Austria Genealogy

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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 Hapbsburg Monarchy or Austro-Hungarian Empire. [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~autwgw/ Read More]  
 
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== Help Wanted  ==
 
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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:<br>
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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.) ... [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~autwgw/ Read More]
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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.) ... [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~autwgw/ Read More]  
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=== FamilySearch Historical Record Collections ===
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Austria_Births_and_Baptisms_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) Austria Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]
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*[http://www.familia-austria.at/ Familia Austria]
 
*[http://www.familia-austria.at/ Familia Austria]
  
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Revision as of 14:16, 8 July 2011

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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

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 Hapbsburg 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

Research Tools

Research Strategies

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:

Did you Know?

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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."

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.) ... Read More

FamilySearch Historical Record Collections

An online collection containing this records is located in FamilySearch. org.

A wiki article describing this collection is found at:

Austria Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)