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''[[Indonesia Genealogy|Indonesia]]''
  
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| RW_URL_01 =[http://www.arasindo.com/index.php/pengadilan-indonesia/adopsi-di-indonesia Indonesian Adoptions]
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Indonesia, Naturalisasi dan Kewarganegaraan Rekaman
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== What is in the Collection? ==
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This article describes records held by FamilySearch, International. For information on a specific record collection or record publication please refer to the [https://familysearch.org/catalog/search FamilySearch Catalog] or the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list FamilySearch Historical Record Collection].
  
== Record Description  ==
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==Record Background==
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Indonesia is an island nation inhabited since 2000 BC. It was colonized by the Dutch in 1602 and gained its independence in 1949. As a country dependent on agriculture as well as trade with foreign nations, it is a country filled with several languages, religions, and peoples. The custom of naming children is one example of diversity: In general, the everyday Indonesian typically will have only one name, while those of the middle class more often have two names like in Western cultures. In other words, longer names may be an indicator of an individual’s social status.
  
These records includes many citizenship and naturalization records from the District Courts in Indonesia.  
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Immigration to Indonesia also took place when huge populations from the Indian subcontinent visited the country and settled there. For working in Indonesia, the foreigners have to send their application to the immigration office. Beginning with the Dutch colonial period until the year 2000, the policy of forced migration (''transmigrasi'') to move people from heavily population areas to more sparsely populated ones to reduce poverty and overcrowding was actively practiced.
  
Immigration to Indonesia also took place at this time when huge populations from the Indian subcontinent visited the country and settled there.  
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Naturalization and citizenship records were created by district courts (Pengadilan Negeri) and local civil registration offices in Indonesia. The Surat Bukti Kewarganegaraan Republik Indonesia (SBKRI), or applications for citizenship, were primarily filled out by Chinese immigrants to Indonesia. The Surat Pernyataan Keterangan Melepaskan Kewarganegaraan Republik Rakyat Tionkok Untuk Tetap Menjadi Warganegara Republik Indonesia were exclusively used for Chinese nationals.  
  
Few people settled in Victoria, and those who did were probably Dutch Indonesians. The Dutch rule over Indonesia ended when the Japanese took over the country during World War II. Following the 35 years of Dutch rule, Indonesia gained its independence after World War II. The Netherlands controlled the Indonesian archipelago since the 19th century. For working in Indonesia, the foreigners have to send their application to the immigration office.  
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== Collection Contents ==
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During the naturalization process an individual was required to produce multiple documents to establish their identity. Because of this these records contain materials that may be duplicated in other collections.
  
The Surat Bukti Kewarganegaraan Republik Indonesia (SBKRI), or applications for citizenship, were primarily filled out by Chinese Immigrants to Indonesia.
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The collections may include the following record types:
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;Kartu Tanda Penduduk Warga Negara : Identity cards
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;Permohonan Ahli Waris : Court decrees of inheritance
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;Permohonan Akte Kelahiran : Applications for birth certificate
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;Permohonan Akte Perkawinan : Applications for marriage certificate
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;Permohonan Anak Angkat : Applications for adoption of a child
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;Permohonan Ganti Nama : Applications for name changes
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;Permohonan Pewarganegaraan : Applications for naturalization
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;Permohonan Surat bukti kewarganegaraan Republik Indonesia (SBKRI) : Proof of Indonesian Citizenship
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;Surat Pernyataan Keterangan Melepaskan Kewarganegaraan Republik Rakyat Tionkok Untuk Tetap Menjadi Warganegara Republik Indonesia : Renunciation of Chinese citizenship and acceptance of Indonesian citizenship
  
The collections include the following record types:  
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===Applications for Naturalization===
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'''Applications for naturalization records (Pewarganegaraan)''' may contain the following:  
  
*Permohonan Akte Kelahiran (Applications for birth certificate)
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*Person's name
*Permohonan Pewarganegaraan (Applications for naturalization)
 
*Permohonan SBKRI (Applications for Indonesian Citizenship)
 
*Permohonan Ahli Waris (Court decrees of inheritance)
 
*Permohonan Anak Angkat (Applications for adoption of a child)
 
*Permohonan Ganti Nama (Applications for name changes)
 
*Permohonan Akte Perkawinan (Applications for marriage certificate)
 
 
 
== Record Content  ==
 
 
 
Naturalization records may contain the following information:
 
 
 
*Name of the Immigrant
 
*Name of child
 
*Date of birth
 
*Place of birth
 
 
*Gender  
 
*Gender  
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*Birth date and birthplace
 
