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Optants of Alsace-Lorraine

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Optants of Alsace-Lorraine

In 1871, the German Empire annexed the French Alsace-Lorraine. The Treaty of Frankfurt gave residents of Alsace-Lorraine to decide between keeping their French nationality and emigrating, or remaining in the region and becoming German citizens. The 'Optants of Alsace-Lorraine' records have been digitized and they are available on Geneanet. You can help indexing them!

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