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Title in the Language of the Record

Österreich, Tirol, Innsbruck, Sankt Jakob Kirchenbuch Index, 1578-1970

Record Description

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Austria, Tirol, Innsbruck...Register Index, 1578-1970.

The collection consists of indexes to baptisms, marriages, and deaths in the parish of Sankt Jakob, Innsbruck, Tirol. The original index volumes are located in the Innsbruck City Archives, Austria. The records spans the years from 1578 to 1970.

Record Content


Baptism Records usually include:

  • Name
  • Date and Place of Baptism
  • Parents' Names
  • Date and Place of Birth
  • Name of Godparents

Marriage Records usually include:

  • Date and Place of Marriage
  • Groom's Age, Occupation and Residence
  • Bride's Age, Occupation and Residence
  • Name of Groom's Parents
  • Name of Bride's Parents

Death Records usually include:

  • Date and Place of Death and Burial
  • Name and Age of Deceased
  • Cause of Death
  • Marital Status of Deceased

How to Use the Record

This section provides information on how to search the collection, what to do with information once found, some tips on how to find records, and what to do if no record is found.

When searching:
As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence, age, estimated [event] year, and family relationships.

Search the Collection

To browse by image:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the "Quellengattung, Zeitraum, und Bandnummer" category which takes you to the images

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

For Help Reading the Records

These records are in German. For help with reading the records, see the following wiki article:

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date.
  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  • Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
  • Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank, or status within the community.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

  • Check for variant spellings of the names.
  • Search the original records page by page.
  • Search the records of other areas within Austria (Vienna, Linz, Wels, etc.).

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Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information (often called citing your sources). This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation:

"Austria, Tirol, Innsbruck, Sankt Jakob Parish Register Index." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2014. Citing Innsbruck City Archives.

Image Citation:

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Austria, Tirol, Innsbruck...Register Index, 1578-1970.

 

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