Romania Vital Records Index - FamilySearch Historical Records
|This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.|
- 1 Collection Time Period
- 2 What is in This Section?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search the Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Collection History
- 7 Related Websites
- 8 Related Wiki Articles
- 9 Citing This Collection
Collection Time Period[edit | edit source]
This index covers events from 1826 through 1948.
What is in This Section?[edit | edit source]
This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
- Family Records
- Church Records
- Civil Registration
It may also include indexes generated by the internet indexing project sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
There may be entries that cite a specific source such as the following:
- "Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a Family Register for the People" by James Arnold
- "Paul Dingwell Genealogical Collection" by Paul Dingwell
- A county or state vital record registration
These entries are in this collection for one of the following reasons:
- They were submitted by private individuals to the Church and as such are part of the IGI resulting in their inclusion in this index.
- They have been indexed through the internet indexing project sponsored by the Church. If this is the case, the index they are a part of has been included as part of this database.
The Vital Record Index databases are not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records although some sub-indexes (an index to a set of records within the database) have been found. When we identify a sub-index, we remove it from the database and post it separately on FamilySearch under its appropriate title.
This index is not complete for any particular place or region.
Image Visibility[edit | edit source]
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Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Birth or Christening index entries
Marriage index entries
Death or Burial index entries
How Do I Search the Collection?[edit | edit source]
Use this index to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.
In birth or christening records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.
How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Romania.
Collection History[edit | edit source]
For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This index is an index of the births or christenings; marriages; and deaths or burials throughout Romania. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.
Why This Collection Was Created[edit | edit source]
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.
Collection Reliability[edit | edit source]
Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Romania.
Related Websites[edit | edit source]
Related Wiki Articles[edit | edit source]
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
When looking at a record, the citation can be viewed by clicking the drop-down arrow next to Document Information.
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.