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Litomerice archive online #austria-czech

E. Randol Schoenberg
 

Erika Kalkofen-Frahne of Dortmund, Germany alerted me to the website of
the State Archives in Litomerice Vital Records Search,
http://matriky.soalitomerice.cz/matriky_lite/ . She says she has found
references to a number of converted Jewish families in the marriage
record books, especially for "Konfessionslos" (no religion), but also,
less frequently, in the Catholic and Protestant (Evangelisch) records.
For those of you researching in the Litomerice (North Bohemia) region,
you may with to comb through the online resources at this site.

Randy Schoenberg
Los Angeles, CA

Bob Lenk
 

Thanks, Randy, for this news about the online records >from the
Litomerice archive.

If folks aren't aware, some records >from Litomerice archive are
available at the Mormon / Family History Library site. These include
the 1921 census (a civil census, including all religions):

https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1930345/waypoints
or
http://tinyurl.com/litomerice-1921-census

and some vital records, including some Jewish records (a relatively
small number) >from the archives of Litomerice and (apparently) Zamrsk:

https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.familysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2FMM26-SYQ%3A802204874%3Fcc%3D1804263
or
http://tinyurl.com/litomerice-jewish-registers

The places with Jewish records are:
Okres Louny: Dolni Rocov and Horni Rocov
Okres Most: Havran

I don't know if there are any Jewish records included in any of the
Catholic registers. I also don't know if there is any overlap with
what's on the archive's official site.

I have found most of what I expected to find in the census record. I
was not able to find any towns of interest to me in the vital records.

They also have some Jewish records >from the Opava and Trebon archives.
I haven't looked at those at all (not where any of my ancestors are from).

Bob Lenk
Greeley, Colorado, USA