Turkey Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This index is an index of the births and marriages throughout Turkey. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.  
 
For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This index is an index of the births and marriages throughout Turkey. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.  
  
=== Why This Record Was Created <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1262246559279_674" /> ===
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.  
 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.  
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== Sources of This Collection  ==
 
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"Turkey Vital Records Index" database, FamilySearch. Index entries derived from digital copies of originals housed in various repositories throughout Turkey.
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Each entry in this index has a source listed. The index may be a compilation of records from a variety of sources, including the following:  
 
Each entry in this index has a source listed. The index may be a compilation of records from a variety of sources, including the following:  
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==== How to Cite Your Sources  ====
 
==== How to Cite Your Sources  ====
  
''Instructions for citing this source can be found at: [[How_to_Cite_FamilySearch_Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]''
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Revision as of 20:43, 31 August 2010

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Collection Time Period

This index covers events from 1887 through 1924.

Record History

For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This index is an index of the births and marriages throughout Turkey. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.

Why This Record Was Created

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.

Record Reliability

Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born or married in Turkey.

Record Description

The index is an electronic database of information transcribed from original records.

Record Content

The key genealogical facts found in birth or christening index entries may include:

  • Name of the child
  • Gender
  • Names of the parents
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace
  • Christening date (if the source is a church record)
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials

The key genealogical facts found in marriage index entries may include:

  • Name of bride and groom
  • Names of the parents
  • Marriage date
  • Marriage place
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials

How to Use the Record

Use this index to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.

In birth or christening records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.

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Sources of This Collection

"Turkey Vital Records Index" database, FamilySearch. Index entries derived from digital copies of originals housed in various repositories throughout Turkey.

Each entry in this index has a source listed. The index may be a compilation of records from a variety of sources, including the following:

  • Family Records
  • Church Records
  • Civil Registration

How to Cite Your Sources

Instructions for citing this source can be found at: How to Cite FamilySearch Collections