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== Title in the Languages of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Languages of the Record  ==
  
*Magyar gyászjelentések, 1840-1990
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*Magyar gyászjelentések (Hungarian)
*Ungar, Begräbnismeldungen, 1840-1990
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*Ungar, Begräbnismeldungen (German)
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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This Collection will include records from 1840 to 1990.<br>  
 
This Collection will include records from 1840 to 1990.<br>  
  
Printed funeral notices gathered by the National Library of Hungary. About 30% pertain to Budapest and the rest to other places in Hungary. Includes approximately 459,000 individual cards printed in a variety of styles sometimes on colored paper and generally with a black border. A small percentage are handwritten on printed forms. The cards are arranged alphabetically by family name and then by given name.  
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These are printed funeral notices gathered by the National Library of Hungary. About 30% of the records pertain to Budapest and the rest are from other places in Hungary. The collection includes approximately 459,000 individual cards printed in a variety of styles, sometimes on colored paper and generally with a black border. A small percentage are handwritten on printed forms. These records are in Hungarian. The cards are arranged alphabetically by family name and then by given name.  
  
 
Notices were printed and distributed to family members and friends. Over time they were either collected by someone and donated to the National Szechenyi Library in Budapest or were collected by the Library itself.  
 
Notices were printed and distributed to family members and friends. Over time they were either collected by someone and donated to the National Szechenyi Library in Budapest or were collected by the Library itself.  
  
Notices represent only a fraction of Hungarians who died during the inclusive years, primarily those from well-to-do middle-class families and lesser nobility. Some of these notices are from Budapest (certainly less than half, possibly about 30%) others are from other parts of Hungary and from areas no longer in Hungary (Slovakia, Croatia, Romania). There are approximately 459,000 people represented in these cards.&nbsp;  
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These notices represent only a fraction of Hungarians who died during the inclusive years, primarily those from well-to-do, middle-class families and lesser nobility. Some of these notices are from areas no longer in Hungary (Slovakia, Croatia, Romania). There are approximately 459,000 people represented in these cards.&nbsp;  
  
 
For an alphabetical list of records currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.familysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fcollection%2F1542666%2Fwaypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
 
For an alphabetical list of records currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.familysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fcollection%2F1542666%2Fwaypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
  
Notices were used to notify family and friends of a death and served also as an invitation to attend the funeral sermon.  
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Notices were used to notify family and friends of a death and also served as an invitation to attend the funeral sermon. Generally, these were composed from information provided by close family members. Therefore, the information is fairly reliable.  
  
Generally these were composed from information provided by close family members and the information is fairly reliable.
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
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{{Collection citation | text= Bibliotheke National Széchényi. Hungary Funeral Notices. Országos Széchényi Könyvtár, Budapest, Hungary.}}  
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[[Hungary, Budapest Funeral Notices (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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Hungarian memorial cards may contain the following information.  
 
Hungarian memorial cards may contain the following information.  
  
[[Image:Hungary Budapest Funeral Notices.jpg|thumb|right|Hungary Budapest Funeral Notices.jpg]]
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Image:Hungary Budapest Funeral Notices.jpg|Funeral Notice 
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*Full name of deceased  
 
*Full name of deceased  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒Select the "Surname letter" category<br>⇒Select the "Beginning name" category which takes you to the images<br>  
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'''To search the collection,''' you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒Select the "Surname letter" category<br>⇒Select the "Beginning name" category, which takes you to the images<br>  
  
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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Search the collection by image, 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.  
  
Notices vary somewhat in the information provided. At a minimum use notices to obtain the name of the deceased, the date and time of death. Sometimes you will learn the age of the deceased, permitting you to approximate the date of birth. Most notices include the names of several surviving family members such as spouses, siblings, and children. Use these details to extend research in those directions. If major accomplishments of the deceased are included, you can use this information to find occupational or school records. Most are written in Hungarian; some are in German; a few are in French.  
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Notices vary somewhat in the information provided. At a minimum, you can use notices to obtain the name of the deceased, the date and time of death. Sometimes you will learn the age of the deceased, permitting you to approximate the date of birth. Most notices include the names of several surviving family members such as spouses, siblings, and children. Use these details to extend research in those directions. If major accomplishments of the deceased are included, you can use this information to find occupational or school records. Most are written in Hungarian; some are in German; a few are in French.  
  
