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  • Niederösterreich

    Genealogical society :
    Ancestry
    Notes :
    This collection contains records and transcripts from numerous Catholic parishes in the Austrian federated state of Lower Austria covering the years 1620 up to and including 1955.The state capital of Lower Austria (Niederösterreich) is St. Pölten. This state is geographically the largest state in Austria and physically surrounds the national capital state of Vienna. Lower Austria's numerous castles, monasteries and ski areas are a popular day trip for residents of Vienna. It borders the Czech Republic to the north and Slovakia to the northeast. Lower Austria is one of the historical "core countries" of Austria and was part of the hereditary lands of the House of Habsburg.The oldest church records in this collection date from the 17th century. Some registers also date from the period of the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648). These parish records primarily contain information about births and baptisms, marriages, and deaths and burials. The time periods covered by individual records sets vary.What you can find in the recordsIn early Church registers, the records are largely written in Latin. Later records were kept in German. Depending on the time period and on the individual formulations used, you may generally find the following details in these records:For Births:Child: Given Names, Birthdate, Baptism, WitnessesParents: Given Names, Mother's Maiden Name, Parents' residenceFor Marriages:Groom: Given Names, Last Name, Residence/Birthplace, Age, Parents' DetailsBride: Given Names, Last Name, Maiden Name, Residence/Birthplace, Age, Parents' DetailsDate and Place of WeddingFor Deaths:Deceased: Given Names, Last Name, Maiden Name, Age, Spouse/Parents, Death Date, Deathplace, Burial Date and Place
    Title :
    St. Polten, Lower Austria, Catholic Church Records, 1628-1955
    BMD Records (1628 - 1955) Index completed

    Misc (5,905,818 records)

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  • Oberösterreich

    Genealogical society :
    Familysearch
    Notes :
    Images and indexes of Roman Catholic church records from the Austrian state of Upper Austria (Oberösterreich). Includes baptisms, marriages, deaths, and indexes. Original church records are located in the Oberösterreichischen Landesarchiv, Linz, Austria.
    Title :
    Austria, Upper Austria, Catholic Church Records
    BMD Records (1581 - 1910)

    Misc (126,317 records)

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  • Salzburg

    Genealogical society :
    Ancestry
    Notes :
    This collection contains registers from Catholic parishes in the city of Salzburg, Austria, and numerous communities that today are part of the Austrian state of Salzburg. These parish records contain information about births, baptisms, marriages, deaths, and burials. The time periods covered by individual record sets vary. Selected records may also fall outside the general date range given. Depending on their age, the register entries may be written in Latin or German.Using this collectionThe following information may be found in the registers:NameResidenceAge at eventNames of parentsDate and place of birthBaptism detailsBride's maiden nameDetails about spouseDate and place of weddingDate and place of death and burialMost baptisms occur shortly after birth, but some parishioners may have been baptized as adults if they converted to Catholicism.If you don't speak German, knowing a few common words can aid in your search:Getauft is German for "baptized."Geburt is German for "birth."Ehe is German for "marriage."Tod is German for "death."Tochter von is German for "daughter of."Sohn von is German for "son of."Mutter is German for "mother."Vater is German for "father."Ehefrau is German for "wife."Ehemann is German for "husband."Knowing some common Latin phrases will help you to explore these records:Nomen is Latin for "name."Renatus est is Latin for "was baptized" or "reborn."Natus est is Latin for "was born."Conjuncti sunt is Latin for "were married." Copulati sunt or intronizati sunt may also be used.Mortuus est is Latin for "died." Obitus est, defunctus est, or denatus est may also be used.Filia is Latin for "daughter."Filius is Latin for "son."Mater is Latin for "mother."Pater is Latin for "father."Uxor is Latin for "wife."Vir is Latin for "husband."Church registers offer the possibility of tracing milestones in an ancestor's life from birth to death, especially if they attended the same church for a long time. Church documents can also provide insights into the movement of an ancestor who was born in one place and then married or died somewhere else.Collection in contextThese registers were created by officials of various Catholic churches in Salzburg and its surrounding area. The collection contains images of the registers in their original form, making them high quality primary sources. The original books are housed at the Archive of the Archdiocese of Salzburg.The Catholic church began recording marriages in 1564 by decree of the Council of Trent. Baptisms and deaths were recorded starting in 1614.Salzburg is located about 80 miles southeast of Munich, Germany, on the Salzach River. The city developed into a significant trading center at the junction of important trade routes that thrived during the 17th and 18th centuries.
    Title :
    Salzburg, Austria, Catholic Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1600-1930
    BMD Records (1600 - 1930) Index completed

    Misc (3,174,728 records)

