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''[[Africa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ghana Genealogy|Ghana]]''
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Guide to '''{{PAGENAME}} ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records. 
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== Research Tools  ==
 
== Research Tools  ==
  
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Africa/Ghana.pdf BYU Research Outline for Ghana]  
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*All [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927065 records collections for Ghana] available on FamilySearch.org.
*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/ghana.html Ghana]
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*[http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/amed/ghana/resources/ghana-genealogy.html Genealogy: Ghana]
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/ghana-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Ghana]
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*(helpful tools and resources, gazetteers)
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/Africa/Ghana.pdf BYU Research Outline for Ghana]
*(language dictionary, handwriting guide or tutorial, etc.)
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:&nbsp;'''  
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*[http://forebears.co.uk/ghana Ghana]
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*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/ghana.html Ghana]<br>
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<br> '''FamilySearch Historical Records Collections for Ghana:'''  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&query=%2Bkeywords%3AGhana FamilySearch Library Records]
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*[[Ghana Census, 1984 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
*[[Ghana,_Census_1982-1984_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|Ghana, Census 1982-1984 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
 
*[[Ghana, Accra, Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ghana, Accra, Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Ghana, Accra, Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ghana, Accra, Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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'''Cemeteries for Ghana:'''
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*[http://www.cwgc.org/find-a-cemetery/cemetery/2037600/Christiansborg%20War%20Cemetery CHRISTIANSBORG WAR CEMETERY]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSsr=41&GScid=2232122& Find a Grave]
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*[http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/blackhills.asp Black Hills National Cemetery]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_Cemetery,_Elmina Dutch Cemetery, Elmina]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takoradi_European_Public_Cemetery Takoradi European Public Cemetery]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemeteries/Osu-Cemetery/161368#cemetery_id=161368&lim=0&num=25&action=browse Billiongraves]
  
 
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== Websites ==
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*[http://www.ghana.gov.gh/ Government of Ghana]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghana Ghana Wikipedia]
  
 
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Getting started with Ghana research

Ghana with its current borders has only existed for approximately hundred years. Earlier on several kingdoms inhibited the area, each with their own history, which are only briefly mentioned on this page. Similar to most of Africa, the history of pre-colonial Ghana is not known in complete details. This is due to years of neglect from colonisers and western historians, but also has to do with the nature of traditional African storytelling, which is oral (not written). Read more…

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