Iran Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Collection Time Period  ==
 
== Collection Time Period  ==
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This index covers events from 1851 through 1951.  
 
This index covers events from 1851 through 1951.  
  
== Record History ==
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== Record Description ==
  
For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This index is an index of the births, marriages, and deaths throughout Iran. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.
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This index is an electronic database of information. The entries are primarily from the International Genealogical Index ([[International Genealogical Index|IGI]]) along with some entries derived from compiled and original records such as:
  
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
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*Family Records
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*Church Records
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*Civil Registration
  
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.  
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It may also include indexes generated by the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church.  
  
=== Record Reliability  ===
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There may be entries that cite a specific source such as the following:
  
Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Iran.
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*"Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a Family Register for the People" by James Arnold
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*"Paul Dingwell Genealogical Collection" by Paul Dingwell
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*A county or state vital record registration
  
== Record Description  ==
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These entries are in this collection for one of the following reasons:
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*They were submitted by private individuals to the LDS Church and as such are part of the IGI resulting in their inclusion in this index.
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*They have been indexed through the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church. If this is the case, the index they are a part of has been included as part of this database.
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The Vital Record Index databases are not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records although some sub-indexes (an index to a set of records within the database) have been found. When we identify a sub-index, we remove it from the database and post it separately on FamilySearch under its appropriate title.
  
The index is an electronic database of information transcribed from original records.
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This index is not complete for any particular place or region
  
 
=== Record Content  ===
 
=== Record Content  ===
  
The key genealogical facts found in birth or christening index entries may include:
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The key genealogical facts found in birth or christening index entries may include:  
  
*Name of the child
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*Name of the child  
*Gender
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*Gender  
*Names of the parents
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*Names of the parents  
*Birth date
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*Birth date  
*Birthplace
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*Birthplace  
*Christening date (if the source is a church record)
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*Christening date (if the source is a church record)  
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
  
The key genealogical facts found in marriage index entries may include:
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The key genealogical facts found in marriage index entries may include:  
  
*Name of bride and groom
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*Name of bride and groom  
*Names of the parents
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*Names of the parents  
*Marriage date
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*Marriage date  
*Marriage place
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*Marriage place  
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
  
The key genealogical facts found in death or burial index entries may include:
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The key genealogical facts found in death or burial index entries may include:  
  
*Name of the deceased
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*Name of the deceased  
*Gender
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*Gender  
*Names of the parents
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*Names of the parents  
*Name of the spouse (if married)
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*Name of the spouse (if married)  
*Death or burial date
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*Death or burial date  
*Death or burial place
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*Death or burial place  
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
  
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In birth or christening records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.  
 
In birth or christening records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.  
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Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:
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[[IGI]]
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[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
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== Record History  ==
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For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This index is an index of the births, marriages, and deaths throughout Iran. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.
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=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.
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=== Record Reliability  ===
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Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Iran.
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Iran Iran]
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[[Iran]]  
  
== Sources of This Collection ==
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== Contributions to this Article ==
  
<!--bibdescbegin-->"Iran Vital Records Index" database, FamilySearch. Index entries derived from digital copies of originals housed in various repositories throughout Iran.
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Each entry in this index has a source listed. The index may be a compilation of records from a variety of sources, including the following:
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*Family Records
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*Church Records
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*Civil Registration<!--bibdescend-->
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==== How to Cite Your Sources ====
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== Citation for This Collection ==
  
''Instructions for citing this source can be found at: [[Cite Your Sources (Source Footnotes)]]''
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
  
[[Category:Iran|Vital]]
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{{Collection citation| text ="Iran Vital Records Index," index, "FamilySearch" (https://www.familysearch.org). Index based on the International Genealogical Index, Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. FHL digital index. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.}}

Revision as of 19:51, 25 August 2014

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Collection Time Period

This index covers events from 1851 through 1951.

Record Description

This index is an electronic database of information. The entries are primarily from the International Genealogical Index (IGI) along with some entries derived from compiled and original records such as:

  • Family Records
  • Church Records
  • Civil Registration

It may also include indexes generated by the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church.

There may be entries that cite a specific source such as the following:

  • "Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a Family Register for the People" by James Arnold
  • "Paul Dingwell Genealogical Collection" by Paul Dingwell
  • A county or state vital record registration

These entries are in this collection for one of the following reasons:

  • They were submitted by private individuals to the LDS Church and as such are part of the IGI resulting in their inclusion in this index.
  • They have been indexed through the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church. If this is the case, the index they are a part of has been included as part of this database.

The Vital Record Index databases are not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records although some sub-indexes (an index to a set of records within the database) have been found. When we identify a sub-index, we remove it from the database and post it separately on FamilySearch under its appropriate title.

This index is not complete for any particular place or region

Record Content

The key genealogical facts found in birth or christening index entries may include:

  • Name of the child
  • Gender
  • Names of the parents
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace
  • Christening date (if the source is a church record)
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials

The key genealogical facts found in marriage index entries may include:

  • Name of bride and groom
  • Names of the parents
  • Marriage date
  • Marriage place
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials

The key genealogical facts found in death or burial index entries may include:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Gender
  • Names of the parents
  • Name of the spouse (if married)
  • Death or burial date
  • Death or burial place
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials

How to Use the Record

Use this index to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.

In birth or christening records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.

Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:

IGI

IGI Batch Number Descriptions

Record History

For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This index is an index of the births, marriages, and deaths throughout Iran. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.

Why This Record Was Created

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.

Record Reliability

Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Iran.

Related Websites

This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.

Related Wiki Articles

Iran

Contributions to this Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

"Iran Vital Records Index," index, "FamilySearch" (https://www.familysearch.org). Index based on the International Genealogical Index, Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. FHL digital index. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.