Reunion Island, France Church Records

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Church Records

Research use: Excellent for family and relationship linkage. A primary source.

Record type: Baptisms, marriages, burials.

Time period: 1704 to 1888.

Contents: Baptism – name of individual, date of birth and baptism, parents’ names. Marriage – name of couple, date and place of marriage. Burial – name of the deceased, date and place of death and burial, age at time of death.

Location: Diocese archives.

Percentage in Family History Library: Near complete pre-1800 collection.

Population coverage: Approximately 65%.

Reliability: Excellent.[1]


  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Western Indian Ocean,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1990, 2000.