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  • Vorarlberg

    Genealogical society :
    Ancestry
    Notes :
    This collection contains records and transcripts from more than 100 Catholic parishes in the Austrian federal state of Vorarlberg covering the years 1611 up to and including 1938. Some transcripts of Church registers and later related indexes also refer to older documents dating back to the 16th century. Mountainous Vorarlberg is the westernmost state in Austria. It borders Liechtenstein, Germany and Switzerland and is known for its ski areas. The capital city is Bregenz. The name Vorarlberg comes from the Arlberg Pass in the Alps which was once an important trade route. The region's history has long been influenced by the Habsburg Monarchy. The area was part of the Kingdom of Bavaria during the Napoleonic period from 1806 to 1814.The oldest church records in this collection date from the 17th century. Some registers date to the beginning of, or just before, the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648). These parish records primarily contain information about births and baptisms, marriages, and deaths and burials. The time periods covered by individual records sets vary. Occasionally, Confirmation records and Family Registers are also included.What you can find in the recordsIn early Church registers, the records are largely written in Latin. Later records were kept in German. Depending on the time period and on the individual formulations used, you may generally find the following details in these records:For Births:Child: Given Names, Birthdate, Baptism, WitnessesParents: Given Names, Mother's Maiden Name, Parents' residenceFor Marriages:Groom: Given Names, Last Name, Residence/Birthplace, Age, Parents' DetailsBride: Given Names, Last Name, Maiden Name, Residence/Birthplace, Age, Parents' Details and Marriage Place and DateFor Deaths:Deceased: Given Names, Last Name, Maiden Name, Age, Spouse/Parents, Death Date, Deathplace, Burial Date and Place
    Title :
    Vorarlberg, Austria, Catholic Church Registers, 1611-1938
    BMD Records (1611 - 1938)

    Misc (1,831,623 records)

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  • Wien

    Genealogical society :
    Ancestry
    Notes :
    This collection contains registers from Catholic parishes in Vienna, Austria, and surrounding communities between 1600 and 1960. The time periods covered by individual record sets vary although the majority of the registers are from the 18th and 19th centuries. The registers contain information about births, baptisms, marriages, deaths, and burials. The earlier church registers are written in Latin and later records were kept in German.Using this collectionThe following information may be found in the registers:NameResidenceAge at eventNames of parentsDate and place of birthBaptism detailsBride's maiden nameDetails about spouseDate and place of weddingDate and place of death and burialMost baptisms occur shortly after birth, but some parishioners may have been baptized as adults if they converted to Catholicism.If you don't speak German, knowing a few common words can aid in your search:Getauft is German for "baptized."Geburt is German for "birth."Ehe is German for "marriage."Tod is German for "death."Tochter von is German for "daughter of."Sohn von is German for "son of."Mutter is German for "mother."Vater is German for "father."Ehefrau is German for "wife."Ehemann is German for "husband."Knowing some common Latin phrases will help you to explore these records:Nomen is Latin for "name."Renatus est is Latin for "was baptized" or "reborn."Natus est is Latin for "was born."Conjuncti sunt is Latin for "were married." Copulati sunt or intronizati sunt may also be used.Mortuus est is Latin for "died." Obitus est, defunctus est, or denatus est may also be used.Filia is Latin for "daughter."Filius is Latin for "son."Mater is Latin for "mother."Pater is Latin for "father."Uxor is Latin for "wife."Vir is Latin for "husband."Church registers offer the possibility of tracing milestones in an ancestor's life from birth to death, especially if they attended the same church for a long time. Church documents can also provide insights into the movement of an ancestor who was born in one place and then married or died somewhere else.Collection in contextThese registers were created by officials of various Catholic churches in Vienna and its surrounding area. This collection contains images of the registers in their original form, making them high quality primary sources. The original books are housed at the Archive of the Archdiocese of Vienna.The Catholic church began recording marriages in 1564 by decree of the Council of Trent. Baptisms and deaths were recorded starting in 1614. The oldest documents in this collection are from the 1600s when Vienna was the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Vienna was occupied twice by France during the Napoleonic Wars in the early 1800s, and it continued to be the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire when it was restored in the 1860s. After World War I, the empire was replaced by the Republic of Austria, which was annexed by Nazi Germany in 1938. After World War II, Austria was occupied by various Allied nations until it gained independence in 1955.
    Title :
    Vienna, Austria, Catholic Church Registers, 1600-1960
    Vienna, Austria, Catholic Church Registers, 1600-1960 Index completed

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    BMD Records (1651 - 1940)

    Births (88,819 records) | Deaths (31,756 records) | Marriages (25,326 records)

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