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Title in the Language of the Record
Österreich, Oberösterreich, Linz, ausgewählte Bestände des Landesarchivs 1485-1894
This collection includes miscellaneous city records in upper Austria, Linz, from 1485-1894. The collection will include records such as court records, orphan records, marriage contracts, citizenship records, and account books. The original records are located in the Upper Austrian State Archives, Linz, Austria.
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These records may contain the following information:
- Name of Applicant
- Age of Applicant
- Date of Birth
- Place of Origin
- Occupation of Applicant
- Date and Place of Issue
How to Use the Record
This section provides information on how to search the collection, what to do with information once found, and some tips on how to find records.
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.
Search the Collection
To search by image:
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Quellengattung, Zeitraum, und Bandnummer" (record type, year and volume number) which takes you to the images.
Look at each 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. 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 and 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 articles:
Tips to Keep in Mind
- There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
- You may not be sure of your own ancestor's name.
- Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life (for example: they may have gone by their middle name).
- Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date.
|FHL Place Austria, Upper Austria items or FHL Keyword Austria, Upper Austria items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.|
- Austrian Genealogy
- Osterreichische Nationalbibliothek
- A Beginner’s Guide to Austrian Research
- Upper Austria State Archives Website (most of this website is in German)
- Research in Austria
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- Austria Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)
How You Can Contribute
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Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.
Citations for this Collection
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite 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.
- "Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Miscellaneous City Records, 1485-1894" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Oberösterreichisches Landesarchiv [Upper Austrian State Archives, Linz, Austria].
|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, Upper Austria, Linz, Miscellaneous City Records, 1485-1894.|
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