Difference between revisions of "Panama Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Changed dead link from old FHLC to new FHLC search page)
(added a featured article star)
Line 1: Line 1:
{| cellspacing="10" cellpadding="5" width="100%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
+
{| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" cellspacing="10" cellpadding="5" width="100%"
 
|-
 
|-
| valign="top" style="padding: 0pt; margin: 0pt;" | <div style="width: 73%; float: right;">
+
| style="padding-bottom: 0pt; margin: 0pt; padding-left: 0pt; padding-right: 0pt; padding-top: 0pt" valign="top" | <div style="width: 73%; float: right">
 
[[Image:Panama Flag.PNG|right|150px]]&nbsp;Welcome to the Panama research page! We are dedicated to helping you find your Panamanian ancestors. Through the Panama page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Panamanian records of genealogical value. The content is targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the help page to learn more about using the site. The Panama Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!  
 
[[Image:Panama Flag.PNG|right|150px]]&nbsp;Welcome to the Panama research page! We are dedicated to helping you find your Panamanian ancestors. Through the Panama page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Panamanian records of genealogical value. The content is targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the help page to learn more about using the site. The Panama Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!  
  
Line 12: Line 12:
 
Panama is politically divided into 9 provinces and 5 "comarcas,"&nbsp;or indigenous territories. Until 1999, the United States controlled the [[Panama Canal Zone|Panama Canal Zone]],&nbsp;an unincorporated 10-mile wide territory. Understanding political divisions is essential to doing family history, as these divisions determine where records are recorded and archived. To learn more about Panama's political division, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provinces_and_regions_of_Panama Click here.]  
 
Panama is politically divided into 9 provinces and 5 "comarcas,"&nbsp;or indigenous territories. Until 1999, the United States controlled the [[Panama Canal Zone|Panama Canal Zone]],&nbsp;an unincorporated 10-mile wide territory. Understanding political divisions is essential to doing family history, as these divisions determine where records are recorded and archived. To learn more about Panama's political division, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provinces_and_regions_of_Panama Click here.]  
  
[[Panama Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
+
[[Panama Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
  
[[Panama Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
+
[[Panama Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
  
[[Panama Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
+
[[Panama Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
  
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
  
{| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" style="width: 99%; height: 100px;"
+
{| style="width: 99%; height: 100px" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 
|-
 
|-
 
| valign="top" |  
 
| valign="top" |  
Line 49: Line 49:
 
|}
 
|}
  
<br>  
+
<br>
  
 
== Research Tools  ==
 
== Research Tools  ==
Line 64: Line 64:
 
| forum link = http://forums.familysearch.org/en/forumdisplay.php?f=11
 
| forum link = http://forums.familysearch.org/en/forumdisplay.php?f=11
 
| forum name = Latin America Research forum
 
| forum name = Latin America Research forum
}}
+
}}  
  
 
== Help Wanted  ==
 
== Help Wanted  ==
  
<span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: arial;" /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: arial;">The moderator for the research articles related to Panama is [[User:Anelson|anelson]]. If you have questions or comments related to the Panama research content please post your discussion items on the moderator's [[User talk:Anelson|talk page]]. In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:</span>  
+
<span style="font-family: arial" class="Apple-style-span" /><span style="font-family: arial" class="Apple-style-span">The moderator for the research articles related to Panama is [[User:Anelson|anelson]]. If you have questions or comments related to the Panama research content please post your discussion items on the moderator's [[User talk:Anelson|talk page]]. In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:</span>  
  
{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" style="background-color: white; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; color: black; font-size: 100%;"
+
{| style="background-color: white; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; color: black; font-size: 100%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" border="0" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"
|- style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"
+
|- style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif"
| style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;" | <br>  
+
| style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif" | <br>
| style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;" |  
+
| style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif" |  
 
*[[Help:Editing a Page|Expand an articleor]]&nbsp;[[Special:Shortpages|short page]]  
 
*[[Help:Editing a Page|Expand an articleor]]&nbsp;[[Special:Shortpages|short page]]  
 
*[[How to Create an Article on FamilySearch Wiki|Create a new article]]
 
*[[How to Create an Article on FamilySearch Wiki|Create a new article]]
Line 79: Line 79:
 
*[[Categorization|Categorize articles]]
 
*[[Categorization|Categorize articles]]
  
| style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;" |  
+
| style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif" |  
 
*[[Create an external link|Add external links to articles]]  
 
*[[Create an external link|Add external links to articles]]  
 
*[[Create an internal link|Add internal links to articles]]  
 
*[[Create an internal link|Add internal links to articles]]  
Line 97: Line 97:
 
Today's featured article is:  
 
Today's featured article is:  
  
{| border="0" width="99%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
+
{| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" border="0" width="99%"
 
|-
 
|-
| align="left" valign="top" |  
+
| valign="top" align="left" |  
 
*(Your Bullet)  
 
*(Your Bullet)  
 
*(Your Bullet)
 
