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''[[Africa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]''''' [[Senegal Genealogy|Senegal]]'''{{Senegal-sidebar}}Guide to '''Senegal ancestry, family history, and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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==Country Information==
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Senegal is a country in Africa bordered by [[Mauritania Genealogy|Mauritania]], [[Mali Genealogy|Mali]], [[Guinea Genealogy|Guinea]], [[Guinea-Bissau Genealogy|Guinea-Bissau]], and [[Gambia Genealogy|Gambia]]. Portions of the country were formerly governed by [[France Genealogy|France]]. The official language is French.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Senegal," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Senegal, accessed 22 April 2016.</ref>
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==Getting Started ==
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Senegal is located on the west coast of Africa. It is bound by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Mauritania to the north, Mali to the east, Guinea and Guinea-Bissau to the south, and it encloses the enclave of Gambia in the southwest. The country can be divided into six geographical regions.  
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<h3>Getting Started with Senegal Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Senegal research.
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*[[Senegal Civil Registration]]
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*[[Senegal Church Records]]
  
== Getting started with Senegal research ==
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<h3>Senegal Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Senegal research.
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*[http://home.att.net/~Local_Catholic/Catholic-Africa.htm Senegal Mailing Lists]
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*[http://forebears.io/senegal Forbears] Senegal Genealogical Records includes resources, surnames and a slave voyage database.
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*[http://rwguide.rootsweb.ancestry.com/lesson25.htm Rootsweb Guide to Tracing Family Tree]
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== Jurisdictions  ==
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{{Click|File:Senegal ORP.png|Senegal Online Genealogy Records}}[[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=Genealogy_Help_on_Facebook]]
  
Senegal contains 11 regions:  
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==Senegal Map==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Senegal.
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==Jurisdictions==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Senegal. Senegal is divided into 11 regions:  
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*Dakar  
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*Diourbel  
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*Dakar
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*Diourbel
 
*Fatick  
 
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*Kaolack  
 
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*Kolda  
 
*Kolda  
*Louga
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*Matam
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*Saint-Louis  
 
*Saint-Louis  
*Tambacounda  
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*Tambacounda
*Thies  
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*Thies
 
*Ziguinchor
 
*Ziguinchor
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
  
== &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Research Tools  ==
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==References==
 
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/senegal-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Senegal]
 
*[http://home.att.net/~Local_Catholic/Catholic-Africa.htm Senegal Mailing Lists]
 
 
 
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*[[Senegal Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Senegal Biography|Biography]]
 
*[[Senegal Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Senegal Census|Census]]
 
*[[Senegal Church Directories|Church Directories]]
 
*[[Senegal Church History|Church History]]
 
*[[Senegal Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Senegal Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Senegal Court Records|Court Records]]
 
*[[Senegal Directories|Directories]]
 
*[[Senegal Emigration and Immigration|Emigration &amp; Immigration]]
 
*[[Senegal Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Senegal Genealogy|Genealogy]]
 
*[[Senegal Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
 
*[[Senegal History|History]]
 
*[[Senegal Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[Senegal Languages|Languages]]
 
*[[Senegal Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Senegal Military Records|Military Records]]
 
*[[Senegal Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
*[[Senegal Nobility|Nobility]]
 
*[[Senegal Names, Personal|Personal Names]]
 
*[[Senegal Place Names|Place Names]]
 
*[[Senegal Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Senegal Schools|Schools]]
 
*[[Senegal Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]
 
*[[Senegal Societies|Societies]]
 
*[[Senegal Taxation|Taxation]]
 
*[[Senegal Voting Records|Voting Records]]
 
 
 
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Latest revision as of 20:53, 19 September 2016

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Senegal Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Senegal Background
Local Research Resources

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

Country Information

Senegal is a country in Africa bordered by Mauritania, Mali, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, and Gambia. Portions of the country were formerly governed by France. The official language is French.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Senegal Research

Links to articles on getting started with Senegal research.

Senegal Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Senegal research.


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Senegal Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Senegal. Senegal, administrative divisions - en - monochrome.png

Jurisdictions

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Senegal. Senegal is divided into 11 regions:

  • Dakar
  • Diourbel
  • Fatick
  • Kaolack
  • Kolda
  • Louga
  • Matam
  • Saint-Louis
  • Tambacounda
  • Thies
  • Ziguinchor

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

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