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''[[Africa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]''''' [[Sao Tome and Principe Genealogy|Genealogy]]'''{{Sao Tome and Principe-sidebar}}Guide to '''São Tomé and Príncipe ancestry, family history, and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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Discovered and claimed by Portugal in the late 15th century, the islands' sugar-based economy gave way to coffee and cocoa in the 19th century - all grown with plantation slave labor, a form of which lingered into the 20th century
 
  
== Getting started with Sao Tome and Principe research  ==
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==Country Information==
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São Tomé and Príncipe is an island country in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of Central Africa whose nearest neighbors are [[Nigeria Genealogy|Nigeria]], [[Cameroon Genealogy|Cameroon]], [[Equatorial Guinea Genealogy|Equatorial Guinea]], [[Gabon Genealogy|Gabon]], and [[Republic of the Congo Genealogy|Republic of the Congo]]. It was formerly a colony of [[Portugal Genealogy|Portugal]]. The official language is Portuguese.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "São Tomé and Príncipe," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%A3o_Tom%C3%A9_and_Pr%C3%ADncipe, accessed 22 April 2016.</ref>
  
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==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with São Tomé and Príncipe Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with São Tomé and Príncipe 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]]
  
Sao Tome and Principe have 2 provinces of the same names:
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<h3>São Tomé and Príncipe Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in São Tomé and Príncipe research.
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*[http://lists.rootsweb.com/index/intl/STP/AFR-SAO-TOME-AND-PRINCIPE.html RootsWeb Mailing List]
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''Note'': Principe has had self government since 29 April 1995.
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==São Tomé and Príncipe  Map==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in São Tomé and Príncipe. <br>
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== &nbsp;Research Tools  ==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in São Tomé and Príncipe.  Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.
  
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São Tomé and Príncipe have two provinces of the same names:  
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/sao-tome-principe-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Sao Tome & Principe]
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''Note'': Principe has had self government since 29 April 1995.  
  
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*[[Sao Tome and Principe Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Biography|Biography]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Census|Census]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Church Directories|Church Directories]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Church History|Church History]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
 
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*[[Sao Tome and Principe Directories|Directories]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Emigration and Immigration|Emigration &amp; Immigration]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Genealogy|Genealogy]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe History|History]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Languages|Languages]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Military Records|Military Records]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Nobility|Nobility]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Names, Personal|Personal Names]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Place Names|Place Names]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Schools|Schools]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Societies|Societies]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Taxation|Taxation]]
 
*[[Sao Tome and Principe Voting Records|Voting Records]]
 
  
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Latest revision as of 20:51, 30 November 2016

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São Tomé and Príncipe Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
São Tomé and Príncipe Background
Local Research Resources

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

Country Information

São Tomé and Príncipe is an island country in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of Central Africa whose nearest neighbors are Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Republic of the Congo. It was formerly a colony of Portugal. The official language is Portuguese.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with São Tomé and Príncipe Research

Links to articles on getting started with São Tomé and Príncipe research.

São Tomé and Príncipe Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in São Tomé and Príncipe research.

Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

São Tomé and Príncipe Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in São Tomé and Príncipe.
Sao Tome and Principe.png

Jurisdictions

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in São Tomé and Príncipe. Click on a place below to go to the corresponding Wiki article listing more information.

São Tomé and Príncipe have two provinces of the same names:

Note: Principe has had self government since 29 April 1995.

FamilySearch Resources

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


References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "São Tomé and Príncipe," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%A3o_Tom%C3%A9_and_Pr%C3%ADncipe, accessed 22 April 2016.