Saint Martin Civil Registration

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How to Find the Records[edit | edit source]

Online Collections[edit | edit source]

Offices to Contact[edit | edit source]

Archives Nationales d'Outre-Mer
29, chemin du moulin de Testas
CS 50062
13182 Aix-En-Provence Cedex 5
France

Telephone: 00 33 (0)4-42-93-38-50
Fax: 00 33 (0)4-42-93-38-89
E-mail: anom.aix@culture.gouv.fr

Historical Background[edit | edit source]

Saint Martin is the northern half of the island of Saint Martin and is a collectivity of France. The other half of the island is Sint Maartin, a constituent country of the Netherlands. The border has gone back and forth but is now stable. Few of the native peoples survived. The Spanish had the island for a short time. Massive numbers of African slaves were brought to the island in the 1600s. Therefore the people of the island may have Dutch, French and African ancestry with a little bit of native peoples and Spanish ancestry.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, Saint Martin (island), (accessed 26 March 2021).

Coverage and Compliance[edit | edit source]

Information Recorded in the Records[edit | edit source]

Birth Records[edit | edit source]

  • Date and place of birth
  • Given name of child
  • Gender
  • Names and ages of parents
  • Names and ages of witnesses

Marriage Records[edit | edit source]

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names and ages of bride and groom
  • Names of parents
  • Names and ages of witnesses

Death Records[edit | edit source]

  • Date and place of death
  • Name and age of deceased
  • Name of spouse or parents
  • Names and ages of informants

References[edit | edit source]