Moldova Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists) and Census Lists - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Moldova, Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists) and Census Lists 1796-1917
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|Record Type:||Tax Census|
|Title in the Language:||Republica Moldova, Sondaj Brut Recensamantul (Liste de revizuire) și Liste recensământ (Romanian)|
|Moldovan National Archives, Kishinev|
- 1 Title in the Language of the Record
- 2 What is in This Collection?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Related Websites
- 7 Related Wiki Articles
- 8 Citing This Collection
- 9 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
Title in the Language of the Record[edit | edit source]
Republica Moldova, Sondaj Brut Recensamantul (Liste de revizuire) și Liste recensământ (Romanian)
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection consists of images of family lists for the tax paying population (about 95% of the population) conducted from 1796-1859 and a variety of family, resident, population, colonist, and ethnic group lists from 1818-1917. The localities listed reflect the places that existed during the period of the Russian Empire. Some of the localities are now in Ukraine.
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.
Reading These Records[edit | edit source]
These records are written in Russian and Moldovan (virtually the same as Romanian). For help reading these records please see the following:
To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Moldova, Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists) and Census Lists 1796-1917.|
Image Visibility[edit | edit source]
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Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Census records usually contain the following information.
- Name of head of household
- Names of household members
- Age of head of household
- Ages of household members
- Household members relationship to the head of household
How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This section provides information on how to search the collection, what to do with information once found, some tips on how to find records, and what to do if no record is found.
As you are searching, it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence, age, estimated [event] year, and family relationships.
Search the Index[edit | edit source]Search by name by visiting the Collection Details Page.
- Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
- Click Search to show possible matches
View the Images[edit | edit source]
View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
- Select Province
- Select District or City
- Select Year/Volume to view the images.
|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog Moldova, Census of Poll Tax (Auditory Tales) and Population Censuses, 1796-1917. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see multiple images.|
How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date
- Use the county code and the certificate number to obtain a copy of the original death certificate from the county
- Copy the citation below, in case you need to find this record again later.
- Use the age or estimated birth date to determine an approximate birth date to find church and vital records such as birth, baptism, marriage and death records.
- Use the information in each record to find additional family members in the censuses.
- Use the information found in the record to find land or probate records.
- Repeat this process with additional family member’s records to find more generations of the family.
I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct
- Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times
- Check for variant spellings of the names
- Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. In addition local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Moldova.
Related Websites[edit | edit source]
Related Wiki Articles[edit | edit source]
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.
How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]
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