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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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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.  
 
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 so you will need to be able to read German. For help reading the language see the wiki article [[German Word List]].
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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.  
 
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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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.
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{{Collection citation
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|text=<!--bibdescbegin-->Landesarchiv Linz. Death Certificates. City of Linz parish, Linz, Austria.<!--bibdescend-->}}
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[[Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
  
{{Incomplete Image Translations}} <gallery>
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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> Death certificates usually include the following information:  
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Image:Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates (12-0673).jpg|Death Certificate
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'''Death certificates''' usually include the following information:  
  
 
*Name of the deceased  
 
*Name of the deceased  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page<br>⇒Select the “Quellengattung, Zeitraum, und Bandnummer” which takes you to the images.  
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This section provides information on how to search the collection, what to do with information once found, some tips on how to find records, and what to do if no record is found.  
  
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:
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'''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, age, estimated [event] year, and family relationships.  
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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=== Search the Collection  ===
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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==== Using the Information  ====
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'''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.
  
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.  
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Search the collection by 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.  
  
==== Tips to Keep in Mind ====
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=== Using the Information ===
  
*These records are in German so you will need to be able to read German. For help reading the language see the wiki article [[German Word List]].  
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*Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date.
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*Use the soldier's age and location of the military unit to find his family in census, church, and land records.
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*Use the county code and the certificate number to obtain a copy of the original death certificate from the county.
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=== Tips to Keep in Mind  ===
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*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.  
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*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.  
 
*Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank or status within the community.  
 
*Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank or status within the community.  
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*Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date.
 
*If you are unable to find your ancestor look for variant spellings of the surnames.  
 
*If you are unable to find your ancestor look for variant spellings of the surnames.  
*Search therecords of nearby localities.
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*Search the records of nearby localities.
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=== Unable to Find Your Ancestor?  ===
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*Check for variant spellings of the names.
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*Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. In addition local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
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*Search the records of nearby localities (or military units, counties, parishes, etc.).
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=== For Help Reading the Records  ===
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These records are in German. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
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*[[German Word List]]
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*[[Germany Handwriting]]
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*[[Germany Resources]]
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=== Other Searches ===
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
[http://gedcomindex.com/Countries/at.html Gedcom Index, Austria]
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*[http://gedcomindex.com/Countries/at.html Gedcom Index, Austria]
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*[http://feefhs.org/journal/10/austrian.pdf A Beginner’s Guide to Austrian Research]
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*[http://www.oberoesterreich.at/en/austria/poi/401313/stadtpfarrkirche-linz-parish-church.html?h=97 Stadtpfarrkirche – Linz Parish Church]
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*[[Austria Websites]]
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*[[Research in Austria]]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[Austria]]  
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*[[Austria Genealogy|Austria]]
*[[Austria Websites]]  
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*[[Research in the Austro-Hungarian Empire]]  
*[[German Word List]]
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*[[Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Rolls (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Miscellaneous City Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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== Citations for This Collection ==
  
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box:[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/2046868/waypoints Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates, 1818-1899]
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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.  
  
<br> 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.  
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates,1818-1899." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2014. Citing Linz Parish Church, Linz.}}<br>
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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Latest revision as of 18:48, 9 February 2015

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

This section provides information on how to search the collection, what to do with information once found, some tips on how to find records, and what to do if no record is found.

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, age, estimated [event] year, and family relationships.

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.

Search the collection by 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.

Using the Information

  • Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date.
  • Use the soldier's age and location of the military unit to find his family in census, church, and land records.
  • Use the county code and the certificate number to obtain a copy of the original death certificate from the county.

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

  • Check for variant spellings of the names.
  • Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. In addition local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
  • Search the records of nearby localities (or military units, counties, parishes, etc.).

For Help Reading the Records

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

Other Searches

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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,1818-1899." 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.

 

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