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Census records (''recensămînt'') list the names of each member of a family and show ages and other valuable information for linking families. They are used in conjunction with the parish and civil registers to establish family relationships. Romania has conducted a census in each of the following years: 1912, 1930, 1941, 1956, and 1966. Austro-Hungarian censuses for Transylvania, Banat and Bukovina were taken in 1785, 1805, 1828, 1857, 1869, 1880, 1890, 1900, 1910.  
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Census records (''recensămînt'') list the names of each member of a family and show ages and other valuable information for linking families. They are used in conjunction with the parish and civil registers to establish family relationships. Austro-Hungarian censuses for Transylvania, Banat and Bukovina were taken in 1785, 1805, 1828, 1857, 1869, 1880, 1890, 1900, and 1910. Romania has conducted a census in each of the following years: 1912 (Wallachia, Moldavia and Dobrogea only), 1930 (includes Moldova and Bukovina), 1941, 1956, and 1966.  
  
<u>'''Information Provided:<br>'''</u>Early censuses give names of heads of families. Later censuses include other household members and give ages or birth dates, places of residence, civil status, occupation, etc.  
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'''Information Provided:'''<u>'''<br>'''</u>Early censuses give names of heads of families. Later censuses include other household members and give ages or birth dates, places of residence, civil status, occupation, etc.  
  
<u>'''Location:'''</u> <br>National Archives (Archivelor Statului) of Romania and National Archives of Hungary.  
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'''Location:''' <br>National Archives of Romania and National Archives of Hungary.  
  
 
The Family History Library has acquired a few of the early Austro-Hungarian census records, covering parts of Transylvania. These were acquried from archives in Hungary.  
 
The Family History Library has acquired a few of the early Austro-Hungarian census records, covering parts of Transylvania. These were acquried from archives in Hungary.  
  
 
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Census

Census records (recensămînt) list the names of each member of a family and show ages and other valuable information for linking families. They are used in conjunction with the parish and civil registers to establish family relationships. Austro-Hungarian censuses for Transylvania, Banat and Bukovina were taken in 1785, 1805, 1828, 1857, 1869, 1880, 1890, 1900, and 1910. Romania has conducted a census in each of the following years: 1912 (Wallachia, Moldavia and Dobrogea only), 1930 (includes Moldova and Bukovina), 1941, 1956, and 1966.

Information Provided:
Early censuses give names of heads of families. Later censuses include other household members and give ages or birth dates, places of residence, civil status, occupation, etc.

Location:
National Archives of Romania and National Archives of Hungary.

The Family History Library has acquired a few of the early Austro-Hungarian census records, covering parts of Transylvania. These were acquried from archives in Hungary.