|Jamaica Wiki Topics|
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Guide to Jamaica ancestry, family history and genealogy parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Jamaica is an island country in the Caribbean whose closest neighbors are Cuba, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. It was formerly a colony of Spain and Great Britain. The official language is English.
Getting Started with Jamaica Research
Links to articles on getting started with Jamaica research.
Jamaica Research Tools
Links to articles and websites that assist in Jamaica research.
Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Jamaica.
Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Jamaica. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.
Parishes are Jamaica’s fundamental civil administrative unit. Parishes in Jamaica's three counties:
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, "Jamaica," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaica, accessed 28 April 2016.