Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Miscellaneous City Records, 1485-1894 is a free collection at FamilySearch with browsable images of marriage contracts, citizenship records, account books, and more.

[su_heading size=”20″]How Do I Read the Records? [/su_heading]

These records are written in German and FamilySearch provides the following German language helps.


Here is an example of a book of marriage records from Linz, Austria which can be viewed for free at FamilySearch.*

*Österreich, Oberösterreich, Linz, ausgewählte Bestände des Landesarchivs 1485-1894.” Images. FamilySearch. : 14 June 2016. Oberosterreichisches Landesarchiv (Upper Austrian Provincial Archives), Linz, Austria.

Austrian Marriage contracts in Linz Austria free to view at FamilySearch listed at OnGenealogy
[su_heading size=”20″]What Can I Learn from these Records? [/su_heading]

These records include court records, orphan records, citizenship records, marriage records, and account books and may contain:

  • Name of Applicant
  • Age of Applicant
  • Date of Birth
  • Place of Origin
  • Occupation of Applicant
  • Date and Place of Issue
  • Residency


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