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== Getting started with Austrian research  ==
 
== Getting started with Austrian research  ==
  
[[Image:Austria.jpg|thumb|250px]]Austria is landlocked and in a strategic location at the crossroads of central Europe with many easily traversable Alpine passes and valleys. The major river is the Danube. As a result of wars and political realignments, the internal and external boundaries of Austria have changed several times.  
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[[Image:Austria.jpg|thumb|250px|Austria.jpg]]Austria is landlocked and in a strategic location at the crossroads of central Europe with many easily traversable Alpine passes and valleys. The major river is the Danube. As a result of wars and political realignments, the internal and external boundaries of Austria have changed several times.  
  
 
== Featured Content  ==
 
== Featured Content  ==
  
A Web site that discusses the break-up of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (with maps, lists, etc.) ... [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~autwgw/ Read More]<br>
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A Web site that discusses the break-up of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (with maps, lists, etc.) ... [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~autwgw/ Read More]<br>  
  
 
== Research Strategies  ==
 
== Research Strategies  ==
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== Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
  
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The boundaries of Austria have changed over time. Your ancestor may have said he was from Austria, but actually he may have come from any of the countries that once belonged to the Hapsburg Monarchy or Austro-Hungarian Empire. [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~autwgw/ Read More]  
 
The boundaries of Austria have changed over time. Your ancestor may have said he was from Austria, but actually he may have come from any of the countries that once belonged to the Hapsburg Monarchy or Austro-Hungarian Empire. [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~autwgw/ Read More]  
  
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== Research Tools  ==
 
== Research Tools  ==
  
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*[[Germany - German Handwriting 1500s - 1920 (Kurrentschrift)|Handwriting Guide]]
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*[[Germany - German Handwriting 1500s - 1920 (Kurrentschrift)|Handwriting Guide]]  
 
*[http://www.genteam.at/ Gazetteer of Austria]  
 
*[http://www.genteam.at/ Gazetteer of Austria]  
 
*[[German Word List|German Word List]] -  
 
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*[http://www.genealogy.net/genealogy www.genealogy.net/genealogy] - German genealogy web portal - English front page  
 
*[http://www.genealogy.net/genealogy www.genealogy.net/genealogy] - German genealogy web portal - English front page  
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Europe/Austria.pdf BYU Research Guide for Germany]  
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Europe/Austria.pdf BYU Research Guide for Germany]  
*[[Austria Websites|Websites]]
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*[http://rzblx10.uni-regensburg.de/dbinfo/dbliste.php?bib_id=onb&colors=63&ocolors=40&lett=c&collid=GH|Database Information System Austrian National Library] - Special link collection for genealogy (55 links, Page in German
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*[http://rzblx10.uni-regensburg.de/dbinfo/dbliste.php?bib_id=onb&colors=63&ocolors=40&lett=c&collid=GH%7CDatabase Information System Austrian National Library] - Special link collection for genealogy (55 links, Page in German
  
 
*Listing of all [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927070 records collections for Austria] available on FamilySearch.org.
 
*Listing of all [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927070 records collections for Austria] available on FamilySearch.org.
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== Did you Know?  ==
 
== Did you Know?  ==
  
[[Image:Wappen Kaisertum 29.png|left|100px|Wappen Kaisertum 29.png]]The Habsburg Empire was once so large that Charles V was able to boast: "In my Empire the sun never sets."
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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
  
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*[[Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Austria, Vienna Evangelical Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria, Vienna Evangelical Church Records (FamilySearch Historical]][[Austria, Vienna Evangelical Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|&nbsp;Records)]]  
 
*[[Austria, Vienna Evangelical Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria, Vienna Evangelical Church Records (FamilySearch Historical]][[Austria, Vienna Evangelical Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|&nbsp;Records)]]  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Austria,_Vienna,_Jewish_Registers_of_Births,_Marriages,_and_Deaths_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) Austraia, Vienna, Jewsish Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths (FamilySearch&nbsp;Historical Records)]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Austria,_Vienna,_Jewish_Registers_of_Births,_Marriages,_and_Deaths_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) Austraia, Vienna, Jewsish Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths (FamilySearch&nbsp;Historical Records)]  
 
*[[Austria Vienna Population Cards (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria Vienna Population Cards (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Austria Vienna Population Cards (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Austria Vienna Population Cards (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
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Revision as of 22:39, 21 January 2014

Austria Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
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Austria Background
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The FamilySearch moderator for Austria is SugdenHG.

Getting started with Austrian research

Austria.jpg
Austria is landlocked and in a strategic location at the crossroads of central Europe with many easily traversable Alpine passes and valleys. The major river is the Danube. As a result of wars and political realignments, the internal and external boundaries of Austria have changed several times.

Featured Content

A Web site that discusses the break-up of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (with maps, lists, etc.) ... Read More

Research Strategies

Jurisdictions

Austrian Provinces.jpg

The boundaries of Austria have changed over time. Your ancestor may have said he was from Austria, but actually he may have come from any of the countries that once belonged to the Hapsburg Monarchy or Austro-Hungarian Empire. Read More


Austrian Empire and Austro-Hungarian
Monarchy (till 1918)

Austria
(English name)

Österreich

(German name)

Austria of today Österreich
Austrian Littoal Küstenland
Bohemia Böhmen
Bukovina Bukowina
Carniola Krain
Dalmatia Dalmatien
Galicia Galizien
Hungary Ungarn
Illyria Illyrien
Istria Istrien
Lombardy Lombardei
Moravia Mähren
Silesia Schlesien
Sudetenland Sudetenland
Sundgau Sundgau
Veneto Veneto

Provinces of modern Austria

Austria
(English name)

Österreich
(German name)

Burgenland Burgenland
Carinthia Kärnten
Lower Austria Niederösterreich
Upper Austria Oberösterreich
Salzburg Salzburg
Styria Steiermark
Tyrol Tirol
Vorarlberg Vorarlberg
Vienna Wien

Research Tools

Canaletto2.jpg

Did you Know?

Wappen Kaisertum 29.png
The Habsburg Empire was once so large that Charles V was able to boast: "In my Empire the sun never sets."

Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:

Wiki articles describing these collections are found at: