Greenland Genealogy

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Guide to Greenland ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

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

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Greenland is an island autonomous country within the Danish Realm in the Atlantic Ocean whose nearest neighbors are Canada and Iceland. The official language is Greenlandic (Kalaallisut).[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Greenland Research

Links to articles on getting started with Greenland research.

Greenland Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Greenland research.

Parishes[edit | edit source]

Church records were kept on the parish level were used to register births, deaths, and marriages Greenland. Beginning in 1924, civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths began to be kept on a national level also.

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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

Ethnic Groups[edit | edit source]

Online Resources[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, “Greenland,” in ‘’Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,’’, accessed 29 April 2016.