Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Rolls (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection of citizen records includes the years 1658-1937.  
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This collection of citizen records includes the years 1658 to 1937.  
  
 
This collection of citizen records for the city of Linz may give the name, residence, age, occupation, and tax information for each citizen. The text is handwritten in German. Some documents are written in ledger type format, others in narrative style. The collection also includes citizen land registers (burgerkataster), tax invoices (rechnungen), orphan books (waisenbuch), lists of proprietors (hauserverzeichnis), and certificates of family origin (heimatschein).  
 
This collection of citizen records for the city of Linz may give the name, residence, age, occupation, and tax information for each citizen. The text is handwritten in German. Some documents are written in ledger type format, others in narrative style. The collection also includes citizen land registers (burgerkataster), tax invoices (rechnungen), orphan books (waisenbuch), lists of proprietors (hauserverzeichnis), and certificates of family origin (heimatschein).  
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This collection has a variety of legal records, all relating to citizen records of residence status, property, taxes, heirs, etc. 
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These records were created to track the identification, property, and taxes of all citizens and people applying for citizenship. 
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Citizen records are reliable, but keep in mind that these do not have as much information as church and civil records. Use these records when vital information can’t be found elsewhere.
  
 
For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1923991/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
 
For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1923991/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Rolls, 1658-1937." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Oberösterreichisches Landesarchiv, Linz.}}  
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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[[Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
  
=== Record Content  ===
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== Record Content  ==
  
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'''Key genealogical facts found in citizen lists may include:'''  
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'''These citizen lists usually include the following information:'''  
  
 
*Date issued  
 
*Date issued  
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*Spoken language
 
*Spoken language
  
'''Key genealogical facts found in outstanding taxes may include:'''  
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'''These outstanding tax records&nbsp;usually include the following information:'''  
  
 
*Name of person  
 
*Name of person  
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*Place of residence
 
*Place of residence
  
'''Key genealogical facts found in citizenship and&nbsp;oath of allegiance lists may include:'''  
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'''These&nbsp;citizenship and&nbsp;oath of allegiance lists usually include the following information:'''  
  
 
*Name of person  
 
*Name of person  
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*Name of representative, if any
 
*Name of representative, if any
  
'''Key genealogical facts found in inheritance taxes may include:'''  
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'''These inheritance tax records usually include the following information:'''  
  
 
*Name of the deceased person  
 
*Name of the deceased person  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
''This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying information on how to use this collection here.''  
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'''To browse this collection you will need to follow this series of links:'''<br>⇒ Select the ''"Browse"'' link in the initial search page<br>⇒ Select the ''“Item of Interest”'' which takes you to the images.
  
== Record History  ==
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Indexes are available on some of these groups of images. If indexes are available, check these for the name first. Indexes are usually located at the beginning of a group of images or at the end. Find your ancestors name and look for the locator information next to the name (such as page, entry, or certificate number). This will help you find the record you are looking for in the collection.
  
This collection has a variety of legal records, all relating to citizen records of residence status, property, taxes, heirs, etc.  
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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.  
  
These records were created to track the identification, property, and taxes of all citizens and people applying for citizenship.
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Citizen records are reliable, but keep in mind that these do not have as much information as church and civil records. Use these records when vital information can’t be found elsewhere.
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[[Austria]]  
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*[[Austria]]
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*[[Austria Church Records|Austria Church Records]]
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
Austria, Upper Austria, L... Citizen Rolls, 1658-1937Burgerbücher 1810-1822
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Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Rolls, 1658-1937 Burgerbücher 1810-1822 &gt; Image 15 of 30, Ludwig Stegener, 13 July 1813; Oberösterreichisches Landesarchiv, Linz, Austria.  
> Image 15 of 30, Ludwig Stegener, 13 July 1813; citing Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citzen Rolls; Oberösterreichisches Landes archiv, Linz, Austria.
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[[Category:Austria]]
 
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Revision as of 15:17, 6 March 2013

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 Bürgerbücher

Record Description

This collection of citizen records includes the years 1658 to 1937.

This collection of citizen records for the city of Linz may give the name, residence, age, occupation, and tax information for each citizen. The text is handwritten in German. Some documents are written in ledger type format, others in narrative style. The collection also includes citizen land registers (burgerkataster), tax invoices (rechnungen), orphan books (waisenbuch), lists of proprietors (hauserverzeichnis), and certificates of family origin (heimatschein).

This collection has a variety of legal records, all relating to citizen records of residence status, property, taxes, heirs, etc. 

These records were created to track the identification, property, and taxes of all citizens and people applying for citizenship. 

Citizen records are reliable, but keep in mind that these do not have as much information as church and civil records. Use these records when vital information can’t be found elsewhere.

For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

"Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Rolls, 1658-1937." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Oberösterreichisches Landesarchiv, Linz.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

These citizen lists usually include the following information:

  • Date issued
  • Name of principal
  • Occupation
  • Marital status
  • Residence
  • Age
  • Physical description
  • Spoken language

These outstanding tax records usually include the following information:

  • Name of person
  • Marital status
  • Place of residence

These citizenship and oath of allegiance lists usually include the following information:

  • Name of person
  • Age or date of birth
  • Place of residence
  • Occupation
  • Signature of person swearing the oath
  • Name of representative, if any

These inheritance tax records usually include the following information:

  • Name of the deceased person
  • Names of heirs
  • Taxes information

How to Use the Record

To browse this collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the “Item of Interest” which takes you to the images.

Indexes are available on some of these groups of images. If indexes are available, check these for the name first. Indexes are usually located at the beginning of a group of images or at the end. Find your ancestors name and look for the locator information next to the name (such as page, entry, or certificate number). This will help you find the record you are looking for in 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.


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Contributions to This Article

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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Rolls, 1658-1937 Burgerbücher 1810-1822 > Image 15 of 30, Ludwig Stegener, 13 July 1813; Oberösterreichisches Landesarchiv, Linz, Austria.