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**Select ''Databases at the Family History Library''.  
 
**Select ''Databases at the Family History Library''.  
 
**Scroll down the page to the 14th CD Title.  
 
**Scroll down the page to the 14th CD Title.  
**Click on the ''Hungarian Village Finder, Atlas, and Gazetteer'' link.
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**Click on the ''Hungarian Village Finder, Atlas, and Gazetteer'' link.  
*At the detail level, this database identifies the location of Jewish congregations associated with the various cities and villages.
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**At the detail level, this database identifies the location of Jewish congregations associated with the various cities and villages.
  
 
=== [[Hungary Jewish Records]]  ===
 
=== [[Hungary Jewish Records]]  ===

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"Hungary" Disambiguation

Hungary may refer to:

United States census records and arriving passenger lists often simply list the place of birth or origin as "Hungary" or "Austria" meaning the Kingdom of Hungary or Austria-Hungary. Careful research is needed to pinpoint the province and city/town.

To view a map showing the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary with the associated provinces, click here.

Jewish Research resources on the FamilySearch Wiki are organized primarily by the present-day country, and not by the former designations. If possible, determine the city/town of origin and then search under its present-day country.

Maps of Hungary

  • To view the present-day Hungary at Google Maps, click here.
  • For a Jewish population density map of Europe in 1900, click here.

Gazetteers of Hungary

  • Use the JewishGen Communities Database by clicking here.
  • Use the Hungarian Village Finder available from the Family History Library desktop:
    • Select Databases at the Family History Library.
    • Scroll down the page to the 14th CD Title.
    • Click on the Hungarian Village Finder, Atlas, and Gazetteer link.
    • At the detail level, this database identifies the location of Jewish congregations associated with the various cities and villages.

Hungary Jewish Records

  • Learn more about available Jewish records by clicking here.

The JewishGen Austria-Czech Database

  • More than 360,000 records for Austria and the Czech Republic, from a variety of sources, including: cemetery data, Yizkor books, and Holocaust sources. Requires free registration. To search, click here.

GenTeam.at

  • GenTeam.at is the Austrian Online Genealogical Databank. Free registration is required. Access GenTeam.at by clicking here.
    After logging in, unfold the various databanks by clicking on the "plus" signs. Includes Jewish Communities, Jewish Resignations, Jewish Cemeteries and Graves, etc. Also has an excellent historical gazetteer of Austria and the Czech Republic.

Vienna, Austria, Population Cards, 1850-1896

  • Computer-indexed portion (only a fraction are computer-indexed): Click here.
  • Microfilms of alphabetized cards (complete collection): Click here.
  • Note: Alphabetical order on the above films is as follows (A), (Au), (E, Ä, Ö), (Ei, Eu, Ej, Ey, Ai, Aj, Ay), (I, Ie, J, Ü, Y), (O, Ou), (U), (B, P), (C, G, K, Q, X, Ch, Ck, Cs, Cz, Ks), (D, T, Th), (F, V, W), (H), (L), (M), (N, Nck, Ng, Nk), (R), (S, Sch, Sz, Cz, Tsch, Tz, Z)

Facebook Research Community

  • Get ideas and help with Austrian Genealogy here.