At this time, H-SIG does not have an organized 1869 census project,
though we do anticipate having such a project in the future.
There are several H-SIG members who have chosen to transcribe 1869
census records from LDS microfilms of personal interest to them.
If you are
interested in transcribing 1869 census records, please review the
before beginning your project:
Please contact Marelynn Zipser
to provide her to let her know that you plan on transcribing 1869
census records. It is possible that she will be able to provide digital
versions of the census records for your use.
H-SIG has developed templates for the transcription of vital
records. Follow JewishGen rules for transcribing data, which are
located at: Transcription
Rules . In particular, be aware of the following guidelines
for entering data:
a) All surnames must be entered in CAPITAL LETTERS,
for example WEINBERGER.
b) Enter towns exactly as entered in the record – do
not correct the spelling or enter alternative names such as the modern
c) Enter the jaras as spelled in the record. If
there is no jaras in the records, enter the jaras as spelled in the Radix - 1882 gazetteer of
Hungary. The 1882 gazetteer was chosen because it is
d) Enter the megye as spelled in the record. If
there is no megye in the records, enter the megye as spelled in the Radix - 1882 gazetteer of
e) If you have any other questions about using the
templates, please contact Marelynn Zipser.