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What is German translation of this Marriage record written in Kurrent?

Header in Gothic typeface & German language; some words use archaic spelling: [Seite] 114, Trauungs=Buch Jahr Monath und Tag der Trauung. Bräutigam -Wohnort -Haus Nro. -Taufnahme [sic], Familien=...
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What are the names in this Status Animarum from Slovenia?

The page is written in German, in the Kurrent handwriting style 12. Joseph Gregorzhizh Klein=Zirnik 13. März '802 Weib [=wife], Maria Jurglizh 8. Dec. '805 Sohn [=son], Franz ...
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Is it normal to be baptised on same day as birth?

Since the baptism record transcript has a field for birth date as well the baptism date, probably THIS child was baptised on the date of birth. At this point, you probably have seen a wider range of ...
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Is it normal to be baptised on same day as birth?

In the Diocese of Gurk just adjacent (north) to the Diocese of Ljubljana it was also quite common that newborns were baptized on the same day from what I saw when looking at the church records there. ...
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Hungarian sham adoptions?

I don't think the word "sham" applies, and no, it was not a common or widespread practice. Your example has the second and third cases of adult adoption that I have encountered in ten years of ...
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What are names and dates in this Status Animarum for Gregorcčič at Roženberk 6?

Corrections Andreas Gregorzhizh ... Sohn, Johann 12 Apr. '811 30 ??? ??? Hube? do. Mathia ... do. Andreas ... Tochter, Anna 18. Apr. '809 unehel. T. [=uneheliche Tochter, =...
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What is the meaning of the cross symbol I see added to individuals in Status Animarium records?

Generally, a cross preceeding or following a name indicates "deceased". If there is a date, it is "died on" (that date). Both styles were used over centuries of records, although my subjective ...
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What town is meant by the location Gorn. Laknic?

Place is probably Gorenje Lakovnice, Novo Mesto, Slovenia, "and belongs to the Parish of Novo Mesto–Šmihel". As in a previous answer, Fuzzy Gazetteer and GOV led to the above result. In the record ...
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What are names and dates in this Status Animarum for Mali Cirnik 13?

Most of your transcript matches my reading. Corrections/alternate transcriptions: ...Weib, Maria Sladizh ... ...Tochter, Maria ...geheirathet nach Posharzhe Rikarerd? Johanistha[l?, ...
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What are names and dates in this Status Animarum for Gregorcčič at Roženberk 6?

A few corrections: Audmnad = Andreas Aiuer = Anna Martin = Mathia(s)? Not sure about the surname.
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How can I find birth record/Hungarian evidence of ancestor born around 1892/1893?

Before the start of civil registration, vital records were the responsibility of churches. According to Dvorzsák's gazetteer (https://kt.lib.pte.hu/cgi-bin/kt.cgi?konyvtar/kt03110501/0_0_1_pg_14.html),...
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Is it normal to be baptised on same day as birth?

In my investigations in Spanish catholic records I found that the difference is on the order of 1 week. And, when baptism occurs at the same day or the day after is very often (around 80%) a clear ...
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Can this Verlustliste record be excluded or verified based on what (little) I know?

My underlying question (whether Gaiter Adalbert in the Loss List is the same person as my Gaiter Béla) hasn't been answered yet, but I have been made aware of some resources that may help others ...
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Can this Verlustliste record be excluded or verified based on what (little) I know?

There should be a death record somewhere. And, since he didn't die in battle, a grave. Did he die within the current limits of Hungary? If so, he should be in the Hungarian archives. Have you ...
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Is it normal to be baptised on same day as birth?

If that was an English registration I would suspect a very sickly baby that was not expected to survive long enough for the usual gap to baptism and the priest was called to ensure the child's soul ...
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