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''[[Central America]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'''''[[El_Salvador_Genealogy|El Salvador]]'''{{El Salvador-sidebar}}Guide to '''El Salvador ancestry, family history, and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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==Country Information==
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El Salvador is a country in Central America bordered by [[Guatemala Genealogy|Guatemala]] and [[Honduras Genealogy|Honduras]]. It was formerly a colony of [[Spain Genealogy|Spain]]. The official language is Spanish.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Spain," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spain, accessed 24 March 2016.</ref>
  
== Getting started with El Salvador research ==
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==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with El Salvador Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with El Salvador research.
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*[[El Salvador Getting Started|Getting Started]]
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*[[El Salvador Quick Start Guide]]
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*[[El Salvador Locating Place of Origin|Locating Place of Origin]]
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*[[El Salvador Finding Records|Finding Records]]
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*[[Improve your Search Results for Hispanic Ancestors in FamilySearch.org|Improve your Search Results]]
  
[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 ''See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to Latin American research.'']<br>
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<h3>El Salvador Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in El Salvador research.
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*[[El Salvador Resources|El Salvador Resources]]
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*[[El Salvador Websites|El Salvador Websites]]
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/LatinAmerica/ElSalvador.pdf BYU Research Outline for El Salvador]  
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== Si usted entiende español  ==
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Le invitamos a buscar información en español en la página de El Salvador en el wiki de FamilySearch español. También le invitamos a compartir información útil allí. Véase el enlace en la parte inferior de la página.  
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==El Salvador Map==
 
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== Jurisdictions  ==
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El Salvador is divided into 14 departments (departamentos), which, in turn, are subdivided into 262 municipalities (municipios).
 
  
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==States==
 
Department names and abbreviations for the 14 Salvadoran Departments:  
 
Department names and abbreviations for the 14 Salvadoran Departments:  
  
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* #AH - Ahuachapán
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* #CA - Cabañas
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* #CH - Chalatenango
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* #CU - Cuscatlán
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* #LI&nbsp;&nbsp; - La Libertad
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* #PA&nbsp;- La Paz 
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* #UN - La Unión
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* #MO - Morazán
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* #SM - San Miguel
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* #SS - San Salvador
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* #SV - San Vicente
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* #SA - Santa Ana
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* #SO - Sonsonate
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* #US - Usulután
 
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#AH - Ahuachapán
 
#CA - Cabañas
 
#CH - Chalatenango
 
#CU - Cuscatlán
 
#LI&nbsp;&nbsp; - La Libertad
 
#PA&nbsp;- La Paz
 
#UN - La Unión
 
 
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&nbsp;8.&nbsp;&nbsp; MO - Morazán<br>&nbsp;9.&nbsp;&nbsp; SM - San Miguel <br>10.&nbsp; SS&nbsp; - San Salvador <br>11.&nbsp; SV&nbsp; - San Vicente <br>12.&nbsp; SA&nbsp; - Santa Ana <br>13.&nbsp; SO&nbsp; - Sonsonate <br>14.&nbsp; US&nbsp; - Usulután
 
 
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==Civil Registration==
  
== Featured Content  ==
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===Online Civil Registration Records===
  
Today's featured article is [[El Salvador Civil Registrations]].
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*'''1704 – 1977''' {{RecordSearch|1821208|El Salvador Civil Registration, 1704-1977}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
 
 
[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 ''See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to Latin American research.'']
 
 
 
== Research Tools  ==
 
 
 
*Research Guide:&nbsp;[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/ElSalvador.pdf BYU Research Outline for El Salvador]
 
*[[El Salvador Websites|Websites]]
 
*Listing of all [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927124 records collections for El Salvador] available on FamilySearch.org
 
 
 
'''Wiki articles describing&nbsp;online collections are found at:'''  
 
 
 
*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Central_America,_Colonial_Census_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) Central America, Colonial Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]
 
*[[El Salvador Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[El Salvador Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[El Salvador Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|El Salvador Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[El Salvador Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|El Salvador Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
 
 
== Did you know?  ==
 
 
 
In 1969 El Salvador fought with it's neighbor Honduras in what would become known as the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Football_War Football War].
 
 
 
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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=el%20salvador Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/1927124?region=El+Salvador Historical Records]
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=el%20salvador Family History Center locator map]
  
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Latest revision as of 20:31, 30 November 2016

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El Salvador Research Topics
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Beginning Research
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Local Research Resources
Moderator
The FamilySearch moderator for El Salvador is Dwsmith2


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

Country Information

El Salvador is a country in Central America bordered by Guatemala and Honduras. It was formerly a colony of Spain. The official language is Spanish.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with El Salvador Research

Links to articles on getting started with El Salvador research.

El Salvador Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in El Salvador research.


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El Salvador Map

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States

Department names and abbreviations for the 14 Salvadoran Departments:

  • #AH - Ahuachapán
  • #CA - Cabañas
  • #CH - Chalatenango
  • #CU - Cuscatlán
  • #LI   - La Libertad
  • #PA - La Paz
  • #UN - La Unión
  • #MO - Morazán
  • #SM - San Miguel
  • #SS - San Salvador
  • #SV - San Vicente
  • #SA - Santa Ana
  • #SO - Sonsonate
  • #US - Usulután

Civil Registration

Online Civil Registration Records

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Spain," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spain, accessed 24 March 2016.