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Hungary Funeral Notices 1840-1990
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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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'''[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.
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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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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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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*used to notify family and friends of a death and served also as an invitation to attend funeral sermon
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*somewhat vary in the information provided
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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
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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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'''A wiki article describing this collection is found at:'''
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*[[Hungary, Budapest Funeral Notices (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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Revision as of 22:06, 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

A wiki article describing this collection is found at: