Jordan Record Finder

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Record Finder[edit | edit source]

This table can help you decide which records to search using the following steps:

  1. In column 1, find your goal.
  2. In column 2, find the types of records most likely to have the information you need.
  3. In column 3, find additional records that may be useful.
What you are looking for: Try these records first: Other useful records:
Birth date and birthplace
Birth dates
Death information
Emigration information
Immigration dates
Language helps
Living relatives
Maiden name
Municipal origins and boundaries
Naming customs
Parents, children, and other family members
Places of residence
Record-finding aids

Record Types and Beginning Dates[edit | edit source]

Record Type Records Begin
Civil registration 1925
Census 1925
Polulation registers 1875
Cadastral surveys 1600
Genealogical collections and family histories 1500
Marriage contracts 1500
Biographical collections 1500
Inheritance transactions 1500
Church registers and contracts 1800
Civil service and pension 1800
Immigration and naturalization 1925
City directories 1925
Taxation 1650
Military service and pension 1675