RECORDS AND REFERENCES

Hrastovac-Eichendorf, by Erwin Englert translated by EVA MUELLER. To purchase write to:    oem1970@gmail.com

 The “HRASTOVAC-EICHENDORF FAMILIES 1865-1900” book  in print is sold out. The second edition on CD has been extended to include all the vital records from 1865 to 1944 and can be ordered directly from the author. It covers the German Lutheran Mother church in Hrastovac (Eichendorf) and its branches: Franjevac (Strižicevac), Kapetanovo Polje; Bastaji, Veliki and Mali; Mlinska, Pašijan, and other surrounding communities with smaller ethnic German population.

To order click here:
The indexed list of families are also be viewed at this website. See Hrastovac-Eichendorf-Families-Book

MLINSKA: “Gross Mlinska, Die Geschichte eines hessichen Dorfes in Kroatien” by Jakob Bentz

MALI BASTAJI: “Klein-Bastei, Heimatbuch eines deutschen Dorfes in Slawonien – Kroatien” by Heinrich Heppenheimer, 1990 ISBN 30925921-10-9

The original  Lutheran Church Books for Hrastovac & surrounding area:

All the books 1903 to present are in GARESNICA, Slavonia.

  • DRZAVNI ARHIV BJELOVAR (State Archive)
    Trg Eugena Kvaternika 3
    43000 Bjelovar
    Croatia
    e-mail: drzavni-arhiv-bj@bj.tel.hr

  • Matični ured Bjelovar (Vital Office)
    Dr.Ante Starčević 8 (Street)
    Bjelovar 43000,Croatia
    http://udubbz.hr/

    e-mail : predstojnik@udubbz.hr
    Phone : 38-54-327-8111
    Fax: 38-54-327-8164
    Opening Hours : 7.30a.m.-2p.m.

  • MATICNI URED GARESNICA (Vital office)
    43280 Garesnica, Croatia

  • MATICNI URED DARUVAR (Vital office)
    43500 Daruvar, Croatia

  • As none of the archives have a genealogist, they would only do the search for one person at a time, if exact names are provided.

     

    Osijek/Esseg state’s archives: www.dao.hr and http://arhivnet.arhiv.hr

Civil (Gradjanski)Evangelical – Evangelical Civil Records

(Evangelicka crkva) – Evangelical Church Records

Greek Catholic (Grkokatolicka crkva) – Greek Catholic Church Records

Jewish (Zidovska) – Jewish Records

Military (Vojni)

Orthodox (Pravoslavna crkva) – Greek Orthodox Church Records in Croatia

Reformed Christian (Reformska crkva) – Reformed Evangelical Church Records in Croatia

Roman Catholic (Rimokatolicka crkva) – Roman Catholic Church Records in Croatia

https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/2040054/waypoints

Baranya Church Books online: http://pecsiegyhazmegye.hu/intezmenyek-szervezetek/pecsi-egyhazmegyei-leveltar

1828 Hungarian Land Census (copy and paste all the lines into your browser) by Martha Remer Connor
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/450353?availability=Family%20History%20Library

Hungarian Civil Records 1895-1980: https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.familysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fcollection%2F1452460%2Fwaypoints
Hungarian Catholic Tax Lists: http://www.szfvar.katolikus.hu/hibas-link

Hungarian Archives: http://hungaricana.hu/en/

Austrian-Empire Musterlisten (draft lists) http://www.oesta.gv.at/site/5001/default.aspx

Austrian-Empire Place Names (1905):
https://www.familia-austria.at/index.php/forschung-und-service/altoesterreichisches-lesebuch/1274-orts-und-verkehrslexikon-von-oesterreich-ungarn#

German protestant parish records online: https://ahnenfunde.wordpress.com/2015/03/19/archion-in-a-nutshell/

Over 1500 diverse genaological lists assambled by Hans Selbach: http://www.ahnenlisten.eu/info/links.pdf

