Austria, Tirol, Innsbruck, Sankt Jakob Parish Register Index, 1578-1970 is a free collection at FamilySearch with browsable images of Catholic parish baptism, marriage, and death records.
[su_heading size=”20″]How Do I Read the Records? [/su_heading]
The images are handwritten in German and FamilySearch provides the following German language helps.
- German Language and Languages
- German Genealogical Word List
- Germany Handwriting
- Reading German Handwritten Records
[su_heading size=”20″]What Can I Learn from these Records? [/su_heading]
These records may contain:
- Date and Place of Baptism
- Parents’ Names
- Date and Place of Birth
- Name of Godparents
- Date and Place of Marriage
- Groom’s Age, Occupation and Residence
- Bride’s Age, Occupation and Residence
- Name of Groom’s Parents
- Name of Bride’s Parents
- Date and Place of Death and Burial
- Name and Age of Deceased
- Cause of Death
- Marital Status of Deceased
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