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''[[Pacific]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'''''[[French Polynesia Genealogy|French Polynesia]]'''{{French Polynesia-sidebar}}Guide to '''French Polynesia 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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French Polynesia is an island overseas collectivity of the [[France Genealogy|French Republic]] in the Pacific Ocean whose nearest neighbors are the [[Cook Islands Genealogy|Cook Islands]], [[Kiribati Genealogy|Kiribati]], and the [[Pitcairn Islands Genealogy|Pitcairn Islands]]. The official language is French.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, “French Polynesia,” in ‘’Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,’’ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Polynesia, accessed 29 April 2016.</ref>
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==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with French Polynesia Research</h3>
 
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Links to articles on getting started with French Polynesia research.
== Getting Started with French Polynesia Research ==
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*[[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|Pacific Island Guide]]
 
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*[[Samoan, Tongan and other Polynesian Genealogies|Samoan, Tongan and other Polynesian Genealogies]]
Also Polynésie Française. French Polynesia is a French overseas collectivity in the southern Pacific Ocean. It is made up of several groups of Polynesian islands, the most famous island being Tahiti in the Society Islands group, which is also the most populous island and the seat of the capital of the territory (Papeete). Although not an integral part of its territory, Clipperton Island was administered from French Polynesia until 2007.  
 
 
 
&nbsp;[[French_Polynesia|French Polynesia]] lies south of Hawaii and east of Tonga and Samoa. It is composed of 118 islands. From north to south the major island groups are:<br>
 
 
 
*[[Marquesas Islands|''Marquesas Islands'']]  
 
*''[[Tuamotu Islands|Tuamotu Islands]]''
 
*[[Society Islands (includes Tahiti)|''Society Islands'' (Includes Tahiti)]]
 
*''[[Gambier Islands|Gambier Islands]]''
 
*''[[Austral Islands|Austral Islands ]], <br>To get information about each island group, click on the name of the group in the list above.''
 
 
 
<br>Papeete, Tahiti ''of the ''Society Islands&nbsp;''is the capital. The population is about 92,000. About half of the people in French Polynesia &nbsp;live on the island of ''Tahiti.''&nbsp; The number of members of the LDS Church in French Polynesia in 2008&nbsp; was 19,711.''
 
 
 
== Polynesian Genealogy<br> ==
 
 
 
For more information about Polynesian Genealogy please see this article: [[Samoan,_Tongan_and_other_Polynesian_Genealogies|Samoan, Tongan and other Polynesian Genealogies]]<br>
 
 
 
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*''[[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research]]''
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Links to articles and websites that assist in French Polynesia research.
 
*[[French Polynesia Case Study|Case Study]]  
 
*[[French Polynesia Case Study|Case Study]]  
 
*[[French Polynesia: Family History Research Ideas From Ives Perrin|Family History Research Ideas From Ives Perrin]]  
 
*[[French Polynesia: Family History Research Ideas From Ives Perrin|Family History Research Ideas From Ives Perrin]]  
 
*[http://www.francegenweb.org/~sitesdgw/outremer/ France GenWeb Outremer]  
 
*[http://www.francegenweb.org/~sitesdgw/outremer/ France GenWeb Outremer]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~pyfwgw/frenchp/index.htm French Polynesia GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~pyfwgw/frenchp/index.htm French Polynesia GenWeb]  
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Pacific/SamoaTahitiTongaFiji.pdf BYU Research Guide for Fiji, Samoa, Tahiti, Tonga]
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/Pacific/SamoaTahitiTongaFiji.pdf BYU Research Guide for Fiji, Samoa, Tahiti, Tonga]
 
 
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[[French_Polynesia|French Polynesia]] lies south of Hawaii and east of Tonga and Samoa. It is composed of 118 islands. From north to south the major island groups are:<br>
  
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Beginning Research
Record Types
French Polynesia Background
Local Research Resources

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

Country Information

French Polynesia is an island overseas collectivity of the French Republic in the Pacific Ocean whose nearest neighbors are the Cook Islands, Kiribati, and the Pitcairn Islands. The official language is French.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with French Polynesia Research

Links to articles on getting started with French Polynesia research.

French Polynesia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in French Polynesia research.


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French Polynesia Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in French Polynesia.


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Jurisdictions

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

French Polynesia lies south of Hawaii and east of Tonga and Samoa. It is composed of 118 islands. From north to south the major island groups are:

FamilySearch Resources

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


References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, “French Polynesia,” in ‘’Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,’’ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Polynesia, accessed 29 April 2016.