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''[[The Netherlands Genealogy|Netherlands]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Caribbean]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[The Netherlands Antilles Genealogy|Netherlands Antilles]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''''[[Aruba_Genealogy|Aruba]]'''{{Aruba-sidebar}}Guide to '''Aruba ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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'''''See also [[The Netherlands Antilles Genealogy|Netherlands Antilles]]''''' (dissolved in 2010).
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==Country Information==
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Aruba is the western most island of [[The Netherlands Antilles Genealogy|the Netherlands Antilles]] in the Caribbean, off the north shore of [[Venezuela Genealogy|Venezuela]]. It is a constituent country of [[The Netherlands Genealogy|The Kingdom of the Netherlands]]. The official languages are Dutch and Papiamento.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Aruba," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aruba, accessed 5 May 2016.</ref>
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==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Aruba Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Aruba research.
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*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
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*[[How to Find Marriage Records]]
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*[[How to Find Death Records]]
  
== Getting started with (Your Locality) research ==
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<h3>Aruba Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Aruba research.
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Aruba officially became a member state of the Kingdom of the Netherlands on January 1, 1986, with full independence set for 1996, within a Dutch Commonwealth of sovereign states. Aruba is the western most island of the Netherland Antilles of the West Indies in the Caribbean Sea, off the north shore of Venezuela.
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==Aruba Map==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Aruba.
  
See also the CIA World Factbook at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/aa.html
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Aruba's Capital City is Oranjestad. See: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oranjestad%2C_Aruba (Oranjestad)]
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==Jurisdictions==
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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:  
 
Aruba is divided into eight regions:  
 
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== Research Tools  ==
 
 
 
Useful websites:
 
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~antwgw/ Netherland Antilles GenWeb]
 
 
 
You may also try a Database for genealogical research in Aruba:
 
 
 
*[http://aruba-genealogy-databases.databases.bestvideotools.com/ Aruba Genealogy Databases]
 
 
 
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== Did you know?  ==
 
 
 
Did you know that Aruba has its own university? See: [http://www.ua.aw/ua/home.do (University of Aruba)]
 
 
 
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/1927197?region=Aruba Historical Records]
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Aruba Family History Center locator map]
  
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Latest revision as of 17:09, 25 July 2016

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Beginning Research
Record Types
Aruba Background
Local Research Resources


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).

Country Information

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.[1]

Getting Started

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.

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Aruba Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Aruba.

Aruba map.png

Jurisdictions

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)
  • Paradera
  • Santa Cruz
  • Savaneta
  • Sint Nicolaas (north)
  • Sint Nicolaas (south)

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.


References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Aruba," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aruba, accessed 5 May 2016.