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Title in the Language of the Record

Россия, Самара актов гражданского состояния

Image Visibility

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Record Description

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. The text of the records is in Russian. 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).

For a list of records by document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browselink from the collection landing page.

Record Content

Birth records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of child
  • Date and place of birth
  • Names of parents
  • Sometimes, maiden name of mother

Marriage records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of the bride and groom
  • Date and place of marriage

Divorce records usually contain the following information:

  • Names of spouses
  • Residence

Death records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Date and place of death

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:

⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒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.

As you are searching, it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

For Help Reading These Records

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

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

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Citations for This Collection

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Collection Citation:

"Russia, Samara Civil Registers, 1918-1922" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Отдел записи актов гражданского состояния. Государственном архиве Самаре, Россия.


Image Citation:

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Russia, Samara Civil Registers, 1918-1922.

 

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