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== Historical Overview  ==
 
== Historical Overview  ==
  
 
=== History<br>  ===
 
=== History<br>  ===
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Free Statia&nbsp;: reminiscences of a lifetime in the Orange Free State - [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/19356?availability=Family%20History%20Library Available on microfilm from the Family History Library].
  
 
=== Localities<br>  ===
 
=== Localities<br>  ===
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List of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_and_towns_in_the_Free_State cities and towns] in the Free State.
  
 
=== Maps and gazetteers<br>  ===
 
=== Maps and gazetteers<br>  ===
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[http://www.sa-venues.com/maps/free_state_atlas.htm A comprehensive set of maps of the Free State, South Africa.]
  
 
== Records  ==
 
== Records  ==
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[http://www.vanheerden.net/showmap.php?cemeteryID=118&tree= Bethelem Cemetery] - Van Heerden Family Tree listings  
 
[http://www.vanheerden.net/showmap.php?cemeteryID=118&tree= Bethelem Cemetery] - Van Heerden Family Tree listings  
  
[http://www.eggsa.org/library/main.php?g2_itemId=146878 Grave yards in Free State] (The Genealogical Society of South Africa)
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[http://www.eggsa.org/library/main.php?g2_itemId=146878 Grave yards in Free State] (The Genealogical Society of South Africa)  
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[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/singleindexlistview.aspx?ix=findagrave&&qt=l&zplace=Free+State%2c+South+Africa&zdater=0&zbdater=0&zddater=0&se=Exact Find A Grave] records for Free State, South Africa
  
 
=== Census<br>  ===
 
=== Census<br>  ===
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===== Catholic  =====
 
===== Catholic  =====
  
Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes. <br>  
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Parish registers, Catholic Church, Mission, Tempe (Orange Free State), 1869-1930 - [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/627761?availability=Family%20History%20Library microfilm available from the Family History Library.] <br>  
  
 
===== Anglican  =====
 
===== Anglican  =====
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Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes. <br>  
 
Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes. <br>  
  
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===== Dutch Reformed Church =====
  
Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes. <br>  
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The Dutch Reform Church records collection on [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1910846 FamilySearch] includes records from 1848 to 1956.<br>  
  
 
=== Civil Registration  ===
 
=== Civil Registration  ===
  
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The Family History Library has microfilm of deaths and marriages<br>  
  
=== Emigration ===
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===== Deaths =====
  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/694784?availability=Family%20History%20Library Civil registration (deaths), Orange Free State, 1902-1954.]
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===== Marriages  =====
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/815541?availability=Family%20History%20Library Civil registration (marriages - blacks), Orange Free State, 1931-1955.]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/967314?availability=Family%20History%20Library Civil registration (marriages - whites, coloureds and Indians), Orange Free State, 1931-1955].
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/257099?availability=Family%20History%20Library Civil registration (marriages), Orange Free State, 1848-1899.]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/988474?availability=Family%20History%20Library Civil registration (marriages), Orange Free State, 1929-1930].
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=== Immigration/Emigration  ===
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=== Genealogy  ===
 
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=== Land records  ===
 
=== Land records  ===
  
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[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/557414?availability=Family%20History%20Library Orange Free State (South Africa). Registrar of Deeds, 1848-1934.]
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Orange Free State (South Africa). Land Board - [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/543601?availability=Family%20History%20Library Property claims, confiscations and forfeitures, 1853-1866.]
  
 
=== Occupations  ===
 
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=== Probate records  ===
 
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See [[South Africa Orange Free State Death Notices|here]] for a description of what death notices are and where they are located.
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[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1407787 South Africa, Orange Free State, Estate Files, 1951-2006] - Images of estate files from The Master of Supreme Court in Bloemfontein. &nbsp;
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[http://www.recordsandresources.com/index.php/estate-files-eastern-cape/57-what-indexes-on-this-site/94-1951-free-state-estate-files Index of Surnames for complete files in the 1951 Free State Estate Files collection on familysearch.org]
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The Family History Library has microfilm of&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/195564?availability=Family%20History%20Library Estate files, Orange Free State, 1832-1989].  
  
 
=== School records  ===
 
=== School records  ===
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
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[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results#count=20&query=%2Bplace%3A%22South%20Africa,%20Orange%20Free%20State%22&subjectsOpen=480749-50,408283-50,648893-50,648892-50,657748-50 Microfilm available at the Family History Library]
  
 
== Further Reading  ==
 
== Further Reading  ==

Revision as of 17:23, 14 March 2014

South Africa > Free State

Contents

Historical Overview

History

Free Statia : reminiscences of a lifetime in the Orange Free State - Available on microfilm from the Family History Library.

Localities

List of cities and towns in the Free State.

Maps and gazetteers

A comprehensive set of maps of the Free State, South Africa.

Records

Cemeteries

Bloemfontein (Hamilton) Was Cemetery grave listings

Free State, South Africa Cemeteries - War graves project.

Bethelem Cemetery - Van Heerden Family Tree listings

Grave yards in Free State (The Genealogical Society of South Africa)

Find A Grave records for Free State, South Africa

Census

Church records

Catholic

Parish registers, Catholic Church, Mission, Tempe (Orange Free State), 1869-1930 - microfilm available from the Family History Library.

Anglican

Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.

Presbyterian

Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.

Methodist

Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.

Society of Friends

Name(s) of ecclesiastical parish, records, availability, archive, online indexes, notes.

Dutch Reformed Church

The Dutch Reform Church records collection on FamilySearch includes records from 1848 to 1956.

Civil Registration

The Family History Library has microfilm of deaths and marriages

Deaths
Marriages

Immigration/Emigration

Add Immigration/Emigration Information

Genealogy

Add Genealogical information

Land records

Orange Free State (South Africa). Registrar of Deeds, 1848-1934.

Orange Free State (South Africa). Land Board - Property claims, confiscations and forfeitures, 1853-1866.

Occupations

Add Occupation Information

Probate records

See here for a description of what death notices are and where they are located.

South Africa, Orange Free State, Estate Files, 1951-2006 - Images of estate files from The Master of Supreme Court in Bloemfontein.  

Index of Surnames for complete files in the 1951 Free State Estate Files collection on familysearch.org

The Family History Library has microfilm of Estate files, Orange Free State, 1832-1989.

School records

Add information about school records

Tax records

Add information about Tax Records

Web Sites

Microfilm available at the Family History Library

Further Reading

Add sources here.