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[[Austria Genealogy|Austria]]
{{FamilySearch_Collection
|CID=CID1923991
|title=Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Rolls, 1658-1937
|language=German
|location=Austria
}}<br>
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== Title in the Language of the Record ==
== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
It is helpful to know:*Your ancestor's name*Residence*Age or birth date*Names of family members Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This section provides information on how to search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the collection, what to do with information once found, some tips on how in the list to find records, and what you already know about your ancestor to do determine if no record it is foundthe correct family or person. You may need to compare several persons in the list before you find your ancestor.
'''When searching:'''<br> 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.
'''To browse by image:'''<br> To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the “Item of Interest" category which takes you to the images<br>
Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.
 
== For Help Reading the Records ==
These records are in German. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
*[[Germany Handwriting]]
*[[Germany Resources]]
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members. 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.
 
=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
*Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date.
*Use the soldier's age and location of the military unit to find his family in census, church, and land records.
*Use the county code and the certificate number to obtain a copy of the original death certificate from the county.
*Use the parents’ places of origin to find former residences and establish a migration pattern for the family.
*Use the couple’s marriage date and place to find records of their children
*Use the burial place to help you identify their migration pattern
Use the surname to compile baptism entries for each child and sort them into families based on the names of the parents.
*Use the titles as clues to property ownership, occupations, rank, or status within the community.
*Repeat this process with additional family members found to find more generations of the family.
== Tips to Keep in Mind ==
*When looking === I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct. *Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank, or status within the community. *Be aware that errors may have occurred at the time the records were made.What Now? ===
== What *Try viewing the original record to see if I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For? ==there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc. *Search the records of nearby localities (or military units, counties, parishes, etc.). *Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. *Remember that sometimes individuals went by [http://usgenweb.org/research/nicknames.shtml nicknames] or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nickname-given-name-equivalents.htm these names] as well.
*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.
*Search the records of nearby localities (or military units, counties, parishes, etc.).
== Other Searches ==
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== Related Websites ==
 
*[http://www.bmeia.gv.at/en/embassy/consulate-general-new-york/practical-advice/austrian-citizenship.html Austrian Citizenship]
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austrian_nationality_law Austrian Nationality Laws]
*[http://www.landesarchiv-ooe.at/xchg/hs.xsl/1603_DEU_HTML.htm Oberosteriches Landesarchiv]
*[[Research in Austria]]
 
== Related Wiki Articles ==
 
*[[Austria Genealogy|Austria]]
*[[Austria Church Records]]
*[[Austria Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*[[Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Miscellaneous City Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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