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''[[Central America]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]''''' [[Costa_Rica_Genealogy|Costa Rica]]'''{{Costa Rica-sidebar}}Guide to '''Costa Rica ancestry, family history and genealogy''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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== Getting started with Costa Rica research  ==
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{{Click|Image:Costa RicaOGR.png|Costa Rica Online Genealogy Records}}
 
 
''See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 Latin American research].''<br>
 
 
 
== Si usted entiende español  ==
 
 
 
Le invitamos a buscar información en español en la página de Costa Rica en el wiki de FamilySearch español. También le invitamos a compartir información útil allí. Véase el enlace en la parte inferior de la página.
 
 
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
 
 
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==Country Information==
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Costa Rica is a country in Central America bordered by [[Nicaragua Genealogy|Nicaragua]] and [[Panama Genealogy|Panama]]. It was formerly a colony of [[Spain Genealogy|Spain]]. The official language is Spanish.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Costa Rica," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costa_Rica, accessed 3 May 2016.</ref>
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==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Costa Rica Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Costa Rica research.
 
*[[Costa Rica Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Costa Rica Civil Registration]]
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*[[Costa Rica Church Records]]
  
== Research Tools ==
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<h3>Costa Rica Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Costa Rica research.
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/LatinAmerica/CostaRica.pdf BYU Research Outline for Costa Rica]
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*Research Guide:&nbsp; [http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/CostaRica.pdf BYU Research Outline for Costa Rica]
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*Listing of all [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927128 records collections for Costa Rica] available on FamilySearch.org
 
  
'''Wiki articles describing these collections ard found at:'''
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==Costa Rica Map==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Costa Rica.
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*[[Costa Rica Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Costa Rica Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Costa Rica Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Costa Rica Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Costa Rica Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Costa Rica Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Costa Rica, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Costa Rica, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Costa Rica Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Costa Rica Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
  
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==Jurisdictions==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Costa Rica.
  
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== Help Wanted  ==
 
 
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:
 
 
 
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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/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 Latin American research] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/1927128?region=Costa+Rica Historical Records]
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Costa_Rica Family History Center locator map]
  
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Latest revision as of 18:20, 25 July 2016

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Costa Rica Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Costa Rica Background
Local Research Resources
Moderator
The FamilySearch moderator for Costa Rica is Dwsmith2

Guide to Costa Rica ancestry, family history and genealogy parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.


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Country Information

Costa Rica is a country in Central America bordered by Nicaragua and Panama. It was formerly a colony of Spain. The official language is Spanish.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Costa Rica Research

Links to articles on getting started with Costa Rica research.

Costa Rica Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Costa Rica research.

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Costa Rica Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Costa Rica.

Map of Costa Rica.svg.png


Jurisdictions

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Costa Rica.

  • Alajuela
  • Cartago
  • Guanacaste
  • Heredia
  • Limón
  • Puntarenas
  • San José

FamilySearch Resources

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


References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Costa Rica," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costa_Rica, accessed 3 May 2016.