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== Getting started with Guinea-Bissau research  ==
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Guide to '''Guinea-Bissau ancestry, family history, and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
  
Guinea-Bissau was once the kingdom of Gabù (Kaabu), part of the Mali Empire; parts of the kingdom persisted until the eighteenth century. Although the rivers and coast of this area were among the first places colonized by the Portuguese, who began slave trade in the seventeenth century, the interior was not explored until the nineteenth century  
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Guinea-Bissau was once the kingdom of Gabù (Kaabu), part of the Mali Empire; parts of the kingdom persisted until the eighteenth century. Although the rivers and coast of this area were among the first places colonized by the Portuguese, who began slave trade in the seventeenth century, the interior was not explored until the nineteenth century
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== &nbsp;Research Tools  ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Guinea-Bissau Research</h3>
 
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Links to articles on getting started with Guinea-Bissau research.
*http://www.africagenweb.org/guineabissau/index.html
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*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
*http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/73/
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*[[How to Find Marriage Records]]
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/guinea-bissau-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Guinea-Bissau]
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*[[How to Find Death Records]]
 
 
*(helpful tools and resources, gazetteers)
 
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== Help Wanted  ==
 
  
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*[http://www.africagenweb.org/index.php/western-africa/guinea-bissau Guinea-Bissau Genealogy (AfricaGenWeb)] 
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*[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/73/ Guinea-Bissau Genealogy (CousinConnect)]
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*[http://www.satellitecitymaps.com/africa-map/guinea-bissau-map/ Gazetteers]
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*[http://www.fallingrain.com/world/PU/ Directory of Cities and Towns]
 
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*[http://slavebiographies.org/resources.php Slave Biographies]
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*[http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/intl/GNB/AFR-GUINEA-BISSAU.html RootsWeb] Mailing List
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== Did you know?  ==
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==Guinea-Bissau Map==
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*[http://www.mapsofworld.com/guinea-bissau/ Map of Guinea-Bissau]
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*[http://geology.com/world/guinea-bissau-satellite-image.shtml Satellite map of Guinea-Bissau]
  
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==Culture==
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*[http://www.everyculture.com/Ge-It/Guinea-Bissau.html Culture of Guinea-Bissau]
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*[http://www.axl.cefan.ulaval.ca/afrique/Guinee-Bissau.htm Guinea-Bissau Language]
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*[https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Guinea-Bissau Language and Culture of Guinea-Bissau]
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*[http://www.omniglot.com/writing/kriol.php Cape Verdean Creole alphabet] Though Portuguese is the official language, Creole is most widely used.
  
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Guinea-Bissau Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Guinea-Bissau Background
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Africa
Guinea-Bissau

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

Country Information

Guinea-Bissau was once the kingdom of Gabù (Kaabu), part of the Mali Empire; parts of the kingdom persisted until the eighteenth century. Although the rivers and coast of this area were among the first places colonized by the Portuguese, who began slave trade in the seventeenth century, the interior was not explored until the nineteenth century

Getting Started

Getting Started with Guinea-Bissau Research

Links to articles on getting started with Guinea-Bissau research.


Guinea-Bissau Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Guinea-Bissau research.

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Guinea-Bissau Map

Guinea-Bissau map.png

Culture

FamilySearch Resources

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


References