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==More Austria Research Tools==
 
==More Austria Research Tools==
 
Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in.  Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in Austria.
 
Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in.  Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in Austria.
*[[Germany - German Handwriting 1500s - 1920 (Kurrentschrift)|Handwriting Guide]]
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*[[Dictionary of old German Definitions|Dictionary of old German Definitions]]
 
*[http://translate.google.com/ German to English Translator]
 
*[http://dict.leo.org/ende?lang=de&lp=ende German- English dictionary]
 
 
*[http://rzblx10.uni-regensburg.de/dbinfo/dbliste.php?bib_id=onb&colors=63&ocolors=40&lett=c&collid=GH%7CDatabase Information System Austrian National Library] - Special link collection for genealogy (55 links, Page in German)
 
*[http://rzblx10.uni-regensburg.de/dbinfo/dbliste.php?bib_id=onb&colors=63&ocolors=40&lett=c&collid=GH%7CDatabase Information System Austrian National Library] - Special link collection for genealogy (55 links, Page in German)
 
*[http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/austria/index.html Austria Genealogy links]  
 
*[http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/austria/index.html Austria Genealogy links]  
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*[http://www.the-burgenland-bunch.org Burgenland Bunch]  
 
*[http://www.the-burgenland-bunch.org Burgenland Bunch]  
 
*[http://www.dpcamps.org/ Displaced Persons' (DP) Camps Table of Contents]  
 
*[http://www.dpcamps.org/ Displaced Persons' (DP) Camps Table of Contents]  
*[[German Word List]]
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*[http://www.genteam.at/ GenTeam Gazetteer]
*[[Germany Letter Writing Guide]]
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*[[Image:German Gothic Handwriting Guide.pdf|Gothic Handwriting Guide]]
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*[http://www.genteam.at/ A cooperative effort to provide free resources and data banks to facilitate genealogy research in Austria and the Dual Monarchy, affiliated with IHFF above]  
 
*[[Jewish Genealogy]]
 
 
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Revision as of 16:50, 1 May 2017

Austria Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Austria Background
Local Research Resources
Moderator

The FamilySearch moderator for Austria is SugdenHG.

Guide to Austria ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Austria is landlocked and in a strategic location at the crossroads of central Europe bordering the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein. The major river is the Danube. As a result of wars and political realignments, the internal and external boundaries of Austria have changed several times. German is the official language.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Austria Research

Links to articles on getting started with Austrian research.

See More Research Strategies

Austria Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Austrian research.

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Austria Clickable Map[edit | edit source]

The boundaries of Austria have changed over time. Your ancestor may have said he was from Austria, but actually he may have come from any of the countries that once belonged to the Hapsburg Monarchy or Austro-Hungarian Empire. Therefore, see also Research in the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Provinces of Modern Austria[edit | edit source]

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Austria (English)

Österreich (German)

Austria (English)

Österreich (German)

More Austria Research Strategies[edit | edit source]

Research strategies give guidance on how to research or what records to search for first. Below are additional research strategy Wiki articles for Austria.

More Austria Research Tools[edit | edit source]

Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in. Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in Austria.

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Austria," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austria, accessed 23 March 2016.