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'''Hungary Funeral Notices 1840-1990'''<span> 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 http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1542666;t=browsable;w=0]
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'''[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F1246611 Hungary Funeral Notices 1840-1990]'''<span> are now available online through the FamilySearch.org.  
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*used to notify family and friends of a death and served also as an invitation to attend funeral sermon  
 
*used to notify family and friends of a death and served also as an invitation to attend funeral sermon  

Revision as of 21:51, 25 February 2012

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Hungary Funeral Notices 1840-1990 are now available online through the FamilySearch.org.

  • 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

To read more about this collection click here.

A wiki article describing this collection is found at: