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The FamilySearch moderator for Austria is SugdenHG.

This table can help you decide which records to search using the following steps:

Step 1. In column 1, find your goal.

Step 2. In column 2, find the types of records most likely to have the information you need.

Step 3. In column 3, find additional records that may be useful.

What you are looking for: Try these records first: Other useful records:
Age Church Records, Civil Registration, Court Records, School Records Emigration & Immigration, Naturalization & Citizenship
Birth date and birthplace Church Records, Civil Registration, Court Records, Jewish Records Census, Military Records, Cemeteries, Biography
Boundaries (parish, district, or county) Gazetteers, History, GenTeam, Maps Church History, Historical Geography
Death information Church Records, Civil Registration, Court Records, Jewish Records Cemeteries, Biography
Emigration information Emigration & Immigration Societies
Historical background History Maps
Language helps Language and Handwriting
Living relatives Directories Societies
Maiden name Church Records, Civil Registration Court Records
Marriage information Church Records, Civil Registration Court Records, Biography
Naming customs Names, Personal Genealogies, Periodicals
Noble families Heraldry, Nobility Societies
Occupations Occupations, Directories Emigration & Immigration, Military Records
Parents, children, and other family members Church Records, Civil Registration, Genealogies Probate Records, Court Records
Physical description Military Records
Place-finding aids Gazetteers, Maps Historical Geography
Places of residence Church Records, Civil Registration, Emigration & Immigration, Directories School Records, Taxation
Previous research (compiled genealogy) Genealogies
Record-finding aids Archives and Libraries Societies, Periodicals
Religion Church Records, Jewish Records Cemeteries
Social activities Social Life and Customs History