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''[[The Netherlands Genealogy|Netherlands]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Caribbean]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[The Netherlands Antilles Genealogy|Netherlands Antilles]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Curaçao Genealogy|Curaçao]]''{{Curaçao-sidebar}}
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Guide to '''Curaçao ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, 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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Curaçao is a constituent country of [[The Netherlands Genealogy|The Netherlands]] in the Caribbean whose nearest neighbor is [[Venezuela Genealogy|Venezuela]]. It was formerly a colony of [[England Genealogy|Great Britain]]. The official languages are Dutch, Papiamentu, and English.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Curaçao," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cura%C3%A7ao, accessed 3 May 2016.</ref>
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==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Curaçao Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Curaçao research.
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*[[Curaçao Church Records]]
  
To find out more about the history of this island, please see: [http://www.curacao-travelguide.com/history/index.html Curaçao] where you can also find the link to 'churches'. When you click on that link you will find the addresses of all the churches on Curaçao in case you need to contact them for your genealogical research.  
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<h3>Curaçao Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Curaçao research.
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The capital city of Curaçao is [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willemstad,_Netherlands_Antilles Willemstad]  
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== Getting started with your Curaçao research  ==
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==Curaçao Map==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Curaçao.
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== Jurisdictions ==
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==Jurisdictions==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Curaçao.  Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.
  
 
'''Towns on Curaçao'''  
 
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== Research Tools  ==
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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/ Historical Records]
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Cura%C3%A7ao Family History Center locator map]
  
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'''Churches to be found on Curaçao'''
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See: [[http://www.kitin.com/show.php?dcid=123456%7C Churches on Curaçao]]
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As well as:
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'''Antianio Baptist Church'''<br>Oost Jongbloed 61<br>Tel: 378262<br>English service: Sunday at 08:30 AM <br>
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'''Christian Heritage Ministeries'''<br>P.O. Box 378<br>Albert Sweitzer School<br>Tel: 371860<br>English service: Sunday at 10:00 AM <br>
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'''Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons)'''<br>Schout bij Nacht<br>Doormansweg 57<br>Tel: 372686<br>Service: Sunday at 09:00 AM <br>
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'''Ebenezer protestant Church'''<br>Oranjestraat 111<br>Tel: 653121<br>English service: Sunday at 09:30 AM <br>
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'''El Bethel Evangelical Alliance Church'''<br>Doormansweg 32<br>English service: Sunday at 5:00 PM<br>Bible studies: Thursday at 7:30 PM <br>
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'''Jehovah's Witnesses'''<br>P.O Box 4708<br>Oosterbeekstraat 11<br>Tel: 617528 &amp; 657737<br>Services: Friday at 7:30 PM, Sunday at 5:00 PM <br>
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'''Methodists Church'''<br>A. de Veerstraat<br>Tel: 375834<br>English Service: Sunday at 10:00 AM <br>
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'''Santa Famia Roman Catholics Church'''<br>Mgr. Niewindtstraat 23<br>Tel: 625627<br>English service: Sunday at 11:00 AM <br>
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'''Seventh Days Adventists Church'''<br>Barbadosweg 10<br>Tel: 687590<br>
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Puttenstraat 2<br>Tel: 615167<br>
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Laufferstraat<br>Tel: 623286<br>Service and Sabbat: Saturday at 9:15 AM
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== Did you know?  ==
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tula_(Cura%C3%A7ao) Tula], executed 3 October 1795, was a slave on Curaçao and a leader of a 1795 slave revolt that convulsed the island for more than a month. He is revered on Curaçao today as a fighter for human rights and independence.
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[[Image:Geboortehuis Maduro.jpg|thumb|left|150px]] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Maduro George John Lionel Maduro] , born in Willemstad, Curaçao, 15 July 1916; died Dachau concentration camp, 9 February 1945, was a Dutch student that served as an officer in the 1940 Battle of the Netherlands and distinguished himself in the attack on The Hague.
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The famous miniature city of Madurodam in The Hague, the Netherlands, is named after him, as well as the Maduroplein a street square in Scheveningen, a suburb of The Hague. <br>
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*[[Curaçao: Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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Curaçao Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Curaçao Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources


Guide to Curaçao ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

See also Netherlands Antilles (dissolved in 2010).

Country Information

Curaçao is a constituent country of The Netherlands in the Caribbean whose nearest neighbor is Venezuela. It was formerly a colony of Great Britain. The official languages are Dutch, Papiamentu, and English.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Curaçao Research

Links to articles on getting started with Curaçao research.

Curaçao Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Curaçao research.

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Curaçao Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Curaçao.

Curacao-CIA WFB Map.png

Jurisdictions

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Curaçao. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.

Towns on Curaçao

  • Bapor Kibra
  • Barber
  • Julianadorp
  • Nieuwpoort
  • Santa Catarina
  • Santa Cruz
  • Santa Maria
  • Santa Rosa
  • Soto
  • St. Willibrordus
  • Westpunt
  • Willemstad

FamilySearch Resources

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


References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Curaçao," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cura%C3%A7ao, accessed 3 May 2016.