Austria, Carinthia, Gurk Diocese, Catholic Church Records, 1527-1986 is a free collection at FamilySearch with name-searchable birth records, marriage records, and death records from Austria.

 
 

What Can I Learn from these Records?

This collection includes records from 1527 to 1986. It is a collection of church books containing baptisms, christenings and burials. There may also be birth, marriage, and death records. All of these records are held at the Diocese of Gurk in Klagenfurt, Austria.

These records include Catholic baptismal, marriage, and death records and may contain:
 
Birth

  • Child’s given name
  • Birth date
  • Location and house number
  • Gender
  • Parents’ names

 
Baptism

  • Child’s given name
  • Baptism date
  • Location and house number
  • Gender
  • Marital status
  • Parents’ names
  • Names and occupations of witnesses

 
Marriage

  • Date of event
  • Place of event with house number
  • Groom’s name, age, marital status and religion
  • Groom’s parents’ names
  • Bride’s name and age
  • Bride’s parents’ names
  • Names and occupations of witnesses

 
Death

  • Names of the deceased (sometimes names of deceased’s spouse and/or deceased’s parents were included)
  • Date of event
  • Place of event with house number
  • Name of deceased, gender and age
  • Cause of death
  • Religion

 

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