== Known Issues with This Collecton ==
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==== For Help Reading These Records ====
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Hungary, Budapest Funeral Notices (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
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These records are in Hungarian, German, or French. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
  
== &nbsp;Related Websites  ==
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*[[Hungary Genealogical Word List]] <br>
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*[[Hungary Language and Languages]]
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*[[German Word List]]
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*[[French Wordlist]]
  
*[http://www.szgenes.com/sziebert/p50.htm Sziebert and Berecz Families of Baranya Megye Hungary]
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Hungary, Funeral Notices (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
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== Related Websites  ==
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*[http://www.hungaryexchange.com Hungary Exchange]
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*[http://www.barbsnow.net/Hungary.htm Guide to Hungarian Research]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[Hungary]]  
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*[[Hungary Genealogy|Hungary]]  
 
*[[Hungary Beginning Research]]  
 
*[[Hungary Beginning Research]]  
 
*[[Hungary Church Records]]  
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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==Citations for This Collection==
 
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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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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 Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
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{{Incomplete Citations}}
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''Example of an Indexed Collection''
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“Delaware Marriage Records,” database and digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 4 March 2011), William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, 1890; citing Delaware, State Marriage Records, no. 859, Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
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''Example of a Browsed Collection''  
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite 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><br>
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'''Collection Citation''':<br>
  
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. Various dioceses throughout Buenos Aires.
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{{Collection citation | text= "Hungary Funeral Notices, 1840-1990." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Bibliotheke National Széchényi. Országos Széchényi Könyvtár, Budapest.}}
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Latest revision as of 16:50, 26 February 2015

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Contents

Title in the Languages of the Record

  • Magyar gyászjelentések (Hungarian)
  • Ungar, Begräbnismeldungen (German)

Record Description

This Collection will include records from 1840 to 1990.

These are printed funeral notices gathered by the National Library of Hungary. About 30% of the records pertain to Budapest and the rest are from other places in Hungary. The collection includes approximately 459,000 individual cards printed in a variety of styles, sometimes on colored paper and generally with a black border. A small percentage are handwritten on printed forms. These records are in Hungarian. The cards are arranged alphabetically by family name and then by given name.

Notices were printed and distributed to family members and friends. Over time they were either collected by someone and donated to the National Szechenyi Library in Budapest or were collected by the Library itself.

These notices represent only a fraction of Hungarians who died during the inclusive years, primarily those from well-to-do, middle-class families and lesser nobility. Some of these notices are from areas no longer in Hungary (Slovakia, Croatia, Romania). There are approximately 459,000 people represented in these cards. 

For an alphabetical list of records currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Notices were used to notify family and friends of a death and also served as an invitation to attend the funeral sermon. Generally, these were composed from information provided by close family members. Therefore, the information is fairly reliable.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Hungary Funeral Notices, 1840-1990.

Record Content

Hungarian memorial cards may contain the following information.

  • Full name of deceased
  • Age of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Major accomplishments of deceased
  • Funeral and burial details
  • Memorial service details
  • Date and place of publication of death notice
  • Epitaph

How to Use the Record

To search the collection, you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Surname letter" category
⇒Select the "Beginning name" category, which takes you to the images

Search the collection by image, 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.

Notices vary somewhat in the information provided. At a minimum, you can use notices to obtain the name of the deceased, the date and time of death. Sometimes you will learn the age of the deceased, permitting you to approximate the date of birth. Most notices include the names of several surviving family members such as spouses, siblings, and children. Use these details to extend research in those directions. If major accomplishments of the deceased are included, you can use this information to find occupational or school records. Most are written in Hungarian; some are in German; a few are in French.

For Help Reading These Records

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

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Don't overlook FHL Place Hungary items or FHL Keyword Hungary items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Hungary Archives and Libraries.

Known Issues with This Collection

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See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

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Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite 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:

"Hungary Funeral Notices, 1840-1990." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Bibliotheke National Széchényi. Országos Széchényi Könyvtár, Budapest.


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 Hungary Funeral Notices, 1840-1990.


 

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