Historic Document Collections Added in March 2021

This previous month, 6.7 million historic information have been added to MyHeritage from three important collections: Lithuanian-Jewish information from LitvakSIG, Jewish important information from Vienna, and World Battle I casualty lists from Austria-Hungary. A lot of the Lithuanian-Jewish information from LitvakSIG, and each collections from Austria can’t be discovered on different main business family tree web sites. These collections are helpful assets for folks with roots in each the Jewish and the final communities of Lithuania or Austria-Hungary. With this month’s replace, the overall variety of historic information on MyHeritage is now 13.2 billion information.

Listed here are extra particulars about every of the collections:

Assortment Description Variety of Data Hyperlink to Search

Lithuanian-Jewish Data from LitvakSIG, 1795–1940
An index of Lithuanian-Jewish information from LitvakSIG from 1795 to 1940. 4,187,073 information Search assortment now

Austria, Vienna, Jewish Important Data, 1835–1938
An index of delivery, marriage, and burial information for the Jewish group in Vienna, Austria from 1835 to 1938 1,036,598 information Search assortment now

Austria-Hungary, World Battle I Casualty Lists, 1914–1918

An index of casualty lists from Austria-Hungary from World Battle I from 1914 to 1918 1,561,302 information Search assortment now

Lithuanian-Jewish Data from LitvakSIG, 1795–1940 

For this assortment, we partnered with LitvakSIG, a U.S.-based, non-profit group that gives the first on-line useful resource for Lithuanian-Jewish family tree analysis worldwide. The information within the assortment have been initially translated and listed by LitvakSIG, and signify nearly your entire corpus of LitvakSIG’s work over greater than twenty years.

The 4 million information on this assortment are of a number of differing kinds: revision lists, important information, tax and voter lists, and family registers and different information pertaining to the Lithuanian-Jewish (Litvak) inhabitants from the interval of the Russian Empire (1795–First World Battle) to the interval of impartial Lithuania (1919–1940). The information comprise the names of a number of relations along with the first individual, akin to the daddy, mom, partner, paternal grandfather, and maternal grandfather. Most information comprise the date and place of the pertinent occasion, and will embrace a secondary occasion such because the yr or place of origin. Nearly all of information are from cities in present-day Lithuania. Nevertheless, as a consequence of varied geopolitical adjustments throughout the time interval of this assortment, the information should not restricted to the trendy boundaries of Lithuania, and the locations listed in information may additionally be positioned in present-day Poland, Belarus, or different neighboring nations.

Most of those information can’t be discovered on different business family tree web sites. Along with MyHeritage’s superior search and matching applied sciences — which overcome language obstacles and supply matches to household timber in English, Russian, and Hebrew amongst different languages — these information will open a brand new frontier of discovery for people who’re researching their Lithuanian-Jewish heritage.

To study extra about Lithuanian-Jewish Data from LitvakSIG, 1795–1940, please learn our devoted weblog put up: MyHeritage Releases a Important Assortment of Lithuanian-Jewish Historic Data.

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Austria, Vienna, Jewish Important Data, 1835–1938

The 1 million historic information on this assortment embrace an index to delivery, marriage, and burial information for the Jewish group in Vienna, Austria. Beginning information embrace first and final identify, the date of delivery and birthplace, and the names of the mother and father. Marriage information embrace the identify of the bride and groom, the date of marriage, and the placement. Loss of life information embrace the identify of the deceased, the date of dying, and the placement. 

Beginning information can be found till 1916, whereas marriage and burial information undergo 1938. When obtainable for a report, additionally, you will discover data on the e book, quantity, web page, and problem numbers.

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Austria-Hungary, World Battle I Casualty Lists, 1914–1918

The 1.5 million information on this assortment is an index of casualty lists from Austria-Hungary from World Battle I. Data comprise the identify, the date of delivery, the birthplace, navy data pertaining to the casualty akin to rank or unit, and the date of casualty record. In some instances, the date or place of dying may additionally be obtainable. Data typically additionally comprise a casualty record quantity, the kind of casualty, a web page quantity, and any extra feedback.

Because the information are from the multinational state that was Austria-Hungary, the people within the information will be from any modern-day nation that was beforehand a part of Austria-Hungary. Notably, the gathering incorporates information of people born in modern-day Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic (previously Bohemia or Moravia), Poland (previously Galicia), Ukraine (previously Galicia), Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The casualty lists signify fairly a various vary of people. They function troopers of almost each rank, from low-ranking volunteers to officers, in addition to troopers of the Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim faiths.

When perusing this assortment, notice that given names are sometimes spelled within the authentic language of the casualty record. For instance, an individual named Joseph may additionally be discovered as Joszef or Josef. Troopers are usually listed underneath just one first identify and a final identify.

Additionally notice that the date of the casualty record doesn’t essentially point out the date of the soldier’s dying. A casualty record from the final yr of the conflict (1918) might nonetheless comprise casualties from the primary yr of the conflict (1914) that hadn’t been reported but.

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Examples

Exile report of Leah Goldberg’s mom

The Lithuanian-Jewish Data from LitvakSIG incorporates the exile report of Leah Goldberg’s mom. Leah Goldberg (1911–1970) is among the many most celebrated Hebrew-language poets, authors, and playwrights. She was born in Konigsberg (now Kaliningrad), Prussia, in 1911, and spent her childhood in Kovno, Lithuania. Throughout World Battle I, her household was exiled to Russia.

The gathering incorporates a report of the exile of Leah’s mom, Tsila, from 1915 and her return to Siauliai, within the Kaunas area, in 1921.

Leah and her mom moved to Tel Aviv in 1935.

Exile record of Tsila Goldberg [Credit: MyHeritage Lithuanian-Jewish Records from LitvakSIG, 1795-1940]
Exile report of Tsila Goldberg [Credit: MyHeritage Lithuanian-Jewish Records from LitvakSIG, 1795-1940]

Beginning Document of Judith Deutsch 

The Austria, Vienna, Jewish Important Data, 1835–1938 assortment incorporates the delivery report of Austrian swim champion Judith Deutsch. Judith held the title Austrian Sportswoman of the 12 months in 1935 and acquired the Gold Medal of Honor for one of the crucial excellent Austrian sports activities personalities in 1936. The report consists of her father and mom’s names, her birthdate and birthplace.

Birth record of Judith Deutsch [Credit: MyHeritage Austria, Vienna, Jewish Vital Records, 1835-1938]
Beginning report of Judith Deutsch [Credit: MyHeritage Austria, Vienna, Jewish Vital Records, 1835-1938]

Casualty Document of Ernst Strohschneider

The Austria-Hungary, World Battle I Casualty Lists assortment consists of the report of World Battle I flying ace Ernst Strohschneider. Ernst was credited with 15 aerial victories from 1916 to 1918. Within the casualty report under, we see a report of an earlier damage from 1914. The report exhibits his delivery yr, his casualty record date, his rank, unit, and subunit.

Casualty record of Ernst Strohschneider [Credit: MyHeritage Austria-Hungary, World War I Casualty Lists, 1914-1918]
Casualty report of Ernst Strohschneider [Credit: MyHeritage Austria-Hungary, World War I Casualty Lists, 1914-1918]

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We hope these necessary collections supply new insights into your loved ones historical past. Looking out these collections on MyHeritage is free. To view these information or to save lots of information to your loved ones tree, you’ll want a Information or Full plan.

In case you have a household tree on MyHeritage, our Document Matching know-how will notify you robotically if information from these collections match your kin. You’ll then be capable to evaluation the report and determine in case you’d like so as to add the brand new data to your tree.

Take pleasure in the brand new collections!

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