Free State Province, South Africa Genealogy
South Africa > Free State
- 1 Historical Overview
- 2 Records
- 2.1 Cemeteries
- 2.2 Census
- 2.3 Church records
- 2.4 Civil Registration
- 2.5 Immigration/Emigration
- 2.6 Genealogy
- 2.7 Land records
- 2.8 Occupations
- 2.9 Probate records
- 2.10 School records
- 2.11 Tax records
- 3 Web Sites
- 4 Further Reading
Free Statia : reminiscences of a lifetime in the Orange Free State - Available on microfilm from the Family History Library.
List of cities and towns in the Free State.
Maps and gazetteers
Free State, South Africa Cemeteries - War graves project.
Bethelem Cemetery - Van Heerden Family Tree listings
Grave yards in Free State (The Genealogical Society of South Africa)
Find A Grave records for Free State, South Africa
Dutch Reformed Church (NGK)
The Dutch Reform Church records collection on FamilySearch includes records from 1848 to 1956.
Dutch Reformed Church (NHK)
Reformed Church (GK)
Parish registers, Catholic Church, Mission, Tempe (Orange Free State), 1869-1930 - microfilm available from the Family History Library.
- Civil registration (marriages - blacks), Orange Free State, 1931-1955.
- Civil registration (marriages - whites, coloureds and Indians), Orange Free State, 1931-1955.
- Civil registration (marriages), Orange Free State, 1848-1899.
- Civil registration (marriages), Orange Free State, 1929-1930.
Orange Free State (South Africa). Land Board - Property claims, confiscations and forfeitures, 1853-1866.
See here for a description of what death notices are and where they are located.
South Africa, Orange Free State, Estate Files, 1951-2006 - Images of estate files from The Master of Supreme Court in Bloemfontein.
The Family History Library has microfilm of Estate files, Orange Free State, 1832-1989.