Source Information

JewishGen Germany, Sachsenhausen Deaths, 1938-1942 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2014.
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About Germany, Sachsenhausen Deaths, 1938-1942

In the early years of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp in Oranienburg, north of Berlin, deaths in the camp were recorded at the Oranienburg civil registry office. This database includes 1,504 records of deaths in Sachsenhausen.

This index may contain the following details extracted from those death records:

  • name
  • date and place of birth
  • last residence (town/country and street)
  • occupation
  • marital status
  • spouse’s name
  • date of death

The marital status field includes the following abbreviations:

  • German: English
  • Die Ehe wurde aufgehoben: The marriage was annulled
  • Geschieden: Divorced
  • Ledig: Unmarried
  • Nicht verheiratet: Not married
  • Ohne Angaben / Unbekannt: No data / Unknown
  • Verheiratet: Married
  • Verwitwet: Widowed