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== Getting started with Haiti research  ==
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Guide to '''Haiti ancestry, family history and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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=== Getting started with Haiti research  ===
  
Haiti is a country occupying the western third of Hispaniola Island in the West Indies which it shares with the Dominican Republic. Hispaniola Island is one of the Greater Antilles Islands on the northern edge of the Caribbean Sea helping to separate it from the North Atlantic Ocean<ref>Wikipedia on Haiti: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haiti [accessed December 28, 2011]</ref>. The island lies between Cuba on the west and Puerto Rico on the east. See the [https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ha.html CIA Factbook]&nbsp;about Haiti.
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Haiti is a country occupying the western third of Hispaniola Island in the West Indies which it shares with the Dominican Republic. Hispaniola Island is one of the Greater Antilles Islands on the northern edge of the Caribbean Sea helping to separate it from the North Atlantic Ocean<ref>Wikipedia on Haiti: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haiti [accessed December 28, 2011]</ref>. The island lies between Cuba on the west and Puerto Rico on the east. See the [https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ha.html CIA Factbook]&nbsp;about Haiti.  
  
== Jurisdictions ==
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=== Sovereignty ===
  
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Spain 1493, western part of Hispaniola island (Haiti) to France 1697, all of Hispaniola to France 1795, Haiti gains independence 1804, revolt returns eastern part of Hispaniola (Santo Domingo) to Spain 1808, Haiti conquers Santo Domingo 1822, Dominican Republic gains independence 1844, Dominican Republic returns to Spain 1861, Dominican Republic regains independence 1865, United States occupies Haiti in 1915 and the Dominican Republic 1916, United States leaves Dominican Republic 1924, and leaves Haiti in 1947.<ref>[http://globaledge.msu.edu/countries/dominican-republic/history Dominican Republic: History] and [http://globaledge.msu.edu/countries/haiti/history Haiti: History] in ''globalEDGE'' (accessed 30 September 2015).</ref><br><br> [[Image:Haiti in its region.png|left|285px|Haiti in its region.png]][[Image:500px-Flag of Haiti.png.png|right|175px|500px-Flag of Haiti.png.png]]  
  
 
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*[http://www.agh.qc.ca/articles/?id=68 Where can you find civil registers for Haiti]  
 
*[http://www.agh.qc.ca/articles/?id=68 Where can you find civil registers for Haiti]  
 
*Listing of all [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927183 records collections for Haiti] available on FamilySearch.org  
 
*Listing of all [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927183 records collections for Haiti] available on FamilySearch.org  
*[http://www.candoo.com/genresources/ Haiti genealogical resources]
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*[http://www.candoo.com/genresources/ Haiti genealogical resources]  
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*Facebook group [https://www.facebook.com/groups/Haitiangenealogy/ Haitian Genealogy] created to help those from Haiti/Saint Domingue and Dominican Republic/Saint Domingue learn the history of their ancestors and country. The author of this site is willing to assist. &nbsp;Claudy Joseph-St.Germain Lavin. He can be reached at saintgenealogy@gmail.com (accessed 2013)
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*Facebook group [https://www.facebook.com/genealogieht Genealogie Haiti] Created to help those from Haiti learn the history of theirs ancestors and country. The author of this site is willing to assist via his own website:[http://www.genealogieht.com/ www.genealogiehaiti.com]. Cham Yvenor, He can reached at chamyvenor@gmail.com (accessed 2015)
  
 
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*[[Haiti, Port-au-Prince Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Haiti, Port-au-Prince Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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Getting started with Haiti research

Haiti is a country occupying the western third of Hispaniola Island in the West Indies which it shares with the Dominican Republic. Hispaniola Island is one of the Greater Antilles Islands on the northern edge of the Caribbean Sea helping to separate it from the North Atlantic Ocean[1]. The island lies between Cuba on the west and Puerto Rico on the east. See the CIA Factbook about Haiti.

Sovereignty

Spain 1493, western part of Hispaniola island (Haiti) to France 1697, all of Hispaniola to France 1795, Haiti gains independence 1804, revolt returns eastern part of Hispaniola (Santo Domingo) to Spain 1808, Haiti conquers Santo Domingo 1822, Dominican Republic gains independence 1844, Dominican Republic returns to Spain 1861, Dominican Republic regains independence 1865, United States occupies Haiti in 1915 and the Dominican Republic 1916, United States leaves Dominican Republic 1924, and leaves Haiti in 1947.[2]

Haiti in its region.png
500px-Flag of Haiti.png.png

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References

  1. Wikipedia on Haiti: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haiti [accessed December 28, 2011]
  2. Dominican Republic: History and Haiti: History in globalEDGE (accessed 30 September 2015).


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