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The Official Blog Of Hungary · 8M ago

A Hungarian In The American Revolution & An Independence Day Weekend Sale

Many of our ethnic or national Hungarian ancestors immigrated to America in seek of the freedoms and liberties that our country offered. Hungarians have been finding their way to America fo...
The Official Blog Of Hungary · 8M ago

Hungarian Funeral Notices & Family Relationship Terms List

An often overlooked Hungarian collection on FamilySearch holds a treasure trove of genealogical information. Hungary Funeral Notices, 1840-1990 are printed funeral or death notices, similar...
The Official Blog Of Hungary · 8M ago

Austria, Vienna Population Cards, 1850-1896

The FamilySearch database entitled Austria, Vienna Population Cards, 1850-1896 documented local residents and travelers living in Vienna for the time period of 1850 through 1896, with the o...
The Official Blog Of Hungary · 8M ago

Hungarian Immigrants to São Paulo, Brazil

FamilySearch.org's database, Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980, has been updated today and many Hungarian immigrants can be found arriving in São Paulo throughout this database...
The Official Blog Of Hungary · 8M ago

Baptismal Record of Béla Lugosi

Béla Lugosi is well known for his portrayal of Count Dracula in the classic 1931 film Dracula, but many do not know that Lugosi wasn't his original surname. He was born as Béla Ferenc Dezső ...
The Official Blog Of Hungary · 11M ago

Inaccuracies In FamilySearch's Hungarian Baptismal Indexes

A recent request for guidance in the Hungary Exchange group on Facebook sparked my curiosity about the accuracy of the Hungarian baptismal indexes available at FamilySearch.org. I helped ver...
The Official Blog Of Hungary · 11M ago

Ancestry.com's Hungarian Civil Registration Records

Ancestry.com has added a new database today called Hungary, Civil Registration, 1799-1978. I'd like to discuss some errors and issues I have with this database.First off, I'm not entirely su...
The Official Blog Of Hungary · 1Y ago

The Original Surname of Zsa Zsa Gabor's Family

Very few people, if any, know much about Zsa Zsa Gabor's paternal side of the family. I had previously conducted research on Zsa Zsa's maternal side of the family several years ago (Article ...
The Official Blog Of Hungary · 1Y ago

Hungarian Genealogy: Research Tip #13

The theme of today's tip is: Hungarian Surname Origins & MeaningsThe origins and meanings of Hungarian surnames can date back to well before the creation of the Kingdom of Hungary, and can b...
The Official Blog Of Hungary · 1Y ago

3,000 Members! And A Sale!

The Hungary Exchange Facebook group has reached 3,000 members! I'm delighted that both the website and Facebook group have grown so much in the past FIVE! years since their creation! It give...