Jordan Taxation

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Taxation records

Research use: Primarily for family relationships and to extend lineage beyond other existing records.

Record type: Tax records, property assessments, estates and purchase agreements.

Time Period: 1658-present.

Content: Names of property holders and renters, taxes and rent paid, dates of residence, descriptions, fathers’ names and sometimes names of several generations of ancestors.

Location: National Archives in Amman, local government archives.

Population coverage: Approximately 40%.

Reliability: Good.[1]


  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Jordan,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 2000.