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| title =Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates, 1818-1899  
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| FS_URL_03 =[[Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Rolls (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] 
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| FS_URL_04 =[[Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Miscellaneous City Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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| RW_URL_01 =[http://gedcomindex.com/Countries/at.html Gedcom Index, Austria]
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| RW_URL_03 =[http://www.oberoesterreich.at/en/austria/poi/401313/stadtpfarrkirche-linz-parish-church.html?h=97 Stadtpfarrkirche – Linz Parish Church] 
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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
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Österreich, Oberösterreich, Linz, Totenbeschauzettel  
 
Österreich, Oberösterreich, Linz, Totenbeschauzettel  
  
== Record Description  ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
 
 
 
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 &amp; 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 &amp; 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. 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]] 
  
== Record Content  ==
 
  
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== Collection Content ==
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=== Sample Images ===
 
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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
 
Image:Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates (12-0673).jpg|Death Certificate
 
Image:Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates (12-0673).jpg|Death Certificate
</gallery> Death certificates usually include the following information:  
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'''Death certificates''' usually include the following information:  
  
 
*Name of the deceased  
 
*Name of the deceased  
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*Date of burial
 
*Date of burial
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
 
 
To search the collection image by image <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the “Quellengattung, Zeitraum, und Bandnummer” 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:
 
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
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When searching, it is helpful to know: 
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.  
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*Your ancestor's name 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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*Age and or residence 
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*An estimated event year 
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*A parent's name 
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'''Search by name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2046868  Collection page:]''' <br> 
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information in the list to what you already know about your ancestor to determine if it is the correct family or person. You may need to compare several persons in the list before you find your ancestor.
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'''View images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/2046868/waypoints Browse Page:]''' 
  
==== Using the Information  ====
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'''To search by image:'''<br>
 
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⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page<br>
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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⇒Select the “Quellengattung, Zeitraum, und Bandnummer” (record type, years, and number) which takes you to the images. <br>
 
 
==== Tips to Keep in Mind  ====
 
 
 
*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]].
 
*Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank or status within the community.
 
*If you are unable to find your ancestor look for variant spellings of the surnames.
 
*Search therecords of nearby localities.
 
 
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
 
 
[http://gedcomindex.com/Countries/at.html Gedcom Index, Austria]
 
 
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
 
 
*[[Austria]]
 
*[[Austria Websites]]
 
*[[German Word List]]
 
 
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
  
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== What Do I Do Next? == 
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Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members. 
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? === 
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*Use the age in the record to find an approximate birth year, which will help you find their other records. 
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*Use the information to find your ancestors in civil records.  There may not be census records available but these can help you find additional family members. 
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*Repeat this process with additional family members found to find more generations of the family. 
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=== I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now? === 
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*Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc. 
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*If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality in an area search. 
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*Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. 
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*Remember that sometimes individuals went by [http://usgenweb.org/research/nicknames.shtml nicknames] or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nickname-given-name-equivalents.htm these names] as well. 
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? == 
 
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== Citing this Collection == 
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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image. 
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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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 2016. Citing Linz Parish Church, Linz.}}<br>
  
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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'''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image_Citation_Link
 
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<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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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
 
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
 
 
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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Record Type: Death Certificates
Collection years: 1818-1899
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Title in the Language of the Record

Österreich, Oberösterreich, Linz, Totenbeschauzettel

What is in the Collection?

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. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:


You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Austria, Upper Austria, L...h Certificates, 1818-1899.


Collection Content

Sample Images

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 Do I Search the Collection?

When searching, it is helpful to know:

  • Your ancestor's name
  • Age and or residence
  • An estimated event year
  • A parent's name


Search by name by visiting the Collection page:


Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information in the list to what you already know about your ancestor to determine if it is the correct family or person. You may need to compare several persons in the list before you find your ancestor.


View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

To search by image:
⇒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.

What Do I Do Next?

Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.


I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • Use the age in the record to find an approximate birth year, which will help you find their other records.
  • Use the information to find your ancestors in civil records. There may not be census records available but these can help you find additional family members.
  • Repeat this process with additional family members found to find more generations of the family.

I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now?

  • Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc.
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality in an area search.
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images.
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

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 also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:

"Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates,1818-1899." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Linz Parish Church, Linz.

Image Citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Austria, Upper Austria, L...h Certificates, 1818-1899.