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Title in the Language of the Record

Côte d'Ivoire, registres d'état civil

Image Visibility

This collection has been depublished due to rights issues. The collection may be republished in the future.

Record Description

This civil registration collection contains civil registration of birth, marriage, and death records from Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast). Marriage supplements (dossiers de mariage) are also included. The records are written in French and span between the years 1920-2012.

Record Content

Birth records may contain the following information:

  • Birth date
  • Name of child
  • Names of parents
  • Birth place

Marriage records may contain the following information:

  • Names of husband and wife
  • Dates
  • Location

Military records may contain the following information:

  • Name
  • Hometown
  • ID number

Death records may contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Names of parents
  • Birth date
  • Death date

How to Use the Record

Searching the Images

To search the collection select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the “Department”
⇒Select the “Commune”
⇒Select the “Record Type and Year Range” which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one 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 French. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Cote d'Ivoire

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We especially need language translations for both content and images. For specific needs, please look for callout boxes throughout the article or visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.

Citing Family Search Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Ivory Coast, Civil Registration, 1920-2012

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

“Ivory Coast Civil Registration, 1920-2012.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing multiple mairies.


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