Uruguay Genealogy

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Guide to Uruguay ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, church records, parish registers, and civil registration.

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

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Uruguay is a country in South America bordered by Argentina and Brazil. It was formerly a colony of Spain. The official language is Spanish.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Uruguay Research

Links to articles on getting started with Uruguay research.

Uruguay Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Uruguay research.

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Uruguay Clickable Map[edit | edit source]

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Departments[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the department level in Uruguay. Click on a department below to go to the department Wiki article listing more information.

Uruguay is divided into 19 departments (departamentos, singular - departamento):

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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

Research Tutorials[edit | edit source]

Online Records[edit | edit source]

Other Resources[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Uruguay," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uruguay, accessed 20 April 2016.

Other Languages[edit | edit source]