Panama Canal Zone Records

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=== Introduction ===
  
===Introduction===
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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 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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=== 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. The URL is: http://www.vitalrec.com/cz.html  
 
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 U.S. Census Records  ===
 
=== 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]].
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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]].  
  
=== 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. The URL is: http://www.vitalrec.com/cz.html

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