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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.  
  
== Jurisdictions ==
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== Featured Content ==
  
[[Image:Austrian Provinces.jpg|thumb|right|300px]]  
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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  ==
  
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 Hapbsburg Monarchy or Austro-Hungarian Empire. [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~autwgw/ Read More]  
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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 Karnten|Research in Karnten]]
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*[[Research in Tirol|Research in Tirol]]
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*[[Research in Vorarlberg|Research in Vorarlberg]]
  
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== 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]
  
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'''Provinces of modern Austria'''
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'''Austria''' (English name)
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'''Österreich'''
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'''Austrian Empire and Austro-Hungarian<br>Monarchy (till 1918)'''<br>
 
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'''Austrian Empire and Austro-Hungarian Monarchy (till 1918)'''<br>
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'''Austria'''  
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'''Austria'''<br>
 
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== Research Tools  ==
 
== Research Tools  ==
  
*[[Germany - German Handwriting 1500s - 1920 (Kurrentschrift)|Handwriting Guide]] -&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Image:Austria.jpg|thumb|196x114px]]  
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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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*[http://www.genealogy.net/genealogy www.genealogy.net/genealogy] - German genealogy web portal - English front page  
 
*[http://www.genealogy.net/genealogy www.genealogy.net/genealogy] - German genealogy web portal - English front page  
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Europe/Austria.pdf BYU Research Guide for Germany]  
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Europe/Austria.pdf BYU Research Guide for Germany]  
*[[Other...|Other...]]
 
 
*[[Austria Websites|Websites]]
 
*[[Austria Websites|Websites]]
  
== Research Strategies  ==
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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.
  
*[[Research in Austria|Research in Austria]]
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== Did you Know?  ==
*[[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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[[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."
*[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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== Help Wanted  ==
 
== 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:<br>
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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:  
  
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[[Image:Wappen Kaisertum 29.png|left|47x60px]]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>
 
 
 
  
 
'''Wiki articles describing these collections are found at:'''  
 
'''Wiki articles describing these collections are found at:'''  
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*[[Austria Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Austria Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Austria Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Austria Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Austria, Carinthia Military Personnel Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria, Carinthia Military Personnel Records (FamilySearch Historical Records]])
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*[[Austria, Evangelical-Lutheran Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria, Evangelical-Lutheran Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Austria Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Austria Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Austria Seigniorial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria Seignorial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Austria Seigniorial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria Seignorial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Austria, Lower Austria Seigniorial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria, Upper Austria Seignorial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Austria, Lower Austria Seigniorial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria, Upper Austria Seignorial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[[Austria, Vienna Evangelical Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria, Vienna Evangelical Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Austria, Vienna Evangelical Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria, Vienna Evangelical Church Records (FamilySearch Historical]][[Austria, Vienna Evangelical Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|&nbsp;Records)]]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Austria,_Vienna,_Jewish_Registers_of_Births,_Marriages,_and_Deaths_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) Austraia, Vienna, Jewsish Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths (FamilySearch&nbsp;Historical Records)]
 
*[[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]]
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*[[Austria Beginners Corner What's the Next Step?|What's the next step?]]
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*[[Austria Beginners Corner Finding Your Ancestor in the Records|Finding your ancestor in the records]]
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*[[Austrian Church Records online|Austrian Records Online!]]
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*[[Austria Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[[Austria Census|Census]]
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*[[Austria Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[Austria Baptism Records|Baptism Records]]
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*[[Austria Confirmation Records|Confirmation Records]]
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*[[Austria Marriage Records|Marriage Records]]
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*[[Austria Death Records|Death Records]]
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*[[Austria Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
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*[[Austria Court Records|Court Records]]
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*[[Austria Directories|Directories]]
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*[[Austria Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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*[[Austria Ethnic Groups|Ethnic Groups]]
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*[[Austria Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
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*[[Austria Genealogies|Genealogies]]
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*[[Austria Geography|Geography]]
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*[[Austria Geography (Historical)|Geography (Historical]]
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*[[Austria Handwriting|Handwriting]]
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*[[Austria History|History]]
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*[[Austria Jewish Records|Jewish Records]]
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*[[Austria Jurisdictions|Jurisdictions]]
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*[[Austria Land and Property|Land and Property]]
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*[[Austria Language|Language]]
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*[[Austria Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[Austria Names, Personal|Names, Personal]]
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*[[Austria Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[Austria Nobility|Nobility]]
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*[[Austria Occupations|Occupations]]
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*[[Austria Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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*[[Austria Place Names|Place Names]]
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*[[Austria Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[Austria Schools|Schools]]
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*[[Austria Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]
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*[[Austria Societies|Societies]]
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*[[Austria Taxation|Taxation]]
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*[[Austria Telephone Directory|Telephone Directory]]
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*[[Austria Vital Records|Vital Records]]
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*[http://www.genteam.at Gazetteers for Austria]
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*[http://www.matricula.findbuch.net/php/main.php?ar_id=3670 Austrian records online]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Growth_of_Habsburg_territories.jpg Map of the Austro-Hungarian Empire]
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*[http://lexikon.dornbirn.at/Dornbirn-...05.0.html?& Dornbirn Family Book]
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*[http://www.familia-austria.at/ Familia Austria]
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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: