Georgia (country) Civil Registration
|Georgia (country) Wiki Topics|
|Georgia (country) Background|
|Local Research Resources|
Research use: Uniquely identifies individuals based on their vital data and connects them to their parents.
Record type: Civil records of birth, marriage, and death.
General: Registration was instituted after World War I.
Time period: 1921-present.
Contents: Birth, marriage, and death records have the exact date of the event, including time of day for births; name of principal and parents; occupation and religious preference of parents; name of informant for births and names of witnesses for marriages; place of residence for parents of new born, of the groom and bride for marriages, and of the deceased for deaths; age at death, cause of death, and place of burial in death records.
Location: Records through 1927 in the National Archive in Tbilisi. Later records in the civil registry offices.
Population coverage: 85% coverage of the population.
- The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Georgia (Republic),” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 2000.