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FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.

The online records for France are currently not available at FamilySearch. Publication of French records is authorized by the French Commission for Informatics and Liberties (CNIL). FamilySearch is negotiating with CNIL for approval to film and publish French records. Original images can be ordered or viewed through the following mediums:

  1. Microfilms and microfiche are available for viewing at your nearest FamilySearch Center. For information see: Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche.
  2. You may request a digital copy of items found in the FamilySearch Catalog. For information see: https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Photoduplication_Services
  3. The archives of France are available at:
    http:/fr.geneawiki.com/index.php/Archives_en_ligne

The following websites may also be helpful:

France Resources
https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/France_Resources

History of France – sites and blogs (in French)
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Histoire-de-France-sites-et-blogs/348011018559505

Beginning Research in France: Part 1 of 2 (video and slides)
https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/beginning-research-in-france-part-1-of-2/560

FamilySearch Blog
https://familysearch.org/blog/en/searching-french-family-history-records/


Contents

Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1546 to 1924.

It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Publication of French records is authorized by the French commission for Informatics and Liberties (CNIL). FamilySearch has requested approval from this entity to publish French records.

As soon as permission has been granted by the CNIL, publication of French records will become available on FamilySearch.

Citation For This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

Genealogical Society of Utah. France, Marriages. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Births and Baptisms, 1546-1934 Marriages, 1546-1924 Deaths and Burials,1546-1960
Alpes-Maritimes 4,271 0 0
Ardèche 92,268 3,004 296
Ardennes 132,363 19,132 1,246
Aude 400,137 43,458 4,437
Bas-Rhin 201,439 89,188 400
Basses-Pyrénées 0 1,224 1,760
Belfort (Territoire) 18,132 1,716 0
Eure 2,444 668 0
Eure-et-Loir 17,402 1,594 0
France 1,824,785 596,568 106,053
Haute-Marne 9,249 265 0
Haute-Saône 58,438 3,937 0
Haute-Savoie 0 144 0
Haut-Rhin 77,936 13,467 0
Hérault 5,010 1,996 3,610
Ille-et-Vilaine 543 296 1,246
Jura 6,577 29,250 49,630
Loir-et-Cher 1,391 348 0
Maine-et-Loire 41,035 434 0
Marne 0 0 222
Meurthe-et-Moselle 1,392,876 70,086 9,311
Meuse 1,138,994 192,926 25,204
Moselle 205,966 18,949 5,412
Nièvre 121,099 18,510 170
Nord 259,886 36,382 20,543
Oise 0 204 768
Pas-de-Calais 1,071 0 0
Rhône 20,816 80,922 0
Savoie 6,957 1,364 1,010
Seine 310,900 69,397 28,548
Seine-et-Marne 328,941 75,562 67,743
Seine-et-Oise 112,315 6,807 462
Seine-Maritime 54,441 14,573 13,200
Somme 624 2,106 6,097
Vosges 16,168 2,588 0
Yonne 0 139 0
Totals 6,864,474 1,397,204 347,368

Known Issues with This Collection

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Related Websites

France Marriages and French Marriage databases

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Citations for This Collection


When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation:

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"France, Marriages, 1546-1924," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FXTZ-WQX : accessed 23 April 2012), Eugene Joseph Noel Lebrun (1827).

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record will be available with each record once the collection is published.

Image Citation

The citation for an image will be available on each image once the collection is published.



 

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