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THE BURGENLAND BUNCH NEWS -No. 64C
DEDICATED TO AUSTRIAN-HUNGARIAN BURGENLAND FAMILY HISTORY
(issued biweekly by
September 15, 1999

This fourth section of the 4 section newsletter contains URL and Member
Changes.
Your attention is also directed to the URLs listed at the end of the
newsletter, as part of the staff masthead. They are the addresses for the
homepage, World Gen Web Query Board, archival sources, etc. If you haven't
already book marked them you may wish to do so.

BURGENLAND BUNCH INTERNET LINKS - ADDITIONS, REVISIONS 9/15/99
(from Internet/URL Editor Anna Tanczos Kresh)

(The BB URL list has just been re-validated resulting in many changes -
please advise if you find any errors)

NEW LINKS

AUSTRIAN, AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN INTERNET LINKS
o Austria - Infoplease <http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107301.html>; - Click
on Austria for geography, maps, flag, official national name, current ruler,
area, population, capital, largest cities, languages, ethnicity/race,
religion, literacy rate, economy, government, history.

o Tracing ancestors in Vienna <http://www.magwien.gv.at/VTS>; - Type the word
"ancestors" (note: plural) into search box and click on "Go" (Maureen
Tighe-Brown)


BURGENLAND BUNCH MEMBERS' HOME PAGES
Personal Web Pages - If you are interested in creating your own genealogy web
pages you may wish to read a good article at
<http://www.ancestry.com/dailynews/09_03_99.htm>; on the subject by George G.
Morgan that was printed in the Ancestry Daily News issue for 3 Sep 1999.


BURGENLAND INTERNET LINKS
o Urlaub am Bauernhof im Burgenland
<http://www.burgenland.farmholidays.com/>; - Links to farms offering "Urlaub
am Bauernhof" in Burgenland, with photos and prices, that may be of interest
to members who plan to visit Burgenland. Inquiries are relayed to the
selected farm, and if the farm has no email-connection, the inquiry is
automatically converted into a fax.
(Link was deleted in error; being readded to our list)


CROATIAN INTERNET LINKS
o Croatia - Infoplease <http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107301.html>; - Click
on Croatia for geography, maps, flag, official national name, current ruler,
area, population, capital, largest cities, languages, ethnicity/race,
religion, literacy rate, economy, government, history.


FINDING NAMES, ADDRESSES, PHONE NUMBERS, E-MAIL
o Eurocall World Directories <http://www.eurocall.net/world/>; - International
white and yellow pages

o Ultimate White Pages <http://www.theultimates.com/white/>; - US only -
multiple search engines for white pages, yellow pages, and email directories;
trip planner; several interactive map search engines; reverse telephone
number lookups which include access to the requested subject plus all
neighbors on same street

o WhoWhere International Directory Links
<http://www.whowhere.lycos.com/K12/K12_world.html>; - links for USA, Austria,
Croatia, Slovenia, Yugoslavia


GENEALOGY RESEARCH LINKS (U.S.)
o NARA - National Archives and Records Administration
--- NARA Home Page <http://www.nara.gov/>;
--- NARA Genealogy Page <http://www.nara.gov/genealogy/genindex.html>;
--- NARA Soundex Machine <http://www.nara.gov/genealogy/soundex/soundex.html>;
- Soundex converter; handles multiple surnames; separate surnames by a space
or comma
--- 1930 Census <http://www.nara.gov/genealogy/1930cen.html>; - information on
upcoming release in year 2002 of 1930 U.S. Federal Population Census,
including how to obtain data prior to release

o U.S. Newspaper Program <http://www.neh.gov/html/usnp.html>; - newspapers
from the time period and area you are researching can provide tons of
information - visit the web site for your state and see what is available.