Old newspapers covering “Hrastovac” http://anno.onb.ac.at/anno-suche#searchMode=simple&query=Hrastovac&resultMode=list&from=1

 Old German weights and measures http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_units_of_measurement

OLD GERMAN PROFESSIONS, OCCUPATIONS and ILLNESSES: http://worldroots.com/brigitte/occupat.htm

Latin/German Church lexicon by U of Muenster, Germany http://www.uni-muenster.de/FB2/ikr/service/index.html

World View Photo Click on the spot of your interest to enlarge. http://www.terraserver.com/

“Die Ahnenstammkartei des Deutschen Volkes” http://www.feefhs.org/DE/astaka/ahnstamm.html

Census 1667 for Herrschaft Eppstein (Hesse) http://www.tepper-erbenheim.de/downloads/einwohnerverzeichnis-der-herrschaft-eppstein-v.pdf

GOV – the genealogical gazetteer: http://gov.genealogy.net/index.jsp

 Deutsche Dienststelle (WASt.) http://www.dd-wast.de/frame.htm in Berlin. To search for WWII German military records. Fee apply and it might take up to one year to receive athe information……..German Army units 1939 – 1945 http://publications.rwth-aachen.de/record/49495/files/2120.pdf

Waffen-SS – https://www.dd-wast.de

-http://www.bundesarchiv.de/benutzung/sachbezug/militaer/00381/index.html.de
– http://www.forum-der-wehrmacht.de
– http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de
– https://www.feldgrau.com/WW2-German-Waffen-SS-Schutzstaffel
– http://www.axishistory.com/axis-nations/germany-a-austria/waffen-ss
– https://ww2db.com
– http://motlc.wiesenthal.com/site/pp.asp?c=gvKVLcMVIuG&b=395163

German maps prior to WWII http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/search/collection/GermanyMaps

Red Cross List of Prisoners of WWI http://grandeguerre.icrc.org -also: http://familia-austria.at/index.php/forschung-und-service/netzrecherche/132-beitraege/565-militaer#h8-3-kriegsgefangenenkartei-irk

WWII Soldier Graves outside Germany: http://goo.gl/b6Hjs

German Lutheran Church Books online: https://www.archion.de/de/das-portal/ueber-uns/

           Organization  and Societies,
Banat-L (free Danube-Swabian List for English speakers, includes all 6 DS areas)

http://www.familia-austria.at/ (Includes all former Austrian Empire areas)
http://www.gf-franken.de/  (Society for Familiy Research in Franken, Germany.)
http://www.akdff.de/ (Arbeitskreis donauschwaebischer Familienforscher)
http://danube-swabians.org (danube-Swabian Cultural Group)

General German Research:
http://www.GenTeam.eu (EuropeanGenealogical platform; no- fee membership)
http://www.hfv-ev.de/ (Hessischen familiengeschichtlichen Vereinigung e.V.)
http://www.biggislist.de/ (Biggi’s List – Links for Family Research in Internet)
http://www.genealogienetz.de/ (German Genealogy-Server)
http://www.ahnenforschung.org/ (Ahnenforschung.org)
http://ahnenforschung.net/ (The German genealogy Internet index)
http://ahnenforschungen.de/genlink/ (Der Katalog for Genealogists)

List of Family Books in Germanic speaking areas:
http://wiki-de.genealogy.net/Kategorie:Ortsfamilienbuch
http://www.village-records.org/ (online records for some DS towns)

also: http://www.online-ofb.de and http://www.ortsfamilienbuecher.de/

The Hessians: www.hadis.hessen.de/

For PFALZ research: http://www.pfalzgeschichte.de/mitarbeiter/. Pfalz compiled a list of emigrants to Hungary and Austria. One of the “Mitarbeiter” (members) will be able to search the list for a given family name during specific time frame.

