Austria Genealogy

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*[[Research in the Austro-Hungarian Empire|Research in the Austro-Hungarian Empire]]  
 
*[[Research in the Austro-Hungarian Empire|Research in the Austro-Hungarian Empire]]  
 
*[[Austria Military Records|Military Records]]  
 
*[[Austria Military Records|Military Records]]  
*[http://list.genealogy.net/mm/listinfo/austria-l Mailing list 'Austria' (mainly in German])  
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*[http://list.genealogy.net/mm/listinfo/austria-l Mailing list 'Austria'] (mainly in German)  
 
*[[Research in Vienna|Research in Vienna]]  
 
*[[Research in Vienna|Research in Vienna]]  
 
*[[Research in Niederoesterreich|Research in Niederoesterreich]]  
 
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*[[Austria Vienna Population Cards (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria Vienna Population Cards (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Austria Vienna Population Cards (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria Vienna Population Cards (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
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*[[Austria Beginners Corner Getting Started|Getting started]]
 
*[[Austria Beginners Corner What's the Next Step?|What's the next step?]]
 
*[[Austria Beginners Corner Finding Your Ancestor in the Records|Finding your ancestor in the records]]
 
*[[Austria Beginners Corner Resources|Resources]]
 
 
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'''New!'''
 
 
*[[Austrian Church Records online|Austrian Records Online!]]
 
 
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*[[Austria Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Austria Biographies|Biographies]]
 
*[[Austria Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Austria Census|Census]]
 
*[[Austria Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Austria Baptism Records|Baptism Records]]
 
*[[Austria Confirmation Records|Confirmation Records]]
 
*[[Austria Marriage Records|Marriage Records]]
 
*[[Austria Death Records|Death Records]]
 
*[[Austria Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Austria Court Records|Court Records]]
 
*[[Austria Directories|Directories]]
 
*[[Austria Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
 
*[[Austria Ethnic Groups|Ethnic Groups]]
 
*[[Austria Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Austria Genealogies|Genealogies]]
 
*[[Austria Geography|Geography]]
 
*[[Austria Geography (Historical)|Geography (Historical]]
 
*[[Austria Handwriting|Handwriting]]
 
*[[Austria History|History]]
 
*[[Austria Jewish Records|Jewish Records]]
 
*[[Austria Jurisdictions|Jurisdictions]]
 
*[[Austria Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[Austria Language|Language]]
 
*[[Austria Military Records|Military Records]]
 
*[[Austria Names, Personal|Names, Personal]]
 
*[[Austria Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
*[[Austria Nobility|Nobility]]
 
*[[Austria Occupations|Occupations]]
 
*[[Austria Periodicals|Periodicals]]
 
*[[Austria Place Names|Place Names]]
 
*[[Austria Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Austria Schools|Schools]]
 
*[[Austria Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]
 
*[[Austria Societies|Societies]]
 
*[[Austria Taxation|Taxation]]
 
*[[Austria Telephone Directory|Telephone Directory]]
 
*[[Austria Vital Records|Vital Records]]
 
 
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*[http://www.genteam.at Gazetteers for Austria]
 
*[http://www.matricula.findbuch.net/php/main.php?ar_id=3670 Austrian records online]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Growth_of_Habsburg_territories.jpg Map of the Austro-Hungarian Empire]
 
*[http://lexikon.dornbirn.at/Dornbirn-...05.0.html?& Dornbirn Family Book]
 
*[http://www.familia-austria.at/ Familia Austria]
 
 
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Contents

Getting started with Austrian research

Austria is landlocked and in a strategic location at the crossroads of central Europe with many easily traversable Alpine passes and valleys. The major river is the Danube.

Jurisdictions

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The boundaries of Austria have changed over time. Your ancestor may have said he was from Austria, but actually he may have come from any of the countries that once belonged to the Hapsburg Monarchy or Austro-Hungarian Empire. Read More

Provinces of modern Austria

Austria (English name)

Österreich

(German name)

Burgenland Burgenland
Carinthia Kärnten
Lower Austria Niederösterreich
Upper Austria Oberösterreich
Salzburg Salzburg
Styria Steiermark
Tyrol Tirol
Vorarlberg Vorarlberg
Vienna Wien


Austrian Empire and Austro-Hungarian Monarchy (till 1918)

Austria

(English name)

Österreich

(German name)

Austria of today              Österreich
Austrian Littoal Küstenland
Bohemia Böhmen
Bukovina Bukowina
Carniola Krain
Dalmatia Dalmatien
Galicia Galizien
Hungary Ungarn
Illyria Illyrien
Istria Istrien
Lombardy Lombardei
Moravia Mähren
Silesia Schlesien
Sudetenland Sudetenland
Sundgau Sundgau
Veneto Veneto

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The Hapsburg Empire was once so large that Charles V was able to boast: "In my Empire the sun never sets."

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As a result of wars and political realignments, the internal and external boundaries of Austria have changed several times. A Web site that discusses the break-up of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (with maps, lists, etc.) ... Read More


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