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*<span style="text-decoration: underline;" />[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/194/ CousinConnect], message board on Zimbabwe- some activity<br>  
 
*<span style="text-decoration: underline;" />[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/194/ CousinConnect], message board on Zimbabwe- some activity<br>  
 
*[http://gedcomindex.com/Countries/zw.html Gedcomindex], website of gedcom files on the internet by country  
 
*[http://gedcomindex.com/Countries/zw.html Gedcomindex], website of gedcom files on the internet by country  
*[http://www.egssa.org/library/main.php?g2_itemId=1248098 Genealogical Society of South Africa] - cemetery records in Zimbabwe, various cemeteries, photos and transcriptions
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*[http://www.egssa.org/library/main.php?g2_itemId=1248098 Genealogical Society of South Africa] - cemetery records in Zimbabwe, various cemeteries, photos and transcriptions  
 
*[http://www.jewishgen.org/cemetery/africa/Zimbabwe.html Jewishgen] (cemeteries, not limited to Jewish)<br>  
 
*[http://www.jewishgen.org/cemetery/africa/Zimbabwe.html Jewishgen] (cemeteries, not limited to Jewish)<br>  
 
*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/zimbabwe.html <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Kindred Trails</span>] Listing of on-line resources for Zimbabwe  
 
*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/zimbabwe.html <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Kindred Trails</span>] Listing of on-line resources for Zimbabwe  
 
*[http://boards.rootsweb.com/localities.africa.zimbabwe/mb.ashx Rootsweb], message board on Zimbabwe- some activity<br>  
 
*[http://boards.rootsweb.com/localities.africa.zimbabwe/mb.ashx Rootsweb], message board on Zimbabwe- some activity<br>  
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*[http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=229002#200130 Umtali] deaths, listing of deaths, some military and others.
 
*[http://www.lind.org.zw/genweb/index.htm WorldGenWeb], good general Zimbabwe site  
 
*[http://www.lind.org.zw/genweb/index.htm WorldGenWeb], good general Zimbabwe site  
 
*[http://www.zjc.org.il/showpage.php?pageid=1 Zimbabwe Jewish Community], cemetery images and transcriptions, marriage records<br>
 
*[http://www.zjc.org.il/showpage.php?pageid=1 Zimbabwe Jewish Community], cemetery images and transcriptions, marriage records<br>
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Revision as of 05:09, 12 June 2012

Zimbabwe is located in southern Africa between South Africa and Zambia. The UK annexed Southern Rhodesia from the [British] South Africa Company in 1923. A 1961 constitution was formulated that favored whites in power. In 1965 the government unilaterally declared its independence, but the UK did not recognize the act and demanded more complete voting rights for the black African majority in the country (then called Rhodesia). UN sanctions and a guerrilla uprising finally led to free elections in 1979 and independence (as Zimbabwe) in 1980.


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