Alba Iulia (Hung: Gyulafehérvár) and surrounding region: Israelite community; assorted records 1880-1885
This folder contains several separate items in random order. The following description is given in chronological order, but items are not chronological in the folder. There is one set of sheets recording deaths in some of the villages around Alba Iulia from 1880-1885. There is one sheet declaring there were no deaths within the Jewish communities of Gáldtő, Koslárd, Krakkó, Sztimre and Vajasd for 1885 (in German). There is one sheet recording Jewish deaths in the village of Magyar Igen for 1885. These latter two documents contain the stamp or seal of the local Jewish record-keeper. Finally there are sets of sheets recording births, marriages, and deaths within the Jewish community of Alba Iulia for 1885. The printed charts are in German and Hungarian and completed in Hungarian. For the most part, the entries are comprehensively completed. For births, name; date; gender; parents; marital status of parents; parent residence; midwife name; circumcision or naming ceremony details and name of witnesses or godparents are provided. For marriages, name and birth information for the bride and groom; parent names and occupation; age; where announcement of engagement took place; place and date of the ceremony; and names of witnesses and officiant is recorded. For deaths, name and birth information of the deceased; occupation; age; date, place, and circumstances of death; place, date, and officiant of the burial ceremony; names of surviving relatives is recorded.