Ivory Coast, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Ivory Coast

Access the Records
This article describes a collection of records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.
Ivory Coast
Flag of Côte d'Ivoire.svg.png
Flag of the Republic of Ivory Coast
IC Locator Map Ivory Coast.png
Record Description
Record Type: Civil registration
Collection years: 1946-2011
Languages: French
Title in the Language: Côte d'ivoire, registres de l'état civil, 1946-2011

Image Visibility

This collection has been depublished due to rights issues. The collection may be republished in the future.

What is in the Collection?

This civil registration collection contains civil registration of birth, marriage, and death records from Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast). Marriage supplements (dossiers de mariage) are also included. The records are written in French and span between the years 1920-2012.

Collection Contents

Birth records may contain the following information:

  • Birth date
  • Name of child
  • Names of parents
  • Birth place

Marriage records may contain the following information:

  • Names of husband and wife
  • Dates
  • Location

Military records may contain the following information:

  • Name
  • Hometown
  • ID number

Death records may contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Names of parents
  • Birth date
  • Death date

How Do I Search the Collection?

Searching the Images

To search the collection select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the “Department”
⇒Select the “Commune”
⇒Select the “Record Type and Year Range” which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in French. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Ivory Coast

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.

Citing Family Search Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Ivory Coast, Civil Registration, 1920-2012

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

Citing This Collection

A citation is a note that shows where you found information. Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Using citations allows others to find the same records.

“Ivory Coast Civil Registration, 1920-2012.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citingmultiple mairies.