Austro-Hungarian Empire Gazetteers

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GenTeam for Austriam Czech Republic, and Slovenia[edit | edit source]

GenTeam is an online gazetteer that covers the current countries of Austria, Czech Republic, and Slovenia (most of the area belonging to the Austro-Hungarian Empire). It gives former (German) and current names of locations, the name of the parish, the beginning year of the records, and the archive that holds the records. It will also give details on earlier parishes the locality belonged to. It then links to the website of that archive.

Illustrations[edit | edit source]

1. After registering (free), choose "Gazetteer" in the left sidebar.
You can type just a portion of the name and the drop-down menu will suggest possible names. This helps when you have American clues to a place that you are uncertain of.

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2. After you select a place from the drop-down menu, you will get a list of several possible records. Here you will sort out different locations with the same name. You will also find the larger parish that a small village belonged to. Click on the page icon under "Details" to select a record:

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3. This is an example of a parish record entry that you will next see:

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Gemeindelexicon von Dalmatien (Gazetteer of Dalmatia)[edit | edit source]

Crown Lands[edit | edit source]

Prior to 1918, the Austro-Hungarian Empire was divided into Crown Lands. This designation is important when using the ‘’’GenTeam’’’ gazetteer. The Crown Land designation is also used in the organization of the Family History Library catalog.


Crown Land
Current Location

Mähren (Moravia)

Czech Republic, part in Poland

Böhmen (Bohemia)

Czech Republic

Küstenland

part in Croatia, part in Slovenia

Krain

Slovenia

Steiermark

Austria, Slovenia

Ungarn (Hungary)

parts in Austria, Slovenia

Kärnten

Austria, Slovenia

Niederösterreich

Austria

Burgenland

Austria (was part of Kingdom of Hungary)

Salzburg

Austria

Vorarlberg

Austria

Tirol

Austria, part in Italy

Oberösterreich

Austria

Wien (Vienna)

Austria

Galizien

Poland, Ukraine

Bukowina

Ukraine, part in Romania

Dalmatien

Croatia, Montenegro