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Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Côte d'ivoire, recensements militaires

Record Description

This collection will include military census records from 1985 to 2008.


Record Content

Census Records may contain the following information:

  • Name
  • Hometown
  • Identification Number


How to Use the Record

When searching:
There may be more than one person in the records with the same name. You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name. Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

Search the Collection

Include the following paragraph for collections with images available for browsing. To browse by image:
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the 'Department' category
⇒ Select the 'Département' category
⇒ Select the 'Commune' category
⇒ Select the 'Commune' category
⇒ Select the 'Nature du document et années' category
⇒ Select the 'Record Type and Year Range' 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 if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in French. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

Using the Information

  • Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date.
  • Use the soldier's age and location of the military unit to find his family in census, church, and land records.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

  • Check for variant spellings of the names.
  • Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. In addition local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
  • Search the records of nearby localities (or military unties, counties, parishes, etc.).
  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  • Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank, or status within the community.

Other Searches

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Don't overlook FHL Place Ivory Coast items or FHL Keyword Ivory Coast items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Ivory Coast Archives and Libraries.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Cote d'Ivoire

How You Can Contribute

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 also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

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


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:

"Ivory Coast, Military Censuses, 1985-2008." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Abengourou, Moyen-Comoé, Côte d'Ivoire [Abengourou, Moyen-Comoé, Ivory Coast].

Image citation:

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

 

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