GENEALOGY LOOKUPS
--- Ancestral Findings <http://web.mountain.net/~wfmoney/cd/page09.htm>; -
free lookups of World Family Tree CDs, Ship Passenger Lists, Birth, Census,
Death, Land, Marriage, State, and Military Records.
--- Volunteer Lookups <http://members.aol.com/tuffsearch/lookups.html>; - free
volunteer lookups; CDs, Census, WFT, publications, books, and more


HUNGARIAN INTERNET LINKS
o Hungary - Infoplease <http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107301.html>; - Click
on Hungary for geography, maps, flag, official national name, current ruler,
area, population, capital, largest cities, languages, ethnicity/race,
religion, literacy rate, economy, government, history.


LANGUAGE AIDS - TRANSLATORS, DICTIONARIES, etc.
o Alte deutsche Handschriften
<http://www.genealogy.net/gene/misc/scripts.html>; - Samples of Old German
handwritten scripts, example and explanation of Austrian parish book birth
record; examples of German signatures

o German Letter-writing Guide <http://www.familysearch.org/sg/LGGerman.html>;
- excellent instructions on how to prepare, research needed, payment, what to
include, sample texts, and more

o Hung-Eng/Eng-Hung dictionary <http://hal9000.elte.hu/szotar.html>; - more
than 150,000 records; (DOS-based, comprehensive, easy to use; 51 MB; can
download): (Maureen Tighe-Brown)

o Medical Term Dictionary
<http://allserv.rug.ac.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/welcome.html>; - Multilingual
glossary of technical and popular medical terms in nine European languages.
Click on Browse by language, choose a letter, find term to translate, then
click on M for Multi-lingual; provides both technical and popular
translations.


MAP SITES ON THE INTERNET
o Ancestry Map Collection <http://www.ancestry.com/ancestry/maps.asp>; - many
maps of southeastern Europe through the centuries; many lacking detail, but
good history of changes in boundary/inhabitants.
NOTE: Many of these make good companion maps while reading the translation of
the Migration of the Croats by Frank Teklits.

o MapBlast <http://www.mapblast.com/mblast/index.mb>; - online interactive
U.S. and European maps


URL CHANGES (revised links/descriptions)

o AID (German) <http://www.aid.co.at/>; - Austrian Internet Directory; links,
links, and more links! English version is available here (English link is no
longer available - use translator)

o CGSI - Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International <http://cgsi.org>;
contains a history of Czechs in America, Czech and Slovak genealogy links;
research information and translators are available (url change)

o CIMO - Cimorelli Immigration Manifests Online
<http://www.cimorelli.com/safe/shipmenu.htm>; - find a ship by name, date,
port of arrival (url change)

o Four11 <http://www.Four11.com/>; - find people's e-mail addresses and phone
numbers (site name and URL has been changed; now Yahoo People Search
<http://people.yahoo.com/>;

o Genealogy CD Lookups <http://genweb.net/~gen-cds/cdlist.html>; - CD ROM
lookups by e-mail; service is provided by volunteers, so be considerate;
please follow instructions (new address)

o German-English Dictionary Online
<http://dictionaries.travlang.com/GermanEnglish/>; - more than 130,000 word
dictionary (from Travlang)(increased to more than 170,000 words)

o German Translation
<http://www2.genealogy.net/gene/www/abt/translation.html>; - German Genealogy:
free e-mail translation service for genealogy-related text only; limit 40
lines per email; fee charged for fax or mail (postal) service; available
languages include CZEch, DANish, DUTch, ENGlish, FINish, FREnch, GERman,
ITAlian, KORean, NORwegian, POLish, PORtuguese, ROManian, SPAnish, SWEdish
(list of languages added)

o Helms Genealogy Toolbox <http://www.genealogytoolbox.com/>; - Genealogy Site
Finder; over 42,000 links (map link replaced by Family Tree Maker Maps)

o Hungarian Electronic Library
<http://mek.bibl.u-szeged.hu/porta/szint/egyeb/terkep/>; - a collection of
Austro-Hungarian maps through the years; text articles on Hungarian history
(new description)

