Romania Land and Property

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Land Parceling records

Land parceling records (protocoale devisorale)were kept staring in 1573 in areas under Ottoman vassalage or occupation. The ended in after the Revolution of 1848, when agrarian reform was implemented and serfdom abolish. They record who owned and who was assigned to cultivate a specific area of land. They can be used to establish an ancestor's area of residence.

Information provided:
Names of tenants farmers, dates of residence, fees paid and collected, names of propery owner.

Regional Archives of the Romanian National Archives

The Family History Library does not have any Romanian land records.[1]


  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Romania,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1989-1997.