Get started with your research in the Kingdom of Hungary and Croatia-Slavonia by learning to identify religious jurisdictions, such as where the parish or synagogue were located, and civil jurisdictions including the location of the civil registration office.
Get started with your research in the Kingdom of Hungary by learning to identify civil and religious jurisdictions to help you locate vital records.
An introduction to the GenTeam website and how to register to use the ree website. This class focuses on how to use the Gazetteer of the Austrian, Czech, Slovak, and Slovenian Republic. This gazetteer can help identify parishes and archives where records are held.
The Austro-Hungarian Empire was one of the great powers of central Europe from 1867 to 1918 and many descendants of so-called “Eastern European” immigrants can trace their families back to this area. However, because it covered so much ground and there were many border changes in the 20th century, it can be confusing to know how to find your ancestor’s records. Having a basic understanding of which countries were part of Austria-Hungary and how to narrow down your ancestor’s hometown can help.