Name Search:
Searching for particular family names density in Germany’s Telephonebook: http://www.verwandt.de/karten/absolut/.html
Name Search: http://gov.genealogy.net/search/name
Surname distribution in Germany and Austria: http://christoph.stoepel.net/geogen/en/Default.aspx

http://de.dir.yahoo.com/Geisteswissenschaften/Geschichte/genealogie/
(Yahoo!>  Research and Genealogy)
http://www.ahnen-und-wappen.de/ (Genealogy, Heraldic and History)
http://www.cyndislist.com/ (Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet)
http://www.progenealogists.com/germany (Horlacher Genealogy Pages)
http://www.austro-hungarian-genealogy-translations.com/

http://tinyurl.com/398g4jy (German’s burgher families books)

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Localities search
http://www.calle.com/world/index.html (Global Gazetteer)
http://www.jewishgen.org/shtetlseeker/loctown.HTM  (ShtetlSeeker – Town
Search)
http://www.meinestadt.de/ (German Places)

http://www.bogardi.com/gen/g104.shtml (A magyar korona orszagainak
helysagnavtara 1882)
http://gov.genealogy.net/index.jsp (GOV – Genealogical Place Index)

www.hrastovac.net (Danube Swabian Info on Hrastovac and beyond.)

David Dreyer’s Ship List:
http://hungarianvillagefinder.com
http://193.224.149.8/adatbazisokol/ Hungarian State Archives
http://www.banat-genealogie.de

Hungarian Counties Index with its localities: http://www.radixhub.com/radixhub/gazetteers/1913/

http://www.guttenbrunn.de
http://www.semlak.de
http://www.grabatz.de
http://www.neupanat.here.de
www.kv-ma.here.de

Miscellaneous
. MAPS:
2nd (1806-1869) Military Survey of old Hungary (without Transylvania): :http://archivportal.arcanum.hu/maps/html/katfelm2b_google.html
Military K & K records:
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liste_der_k.u.k._Kampftruppen#Nr._51-60

WWII information www.lexikonderwehrmacht.de/

. Expelled Germans Online: http://expelledgermans.org/

. Digital historical documenttions of WWI: www.europeana1914-1918.eu

. Swabian Odessa via Poland settlers: http://www.odessa3.org/collections/land/poland/link/psettlr.txt

http://www.traceit.com (vezeteknev eredet)
http://www.myfamily.com

http://www.bmi.net/jjaso/index.html (anyakenyvi kifejezesek-Angol-Magyar-Latin-Szlovak)
http://www.ngw.nl/int/hon/hungary.htm (Magyarorszgi cemerek)

  • . Hungarian Conscription Lists (Katastarkarten): http://mol.arcanum.hu/

  • . Friedberg, Hesse – Famiies Book: http://www.online-ofb.de/friedberg/

  • . Various Geneaological Lists compiled by Hans Selbach: http://ahnenlisten.eu/info/links.pdf and at Rootsweb: http://home.rootsweb.ancestry.com/

  • . Immigrant names to Baden and Odenwald from Switzerland between 1648 and 1750: http://www.vhs-mosbach.de/akgen/chlist.htm

  • . Immigration to USA:

    http://www.auswanderung-rlp.de/auswanderungsorte/listen-zu-auswanderern

    Castle Garden: http://gov.genealogy.net/search/name

  • . WWI Missing Soldiers List:

    http://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/anno?aid=vll

  • . Danube Swabian Death Registry WebPages: http://www.danube-swabians.org/totenbuch/totebuch_list.php?orderby=aLast_Name

  • . Danube Swabian Who is Who:

    1) http://www.sekitsch.de/ to ‘Downloads’ to ‘Donauschwaebische Persoenlichkeiten’

    2) https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liste_donauschw%C3%A4bischer_Pers%C3%B6nlichkeiten (Liste der Donauschwaebischen Persoenlichkeiten)

. Map of Germany: http://www.hot-maps.de/europe/germany/germany_physical/map.html

. Sending money world wide: http://www.moneybooker.com