1898 CIVIL MARRIAGE RECORD
1898 Marriage Records Recorded in Budapest.
Format: 4 marriages per double page.
A note on the filming:
Content of Compact Format Civil Marriage Records.
- Column 1 -- Sequential Record Number.
- Column 2 -- Place and Date of the Marriage.
- Column 3 -- The Groom: his name, occupation, religion, place and date of birth, and place of residence are required.
- Column 4 -- Parents of the Groom, only their names are required. Note on the first record that the groom's father is deceased (néhai). Such notations are important because it provides you with an upper limit on the lifespan of the person involved.
- Column 5 and 6 -- The Bride: the same information is required about the bride and her parents.
- Column 7 -- The Witnesses: the name and address of each of the two witnesses.
- Column 8 -- The registrar places his name on Statements of Marriage (Házasságkötesi kijelentések) attesting to the fact that the couple appeared personally before him with witnesses and both stated that they wished to live together in marriage. Any necessary Notes are recorded, and finally the Signatures of the bride and groom, of the two witnesses, and of the registrar are inscribed.
- Column 9 -- Updates/Corrections Incorporated Subsequently. This field is used on only one of the marriages on this page. It states the marriage was dissolved (házassás felbontotott) by a decree of 4 Mar 1920. The number of the divorce decree is also given. After 1895, civil divorce was available to all Hungarians. Hungary was the only predominently Roman Catholic country in Europe at that time where this was the case.