This section provides examples of 18th and 19th century death and burial records from church registers. After 1828 church registers were required to include both death and burial dates. Earlier records normally only give the burial date. But, typically people in Hungary were buried on the second day after their deaths.
A very basic early death register leaving many questions unanswered.
A typical record of the period when most Lutheran churches were closed, with some basic Latin-language death record terminology.
An example of a very high-quality death register for the period.
A narrative register, illustrating unusual things to look for.
A stark testament to this catastrophic period.
Illustrating five language changes in a half-century, including Russian entries in the Cyrillic alphabet.
A late death register of outstanding quality, with extensive notes on Magyar terminology.