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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
'''República Dominicana, Registros Misceláneos'''
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República Dominicana, Registros Misceláneos  
  
== Record Description  ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
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These records include residency permit requests, immigration tax exemption requests, fire arm permit renewals, passenger arrival and departure lists, and immigration-related correspondence. The records are originally housed at the Archivo General de la Nación in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
 
  
For a list of records by document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2069829/waypoints Browse].
 
  
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These records include residency permit requests, immigration tax exemption requests, fire-arm permit renewals, passenger arrival and departure lists, and immigration-related correspondence. The records are originally housed at the Archivo General de la Nación in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The records are in [[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish]]; see the section "For Help Reading these Records" for access to translation helps.
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
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These records were obtained from public access sources in the Dominican Republic and may be used for informational and research purposes only. Please direct inquiries, requests, or concerns to the e-mail listed at the bottom of the FamilySearch Privacy Policy (https://familysearch.org/privacy/).  
  
{{Collection citation| text = Dominican Republic, Miscellaneous Records. Archivo General de la Nación, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.}}
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Additional records will be published as they become available.
  
[[Dominican Republic, Miscellaneous Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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===To Browse this Collection===
  
== Record Content  ==
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== How to Use the Record  ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒ Select the ''Browse'' link in the initial search page<br>⇒ Select the ''Tipo de registro y años'' category which takes you to the images.<br>
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Use these records to learn information that will lead to other vital records, such as births/baptisms, marriage, and/or death/burial records. Naturalization petitions are good for learning the birth city whereas the passenger list may only list a country.  
  
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
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These records may be used to document your immigrant ancestor's trip to the Dominican Republic, but do not overlook the possibility of finding ancestors that were merely vacationing, visiting relatives, or traveling on business.  
  
== Related Websites  ==
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Read this article to help you search for names more effectively: [http://www.ancestry.com/cs/Satellite?childpagename=USLearningCenter%2FLearning_C%2FPageDefault&pagename=LearningWrapper&cid=1265125628231 5 Ways to Win the Name Game]
  
*[http://www.epodunk.com/ancestry/Dominican-Republic.html Dominican Republic Ancestry Maps]
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*[http://historiadominicana.blogspot.com/2007/09/archivo-general-de-la-nacin-rep.html Dominican History]
 
*[http://www.agn.gov.do/ Archivo General de la Nación]
 
  
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Search the collection by image, comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several entries or images and compare the information about the individuals listed to your ancestors to make this determination.
  
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'''When searching:'''<br> As you are searching, it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
  
*[[Dominican Republic Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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== For Help Reading these Records ==
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*[[Dominican Republic]]
 
  
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records see the following guides:
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Spain%22 Reading Spanish handwritten records]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx Script tutorial for Spanish]
  
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
  
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Use the age to calculate a birth date.
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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Get the names of family members and look for their records.
  
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
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Use the place of residence as a starting point and search nearby towns for further records and ancestors.  
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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If just the country is given, use the last name to search for your ancestor and his/her family in his/her home country; this is called a surname search and helps to pinpoint what cities/provinces/states were the hometowns of families.  
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
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Also, use the last name to search for any possible relatives that may have traveled with, after, or before your ancestor.
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== Tips to Keep in Mind ==
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When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
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Remember that your ancestor's name may be spelled according to the new country's native language or the language of your ancestor's home country.
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Clerks may have written/spelled the name of your ancestor as they heard it, not as it is spelled in your ancestor's native language. Learn about pronunciation of your ancestor's native language.
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The port your ancestor departed from may not be his/her hometown.
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==What if I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For? ==
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A boundary change could have occurred and the record of you ancestor is now in a neighboring state or region, or your ancestor immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or the immigration/emigration records of other countries.
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Search for church records (baptism, marriage, and burial records) here: [[Dominican Republic Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
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Search for civil records (birth, marriage, and death records) here [[Dominican Republic Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image. <br><br> '''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Dominican Republic, Miscellaneous Records, 1921-1980." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Archivo General de la Nación, Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic National Archives, Santo Domingo).}}
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Record Description
Record Type: Miscellaneous Records
Collection years: 1921-1980
Languages: Spanish
Title in the Language: República Dominicana, Registros Misceláneos
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
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Archivo General de la Nación


Title in the Language of the Record

República Dominicana, Registros Misceláneos

What is in the Collection?

Record Types Earliest Year Latest Year
Passenger arrivals 1930 1970
Outward passenger lists 1930 1970
Aliens registrations 1921 1954
Petitions for naturalization 1920 1930
Aliens 1930 1940


These records include residency permit requests, immigration tax exemption requests, fire-arm permit renewals, passenger arrival and departure lists, and immigration-related correspondence. The records are originally housed at the Archivo General de la Nación in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

The records are in Spanish; see the section "For Help Reading these Records" for access to translation helps.

These records were obtained from public access sources in the Dominican Republic and may be used for informational and research purposes only. Please direct inquiries, requests, or concerns to the e-mail listed at the bottom of the FamilySearch Privacy Policy (https://familysearch.org/privacy/).

Additional records will be published as they become available.


To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Dominican Republic, Miscellaneous Records, 1921-1980.


Collection Content

Sample Images

Emigration and immigration records usually include the following information:

  • Name of the immigrant
  • Age, race, color, gender and occupation
  • Physical descriptions of the immigrant
  • Port of entry and mode of transportation
  • Date of entry
  • Departure place
  • Residence

How Do I Search the Collection?

Use these records to learn information that will lead to other vital records, such as births/baptisms, marriage, and/or death/burial records. Naturalization petitions are good for learning the birth city whereas the passenger list may only list a country.

These records may be used to document your immigrant ancestor's trip to the Dominican Republic, but do not overlook the possibility of finding ancestors that were merely vacationing, visiting relatives, or traveling on business.

Read this article to help you search for names more effectively: 5 Ways to Win the Name Game

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page
⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image, comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several entries or images and compare the information about the individuals listed to your ancestors to make this determination.

When searching:
As you are searching, it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

For Help Reading these Records

These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records see the following guides:

What Do I Do Next?

Use the age to calculate a birth date.

Get the names of family members and look for their records.

Use the place of residence as a starting point and search nearby towns for further records and ancestors.

If just the country is given, use the last name to search for your ancestor and his/her family in his/her home country; this is called a surname search and helps to pinpoint what cities/provinces/states were the hometowns of families.

Also, use the last name to search for any possible relatives that may have traveled with, after, or before your ancestor.

Tips to Keep in Mind

When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.

Remember that your ancestor's name may be spelled according to the new country's native language or the language of your ancestor's home country.

Clerks may have written/spelled the name of your ancestor as they heard it, not as it is spelled in your ancestor's native language. Learn about pronunciation of your ancestor's native language.

The port your ancestor departed from may not be his/her hometown.

What if I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For?

A boundary change could have occurred and the record of you ancestor is now in a neighboring state or region, or your ancestor immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or the immigration/emigration records of other countries.

Search for church records (baptism, marriage, and burial records) here: Dominican Republic Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Search for civil records (birth, marriage, and death records) here Dominican Republic Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records).

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Don't overlook FHL Place Dominican Republic items or FHL Keyword Dominican Republic items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.

Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:

"Dominican Republic, Miscellaneous Records, 1921-1980." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Archivo General de la Nación, Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic National Archives, Santo Domingo).


Image Citation

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Dominican Republic, Miscellaneous Records, 1921-1980.

How You Can Contribute

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

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