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For questions about ancestors or records in the country of Hungary. The borders and political status of Hungary changed dramatically. This tag may be used for the previous political entities within the geographical boundaries of the present-day or historic Hungary, such as when it was the Kingdom of Hungary or part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

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1860-1868 Birth Certificate from Hungary

Can anyone advise me on how to obtain my great-great-grandfather's birth certificate (he was born in Fogaras, Transylvania, Hungary between 1860-1868 [corrected]) and possible renunciation of ...
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Searching for grandfather’s birth certificate (1903, Hungary)

My grandfather’s name is Pal Kutassy, he was born on February 18 1903, apparently in a town called lisson in Hungary. However, I can’t find such a town in Hungary. He left on a ship headed from ...
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Looking for Hungarian voters list around 1931

I am trying to track my grandfathers movements at the beginning of the 1930s and i wanted to check if he was listed in the 1931 voters list for the Hungarian parliament elections but i didn't manage ...
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Where was Ormalonsok Hungary?

In an effort to locate my grandfather's Hungarian birth certificate (born in 1924) I need to narrow down his place of residence/birth prior to him immigrating abroad. On the ships manifest it shows ...
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Using Hungarian Civil Registry

I am looking for three things: My father's original birth certificate (b. 1951, March 3 in Budapest IV) My grandparent's marriage certificate (location and date unknown, though date most probably ...
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Records from Murska Sobata - Hungary, Yugoslavia & now Slovenia

I was surprised to find Trautman's were listed as Jews and killed in Auschwitz on JewishGen.com. How do I find records from a Synagogue that was shut down by the Nazi's. The Synagogue I need the ...
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Tracing Hungarian birth and marriage records

I am trying to trace birth father's birth and marriage records. He died when I was very young and I was later adopted by my stepfather so my birth father's details no longer show on my birth ...
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What are these place names (in present-day Slovakia) from this US passenger list in 1913?

The full passenger list can be found below -- I'm looking at the entry for "Ignatz Schwarz" line 14. What is the name of the city he identified as last place of residence (also same thing as ...
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How can I find birth record/Hungarian evidence of ancestor born before 1895?

Is there any way to find a birth or census record for my ancestor? He left the area in early 1900s to immigrate to the US. If there is no chance to find a birth or census record, would any other ...
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Hungarian sham adoptions?

With great help from shoover and JPmiaou in the other Q&A about the marriage between Marie Emma Kafka-Somfai and Dr. Karl Ritter von Taussig I found out that both husband and wife were adopted but ...
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Locating Hungary Civil Registration original indexes?

I am looking for the 24 February 1911 marriage entry between Marie Emma Kafka-Somfai (Mária Kafka-Somfai) and Dr. Karl Ritter von Taussig (Károly Taussig). (The only thing I have found was his death ...
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Finding birth/baptism record for Don ancestor who resided in Arad in Transylvania before World War I?

My late father in law was born in Arad around 1905-1906. His last name was Don. This is not a Hungarian name, although he was. I believe it is the name of a river in Russia. I am trying to do ...
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Translating column headings in Hungarian marriage register (from Slovakia)?

Can anyone tell me the language used and/or translation to English of the Column headings in this Slovak Marriage register: Additional Info: for those interested here is the Link, while some of the ...
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Spelling of Original Hungarian or Czechoslovakian surname?

I am working on tracing my girlfriend's family tree. Her last name is Paul, however her great-great grandfather immigrated from either Hungary or Czechoslovakia depending on who you ask. They say ...
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Slovakia, Bratislava, Reca - Jewish records

I would like to know if someone has any hints about finding Jewish records dated circa 1810 for the small village of Reca, Slovakia. My grandfather was born there in 1812 and moved to Vienna, but I ...
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Proper Citation for Hungary/Austria Birthplace [duplicate]

I am tracing ancestors born in the late 18th through mid 19th century from a village which at the time was in western Hungary. Following the end of WWI, the area was transferred to Austria and the ...
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Were 19th century Austro-Hungarians in Sweden or Swedes in Austria-Hungary (Carpathian Mts)? [closed]

I am researching a family that I strongly believe has Carpatho-Rusyn roots, at least on one side. However, I have not been able to find any birth information for any of the children, their parents, or ...
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Researching ancestors of someone adopted from Hungary?

One of my close living relatives was adopted from Hungary at the age of two, in 1991. Unfortunately, the only real information we currently have is the full name of her birth mother and her city of ...
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