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Title in the Language of the Record

Österreich, Wien, jüdischen Register der Geburten, Heiraten und Sterbefälle

Record Description

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Austria, Vienna, Jewish Registers of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1784-1911.

This Collection will include records from 1850 to 1896. These records are in German. For translation tools, see the For Help Reading the Records section of this article.

The collection consists of registers of births, marriages, deaths, and some burials for the Jewish Community of Vienna (Israelitische Kultusgemeinde Wien).

For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browselink from the collection landing page.

Record Content

Austria, Vienna, Jewish Metrical Books (11-1027) (11-0984) DGS 5202022 18.jpg

Birth Registers may include the following:

  • Name of Declarant/Father
  • Declarant's Age, Occupation and Residence
  • Name and Gender of Child
  • Date and Place of Birth
  • Parents' Names, including Maiden Name of Mother
  • Names of Witnesses or Godparents
  • Witnesses’ Age, Occupation and Residence

Marriage Registers may include the following:

  • Date and Place of Marriage
  • Groom's Age, Marital Status, Occupation and Residence
  • Names of Groom's Parents, including Maiden Name of Mother
  • Bride's Age, Marital Status, Occupation and Residence
  • Names of Bride's Parents, including Maiden Name of Mother
  • Birthplaces of Bride and Groom
  • Witnesses' Names, Age and Occupation

Death Registers may include the following:

  • Date and Place of Death and Burial
  • Name and Age of Deceased
  • Cause of Death
  • Father of Deceased and his Occupation
  • Date and Birthplace of Deceased
  • Marital Status of Deceased
  • If Married, the Name of the Spouse

How to Use the Record

To search by image:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "Town or City" category
⇒ Select "Record Type" category
⇒ Select "Item Description" which takes you to the images.

Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

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, and family relationships. 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.

For Help Reading the Records

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

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date.
  • Use the locality to search for other records.
  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  • Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank, or status within the community.
  • You may need to search using a nickname or alternative name.

Known Issues with This Collection

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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

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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, Vienna, Jewish Registers of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1784-1911." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2014. Citing Jüdische Gemeinde Wien. Niederösterreichischen Stadt und Landesarchiv Wien.

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, Vienna, Jewish Registers of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1784-1911.

 

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