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| title_language = Österreich, Oberösterreich, Linz, ausgewählte Bestände des Landesarchivs 1485-1894
 
| FS_URL_01 =[[Research in Austria]]   
 
| FS_URL_01 =[[Research in Austria]]   
 
| FS_URL_02 =[[Austria Genealogy|Austria]]   
 
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== What is in This Collection? ==
  
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This collection includes miscellaneous city records in upper Austria, Linz, from 1485-1894. The collection will include records such as court records, orphan records, marriage contracts, citizenship records, and account books. The original records are located in the Upper Austrian State Archives in Linz, Austria.
  
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
 
Österreich, Oberösterreich, Linz, ausgewählte Bestände des Landesarchivs 1485-1894
 
 
== What is in This Collection? ==
 
 
This collection includes miscellaneous city records in upper Austria, Linz, from 1485-1894. The collection will include records such as court records, orphan records, marriage contracts, citizenship records, and account books. The original records are located in the Upper Austrian State Archives, Linz, Austria.
 
 
===Reading These Records===
 
===Reading These Records===
 
For help reading these German records see the following guides:
 
For help reading these German records see the following guides:
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
 
== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
 
  
 
'''These records''' may contain the following information:  
 
'''These records''' may contain the following information:  
 
 
*Name of Applicant  
 
*Name of Applicant  
 
*Age of Applicant  
 
*Age of Applicant  
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*Date and Place of Issue  
 
*Date and Place of Issue  
 
*Residency
 
*Residency
 
 
  
 
== Collection Content ==
 
== Collection Content ==
 
=== Sample Images ===
 
=== Sample Images ===
 
 
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
 
Image:Austria Upper Austria, Linz, Miscellaneous City Records, 1485-1894004506574 53.jpg|Court Proceedings Transcript  
 
Image:Austria Upper Austria, Linz, Miscellaneous City Records, 1485-1894004506574 53.jpg|Court Proceedings Transcript  
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== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
 
== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
 
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Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
This section provides information on how to search the collection, what to do with information once found, and some tips on how to find records.
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*Your ancestor's given name and surname
 
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*Some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships
'''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, and family relationships. 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.
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*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
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=== View the Images ===
 
=== View the Images ===
 
View images in this collection by visiting the '''{{RecordSearch|2046885|Browse Page|access=browse}}''':
 
View images in this collection by visiting the '''{{RecordSearch|2046885|Browse Page|access=browse}}''':
 
# Select '''Quellengattung, Zeitraum, und Bandnummer''' to view the images
 
# Select '''Quellengattung, Zeitraum, und Bandnummer''' to view the images
 
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{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2046885 Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Miscellaneous City Records, 1485-1894]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.}}
 
{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2046885 Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Miscellaneous City Records, 1485-1894]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.}}
  
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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 [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
 
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 [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
  
== Tips to Keep in Mind  ==
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
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=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
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*Carefully evaluate each piece of information given
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*Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details
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*Add this new information to your records of each family
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*Look for leads to other records about your ancestors
  
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=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===
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*Look for variant spellings of the surnames
 
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name  
 
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name  
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor's name  
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name  
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life (for example: they may have gone by their middle name)  
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life (for example: they may have gone by their middle name)  
*Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date
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*Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date  
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*Search the records of nearby counties places
  
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=== Record Finder ===
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Consult the [[Austria Record Finder]] Table to find other records
  
 
== Citing This Collection ==
 
== Citing This Collection ==

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Record Description
Collection years: 1485-1894
Languages: German
Title in the Language: Österreich, Oberösterreich, Linz, ausgewählte Bestände des Landesarchivs 1485-1894
FamilySearch Resources
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection includes miscellaneous city records in upper Austria, Linz, from 1485-1894. The collection will include records such as court records, orphan records, marriage contracts, citizenship records, and account books. The original records are located in the Upper Austrian State Archives in Linz, Austria.

Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

For help reading these German records see the following guides:

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection using the waypoints on the Collection Browse Page for Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Miscellaneous City Records, 1485-1894.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

These records may contain the following information:

  • Name of Applicant
  • Age of Applicant
  • Date of Birth
  • Place of Origin
  • Occupation of Applicant
  • Date and Place of Issue
  • Residency

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Sample Images[edit | edit source]

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • Your ancestor's given name and surname
  • Some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships
  • 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

View the Images[edit | edit source]

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select Quellengattung, Zeitraum, und Bandnummer to view the 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]

  • Carefully evaluate each piece of information given
  • Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details
  • Add this new information to your records of each family
  • Look for leads to other records about your ancestors

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Look for variant spellings of the surnames
  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life (for example: they may have gone by their middle name)
  • Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date
  • Search the records of nearby counties places

Record Finder[edit | edit source]

Consult the Austria Record Finder Table to find other records

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.

Collection Citation

"Österreich, Oberösterreich, Linz, ausgewählte Bestände des Landesarchivs 1485-1894." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Oberösterreichischen Landesarchiv (Upper Austiran State Archives), Linz.

Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

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How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]

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