or lists readily available and/or advise on further research contact
The FEHMARN GENEALOGY Site