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[[Image:Panama Flag.PNG|right|150px]]&nbsp;Welcome to the Panama research page! We are dedicated to helping you find your Panamanian ancestors. Through the Panama page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Panamanian records of genealogical value. The content is targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the help page to learn more about using the site. The Panama Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!  
 
[[Image:Panama Flag.PNG|right|150px]]&nbsp;Welcome to the Panama research page! We are dedicated to helping you find your Panamanian ancestors. Through the Panama page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Panamanian records of genealogical value. The content is targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the help page to learn more about using the site. The Panama Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!  
  
 
== Si usted entiende español  ==
 
== Si usted entiende español  ==
  
Le invitamos a buscar información en español en la [https://wiki.familysearch.org/es/Panam%C3%A1 página de Panamá ]en el wiki de FamilySearch español. También le invitamos a compartir información útil allí.
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Le invitamos a buscar información en español en la [https://wiki.familysearch.org/es/Panam%C3%A1 página de Panamá ]en el wiki de FamilySearch español. También le invitamos a compartir información útil allí.  
  
 
== Getting started with&nbsp;Panama research  ==
 
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/Panama.pdf BYU Research Outline for Panama]  
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/Panama.pdf BYU Research Outline for Panama]  
 
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== Help Wanted  ==
 
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<span style="font-family: arial" class="Apple-style-span" /><span style="font-family: arial" class="Apple-style-span">The moderator for the research articles related to Panama is [[User:Anelson|anelson]]. If you have questions or comments related to the Panama research content please post your discussion items on the moderator's [[User talk:Anelson|talk page]]. In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:</span>  
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<span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: arial" /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: arial">The moderator for the research articles related to Panama is [[User:Anelson|anelson]]. If you have questions or comments related to the Panama research content please post your discussion items on the moderator's [[User talk:Anelson|talk page]]. In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:</span>  
  
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*[http://fsbeta.familysearch.org/s/collection/list New records now &nbsp;available online at FamilySearch Beta:]
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*Panama Baptisms, 1750-1938  
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1520637&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D Panama Baptisms, 1750-1938]
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1520641&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D Panama Marriages,1800-1950]
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Revision as of 02:01, 5 January 2011

Panama Flag.PNG
 Welcome to the Panama research page! We are dedicated to helping you find your Panamanian ancestors. Through the Panama page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Panamanian records of genealogical value. The content is targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the help page to learn more about using the site. The Panama Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!

Contents

Si usted entiende español

Le invitamos a buscar información en español en la página de Panamá en el wiki de FamilySearch español. También le invitamos a compartir información útil allí.

Getting started with Panama research

Panama is politically divided into 9 provinces and 5 "comarcas," or indigenous territories. Until 1999, the United States controlled the Panama Canal Zone, an unincorporated 10-mile wide territory. Understanding political divisions is essential to doing family history, as these divisions determine where records are recorded and archived. To learn more about Panama's political division, Click here.

Jurisdictions

Provinces

Provincial Territories


Sub-Provincial Territories


Research Tools

Help Wanted

The moderator for the research articles related to Panama is anelson. If you have questions or comments related to the Panama research content please post your discussion items on the moderator's talk page. In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:


Did you know?

  • The Isthmus of Panama is the narrowest strip of land in the American continent. It is bordered north-west by Costa Rica, south-east by Colombia, south by the Pacific Ocean, and north by the Caribbean Sea.
  • Some consider Panama a transcontinental nation, with the Panama Canal bisecting North and South America.
  • The first permanent European settlement in the mainland of the Americas, Santa Maria la Antigua del Darien, was founded in Panama by Vasco Nunez de Balboa in 1510.
  • The Pacific Ocean was discovered by Balboa off the coast of Panama on September 25, 1513.

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