Jordan Record Finder

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Record Finder

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:
Age
Birth date and birthplace
Birth dates
Death information
Deaths
Emigration information
Ethnicity
Immigration dates
Language helps
Living relatives
Maiden name
Marriage
Municipal origins and boundaries
Naming customs
Occupations
Parents, children, and other family members
Places of residence
Record-finding aids
Religion

Record Types and Beginning Dates

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