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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Former Territories|U.S. Former Territories]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Panama Canal Zone|Panama Canal Zone]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Panama_Canal_Zone_Records|Records]]''
  
===Introduction===
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=== Introduction ===
The Panama Canal Zone was under United States government control from the early 1900s until 1999 when the territory was returned to Panama. The Family History Library does not have many records for the Canal Zone, however, there are some good resources for researching in the area.
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=== Canal Zone Births, Marriages, Deaths ===
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The Panama Canal Zone was under United States government control from 1905 until 1999 when the territory was returned to Panama. The Family History Library does not have many records for the Canal Zone, however, there are some good resources for researching in the area.
  
The first place to begin is the U.S. National Archives. All births, marriages, deaths, divorces, etc. are kept in the Civilian Records (NWCTC) section of the archive. The URL is: http://www.vitalrec.com/cz.html
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=== Canal Zone Births, Marriages, Deaths  ===
  
=== U.S. Census Records ===
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The first place to begin is the U.S. National Archives. All births, marriages, deaths, divorces, etc. are kept in the Civilian Records (NWCTC) section of the archive. For informaion on how to obtain these and other records see the U.S. Department of State webpage on [http://panama.usembassy.gov/obtaining_former_panama_canal_zone_documentation.html obtaining former panama canal zone documentation].
  
The Panama Canal Zone was included in the 1920 and 1930 U.S. Censuses. To learn more about these census records visit:
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=== Canal Zone U.S. Census Records  ===
  
*[[United States Census Online|United States Census Online]]
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The Panama Canal Zone was included in the 1910, 1920, and 1930 U.S. federal censuses. To learn more about these censuses records visit [[Panama Canal Zone Census]].
*[[United States Census|United States Census]]
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=== Related Content ===
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=== Related Content ===
  
 
Note: The following article from the National Archives contains useful information on available Canal Zone court records: http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2007/fall/panama.html  
 
Note: The following article from the National Archives contains useful information on available Canal Zone court records: http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2007/fall/panama.html  
  
 
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Contents

Introduction

The Panama Canal Zone was under United States government control from 1905 until 1999 when the territory was returned to Panama. The Family History Library does not have many records for the Canal Zone, however, there are some good resources for researching in the area.

Canal Zone Births, Marriages, Deaths

The first place to begin is the U.S. National Archives. All births, marriages, deaths, divorces, etc. are kept in the Civilian Records (NWCTC) section of the archive. For informaion on how to obtain these and other records see the U.S. Department of State webpage on obtaining former panama canal zone documentation.

Canal Zone U.S. Census Records

The Panama Canal Zone was included in the 1910, 1920, and 1930 U.S. federal censuses. To learn more about these censuses records visit Panama Canal Zone Census.

Related Content

Note: The following article from the National Archives contains useful information on available Canal Zone court records: http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2007/fall/panama.html


 

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