*Names of parents  
 
*Names of parents  
 
*Age  
 
*Age  
*Address
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*Residence
 
*Occupation
 
*Occupation
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<gallery>
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Image:Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Boyolali DGS 5377290 7 Naturalization.jpg|Naturalization record
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</gallery>
  
Citizenship records usually contain the following information:  
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===Identity Cards===
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'''Identity cards (kartu tanda penduduk)''' usually contain the following:  
  
*Full name before the change
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*Original full name  
*Place and date of birth
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*Birth date and birthplace
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*Age
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*Residence
 
*Occupation  
 
*Occupation  
*Residence
 
 
*Name of spouse  
 
*Name of spouse  
*Date and place of marriage
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*Marriage date and place  
*Names of children and their dates and places of birth
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*Names of children, birth dates and birthplaces
*Place of name change
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*Name of person declaring the Information
*Name of person who declared the information
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*Names of witnesses
*Names of witnesses  
 
*Age
 
  
Birth certificates may contain the following information:  
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Image:Indonesia Jawa Tengah Banjarnegara Naturalization Records DGS 7074346 221 Identity Card translated.jpg|Identity Card
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*Name of child
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===Name Change Applications===
*Gender
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'''Name Change Applications (Ganti nama)''' usually contain the following:
*Place of birth
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*Original full name
*Date of birth
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*Desired new name
*Name of mother
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*Birth date and birthplace
*Mother's date of birth
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*Residence
*Mother's occupation
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*Occupation
*Place of residence
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*Name of father
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Image:101207817 00001.jpg|Name change application (page 1)
*Father's place of birth
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*Age of mother and father
 
*Fathers occupation
 
*Names of witnesses
 
  
Marriage records may contain the following information:  
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===Proof of Indonesian Citizenship===
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'''Proof of Indonesian citizenship (Surat bukti kewarganegaraan Republik Indonesia)''' usually contains the following:
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*Person's name
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*Birth date and birthplace
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*Residence
  
*Date and place of marriage
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These records were not required for Chinese Indonesians after 20 January 1962.
*Name and age of groom
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*Groom's place of birth
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Image:Indonesia Jawa Tengah Bajarnegara Naturalization Records DGS 7074346 158 Proof of Citizenship translated.jpg|SBKRI Citizenship Record
*Groom's religion, occupation, residency and marital status
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*Complete name and age of bride
 
*Bride's place of birth
 
*Bride's religion, occupation, residency and marital status
 
  
Checklist records usually contain the following information:  
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===Renunciation of Chinese Citizenship===
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'''Renunciation of Chinese Citizenship (Melepaskan kewarganegaraan Republik Rakjat Tiongkok)''' usually contains the following:
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*Person's name
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*Names of spouse and minor children
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*Birth place
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*Residence
  
*Name of applicant
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*Place and date of birth
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Image:Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Pekalongan District Court Records DGS 101325068 178 SBKRI.jpg|Renunciation of Chinese Citizenship
*Occupation
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*Current residence
 
*Residency identification card number
 
*Name of parents, guardian or spouse
 
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
 
To begin your search in the naturalization records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:  
 
To begin your search in the naturalization records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:  
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*Place of last residence
 
*Place of last residence
  
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
 
==== Using the Information  ====
 
  
 
When you have found the record that you are looking for, the following will help you in your search:  
 
When you have found the record that you are looking for, the following will help you in your search:  
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*Use the names of the parents on birth records to search for a marriage record
 
*Use the names of the parents on birth records to search for a marriage record
  
== Naturalization and Citizenship Collections  ==
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== FamilySearch Historical Record Collections  ==
  
 
*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Banjarnegara, Naturalization Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Banjarnegara, Naturalization Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Banyumas, Naturalization Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Banyumas, Naturalization Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Boyolali, Naturalization and Citizenship Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Boyolali, Naturalization and Citizenship Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Kebumen, Naturalization Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Ciamis District Court Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Jepara, Court Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Kebumen, Naturalization Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Kudus, District Court Naturalization Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Mungkid Citizenship Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Pati, Naturalization Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Pekalongan District Court Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Pemalang District Court Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Purwodadi Citizenship Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Purwodadi Citizenship Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Purwokerto, Miscellaneous Government Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Purwokerto, Miscellaneous Government Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Rembang, District Court Naturalization Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Ungaran, District Court Naturalization Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Wonogiri District Court Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Wonogiri District Court Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Wonosobo, Naturalization Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Wonosobo, Naturalization Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
== Related Websites  ==
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
 
 
*[http://www.igv.nl/ Indonesia Genealogical Society]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~idnwgw/ Indonesia Genweb]
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/GlobalSearch.aspx?qt=g&zplace=Kebumen,%20Jawa%20Tengah,%20Indonesia Indonesian Family Trees]
 
 
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
 
 
*[[Indonesia Emigration and Immigration]]
 
 
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
  
 
{{Contributor_invite}}  
 
{{Contributor_invite}}  
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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[[Category:Indonesia]]
 
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[[Category:Naturalization_and_Citizenship Records by Country]]
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.
 
