Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Miscellaneous City Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Miscellaneous City Records, 1485-1894
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- 1 Title in the Language of the Record
- 2 What is in This Collection?
- 3 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 4 Collection Content
- 5 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 6 Tips to Keep in Mind
- 7 Citing This Collection
- 8 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
Title in the Language of the Record[edit | edit source]
Österreich, Oberösterreich, Linz, ausgewählte Bestände des Landesarchivs 1485-1894
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, Linz, Austria.
Reading These Records[edit | edit source]
For help reading these German records see the following guides:
- Germany Languages
- German Genealogical Word List
- Germany Handwriting
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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
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Sample Images[edit | edit source]
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, and some tips on how to find records.
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.
View the Images[edit | edit source]
View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
- Select Quellengattung, Zeitraum, und Bandnummer to view the images
|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at 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.|
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.
Tips to Keep in Mind[edit | edit source]
- 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
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.
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How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]
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