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== Collection Time Period  ==
 
== Collection Time Period  ==
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This index covers events from 1864 through 1921.  
 
This index covers events from 1864 through 1921.  
  
== 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 marriages throughout Reunion Island. 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  ===
 
  
Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were married on Reunion Island.
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This index is not complete for any particular place or region.  
 
 
== Record Description  ==
 
 
 
The index is an electronic database of information transcribed from original records.  
 
  
 
=== Record Content  ===
 
=== Record Content  ===
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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.  
 
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.  
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Depending on the time period and place there may not be a surname listed in the original records. When that happened, the indexer often assigned a surname based on the father's surname which may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth/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 marriages throughout Reunion Island. 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 married on Reunion Island.
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Reunion_Island Reunion Island]  
 
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Reunion_Island Reunion Island]  
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== Contributions to This Article ==
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{{Contributor invite}}
  
 
== Sources of This Collection  ==
 
== Sources of This Collection  ==
  
<!--bibdescbegin-->"Reunion Islands Vital Records Index" database, FamilySearch. Index entries derived from digital copies of originals housed in various repositories throughout the Reunion Islands.  
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<!--bibdescbegin-->"Reunion Islands Vital Records Index" database, FamilySearch. Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records. <!--bibdescend-->
  
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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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
*Family Records  
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When you copy information from the record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find th record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you do not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
*Church Records
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*Civil Registration<!--bibdescend-->
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched in found in the Wiki Article: [[How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections|How to Create Source Citations for FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]]
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=== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection  ===
  
==== How to Cite Your Sources  ====
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*United States. Bureau of the Census. 12th census, 1900, digital images, From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: September 29, 2006), Arizona Territory, Maricopa, Township 1, East Gila, Salt River Base and Meridian; sheet 9B, line 71
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*Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: April 22, 2010), Baptism of Adolfo Fernandez Jimenez, 1 Feb. 1910, San Pedro Apóstol, Cuahimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico, film number 0227023
  
''Instructions for citing this source can be found at: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]''
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[[Category:Reunion|Vital]]
 
[[Category:Reunion|Vital]]

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Collection Time Period

This index covers events from 1864 through 1921.

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 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

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.

Depending on the time period and place there may not be a surname listed in the original records. When that happened, the indexer often assigned a surname based on the father's surname which may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth/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 marriages throughout Reunion Island. 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 married on Reunion Island.

Related Websites

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

Related Wiki Articles

Reunion Island

Contributions to This Article

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.


Sources of This Collection

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

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from the record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find th record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you do 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 in found in the Wiki Article: How to Create Source Citations for FamilySearch Historical Records Collections

Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection

  • United States. Bureau of the Census. 12th census, 1900, digital images, From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: September 29, 2006), Arizona Territory, Maricopa, Township 1, East Gila, Salt River Base and Meridian; sheet 9B, line 71
  • Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: April 22, 2010), Baptism of Adolfo Fernandez Jimenez, 1 Feb. 1910, San Pedro Apóstol, Cuahimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico, film number 0227023