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FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Moldova, Church Books, 1811-1936 .

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

  • Молдова, церковные книги (Russian)
  • Moldova, cărți bisericești (Romanian)

Record Description

This collection consists records of births, baptisms, marriages, deaths, and burials performed by priests in Bessarabia, which is known primarily as modern day Moldova. These records were acquired from the Moldova State Archive in Chişinău and are written in Russian and Moldovan (virtually the same as Romanian.

For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Citation for This Collection

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

"Moldova, Church Books, 1811-1936." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Moldova State Archive, Kishinev.


Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Baptism records may contain the following information:

  • Date and place of the event
  • Name of person baptized
  • Date of birth
  • Parents’ names

Marriage records may contain the following information:

  • Date and place of the event
  • Names of the bride and groom
  • Place of birth and residence of the bride and groom
  • Name of witnesses

Death records may contain the following information:

  • Place and date of death
  • Name of the deceased
  • Occupation of the deceased
  • Place of burial
  • Cause of death

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:

⇒ Select the Browse link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the Province category
⇒ Select the District category
⇒ Select the Place/Parish category
⇒ Select the Year/Vol/Event category which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

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Citing Family Search Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1943763/waypoints Moldova, Church Books, 1811-1936]

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