List below is sourced from James M. Beidler, Genealogists 2013 book, German Genealogy Guide

German States Birth or Death Register Collections-date started
Alsace and Lorraine 1792
Pfalz 1798
Rheinland 1798
Hessen 1798
Baden 1810
Westfalen 1808
Hannover 1808
Oldenburg 1811
Prussia 1874
Mecklenburg 1876
Sachsen 1876
Thuringen 1876
Bavaria 1876
Wurttemberg 1876