Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(update)
(changed citation)
(26 intermediate revisions by 18 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
{{FamilySearch_Collection
 
{{FamilySearch_Collection
 
|CID=CID2046868
 
|CID=CID2046868
|title=Austria, Tirol, Innsbruck, Sankt Jakob Parish Register Index, 1580-1896
+
|title=Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates, 1818-1899
|location=Austria
+
|location=Austria}}<br>  
|scheduled=}}<br>  
+
  
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
{{Incomplete Title Translations}}
+
Österreich, Oberösterreich, Linz, Totenbeschauzettel
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection contains an index to the baptisms, marriages, and deaths in the parish of Sankt Jakob, Innsbruck.  
+
{{Collection_Browse_Link
 +
|CID=CID2046868
 +
|title=Austria, Upper Austria, L...h Certificates, 1818-1899
 +
|}}
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
+
This collection contains certificates of death issued by the Stadtpfarrkirche Linz. The certificates include the name of the deceased, age, occupation, birthplace, country of origin, last residence, date &amp; time of death, cause of death, and date of burial. Original certifcates are housed in the Oberösterreichischen Landesarchiv, Linz. The collections covers the years 1818 to 1899.
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
+
These records are in German. Refer to the [[Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)#For_Help_Reading_the_Records|For Help Reading the Records]] section of this article for further translation tools.  
 
+
{{Collection citation
+
|text=<!--bibdescbegin-->Landesarchiv Linz. Death Certificates. City of Linz parish, Linz, Austria.<!--bibdescend-->}}
+
 
+
Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].  
+
  
 
== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
Line 26: Line 23:
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
 
Image:Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates DGS 4500814 11 Death Certificate.jpg|Death Certificate
 
Image:Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates DGS 4500814 11 Death Certificate.jpg|Death Certificate
</gallery>
+
Image:Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates (12-0673).jpg|Death Certificate
 
+
</gallery> Death certificates usually include the following information:  
Key genealogical facts found in the death certificates usually includes the following information:
+
  
 
*Name of the deceased  
 
*Name of the deceased  
Line 42: Line 38:
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the “Record” ⇒Select the “County” ⇒Select the “Volume and Year” which takes you to the images.  
+
=== Search the Collection  ===
+
 
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
+
'''To search by image:'''<br> To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the “Quellengattung, Zeitraum, und Bandnummer” (record type, years, and number) which takes you to the images.  
 +
 
 +
Look at each image 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.
 +
 
 +
'''When Searching:'''<br> As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
 +
 
 +
=== Using the Information  ===
 +
 
 +
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
 +
 
 +
=== Tips to Keep in Mind  ===
 +
 
 +
*Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank or status within the community.
 +
*Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date.
 +
*If you are unable to find your ancestor look for variant spellings of the surnames.
 +
*Search the records of nearby localities.
 +
 
 +
=== For Help Reading the Records  ===
 +
 
 +
These records are in German. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
 +
 
 +
*[[German Word List]]
 +
*[[Germany Handwriting]]
 +
*[[Germany Resources]]
 +
 
 +
{{FHL Search Tip
 +
|noarchiveslink=
 +
|foreigntwo=
 +
|level1=Austria
 +
|level2=Upper Austria
 +
}}
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://gedcomindex.com/Countries/at.html Gedcom Index, Austria]
+
*[http://gedcomindex.com/Countries/at.html Gedcom Index, Austria]
 +
*[http://feefhs.org/journal/10/austrian.pdf A Beginner’s Guide to Austrian Research]
 +
*[http://www.oberoesterreich.at/en/austria/poi/401313/stadtpfarrkirche-linz-parish-church.html?h=97 Stadtpfarrkirche – Linz Parish Church]
 +
*[[Austria Websites]]
 +
*[[Research in Austria]]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
 
*[[Austria]]  
 
*[[Austria]]  
*[[Austria Websites]]
+
*[[Research in the Austro-Hungarian Empire]]
 +
*[[Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Rolls (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 +
*[[Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Miscellaneous City Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
Line 59: Line 91:
 
{{Contributor_invite}}  
 
{{Contributor_invite}}  
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
+
===Citations for This Collection===
 
+
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
+
 
+
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
+
 
+
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection ===
+
 
+
{{Incomplete Citations}}
+
  
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.  
+
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information (often called [[Transfer_the_Information#Cite_Your_Sources|citing your sources]]). This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.
  
When the citation has been replaced with a citation specific to the collection being described, the heading should be changed to “Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection” in Heading style 3.  
+
'''Collection citation''':<br>
 +
{{Collection citation | text= "Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2014. Citing Linz Parish Church, Linz.}}<br>
  
{{FamilySearch Historical Records Stub Article}}<br>
+
'''Image citation''':<br>
 +
{{Image_Citation_Link
 +
|CID=CID2046868
 +
|title=Austria, Upper Austria, L...h Certificates, 1818-1899
 +
|}}

Revision as of 16:02, 23 July 2014

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Österreich, Oberösterreich, Linz, Totenbeschauzettel

Record Description

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Austria, Upper Austria, L...h Certificates, 1818-1899.

This collection contains certificates of death issued by the Stadtpfarrkirche Linz. The certificates include the name of the deceased, age, occupation, birthplace, country of origin, last residence, date & time of death, cause of death, and date of burial. Original certifcates are housed in the Oberösterreichischen Landesarchiv, Linz. The collections covers the years 1818 to 1899.

These records are in German. Refer to the For Help Reading the Records section of this article for further translation tools.

Record Content

Death certificates usually include the following information:
  • Name of the deceased
  • Age
  • Occupation
  • Birthplace
  • Country of origin
  • Last residence
  • Date and time of death
  • Cause of death
  • Date of burial

How to Use the Record

Search the Collection

To search by image:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the “Quellengattung, Zeitraum, und Bandnummer” (record type, years, and number) which takes you to the images.

Look at each image 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.

When Searching:
As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank or status within the community.
  • Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date.
  • If you are unable to find your ancestor look for variant spellings of the surnames.
  • Search the records of nearby localities.

For Help Reading the Records

These records are in German. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

Dark thin font green pin Version 4.png
Don't overlook FHL Place Austria, Upper Austria items or FHL Keyword Austria, Upper Austria items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We especially need language translations for both content and images. For specific needs, please look for callout boxes throughout the article or visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information (often called citing your sources). This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection citation:

"Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2014. Citing Linz Parish Church, Linz.

Image citation:

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Austria, Upper Austria, L...h Certificates, 1818-1899.