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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

These records may contain the following information:

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

These 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

These 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 (Губерния)" category
⇒ Select the " District (Уезд)" category
⇒ Select the " Place/Parish (Место/Церковь)" category
⇒ Select the "Year/Vol/Event (Даты/Tом/Cобытия)" 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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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

  • “Delaware Marriage Records,” database and digital images, FamilySearch ([1]: 4 March 2011), William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, 1890; from Delaware, State Marriage Records 23 November 1913, no. 859, Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover; FHL microfilm 2,025,063.
  • “El Salvador Civil Registration,” database and digital images, FamilySearch ([2]: 21 March 2011), Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, 1880; from La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal, San Salvador.



 

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