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Guide to Aruba ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. See also Netherlands Antilles (dissolved in 2010).
Aruba is the western most island of the Netherlands Antilles in the Caribbean, off the north shore of Venezuela. It is a constituent country of The Kingdom of the Netherlands. The official languages are Dutch and Papiamento.
Getting Started with Aruba Research
Links to articles on getting started with Aruba research.
Aruba Research Tools
Links to articles and websites that assist in Aruba research.
Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Aruba.
Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Aruba. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.
Aruba is divided into eight regions:
- Noord/Tank Leendert
- Oranjestad (west)
- Oranjestad (east)
- Santa Cruz
- Sint Nicolaas (north)
- Sint Nicolaas (south)
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
- Facebook Communities - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
- Learning Center - Online genealogy courses
- Historical Records
- Family History Center locator map
- Wikipedia contributors, "Aruba," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aruba, accessed 5 May 2016.