Ivory Coast Compiled Genealogies
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Research use: Very useful supplement to civil and church records especially prior to 1800; often the only source of family information available for native Africans.
Record type: Oral genealogies, tribal and family histories, pedigrees, etc. covering many Ivorians not in other records established by colonial powers or their agents.
Time period: Approximately 1700 to present.
Contents: Family pedigrees.
Location: Transcribed genealogies may be found at the National Archives, and regional archives. Those not yet transcribed will be scattered throughout the country.
Population coverage: Approximately 50% of the native population. Reliability: Good.
Accessibility: By correspondence.
- The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Ivory Coast,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1987-1999.