Zimbabwe Genealogy

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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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== Getting started with Zimbabwe research  ==
  
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== Jurisdictions in Zimbabwe  ==
  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provinces_of_Zimbabwe Provinces (Wikipedia)]
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* Article 3<br>
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*All [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927049 records collections for Zimbabwe] available on FamilySearch.org.  
  
=== Did You Know? ===
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*[http://www.freesurnamesearch.com/search/africa.html African Genealogy Databases]
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*[http://www.adopteeconnect.com/p/a/194/ adoptionregistry], adoptee and birth parent registry
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*[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/194/ CousinConnect], message board on Zimbabwe- some activity
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*[http://gedcomindex.com/Countries/zw.html Gedcomindex], website of gedcom files on the internet by country
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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<br>
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*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/zimbabwe.html Kindred Trails] - listing of on-line resources for Zimbabwe
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/zimbabwe-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Zimbabwe]
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*[http://boards.rootsweb.com/localities.africa.zimbabwe/mb.ashx Rootsweb], message board on Zimbabwe- some activity
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*[http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=229002#200130 Umtali] deaths, listing of deaths, some military and others.
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*[http://www.lind.org.zw/genweb/index.htm WorldGenWeb], good general Zimbabwe site
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*[http://www.zjc.org.il/showpage.php?pageid=1 Zimbabwe Jewish Community], cemetery images and transcriptions, marriage records
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*[http://www.geni.com/projects/Pioneers-and-Early-Settlers-Rhodesia-and-Nyasaland-Zambia-Zimbabwe-Malawi/5802 Pioneers and Early Settlers]
  
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
  
=== Popular Web sites<br> ===
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*[[Zimbabwe Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Zimbabwe Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
* [http://www.kindredtrails.com/zimbabwe.html Zimbabwe][http://www.kindredtrails.com/zimbabwe.html (Africa) Genealogy]
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== Help Wanted ==
* [http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-zim.html Zimbabwe][http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-zim.html Genealogy Queries (Rootsweb)<br>]
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* [http://www.lind.org.zw/genweb/index.htm Zimbabwe][http://www.lind.org.zw/genweb/index.htm WorldGenWeb<br>]
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* [http://www.zjc.org.il/showpage.php?pageid=1 Zimbabwe][http://www.zjc.org.il/showpage.php?pageid=1 Zimbabwe Jewish Community]
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* [http://www.jewishgen.org/cemetery/africa/Zimbabwe.html Zimbabwe][http://www.jewishgen.org/cemetery/africa/Zimbabwe.html Jewishgen (cemeteries, not limited to Jewish)]
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* [http://www.zjc.org.il/showpage.php?pageid=1 Zimbabwe][http://www.freesurnamesearch.com/search/africa.html African Genealogy Databases<br>]
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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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