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''[[The Netherlands Genealogy|Netherlands]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Caribbean]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[The Netherlands Antilles Genealogy|Netherlands Antilles]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]''''' [[Saba_Genealogy|Saba]]'''{{Saba-sidebar}}Guide to '''Saba ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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'''''See also [[The Netherlands Antilles Genealogy|Netherlands Antilles]]''''' (dissolved in 2010).
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==Country Information==
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'''Saba''' is an island special municipality of [[The Netherlands Genealogy|The Netherlands]] in the Caribbean whose nearest neighbors are the [[British Virgin Islands Genealogy|British Virgin Islands]], [[U.S. Virgin Islands Genealogy|U.S. Virgin Islands]], [[Saint Barthelemy Genealogy|Saint Barthélemy]], [[Saint Kitts and Nevis Genealogy|Saint Kitts and Nevis]], [[Saint Martin Genealogy|Saint Martin]], [[Sint Eustatius Genealogy|Sint Eustatius]], [[Sint Maarten Genealogy|Sint Maarten]], and [[Anguilla Genealogy|Anguilla]]. The official language is Dutch.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Saba," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saba, accessed 22 April 2016.</ref>
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==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Saba Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Saba research.
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*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
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*[[How to Find Marriage Records]]
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*[[How to Find Death Records]]
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<h3>Saba Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Saba research.
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One theory for the island's name is that it is derived from the Arawak Indian word for "rock", which was "siba"
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==Saba Map==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Saba.
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== Getting started with Saba research  ==
 
  
== Jurisdictions  ==
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Its current major settlements include:
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==Jurisdictions==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Saba.  Its current major settlements are:  
  
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*The Bottom
 
*The Bottom
 
*Windwardside
 
*Windwardside
*Hell's Gate and
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*Hell's Gate
*St. Johns.
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*St. Johns
 
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== Research Tools  ==
 
 
 
== Featured Content  ==
 
 
 
== Did you know? ==
 
 
 
Saba is home to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saba_University_School_of_Medicine Saba University School of Medicine], which was established by American expatriates in coordination with the Netherlands government. The school adds over 300 residents when classes are in session, and it is the prime educational attraction. A.M. Edwards Medical Center is the major provider of healthcare for local residents.
 
 
 
== Help Wanted  ==
 
 
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:
 
 
 
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Bonaire and Saba opt for the U.S. dollar as the new official currency as the islands move forward with a new state structure and closer ties to Holland. The sister island of Bonaire has also chosen the U.S. Dollar as its official currency. Read [http://www.bonaireinsider.com/index.php/bonaireinsider/bonaire_opts_for_us_dollar_as_new_official_currency/ more...]
 
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*[[Saba Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Saba Biography|Biography]]
 
*[[Saba Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Saba Census|Census]]
 
*[[Saba Church Directories|Church Directories]]
 
*[[Saba Church History|Church History]]
 
*[[Saba Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Saba Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Saba Court Records|Court Records]]
 
*[[Saba Directories|Directories]]
 
*[[Saba Emigration and Immigration|Emigration &amp; Immigration]]
 
*[[Saba Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Saba Geography|Geography]]
 
*[[Saba Genealogy|Genealogy]]
 
*[[Saba Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
 
*[[Saba History|History]]
 
*[[Saba Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[Saba Language and Languages|Languages]]
 
*[[Saba Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Saba Military Records|Military Records]]
 
*[[Saba Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
*[[Saba Nobility|Nobility]]
 
*[[Saba Names, Personal|Personal Names]]
 
*[[Saba Place Names|Place Names]]
 
*[[Saba Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Saba Schools|Schools]]
 
*[[Saba Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]
 
*[[Saba Societies|Societies]]
 
*[[Saba Taxation|Taxation]]
 
*[[Saba Voting Records|Voting Records]]
 
  
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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Saba Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Saba Background
Local Research Resources

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

See also Netherlands Antilles (dissolved in 2010).

Country Information

Saba is an island special municipality of The Netherlands in the Caribbean whose nearest neighbors are the British Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Martin, Sint Eustatius, Sint Maarten, and Anguilla. The official language is Dutch.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Saba Research

Links to articles on getting started with Saba research.

Saba Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Saba research.

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Saba Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Saba.

Saba - Encyclopaedie van Nederlandsch West-Indië-Antilles part 2, bottom right.gif


Jurisdictions

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Saba. Its current major settlements are:

  • The Bottom
  • Windwardside
  • Hell's Gate
  • St. Johns

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Saba," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saba, accessed 22 April 2016.