Slovakia, Census, 1869 (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Record Description
Record Type: Census Records
Collection years: 1869
Languages: German, Hungarian
Title in the Language: Slovensko, sčítanie ľudu, 1869
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What Is in This Collection?

This collection contains images of census records from the year 1869. The original records are held in the regional archives of Bytča, Banská Bystrica, and Nitra.

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You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Slovakia, Census, 1869.

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Reading These Records

Because the collection consists of census records created during the period of the Hungarian Empire, the census forms in this record are written in both Hungarian and German. Most of the names and information are written in German.

What Can These Records Tell Me

Census Records usually include:

  • Members of household
  • Year and place of birth
  • Religion
  • Occupation

How Do I Search the Collection?

Before searching, it is best to know the following information:

  • Name of the person
  • Place of residence

As you search, look for a record that matches this information.

View the Images

  1. Go to the Browse Page for the collection
  2. Click on the correct County link
  3. Click on the correct Municipality link to open the image viewer
  4. Use the onscreen controls to move between images as you look for a match

What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking for, What Now?

  • Copy down all the information from the record.
  • Cite the record; see below for help citing this records in this collection.
  • Use the information to find the person in census or church records.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?

  • When looking for an individual with a common name, look at all the search results before deciding which is the correct person. Use other information, such as place of birth, age, occupation, or names of parents, to help with this decision.
  • Try variations of given names and surnames. A person might have been listed under a middle name, nickname, or abbreviation of their given name.
  • Vary the search terms. For example, expand the date range or search by either the given name or surname to return a broader list search results.
  • Search the records of nearby locations.

Known Issues with This Collection

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Citing This Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation
"Slovakia, Census, 1869." Images. FamilySearch. : accessed 2017. Citing Magyar Statisztikai Hivatal.

Image Citation
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