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House Books

House books (Hausbücher)

Research use: Often a very useful linkage tool as ages and names of all family members are given for various time periods.

Record type: Lists of owners and residents of a given house.

Time Period: 1430-1900.

Content: Shows names, ages, family relationships, taxes paid, dates of residence of individuals and families.

Location: Local city and state archives.

Population coverage: 15%.[1]


  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Austria,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1987-1999.