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Map of France

  • To view present-day France at Google Maps, click here.
  • For a Jewish population density map of Europe in 1900, click here.
    Note the higher concentration in the Alsace area. Family Finder

Find others, possibly cousins, searching for your family name in the same countries, cities, and villages. Search the JewishGen Family Finder by clicking here. Free registration required.

France Civil Registration and Records

  • French civil records begin in 1792 with some variation and some lost records. These records are now largely on line through the individual French Departments. To access the records by Department, click here.

The JewishGen Germany Database

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Help with France Jewish Research

  • Access the French Special Interest Group (SIG) by clicking here.
  • Use Facebook to get ideas and help with French Genealogy:
    • Help in English is available here.
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