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Title in the Language of the Record
Россия, Самара актов гражданского состояния
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This collection, which contains records for the years 1918-1922, consists of images of civil registers containing births, marriages, and deaths for the city of Samara, acquired from the archive in Samara. Civil registers, also called vital records, had just been established in Russian cities at this time, and gaps in registration continued until 1926.
While searching through this collection, it may be helpful to note that some of the letters used in these records were eliminated in the 1918 Russian spelling reform ( Iі, Ѳѳ, Ѣѣ, Ѵѵ).
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- "Russia, Samara Civil Registers, 1918-1922" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Отдел записи актов гражданского состояния. Государственном архиве Самаре, Россия.
These birth records usually contain the following information:
- Name of child
- Date and place of birth
- Names of parents
- Sometimes, maiden name of mother
These marriage records usually contain the following information:
- Name of the bride and groom
- Date and place of marriage
These divorce records usually contain the following information:
- Names of spouses
These death records usually contain the following information:
- Name of deceased
- Date and place of death
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