Austria, Vienna, Jewish Registers of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1784-1911 is a free collection at FamilySearch with name-searchable Jewish birth, marriage, and death records from Vienna, Austria. This collection also includes browsable images.

 
 
[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.

 
Here is an example of a Jewish marriage record free to view at FamilySearch. The image is handwritten in German and has English translation helps. FamilySearch provides similar translation helps for birth and death records.

Vienna Austria Jewish Marriage records written in German with English translation helps at FamilySearch listed at OnGenealogy
 
 
[su_heading size=”20″]What Can I Learn from these Records? [/su_heading]

These records include Jewish birth, marriage, and death records and may contain:
 
Birth or Baptism

  • Name of Declarant/Father
  • Declarant’s Age, Occupation and Residence
  • Name and Gender of Child
  • Date and Place of Birth
  • Parents’ Names, including Maiden Name of Mother
  • Names of Witnesses or Godparents
  • Witnesses’ Age, Occupation and Residence

 
Marriage

  • Date and Place of Marriage
  • Groom’s Age, Marital Status, Occupation and Residence
  • Names of Groom’s Parents, including Maiden Name of Mother
  • Bride’s Age, Marital Status, Occupation and Residence
  • Names of Bride’s Parents, including Maiden Name of Mother
  • Birthplaces of Bride and Groom
  • Witnesses’ Names, Age and Occupation

 
Death

  • Date and Place of Death and Burial
  • Name and Age of Deceased
  • Cause of Death
  • Father of Deceased and his Occupation
  • Date and Birthplace of Deceased
  • Marital Status of Deceased
  • If Married, the Name of the Spouse

 

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