CGSI Quarterly Program (Webinar)
August 29, 2020 at 10:00am CDT
Love & Marriage in the Austrian-Hungarian Empire — with Kate Vasicek Challis
The Civil Codes that Czechs and Slovaks had to live with and why it matters for genealogy.
From 1811 all the way through the 1950s, marriages in the Czech and Slovak lands were managed by the Civil Code of Austria (the Allgemeines bürgerliches Gesetzbuch). Learn how this document affected the lives of your ancestors in a time when divorces were generally not velvet.