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Title in the Language of the Record
- Молдова, церковные книги (Russian)
- Moldova, cărți bisericești (Romanian)
This collection consists records of births, baptisms, marriages, deaths, and burials performed by priests in Bessarabia, which is known primarily as modern day Moldova. These records were acquired from the Moldova State Archive in Chişinău and are written in Russian and Moldovan (virtually the same as Romanian.
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.
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Baptism records may contain the following information:
- Date and place of the event
- Name of person baptized
- Date of birth
- Parents’ names
Marriage records may contain the following information:
- Date and place of the event
- Names of the bride and groom
- Place of birth and residence of the bride and groom
- Name of witnesses
Death records may contain the following information:'
- Place and date of death
- Name of the deceased
- Occupation of the deceased
- Place of burial
- Cause of death
How to Use the Record
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⇒ Select the Browse link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the Province category
⇒ Select the District category
⇒ Select the Place/Parish category
⇒ Select the Year/Vol/Event category which takes you to the images.
Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
For Help Reading These Records
These records are in Russian and Moldovan (virtually the same as Romanian). For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
|FHL Place Moldova items or FHL Keyword Moldova items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.|
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Citation for This Collection
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- "Moldova, Church Books, 1811-1936." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2014. Citing Moldova State Archive, Kishinev.
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