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== Title in the Languages of the Record  ==
  
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*Magyar gyászjelentések, 1840-1995.
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*Ungar, Begräbnismeldungen, 1840-1995
  
== Known Issues With This Collection ==
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== Record Description ==
  
== Foreign Language Title  ==
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This Collection will include records from 1840 to 1990.<br>
  
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying the Title in Hungarian (Magyar).  
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Printed funeral notices gathered by the National Library of Hungary. About 30% pertain to Budapest and the rest to other places in Hungary. Includes approximately 459,000 individual cards printed in a variety of styles sometimes on colored paper and generally with a black border. A small percentage are handwritten on printed forms. The cards are arranged alphabetically by family name and then by given name.  
  
== Collection Time Period<br> ==
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Notices were printed and distributed to family members and friends. Over time they were either collected by someone and donated to the National Szechenyi Library in Budapest or were collected by the Library itself.
  
There are notices from about 1840 to 1995.  
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Notices represent only a fraction of Hungarians who died during the inclusive years, primarily those from well-to-do middle-class families and lesser nobility. Some of these notices are from Budapest (certainly less than half, possibly about 30%) others are from other parts of Hungary and from areas no longer in Hungary (Slovakia, Croatia, Romania). There are approximately 459,000 people represented in these cards.&nbsp;
  
== Record Description<br> ==
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For an alphabetical list of records currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.familysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fcollection%2F1542666%2Fwaypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
  
Printed funeral notices gathered by the National Library of Hungary. About 30% pertain to Budapest and the rest to other places in Hungary. Includes approximately 459,000 individual cards printed in a variety of styles sometimes on colored paper and generally with a black border. A small percentage are handwritten on printed forms. The cards are arranged alphabetically by family name and then by given name.  
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Notices were used to notify family and friends of a death and served also as an invitation to attend the funeral sermon.  
  
=== Record Content<br> ===
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Generally these were composed from information provided by close family members and the information is fairly reliable.
  
[[Image:Hungary Budapest Funeral Notices.jpg|thumb|right]]
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
*Key genealogical facts found in Hungarian memorial cards:
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
*Name of deceased
 
*Date and place of death
 
*Age
 
*Religion of the deceased
 
*Major accomplishments, occupation, and the like
 
*Names of family members announcing the death (this might be parents, spouse, siblings, or surviving children or some combination of these).  
 
*Names of mourners (living family members)
 
  
Place and date of the funeral
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{{Collection citation | text=<!--bibdescbegin-->Bibliotheke National Széchényi. Hungary Funeral Notices. Országos Széchényi Könyvtár, Budapest, Hungary.<!--bibdescend-->}}
  
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[[Hungary, Budapest Funeral Notices (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
  
== How to Use the Records ==
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== Record Content ==
  
Notices vary somewhat in the information provided. At a minimum use notices to obtain the name of the deceased, the date and time of death. Sometimes you will learn the age of the deceased, permitting you to approximate the date of birth. Most notices include the names of several surviving family members such as spouses, siblings, and children. Use these details to extend research in those directions. If major accomplishments of the deceased are included, you can use this information to find occupational or school records. Most are written in Hungarian; some are in German; a few are in French.
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Key genealogical facts found in Hungarian memorial cards:
  
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[[Image:Hungary Budapest Funeral Notices.jpg|thumb|right]]
  
== Record History<br> ==
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*Full name of deceased
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*Age of deceased
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*Date and place of death
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*Major accomplishments of deceased
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*Funeral and burial details
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*Memorial service details
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*Date and place of publication of death notice
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*Epitaph
  
Notices were printed and distributed to family members and friends. Over time they were either collected by someone and donated to the National Szechenyi Library in Budapest or were collected by the Library itself.<br>
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== How to Use the Record  ==
  
Notices represent only a fraction of Hungarians who died during the inclusive years, primarily those from well-to-do middle-class families and lesser nobility. Some of these notices are from Budapest (certainly less than half, possibly about 30%) others are from other parts of Hungary and from areas no longer in Hungary (Slovakia, Croatia, Romania). There are approximately 459,000 people represented in these cards.<br>
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To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒Select the "Surname letter" category<br>⇒Select the "Beginning name" category which takes you to the images<br>
  
=== Why This Record Was Created<br> ===
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Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
  
Notices were used to notify family and friends of a death and served also as an invitation to attend the funeral sermon.<br>
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Notices vary somewhat in the information provided. At a minimum use notices to obtain the name of the deceased, the date and time of death. Sometimes you will learn the age of the deceased, permitting you to approximate the date of birth. Most notices include the names of several surviving family members such as spouses, siblings, and children. Use these details to extend research in those directions. If major accomplishments of the deceased are included, you can use this information to find occupational or school records. Most are written in Hungarian; some are in German; a few are in French.  
  
