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Title in the Language of the Record
Stadt Archiv Innsbruck
The collection consists of indexes to baptisms, marriages, and deaths in the parish of Sankt Jakob, Innsbruck, Tirol. The original index volumes are located in the Innsbruck City Archives, Austria. The records cover the years 1578 to 1970.
Citation for This Collection
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- Stadt Archiv Innsbruck. Austria, Tirol, Innsbruck, Sankt Jakob Parish Register Index. Upper Austrian State Archives, Triol, Austria.
The index contains the following information:
- Name of child
- Page number
It may also contain:
- Event date
- Names of parents
- Other family details
How to Use the Record
To begin your search it is helpful to know the name and some identifying information such as the date of the event or the parents' names.
Search the Collection
To search the collection fill in the requested information in the boxes on the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the individuals in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to look at the information on several individuals comparing the information about them to your ancestors to make this determination. 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.
- These records are brief so it is easy to confuse individuals.
To search the collection image by image, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Quellengattung, Zeitraum, und Bandnummer" which takes you to the images.
Look at the images one by one 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. 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 tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line video at FamilySearch Search Tips.
Using the Information
When you have located your ancestor’s record, use the page number along with the other family information to find them in the church records. Then carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Download a copy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors.
Tips to Keep in Mind
- Continue to search the index and records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have served in the same unit or a nearby unit.
- Be aware that, as with any index, transcription errors may occur.
Unable to Find Your Ancestor?
- Check for variant spellings of the names.
- Search the original records page by page.
- Search the records of nearby parishes.
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