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|This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.|
The online records for France are currently not available at FamilySearch. Publication of French records is authorized by the French Commission for Informatics and Liberties (CNIL). FamilySearch is negotiating with CNIL for approval to film and publish French records. Original images can be ordered or viewed through the following mediums:
- Microfilms and microfiche are available for viewing at the nearest FamilySearch Center. For information see: Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche.
- You may request a digital copy of items found in the Family History Library Catalog. For information: https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Photoduplication_Services
- The archives of France are available at:
Information regarding French records can also be found on the FamilySearch Blog:
This index is an electronic index for the years 1546 to 1896. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
Publication of French records is authorized by the French commission for Informatics and Liberties (CNIL). FamilySearch has requested approval from this entity to publish French records.
As soon as permission has been granted by the CNIL, publication of French records will become available on FamilySearch.
Citation For This Collection
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
- Genealogical Society of Utah. France Births and Baptisms, 1546-1896. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Record Content and Use
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).
The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.
|Locality||Births and Baptisms, 1546-1934||Marriages, 1546-1924||Deaths and Burials,1546-1960|
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.
Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection
France, Births and Baptisms, 1546-1896," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FMM8-4JM : accessed 23 April 2012), Nicaise Joseph Renaud (1737).
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