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1828 Hungary Tax Census & 1775 Ubarial Census

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Both of these examples were taken from microfilm at the Mormon's Family History Center

 

1828 Hungary Tax Census Example

 

The 1828 Tax Census is organized by village and written in Latin.  The record for each village is separated into three components: a) Title Sheet, b) Enumeration sheet and c) Observation sheet.

 

The title sheet describes the village and the key village individuals.  The Enumeration sheet reserves a line for each household.  Each household is described by the name of it's head of household.  Various

 

The examples shown below are for the village of Nova Sedlica, in present-day east Slovakia.  At the time, this village was in the county of Zemplen, Kingdom of Hungary.

 

Copies of these census are found at the Family History Center, filed under "Slovakia", under the category of "Census", with the following heading:

"Vagyonösszeírás, 1828, Census of the taxable population of Hungary, 1828", starting film number 622941, organized by county and village name.  Uses old Magyar village names.

 

Image 1: 1828 Census Village Title Sheet

 

Image 2: 1828 Census Village Enumeration Sheet Example (374K)

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Image 3: 1828 Census Village Observation Sheet

 

For this village, there are three pages of observations.  Illustrated above is page one.

 

It is not on my "radar screen" to translate the Observations page.  If anyone is interested in performing this task, please let me know.

 

1775 Ubarial Census Example

 

Defines the goods and services that a serf was obligated to give the feudal lord.  Includes names of landowners  and serfs.  Covers

 

Copies of these census are found at the Family History Center, filed under "Slovakia", category of "Slovakia - Taxation", with the following heading:

"Urbéri tabellák, 1767-1773", starting film number 1529947 , organized by county and village name.  Uses old Magyar village names.

 

 

Ubarial Census of Zboj - Sample Page 1 of 3

Questions are posed in the left column, responses in the right column.

 

Ubarial Census of Zboj - Sample Page 2 of 3

 

Ubarial Census of Zboj - Sample Page 3 of 3

Notice how all the signatures are signed with an "X"

 

These documents are in Latin.

If you are interested in translating these pages, let me know.

 

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