 
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
 
 
[[Category:FamilySearch_Historical_Records]] [[Category:Indonesia]]
 

Latest revision as of 18:40, 19 May 2017

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Language: Indonesia Language and Languages
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What is in the Collection?

This article describes records held by FamilySearch, International. For information on a specific record collection or record publication please refer to the FamilySearch Catalog or the FamilySearch Historical Record Collection.

Record Background

Indonesia is an island nation inhabited since 2000 BC. It was colonized by the Dutch in 1602 and gained its independence in 1949. As a country dependent on agriculture as well as trade with foreign nations, it is a country filled with several languages, religions, and peoples. The custom of naming children is one example of diversity: In general, the everyday Indonesian typically will have only one name, while those of the middle class more often have two names like in Western cultures. In other words, longer names may be an indicator of an individual’s social status.

Immigration to Indonesia also took place when huge populations from the Indian subcontinent visited the country and settled there. For working in Indonesia, the foreigners have to send their application to the immigration office. Beginning with the Dutch colonial period until the year 2000, the policy of forced migration (transmigrasi) to move people from heavily population areas to more sparsely populated ones to reduce poverty and overcrowding was actively practiced.

Naturalization and citizenship records were created by district courts (Pengadilan Negeri) and local civil registration offices in Indonesia. The Surat Bukti Kewarganegaraan Republik Indonesia (SBKRI), or applications for citizenship, were primarily filled out by Chinese immigrants to Indonesia. The Surat Pernyataan Keterangan Melepaskan Kewarganegaraan Republik Rakyat Tionkok Untuk Tetap Menjadi Warganegara Republik Indonesia were exclusively used for Chinese nationals.

Collection Contents

During the naturalization process an individual was required to produce multiple documents to establish their identity. Because of this these records contain materials that may be duplicated in other collections.

The collections may include the following record types:

Kartu Tanda Penduduk Warga Negara 
Identity cards
Permohonan Ahli Waris 
Court decrees of inheritance
Permohonan Akte Kelahiran 
Applications for birth certificate
Permohonan Akte Perkawinan 
Applications for marriage certificate
Permohonan Anak Angkat 
Applications for adoption of a child
Permohonan Ganti Nama 
Applications for name changes
Permohonan Pewarganegaraan 
Applications for naturalization
Permohonan Surat bukti kewarganegaraan Republik Indonesia (SBKRI) 
Proof of Indonesian Citizenship
Surat Pernyataan Keterangan Melepaskan Kewarganegaraan Republik Rakyat Tionkok Untuk Tetap Menjadi Warganegara Republik Indonesia 
Renunciation of Chinese citizenship and acceptance of Indonesian citizenship

Applications for Naturalization

Applications for naturalization records (Pewarganegaraan) may contain the following:

  • Person's name
  • Gender
  • Birth date and birthplace
  • Names of parents
  • Age
  • Residence
  • Occupation

Identity Cards

Identity cards (kartu tanda penduduk) usually contain the following:

  • Original full name
  • Birth date and birthplace
  • Age
  • Residence
  • Occupation
  • Name of spouse
  • Marriage date and place
  • Names of children, birth dates and birthplaces
  • Name of person declaring the Information
  • Names of witnesses

Name Change Applications

Name Change Applications (Ganti nama) usually contain the following:

  • Original full name
  • Desired new name
  • Birth date and birthplace
  • Residence
  • Occupation

Proof of Indonesian Citizenship

Proof of Indonesian citizenship (Surat bukti kewarganegaraan Republik Indonesia) usually contains the following:

  • Person's name
  • Birth date and birthplace
  • Residence

These records were not required for Chinese Indonesians after 20 January 1962.

Renunciation of Chinese Citizenship

Renunciation of Chinese Citizenship (Melepaskan kewarganegaraan Republik Rakjat Tiongkok) usually contains the following:

  • Person's name
  • Names of spouse and minor children
  • Birth place
  • Residence

How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search in the naturalization records, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name of ancestor
  • Approximate year and place of event
  • Place of last residence

What Do I Do Next?

When you have found the record that you are looking for, the following will help you in your search:

  • Use the age on the record to calculate a birth year
  • Use the names of the parents on birth records to search for a marriage record

FamilySearch Historical Record Collections

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

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.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.