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== Getting started with Armenian research  ==
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Armenia is a very old country that has experienced many boundary changes. The original kingdom of Armenia is now divided into Turkey, Iran, and the present-day Republic of Armenia. Part of Armenia was also once incorporated in the boundaries of the U.S.S.R. <br><br>Armenian research not only impacts those who lived in the country of Armenia, but also all those who belonged to the Armenian Apostolic Church, a large denomination that was prevalent in many countries including Eqypt, Austria, Russia, Indonesia, and England, to name a few. The records from these countries may be in the national language, Latin, or Armenian. Armenian research, is much more wide-spread than many realize.
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== Jurisdictions  ==
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11 provinces (marzer, singular - marz)
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*Aragatsotn
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*Ararat
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*Armavir
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*Geghark'unik'
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*Kotayk'
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*Lorri
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*Shirak
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*Syunik'
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*Tavush
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*Vayots' Dzor
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*Yerevan
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== Research Tools  ==
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*[http://www.worldgenweb.org/index.php/asiagenweb/armenia Armenia Genweb Project]
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*[http://www.toomajian.com/Armenian_Genealogy_web_sites.htm Armenian Genealogy Web Sites]
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*[http://feefhs.org/ Federation of East European Family History Societies (FEEFHS)]
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Europe/Armenia.pdf Research Resources for Armenia by BYU]
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*[[Armenia Websites|Websites]]
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== Featured Content  ==
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[[Armenian Alphabet -Hayeren-|The Armenian Alphabet]] - this article will help you learn how to use the 38 letters of the Armenian Alphabet to locate an ancestor's name! Other articles recently added that might be helpful to you with your Armenian research include:
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*[[Armenian Localities]]
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*[[Turkish Council of State and Population Statistics|Population Statistics]]
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== Did you know?  ==
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*Armenia was the first nation to formally adopt Christianity
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*From April 24th, 1915 until 1921, over 1 million Armenians were killed, totaling almost 80% of the population.
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*[[Armenia Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[[Armenia Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[Armenia Census|Census]]
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*[[Armenia Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[Armenia Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
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*[[Armenia Court Records|Court Records]]
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*[[Armenia Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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*[[Armenia Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
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*[[Armenia Genealogy|Genealogy]]
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*[[Armenia Geography|Geography]]
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*[[Armenia Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
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*[[Armenia History|History]]
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*[[Armenia Land and Property|Land and Property]]
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*[[Armenia Language and Languages|Languages]]
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*[[Armenia Maps|Maps]]
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*[[Armenia Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[Armenia Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
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*[[Armenia Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[Armenia Occupations|Occupations]]
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*[[Armenia Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[Armenia Societies|Societies]]
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Contents

Getting started with Armenian research

Armenia is a very old country that has experienced many boundary changes. The original kingdom of Armenia is now divided into Turkey, Iran, and the present-day Republic of Armenia. Part of Armenia was also once incorporated in the boundaries of the U.S.S.R.

Armenian research not only impacts those who lived in the country of Armenia, but also all those who belonged to the Armenian Apostolic Church, a large denomination that was prevalent in many countries including Eqypt, Austria, Russia, Indonesia, and England, to name a few. The records from these countries may be in the national language, Latin, or Armenian. Armenian research, is much more wide-spread than many realize.

Jurisdictions

11 provinces (marzer, singular - marz)

  • Aragatsotn
  • Ararat
  • Armavir
  • Geghark'unik'
  • Kotayk'
  • Lorri
  • Shirak
  • Syunik'
  • Tavush
  • Vayots' Dzor
  • Yerevan

Research Tools

Featured Content

The Armenian Alphabet - this article will help you learn how to use the 38 letters of the Armenian Alphabet to locate an ancestor's name! Other articles recently added that might be helpful to you with your Armenian research include:

Did you know?

  • Armenia was the first nation to formally adopt Christianity
  • From April 24th, 1915 until 1921, over 1 million Armenians were killed, totaling almost 80% of the population.

Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:

News and Events
  • (Your Bullets here)
Topics
Other Title
  • (Your Bullets here)