Austria, Upper Austria, Wels, Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
The collection consists of several record sets from Wels, Upper Austria. Includes census records, guild records, and probate records for the city of Wels. The census records give the name of the homeowner, head of household, wife, children, ages, and occupations. The guild records are limited to the toolmakers and carpenters. The original records are located in the Wels City Archives, Austria.
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The collection consists of several record sets from Wels, Upper Austria. It will include census records, guild records, and probate records for the city of Wels. The census records give the name of the homeowner, head of household, wife, children, ages, and occupations. The guild records are limited to the toolmakers and carpenters. The original records are located in the Wels City Archives, Austria.  
 
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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="Österreich, Oberösterreich, Wels, Volkszählungen, Verlassenschaften und Zunftbücher 1613-1900." Images. '''FamilySearch'''. https://familysearch.org : accessed 2013.}}
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[[Austria, Upper Austria, Wels, Census Records (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  ==
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{{Incomplete Image Translations}}
  
 
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Image:Austria, Upper Austria, Wels, Census Records, 1830-1900 DGS 7012035 5 Census.jpg|Census Record
 
Image:Austria, Upper Austria, Wels, Census Records, 1830-1900 DGS 7012035 5 Census.jpg|Census Record
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</gallery> '''This collection''' may include the following information:  
 
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Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include the following information:  
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*Name of the homeowner  
 
*Name of the homeowner  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
To begin your search it is helpful to know the name and some other identifing information such as age and occupation.  
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To begin your search it is helpful to know the name and some other identifying information such as age and occupation.  
  
==== Search the Collection  ====
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=== Search the Collection  ===
  
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Quellengattung, Zeitraum, und Bandnummer" which takes you to the images.  
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'''To search the collection image by image:'''<br>
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⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page  
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⇒Select the appropriate "Quellengattung, Zeitraum, und Bandnummer" (record type, years and number) 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:
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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.  
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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'''When searching:'''<br>
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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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, 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.
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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==== Using the Information  ====
 
==== Using the Information  ====
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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. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.  
 
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. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.  
  
==== Unable to Find Your Ancestor? ====
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==== Tips to Keep in Mind ====
  
 
*Look for variant spellings of the surnames.  
 
*Look for variant spellings of the surnames.  
*Look for an index. There may be indexes at the beginning of each volume.  
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
*Search the records of nearby counties places.
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*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 (for example: they may have gone by their middle name).
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*Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date.
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*Search the records of nearby counties places (for example: Linz).
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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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*[[German Language and Languages]]
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*[[Germany Handwriting]]
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*[[Germany Resources]]
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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*[http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/austria/ Genealogy Links]  
 
*[http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/austria/ Genealogy Links]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~autwgw/agslka.htm RootsWeb]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~autwgw/agslka.htm RootsWeb]
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*[[Austria Websites]]
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*[[Research in Austria]]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[[Austria Census]]  
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*[[Austria]]
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*[[Austria Census]]
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*[[Research in the Austro-Hungarian Empire]]
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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  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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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/2046771/waypoints Austria, Upper Austria, Wels, Census Records, 1613-1900]
  
 
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.  
 
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]].
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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{{Image_Citation_Link
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|title=Austria, Upper Austria, W...Census Records, 1613-1900
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{{Incomplete Citations}}  
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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="Österreich, Oberösterreich, Wels, Volkszählungen, Verlassenschaften und Zunftbücher 1613-1900." Images. FamilySearch. https://familysearch.org : accessed 2013.}}
  
“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.
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Revision as of 21:32, 30 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, Wels, Volkszählungen, Verlassenschaften und Zunftbücher

Record Description

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Austria, Upper Austria, W...Census Records, 1613-1900.

The collection consists of several record sets from Wels, Upper Austria. It will include census records, guild records, and probate records for the city of Wels. The census records give the name of the homeowner, head of household, wife, children, ages, and occupations. The guild records are limited to the toolmakers and carpenters. The original records are located in the Wels City Archives, Austria.

Record Content

This collection may include the following information:
  • Name of the homeowner
  • Name of head of household
  • Names of family members
  • Age
  • Place of birth (sometimes)
  • Occupation

How to Use the Record

To begin your search it is helpful to know the name and some other identifying information such as age and occupation.

Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the appropriate "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, 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. 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

  • Look for variant spellings of the surnames.
  • 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 example: they may have gone by their middle name).
  • Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date.
  • Search the records of nearby counties places (for example: Linz).

For Help Reading the Records

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

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Don't overlook FHL Place Austria, Oberösterreich, Wels items or FHL Keyword Austria, Oberösterreich, Wels 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.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Austria, Upper Austria, Wels, Census Records, 1613-1900

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.

Citation for This Collection

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, W...Census Records, 1613-1900.

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.

"Österreich, Oberösterreich, Wels, Volkszählungen, Verlassenschaften und Zunftbücher 1613-1900." Images. FamilySearch. https://familysearch.org : accessed 2013.