*(Your Bullet)
  
| align="left" valign="top" |  
+
| valign="top" align="left" |  
 
*(Your Bullet)  
 
*(Your Bullet)  
 
*(Your Bullet)
 
*(Your Bullet)
  
| align="left" valign="top" |  
+
| valign="top" align="left" |  
 
*(Your Bullet)  
 
*(Your Bullet)  
 
*(Your Bullet)
 
*(Your Bullet)
Line 113: Line 113:
 
|}
 
|}
  
(All text below this is included in a column on the left side of the screen.)  
+
(All text below this is included in a column on the left side of the screen.)
</div><div style="float: left; width: 22%;">
+
</div><div style="width: 22%; float: left">
{| border="0" style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 240); background-image: none; background-repeat: repeat; background-attachment: scroll; background-position: 0% 0%; -moz-background-size: auto auto; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
+
{| style="background: rgb(255,255,240); -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial; -moz-background-size: auto auto" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" border="0"
 
|-
 
|-
| align="center" style="font-family: verdana; background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(238, 238, 238);" | '''News and Events'''
+
| style="font-family: verdana; background: rgb(238,238,238)" align="center" | '''News and Events'''
 
|-
 
|-
| align="left" style="background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(249, 243, 253);" |  
+
| style="background: rgb(249,243,253)" align="left" |  
 
*New records now &nbsp;available online at FamilySearch:  
 
*New records now &nbsp;available online at FamilySearch:  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1520637&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D Panama Baptisms, 1750-1938]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1520637&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D Panama Baptisms, 1750-1938]  
Line 126: Line 126:
  
 
|-
 
|-
| align="center" style="font-family: verdana; background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(238, 238, 238);" | '''Topics'''
+
| style="font-family: verdana; background: rgb(238,238,238)" align="center" | '''Topics'''
 
|-
 
|-
| align="left" style="background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(249, 243, 253);" |  
+
| style="background: rgb(249,243,253)" align="left" |  
 
*[[Panama Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
*[[Panama Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
*[[Panama Bibliography|Bibliography]]  
 
*[[Panama Bibliography|Bibliography]]  
Line 160: Line 160:
  
 
|-
 
|-
| align="center" style="font-family: verdana; background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(238, 238, 238);" | '''Useful Websites'''
+
| style="font-family: verdana; background: rgb(238,238,238)" align="center" | '''Useful Websites'''
 
|-
 
|-
| align="left" style="background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(249, 243, 253);" |  
+
| style="background: rgb(249,243,253)" align="left" |  
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org FamilySearch Record Search]<br>
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org FamilySearch Record Search]<br>
  
Line 172: Line 172:
  
 
|-
 
|-
| align="center" style="font-family: verdana; background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(238, 238, 238);" | '''(Title)'''
+
| style="font-family: verdana; background: rgb(238,238,238)" align="center" | '''(Title)'''
 
|-
 
|-
| align="left" style="background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(249, 243, 253);" |  
+
| style="background: rgb(249,243,253)" align="left" |  
 
*(Your Bullets here)
 
*(Your Bullets here)
  
<br>  
+
<br>
  
 
|}
 
|}
 
</div>
 
</div>
 
|}
 
|}
 +
 +
{{ featured article }}
  
 
[[Category:Panama]]
 
[[Category:Panama]]

Revision as of 15:17, 8 July 2011

Panama Flag.PNG
 Welcome to the Panama research page! We are dedicated to helping you find your Panamanian ancestors. Through the Panama page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Panamanian records of genealogical value. The content is targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the help page to learn more about using the site. The Panama Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!

Si usted entiende español

Le invitamos a buscar información en español en la página de Panamá en el wiki de FamilySearch español. También le invitamos a compartir información útil allí.

Getting started with Panama research

Panama is politically divided into 9 provinces and 5 "comarcas," or indigenous territories. Until 1999, the United States controlled the Panama Canal Zone, an unincorporated 10-mile wide territory. Understanding political divisions is essential to doing family history, as these divisions determine where records are recorded and archived. To learn more about Panama's political division, Click here.

Panama Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Panama Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Panama Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Jurisdictions

Provinces

Provincial Territories


Sub-Provincial Territories


Research Tools


Help Wanted

The moderator for the research articles related to Panama is anelson. If you have questions or comments related to the Panama research content please post your discussion items on the moderator's talk page. In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:


Did you know?

  • The Isthmus of Panama is the narrowest strip of land in the American continent. It is bordered north-west by Costa Rica, south-east by Colombia, south by the Pacific Ocean, and north by the Caribbean Sea.
  • Some consider Panama a transcontinental nation, with the Panama Canal bisecting North and South America.
  • The first permanent European settlement in the mainland of the Americas, Santa Maria la Antigua del Darien, was founded in Panama by Vasco Nunez de Balboa in 1510.
  • The Pacific Ocean was discovered by Balboa off the coast of Panama on September 25, 1513.

Featured Content

Today's featured article is:

  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)

(All text below this is included in a column on the left side of the screen.)