=== Record Reliability  ===
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== Known Issues with This Collecton ==
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Hungary, Budapest Funeral Notices (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
  
Generally these were composed from information provided by close family members and the information is fairly reliable.
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== &nbsp;Related Websites  ==
  
== Related Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.szgenes.com/sziebert/p50.htm Sziebert and Berecz Families of Baranya Megye Hungary]
  
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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*[[Hungary]]
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*[[Hungary Beginning Research]]
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*[[Hungary Church Records]]
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*[[Hungary Obituaries]]
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Portal:Hungary Hungary Portal]
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
  
 
{{Contributor invite}}  
 
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==== Style Guide ====
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
  
For guidelines to use in creating wiki articles that describe collections of images and indexes produced by FamilySearch, see: [[FamilySearch Wiki:Guidelines for FamilySearch Collections pages|FamilySearch Wiki: Guidelines for FamilySearch Collections pages]]
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
  
== Sources of Information for This Collection: ==
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
  
<!--bibdescbegin-->“Hungary Funeral Notices, 1840-1990”, database, FamilySearch ([http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch]), 2010; from National Library of Hungary (Bibliotheke National Szechenyi),&nbsp;Budapest, Hungary. “Gyászjelentések”. Bibliotheke National Szechenyi), Budapest, Hungary. FHL microfilm. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.<!--bibdescend-->
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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{{Incomplete Citations}}
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]
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''Example of an Indexed Collection''
  
Please add sample citations to this article following the format guidelines in the wiki article listed above. Examples of citations:
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“Delaware Marriage Records,” database and digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 4 March 2011), William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, 1890; citing Delaware, State Marriage Records, no. 859, Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
  
*United States. Bureau of the Census. 12th census, 1900, digital images, From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: September 29, 2006), Arizona Territory, Maricopa, Township 1, East Gila, Salt River Base and Meridian; sheet 9B, line 71
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''Example of a Browsed Collection''
*Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: April 22, 2010), Baptism of Adolfo Fernandez Jimenez, 1 Feb. 1910, San Pedro Apóstol, Cuahimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico, film number 0227023
 
  
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. Various dioceses throughout Buenos Aires.

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Title in the Languages of the Record

  • Magyar gyászjelentések, 1840-1995.
  • Ungar, Begräbnismeldungen, 1840-1995

Record Description

This Collection will include records from 1840 to 1990.

Printed funeral notices gathered by the National Library of Hungary. About 30% pertain to Budapest and the rest to other places in Hungary. Includes approximately 459,000 individual cards printed in a variety of styles sometimes on colored paper and generally with a black border. A small percentage are handwritten on printed forms. The cards are arranged alphabetically by family name and then by given name.

Notices were printed and distributed to family members and friends. Over time they were either collected by someone and donated to the National Szechenyi Library in Budapest or were collected by the Library itself.

Notices represent only a fraction of Hungarians who died during the inclusive years, primarily those from well-to-do middle-class families and lesser nobility. Some of these notices are from Budapest (certainly less than half, possibly about 30%) others are from other parts of Hungary and from areas no longer in Hungary (Slovakia, Croatia, Romania). There are approximately 459,000 people represented in these cards. 

For an alphabetical list of records currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Notices were used to notify family and friends of a death and served also as an invitation to attend the funeral sermon.

Generally these were composed from information provided by close family members and the information is fairly reliable.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

Bibliotheke National Széchényi. Hungary Funeral Notices. Országos Széchényi Könyvtár, Budapest, Hungary.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in Hungarian memorial cards:

Hungary Budapest Funeral Notices.jpg
  • Full name of deceased
  • Age of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Major accomplishments of deceased
  • Funeral and burial details
  • Memorial service details
  • Date and place of publication of death notice
  • Epitaph

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Surname letter" category
⇒Select the "Beginning name" category which takes you to the images

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

Notices vary somewhat in the information provided. At a minimum use notices to obtain the name of the deceased, the date and time of death. Sometimes you will learn the age of the deceased, permitting you to approximate the date of birth. Most notices include the names of several surviving family members such as spouses, siblings, and children. Use these details to extend research in those directions. If major accomplishments of the deceased are included, you can use this information to find occupational or school records. Most are written in Hungarian; some are in German; a few are in French.

Known Issues with This Collecton

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

 Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

Example of an Indexed Collection

“Delaware Marriage Records,” database and digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 4 March 2011), William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, 1890; citing Delaware, State Marriage Records, no. 859, Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.

Example of a Browsed Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. Various dioceses throughout Buenos Aires.