o JewishGen ShtetlSeeker <http://www.jewishgen.org/ShtetlSeeker/loctown.htm>;
- excellent resource for locating villages in Eastern Europe using Mapquest
(url change)

o LDS Family Search <http://www.familysearch.org>; - Online LDS (Church of
Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints) Family Search database; provides links to
the LDS Ancestral File, IGI (International Genealogical Index), Family
History Library Catalog (links to microfilms, etc.), your local Family
History Centers, and more (two links condensed into one)

o Leo English-German Dictionary <http://www.leo.org/cgi-bin/dict-search>; -
more than 170,000 words (increased to more than 180,000 words)

o Lutheran Roots Genealogy Exchange
<http://www.aal.org/LutheransOnline/Gene_Ex/>; - Lutheran Roots Family
Registry and Genealogy Message Board (url change)

o Mtav White Pages (English) <http://www.matav.hu/tudakozo/index_e.html>; -
Hungarian Tel Service Provider (url change)(Fritz Konigshofer)
o Mtav White Pages (Hungarian) <http://www.matav.hu/tudakozo/index.html>; -
Hungarian Telephone Service Provider (url change)

o New English-German Dictionary
<http://www.iee.et.tu-dresden.de/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/wernerr/search.sh>; -
excellent; more than 160,000 words, phrases, idioms (now more than 211,000
translations, more than 180,000 revised translations)

o Oddens Bookmarks
<http://kartoserver.frw.ruu.nl/html/staff/oddens/oddens.html>; - Utrecht
Univ.; Fascinating World of Maps and Mapping; more than 6600 links (now more
than 6800 links)

o Pester Lloyd Online <http://www.pesterlloyd.de/>; - Die Deutschsprachige
Zeitung Ungarns; German weekly published in Budapest since early 1990s (url
change)

o Rivendell Dictionaries and Translators
<http://rivendel.com/~ric/resources/dictionary.html>; - Multi-language
dictionaries and translators; links to many free online translation services;
links to dictionary and language course sites (revised description)

o Satellite Images <http://terraserver.microsoft.com/default.asp>; - get an
aerial view of your selected area; type Burgenland, Austria into search space
and select from the available village list; digital or print images available
for a fee (no BB endorsement is implied or intended)(new description to ease
access)

o SYSTRAN Translator <http://www.systransoft.com>; - (for purchase) SYSTRAN
translation software on which the free AltaVista online translator (q.v.) is
based; word for word translation; free online 200-word trial (200-word limit
seems to have been dropped)


URLS DROPPED - LINKS BROKEN - INFORM URL EDITOR IF YOU KNOW AN ALTERNATE URL

o About Hungary <http://www.mezo.com/hungary.html>; - Good short synopsis of
Hungary's history (link broken - try Hungary-Infoplease link)

o Arpad <http://www.arpad.com>; - deals with cultural, historical, etc.
issues; Arpad was the leader of the Magyar tribes who brought them from the
steppes of Russia into the region known as Hungary today; the Europeans
thought the Magyars were every bit as bad as the Huns, hence the name
"Hungary".(link broken; unable to find alternate)

o German Genealogical Dictionaries
<http://home.navisoft.com/scrolls/dictinry.htm>; - dictionaries of old German
professions, medical terms, and common causes of death (This link is broken.
For a downloaded copy of this text file, send an email request to URL Editor
<>

o Hungarian Kingdom Surname List
<http://www.rootsweb.com/~wghungar/index.html>; - Hugarian genealogy main
page; search the list and add your query using the old historical county
names in the Hungarian language (Burgenland would be listed under MOSON,
SOPRON or VAS - see BB newsletter #7)(title changed; this URL is actually the
HungaryGenWeb site)

o Intersearch sterreich <http://austria.intersearch.net/>; (link broken)

