Haiti Genealogy

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

Country Information

Haiti is an island country in the Caribbean bordered by the Dominican Republic. It was formerly a colony of Spain and France. The official languages are French and Haitian Creole.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Haiti Research

Links to articles on getting started with Haiti research.

Haiti Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Haiti research.

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Haiti Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Haiti.

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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Haiti. Departments:

  • Nord-Ouest
  • Nord
  • Nord-Est
  • Artibonite
  • Centre
  • Ouest
  • Grand-Anse
  • Nippes
  • Sud
  • Sud-Est

FamilySearch Resources

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


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Haiti," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haiti, accessed 28 April 2016.