Genealogy Projects tagged with austria on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Jewish Communities of Burgenland

    BURGENLAND is one of the federal states of Austria, on the Hungarian border. Located in Burgenland were the "Seven Communities" ( Sheva Kehillot or Sieben Gemeinden ), noted for their outstanding yeshivot and eminent rabbis: Eisenstadt (Hung. Kismarton; Heb. א״ש) Mattersburg/ Mattersdorf (Hung. Nagymarton) Deutschkreutz (Hung. Sopronkeresztúr, Németk...

  • Austro-Hungarian Jews

    This project is here to give us a greater insight into the lives of our ancestors from across the empire and to help us work together to find our common roots. List of Austro-Hungarian Jews Wikipedia Famous People Sigmund Freud : Father of Psychoanalysis. Theodor Herzl : Father of Zionism. Stefan Zweig : Novelist, playwright, journalist, biographer. Franz Kafka : Novelist.

  • The Kindertransport

    The Kindertransport (also Refugee Children Movement or "RCM'") is the name given to the rescue mission that took place during the nine months prior to the outbreak of the Second World War. The United Kingdom took in nearly 10,000 predominantly Jewish children from Nazi Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Poland, and the Free City of Danzig. The children were placed in British foster homes, hostel...

  • Jewish Families of Chorostkow (Khorostkiv, Ukraine)

    The purpose of this project is to identify and connect all of the Jewish families of the small town of Chorostkow. Chorostkow, now called Khorostkiv is located between Husiatyn and Kopyczynce, on the banks of the River Taina in the Ternopil Oblast of the Ukraine in what was once Galician Podolia. The village was granted the rights of a small town by local magnate named Siamianski who invited ...

  • Prominent Jewish Families of Vienna (Wer Einmal War)

    This project provides a basis for researching a number of prominent Jewish families from Vienna. Georg Gaugusch's 2011 book Wer einmal War (Vol. I: A-K) is the first comprehensive, published genealogy for many of these families. The goal of this project page is to make the Geni tree as complete as possible, using the information from Gaugusch's Vol. I and other sources, such as Vienna IKG vital...

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  • Jewish Community of Kobersdorf

    Background Kobersdorf ( Kabold in Hungarian) is a town in Eastern Austria in the Burgenland region. Kobersdorf, like the other towns of Burgenland, belonged to the Kingdom of Hungary until 1920-21. After the end of the First World War, the western border area of Hungary was awarded to Austria by the Treaties of St. Germain and Trianon. Since 1921, the town has belonged to the newly founded ...