o Langenscheidt's Handwrterbuch
<http://www.lhs-lt.de/products/t1woerter.htm>; - New College German/English
Dictionary (German version); 220,000 words
o Langenscheidt's (English Version)
<http://www.lhs-lt.de/en/products/t1woerter.htm>; (these two sites are no
longer available)

o NAME ORIGINS AND MEANINGS <http://www.fairacre.demon.co.uk/>; - information
about surnames and some given names, arranged by European countries (link
broken - you may want to try the surnames category at the above Heraldry on
the Internet site)

o Searchlinks in Alle Welt <http:/.uibk.ac.at/wsearch.htm> - Austrian and
world-wide search links (link broken)

o Ship Photos <http://home.att.net/~paul.petersen/ships.htm>; - provides
photos and data on our ancestors' passenger ships; fee: approx. $8.25 U.S.;
site contains approx. 100 print pages of passenger ship listings (site
content unavailable at this time; email to site author is being returned)

o Tele-Info <http://www.teleinfo.de/abfragen/bin/neuabfrage.pl>; - online
German Telephone Book

<end of list>


MEMBER CHANGES

CHANGE
Louise Panni; (); Hyde Park, NY. PANNY, PANNI, PANI,
PANY, Tudersdorf. SLOKLIKLOVITS, DULMOVITS. Settled NYC, Toronto, Canada,
Allentown, PA. (new address)

Rosemary Bradford; (); Phoenix, AZ; ANDERT Pamhagen
(Pomogy, Moson Megye, Hungary)and UNGER Halbturn (Fe'ltorony, Moson Megye,
Hungary) (new address)

NEW

Don Neff; ();St. Paul, MN. PREINER, GRSZ (or GR or
GROESS) of Halbturn; settled in St. Paul, MN 1890-1910 Also interested in
Nickelsdorf and Neusiedl am See.

John Sieberer, (); St. Paul, MN. SIEBERER and HANNAK, from
Monchhof.

Angela Tarnok, () "Miss Bruederschaft der Burgenlaender
1999" New York. TARNOK , Sulz, MIKSITS, Gerersdorf, KOENIG, Gottschee,
SCHATZ, Strem.

Evelyn Yetts; (); Omaha, Nebraska. PERLINGER, HUSS, RONGISCH,
GRUIDL, UNGER , NEUBERGER. St John (Mosonszentjanos) St Peter
(Mononszentpeter) or Janossomorja, Hungary Ancestors settled in Nebraska,
Kansas and Minnesota in the 1880's.

End of Newsletter

STAFF
Co-ordinator & Editor Newsletter>
(Gerald J. Berghold; Winchester, VA )

Burgenland Editor>
(Albert Schuch; Vienna & Kleinpetersdorf, Austria)

Home Page Editor> (Hap Anderson)

Internet/URL Editor>
(Anna Tanczos Kresh; Butler,PA)

Contributing Editors:
Austro/Hungarian Research>(Fritz Knigshofer)
Burgenland Lake Corner Research> (Dale Knebel)
Chicago Burgenland Enclave> (Tom Glatz)
Croatian Burgenland> (Frank Teklits)
Home Page village lists> (Bill Rudy)
Judaic Burgenland> (Maureen Tighe-Brown)
Western Hungary-Bakony Region> (Ernest Chrisbacher)
Western US BB Members-Research> (Bob Unger)

Courtesy Links to member web sites and the "Oberwart Zeitung" (OZ), Oberwart,
Austria and the "Burgenlndische Gemeinschaft" News, Gssing, Austria.

BB ARCHIVES>(can be reached from Home Page hyperlinks)

BURGENLAND HOME PAGE>
http://www.spacestar.com/users/hapander/burgen.html

WORLDGEN WEB BURGENLAND QUERY BOARD
http://cgi.rootsweb.com/~genbbs/genbbs.cgi/Austria/Burgenland

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Inc. <http://www.rootsweb.com/>; P.O. Box 6798, Frazier Park, CA 93222-6798

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