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Hungary Funeral Notices 1840-1990
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'''Hungary Funeral Notices 1840-1990''' are now available online through the FamilySearch Labs at: http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1542666;t=browsable;w=0
  
1.) The obituary notices are not from just the area about Budapest, but all parts of the historical Kingdom of Hungary are fairly represented.
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*used to notify family and friends of a death and served also as an invitation to attend funeral sermon
2.) The earliest obituary (at least the earliest I found) is from the year 1803 (and not from 1820) and the latests are just a few years old.
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*somewhat vary in the information provided
3.) Many of these obituaries are not in Hungarian, but in German, Croatian, Roumanian, Slowakian with some French, Italian etc ones too.
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*represent only a fraction of Hungarians who died during the inclusive years, there are approximately 459,000 people represented in these cards
There are also many written in 2 languages, also there are such, that are printed both in roman and in cyrilic form.
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*the earliest notice is from the year 1803 and the latest notices are just a few years old
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*not just from the area of Budapest, but all parts of the historical Kingdom of Hungary are fairly represented, including Slovakia, Croatia and Romania
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*while some are in Hungarian, many are in German, Croatian, Romanian, Slovak, with some French and Italian.
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*sometimes written in 2 languages, and there are also some, that are printed both in the Roman and in the Cyrilic alphabet.
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To see a sample funeral notice click here: http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/resources/guidance/1542666/en/Hungary%20Budapest%20Funeral%20Notices.pdf
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Revision as of 19:22, 7 April 2009

Hungary Funeral Notices 1840-1990 are now available online through the FamilySearch Labs at: http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1542666;t=browsable;w=0

  • used to notify family and friends of a death and served also as an invitation to attend funeral sermon
  • somewhat vary in the information provided
  • represent only a fraction of Hungarians who died during the inclusive years, there are approximately 459,000 people represented in these cards
  • the earliest notice is from the year 1803 and the latest notices are just a few years old
  • not just from the area of Budapest, but all parts of the historical Kingdom of Hungary are fairly represented, including Slovakia, Croatia and Romania
  • while some are in Hungarian, many are in German, Croatian, Romanian, Slovak, with some French and Italian.
  • sometimes written in 2 languages, and there are also some, that are printed both in the Roman and in the Cyrilic alphabet.

To see a sample funeral notice click here: http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/resources/guidance/1542666/en/Hungary%20Budapest%20Funeral%20Notices.pdf