Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Rolls (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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- 1 Title in the Language of the Record
- 2 Record Description
- 3 How to Use the Record
- 4 Record History
- 5 Related Websites
- 6 Related Wiki Articles
- 7 Contributions to This Article
- 8 Citation for This Collection
- 9 Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
Title in the Language of the Record
Österreich, Oberösterreich, Linz Bürgerbücher
This collection of citizen records includes the years 1658-1937.
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).
Key genealogical facts found in citizen lists may include:
- Date issued
- Name of principal
- Marital status
- Physical description
- Spoken language
Key genealogical facts found in outstanding taxes may include:
- Name of person
- Marital status
- Place of residence
Key genealogical facts found in citizenship and oath of allegiance lists may include:
- Name of person
- Age or date of birth
- Place of residence
- Signature of person swearing the oath
- Name of representative, if any
Key genealogical facts found in inheritance taxes may include:
- Name of the deceased person
- Names of heirs
- Taxes information
How to Use the Record
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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.
- Austrian Citizenship
- Citizenship Act
- Obtaining Austrian Citizenship
- Austrian Nationality Laws
- Oberosteriches Landesarchiv
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Contributions to This Article
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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.
- Linz (Österreich). Burgerbücher (Citizen Books), 1658-1937. Oberösterreichisches Landesarchiv, Linz, Austria.
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Citations Examples for Records Found in FamilySearch Historical Collections
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- "Delaware Marriage Records," index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org): accessed 4 March 2011, entry for William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, married 23 November 1913; citing marriage certificate no. 859; FHL microfilm 2,025,063; Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
- “El Salvador Civil Registration,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org): accessed 21 March 2011, entry for Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, born 9 April 1880; citing La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal de San Salvador.
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