Re: Hung. census
- --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@onelist.com, "J. Michutka" <jmm@p...> wrote:
> I'm getting so confused trying to figure out the Hungarian censuseson the
> website for familysearch.org. I'm trying to find out if there areany
> census records microfilmed for my towns in Trencin county (Makovand Vysoka
> up in the NW edge of Slovakia, and Lietava a little farther SE);I've found
> the film numbers I need for the 1828 census (films 623158 and623161).
> I can't figure out if any of the other Hungarian censuses covered
> (or are microfilmed); no Trencin county listed for the other years.Does
> anyone know, was this area not covered in other censuses, orcovered but
> not yet microfilmed, or was the county name different, or am I justnot
> navigating the website well?The 1828 Hungarian census was a land and property census. It is
> Julie Michutka, lost in Massachusetts
written in Latin and lists only the names of property owners, not
landless peasants. On 319 reels of microfilm.
The FHL has returns from all counties that later became Slovakia and
You have to order the films of the 1828 census based upon the county
where located. On 319 reel of microfilm, only part of which are for
There are about 214 pages for locations and film numbers.
You can find them in the FHL catalog under Hungary-Census at the FHC
or http://www.familysearch.org online catalog.
There is a 1848 enumeration of Jews for the town of Trenscen (now
Also includes the villages located in Trenscen Megye.
Valuable genealogical source if ancestors happened to be Jewish.
The last Hungarian census available in the FHLC's collection is that
1869. Covers only former Zemplén Megye and part of Esztergom Megye.
On 169 reels of microfilm.
There may be other counties available somewhere from the 1869 census,
the LDS didn't microfilm them.
There may be other counties available somewhere
- This was very helpful--thank you! Looks like the film numbers I managed to
get off the website are all that is currently available.
And if my ancestors aren't listed, then I've still learned something--that
they were most likely among the landless peasants. But I've always
maintained that I come from a long line of peasants!
>The 1828 Hungarian census was a land and property census. It is
>written in Latin and lists only the names of property owners, not