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Title in the Language of the Record
Côte d'Ivoire, registres d'état civil
This civil registration collection contains civil registration of birth, marriage, and death records from Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast). Marriage supplements (dossiers de mariage) are also included. The records are written in French and span between the years 1920-2012.
Birth records may contain the following information:
- Birth date
- Name of child
- Names of parents
- Birth place
Marriage records may contain the following information:
- Names of husband and wife
Military records may contain the following information:
- ID number
Death records may contain the following information:
- Name of deceased
- Names of parents
- Birth date
- Death date
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For Help Reading These Records
These records are in French. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
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- “Ivory Coast Civil Registration, 1920-2012.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing multiple mairies.
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