Slovenia, Prekmurje and Međimurje, Civil Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Slovenia, Prekmurje and Međimurje, Civil Registers, 1895-1918
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Prekmurje and Međimurje, Slovenia
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Record Description
Record Type: Civil Registers
Collection years: 1895-1918
Languages: Hungarian
Title in the Language: Slovenija, Prekmurje, Država Registri
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What is in This Collection?

This collection contains civil registers recording births, marriages, and deaths for the residents of the Prekmurje area of eastern Slovenia from 1895-1918. The registers were created when this portion of Slovenia belonged to the Hungarian Empire so Hungarian county names are used in the browse, and the records are written in Hungarian. The records were acquired from the Maribor Regional Archive of Slovenia.

For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Reading These Records

These records are in Hungarian. For help reading these records see the following guides:

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Slovenia, Prekmurje and Međimurje, Civil Registers, 1895-1918.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

Records from Civil Registers usually have the following information:

Birth records

  • Date of registration
  • Date and place of birth
  • Child's name, gender, and religion
  • Parents’ names, occupation, and religion
  • Parents’ residence
  • Mother's age
  • Signatures of informant and registrar

Marriage records

  • Date and place of the marriage
  • Groom’s name and age
  • Groom's date and place of birth
  • Groom's occupation and religion
  • Groom’s parents’ names
  • Bride's name and age
  • Bride's date and place of birth
  • Bride's occupation and religion
  • Bride's parents' names
  • Names of witnesses and their residence (witnesses may be family members)

Death records

  • Registration date
  • Date, place and time of death
  • Name, age, gender and religion of deceased
  • Residence and marital status of deceased
  • Name of spouse if married
  • Parents' names if deceased is a minor
  • Cause of death
  • Signatures of informant and registrar

Collection Content

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How Do I Search This Collection?

View the Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select Historical Hungarian County
  2. Select Town or Registration District
  3. Select Record Type and Date Range to view the images.

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?

Record Finder

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Known Issues with This Collection

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Collection Citation
"Slovenia, Prekmurje and Međimurje, Civil Registers, 1895-1918 " Images. FamilySearch. : 14 June 2016. Pokrajinski Arhiv, Maribor
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