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== Getting started with Austrian research  ==
 
== 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.  
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[[Image:Austria.jpg|thumb|250px]]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. As a result of wars and political realignments, the internal and external boundaries of Austria have changed several times.
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== Featured Content  ==
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A Web site that discusses the break-up of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (with maps, lists, etc.) ... [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~autwgw/ Read More]<br>
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== Research Strategies  ==
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*[[Research in Austria|Research in Austria]]
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*[[Research in the Austro-Hungarian Empire|Research in the Austro-Hungarian Empire]]
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*[http://list.genealogy.net/mm/listinfo/austria-l Mailing list 'Austria'] (mainly in German)
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*[[Research in Vienna|Research in Vienna]]
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*[[Research in Niederoesterreich|Research in Niederoesterreich]]
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*[[Research in Oberoesterreich|Research in Oberoesterreich]]
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*[[Research in Burgenland|Research in Burgenland]]
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*[[Research in Steiermark|Research in Steiermark]]
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*[[Research in Karnten|Research in Karnten]]
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*[[Research in Salzburg|Research in Salzburg]]
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*[[Research in Tirol|Research in Tirol]]
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*[[Research in Vorarlberg|Research in Vorarlberg]]
  
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
== 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. [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~autwgw/ Read More]  
 
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. [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~autwgw/ Read More]  
  
'''Provinces of modern Austria'''
 
  
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'''Austrian Empire and Austro-Hungarian<br>Monarchy (till 1918)'''<br>
  
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| [[Veneto|Veneto]]  
 
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== Research Tools  ==
 
== Research Tools  ==
  
*[[Germany - German Handwriting 1500s - 1920 (Kurrentschrift)|Handwriting Guide]] -&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Image:Austria.jpg|thumb|200px]]  
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*[[Germany - German Handwriting 1500s - 1920 (Kurrentschrift)|Handwriting Guide]]
 
*[http://www.genteam.at/ Gazetteer of Austria]  
 
*[http://www.genteam.at/ Gazetteer of Austria]  
 
*[[German Word List|German Word List]] -  
 
*[[German Word List|German Word List]] -  
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*Listing of all [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927070 records collections for Austria] available on FamilySearch.org.  
 
*Listing of all [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927070 records collections for Austria] available on FamilySearch.org.  
  
== Research Strategies ==
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== Did you Know? ==
  
*[[Research in Austria|Research in Austria]]
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[[Image:Wappen Kaisertum 29.png|left|100px|Wappen Kaisertum 29.png]]The Hapsburg Empire was once so large that Charles V was able to boast: "In my Empire the sun never sets."
*[[Research in the Austro-Hungarian Empire|Research in the Austro-Hungarian Empire]]
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*[[Austria Military Records|Military Records]]  
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*[http://list.genealogy.net/mm/listinfo/austria-l Mailing list 'Austria'] (mainly in German)
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*[[Research in Vienna|Research in Vienna]]
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*[[Research in Niederoesterreich|Research in Niederoesterreich]]
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*[[Research in Oberoesterreich|Research in Oberoesterreich]]
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*[[Research in Burgenland|Research in Burgenland]]
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*[[Research in Steiermark|Research in Steiermark]]
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*[[Research in Karnten|Research in Karnten]]
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*[[Research in Salzburg|Research in Salzburg]]
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*[[Research in Tirol|Research in Tirol]]
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*[[Research in Vorarlberg|Research in Vorarlberg]]
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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
  
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== Did you Know?  ==
 
 
[[Image:Wappen Kaisertum 29.png|left|200px|Wappen Kaisertum 29.png]]The Hapsburg Empire was once so large that Charles V was able to boast: "In my Empire the sun never sets."
 
 
== Featured Content  ==
 
 
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.) ... [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~autwgw/ Read More]<br>
 
 
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'''Wiki articles describing these collections are found at:'''  
 
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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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Getting started with Austrian research

Austria.jpg
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. As a result of wars and political realignments, the internal and external boundaries of Austria have changed several times.

Featured Content

A Web site that discusses the break-up of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (with maps, lists, etc.) ... Read More

Research Strategies

Jurisdictions

Austrian Provinces.jpg

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


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

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

Research Tools

Canaletto2.jpg

Did you Know?

Wappen Kaisertum 29.png
The Hapsburg Empire was once so large that Charles V was able to boast: "In my Empire the sun never sets."

Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:

Wiki articles describing these collections are found at: