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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
 
 
Österreich, Geburten und Taufen, 1651-1940
 
 
 
== Record Description  ==
 
  
This Collection will include records from 1651 to 1940. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
 
  
=== Citation For This Collection ===
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| FS_URL_01 =[[Austria Genealogy|Austria]]
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| FS_URL_02 =[[Austria Church Records|Austria Church Records]] 
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| FS_URL_03 =[[Austria Archives and Libraries]]
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| RW_URL_01 =[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~autwgw/agsfr.htm Austria Genealogy]
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
 
  
{{Collection citation| text = Genealogical Society of Utah. Austria Births and Baptisms. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.}}
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== What Is in the Collection? ==
  
== Record Content and Use  ==
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This Collection will include records from 1651 to 1940. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the [[International Genealogical Index (IGI) (FamilySearch Historical Records) |International Genealogical Index]] or Vital Records Index collections.
  
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
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=== Coverage Table  ===
 
 
== Coverage Table  ==
 
  
 
The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>  
 
The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>  
  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Locality'''  
| style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" align="center" | '''Births and Baptisms, 1651-1940'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Births and Baptisms, 1651-1940'''  
| style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" align="center" | '''Marriages, 1722-1898'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Marriages, 1722-1898'''  
| style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" align="center" | '''Burials, 1768-1918'''
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== Related Websites  ==
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~autwgw/agsfr.htm Austria Genealogy]
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== Collection Content ==
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
  
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Austria Austria]
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'''Birth records''' usually include the following information: 
*[[Austria Church Records|Austria Church Records]]
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*Child's given name 
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*Birth date 
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*Location and house number 
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*Gender 
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*Parents' names   
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'''Baptismal records''' usually include the following information:  
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*Child's given name 
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*Baptism date 
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*Location and house number 
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*Gender 
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*Marital status 
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*Parents' names 
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*Names and occupations of witnesses 
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
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When searching, it is helpful to know at least one of the following: 
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*Your ancestor's name 
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*Residence 
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*Age or birthdate
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*An estimated event year 
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*Names of family members 
  
{{Contributor invite}}
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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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‘’’ Search by Name by visiting the [ Collection Page:]’’’
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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 in each record to find additional family members.
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*Repeat this process with additional family member’s records to find more generations of the family.
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*[[Austria Church Records|Austria Church Records]]  often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.
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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.  Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*Collect entries for every person who has the same surname.  This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records.
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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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*Search the indexes and records of [[Austria Genealogy|Austria]].
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*Search in the [[Austria Archives and Libraries]].
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
  
When you copy information from the record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find th record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you do not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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{{Tip|Don't overlook items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. {{FHL|Austria, Birth Records, Baptism Records|keywords|disp}}
  
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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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?  ==
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{{Contributor invite}}
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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.
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Austria, Births and Baptisms, 1651-1940" Database. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}} <br><br>
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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|title=Austria Births and Baptisms, 1651-1940}} <br>

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Collection years: 1651-1940
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What Is in the Collection?

This Collection will include records from 1651 to 1940. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Births and Baptisms, 1651-1940 Marriages, 1722-1898 Burials, 1768-1918
Austria 6,015 3,930 12,293
Banat 1,131 0 0
Bosnien-Herzegovina 0 114 0
Bukowina 230 1,463 0
Dalmatien 206 0 0
Küstenland 131 0 0
Lombardie 105 0 1,050
Niederösterreich 64,170 17,359 7,905
Oberösterreich 16,509 2,517 10,508
Wien 388 0 0
Totals 88,885 25,383 31,756


Collection Content

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Birth records usually include the following information:

  • Child's given name
  • Birth date
  • Location and house number
  • Gender
  • Parents' names


Baptismal records usually include the following information:

  • Child's given name
  • Baptism date
  • Location and house number
  • Gender
  • Marital status
  • Parents' names
  • Names and occupations of witnesses

How Do I Search This Collection?

When searching, it is helpful to know at least one of the following:

  • Your ancestor's name
  • Residence
  • Age or birthdate
  • An estimated event year
  • Names of family members


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.

‘’’ Search by Name by visiting the [ Collection Page:]’’’

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 in each record to find additional family members.
  • Repeat this process with additional family member’s records to find more generations of the family.
  • Austria Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.


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. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records.
  • 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.
  • Search the indexes and records of Austria.
  • Search in the Austria Archives and Libraries.


{{Tip|Don't overlook items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. FHL Keyword Austria, Birth Records, Baptism Records


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, Births and Baptisms, 1651-1940" Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Austria Births and Baptisms, 1651-1940.