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This index covers events from 1851 through 1951.  
 
This index covers events from 1851 through 1951.  
  
== Record History ==
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== Record Description ==
  
For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This index is an index of the births, marriages, and deaths throughout Iran. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.
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This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:
  
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
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*Family Records
 
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*Church Records
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.
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*Civil Registration
  
=== Record Reliability  ===
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This index is not complete for any particular place or region.  
 
 
Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Iran.
 
 
 
== Record Description  ==
 
 
 
The index is an electronic database of information transcribed from original records.  
 
  
 
=== Record Content  ===
 
=== Record Content  ===
  
The key genealogical facts found in birth or christening index entries may include:
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The key genealogical facts found in birth or christening index entries may include:  
  
*Name of the child
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*Name of the child  
*Gender
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*Gender  
*Names of the parents
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*Names of the parents  
*Birth date
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*Birth date  
*Birthplace
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*Birthplace  
*Christening date (if the source is a church record)
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*Christening date (if the source is a church record)  
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
  
The key genealogical facts found in marriage index entries may include:
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The key genealogical facts found in marriage index entries may include:  
  
*Name of bride and groom
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*Name of bride and groom  
*Names of the parents
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*Names of the parents  
*Marriage date
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*Marriage date  
*Marriage place
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*Marriage place  
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
  
The key genealogical facts found in death or burial index entries may include:
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The key genealogical facts found in death or burial index entries may include:  
  
*Name of the deceased
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*Name of the deceased  
*Gender
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*Gender  
*Names of the parents
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*Names of the parents  
*Name of the spouse (if married)
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*Name of the spouse (if married)  
*Death or burial date
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*Death or burial date  
*Death or burial place
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*Death or burial place  
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
  
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In birth or christening records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.  
 
In birth or christening records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.  
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Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:
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[[IGI]]
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[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
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== Record History  ==
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For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This index is an index of the births, marriages, and deaths throughout Iran. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.
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=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.
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=== Record Reliability  ===
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Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Iran.
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Iran Iran]
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Iran Iran]  
  
== Sources of This Collection  ==
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== Contributions to this Article ==
  
<!--bibdescbegin-->"Iran Vital Records Index" database, FamilySearch. Index entries derived from digital copies of originals housed in various repositories throughout Iran.
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Each entry in this index has a source listed. The index may be a compilation of records from a variety of sources, including the following:
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== Sources of This Collection  ==
  
*Family Records  
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<!--bibdescbegin-->"Iran Vital Records Index" database, FamilySearch. entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records. <!--bibdescend-->
*Church Records
 
*Civil Registration<!--bibdescend-->
 
  
 
==== How to Cite Your Sources  ====
 
==== How to Cite Your Sources  ====

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Collection Time Period

This index covers events from 1851 through 1951.

Record Description

This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:

  • Family Records
  • Church Records
  • Civil Registration

This index is not complete for any particular place or region.

Record Content

The key genealogical facts found in birth or christening index entries may include:

  • Name of the child
  • Gender
  • Names of the parents
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace
  • Christening date (if the source is a church record)
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials

The key genealogical facts found in marriage index entries may include:

  • Name of bride and groom
  • Names of the parents
  • Marriage date
  • Marriage place
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials

The key genealogical facts found in death or burial index entries may include:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Gender
  • Names of the parents
  • Name of the spouse (if married)
  • Death or burial date
  • Death or burial place
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials

How to Use the Record

Use this index to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.

In birth or christening records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.

Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:

IGI

IGI Batch Number Descriptions

Record History

For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This index is an index of the births, marriages, and deaths throughout Iran. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.

Why This Record Was Created

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.

Record Reliability

Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Iran.

Related Websites

This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.

Related Wiki Articles

Iran

Contributions to this Article

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Sources of This Collection

"Iran Vital Records Index" database, FamilySearch. entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.

How to Cite Your Sources

Instructions for citing this source can be found at: Cite Your Sources (Source Footnotes)