Longevity of Priests Born Between 1830 and 1860.

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Walker, Lawrence D. (Illinois State University, USA)
Publication Date
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    Investigation of the length of life of German and US-American Catholic clergymen. Topics: Date of birth, origins, academic degrees, date of ordination, date of retirement, death date, diocese.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1830 / 1860
Geographic Coverage
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
    dioceses Limburg, Muenster, Trier
  • United States (US)
    USA (diocese Brooklyn)
Sampled Universe
Catholic clergymen
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census of the approx. 4600 entries
Collection Mode
  • Sources: Systematic evaluation and linking of two types of source of the Catholic Church: a) ´Schematisms´ (hand books) contain short biographies of the priests of an office district (diocese); b) ´Necrologies´ (death books) contain the death date (month and day) of the deceased priest.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 4631
    Number of Variables: 91
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8047 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Walker, Lawrence D.: Schematismen as Sources in the Study of German Social History. In: Historical Methods 12, 1979, No. 3, S. 137-138.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23