World Miscellaneous Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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World Miscellaneous Births and Baptisms, 1534-1983
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Record Description
Collection years: 1534-1983
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What is in This Collection?

This is an index to births and baptisms for the years 1534 to 1983. TThis 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. These records were included in the World Miscellaneous collection because the locality information for the individual record was incomplete or improperly constructed and could not be automatically parsed by the system in use at the time.

Collection Content

Coverage Table

This table shows the number of records in this collection at the country level. A detailed coverage table for this collection showing the number of marriages at the county level is available in the wiki article World Miscellaneous Births and Baptisms, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Locality Births
American Samoa 970
Angola 62
Argentina 113
Australia 6,459
Bangladesh 50
Belgium 1,506
Brazil 2,874
Bulgaria 118
Canada 292
Chile 7,860
China 8,088
Colombia 4,648
Dominican Republic 1,548
Ecuador 458
El Salvador 1,318
England 32,591
France 13,762
Germany 94,210
Indonesia 470
Iran 180
Israel 248
Italy 16,838
Japan 388
Latvia 512
Luxembourg 757
Madagascar 14
Mexico 85,902
New Zealand 1,151
Peru 612
Poland 3,670
Portugal 5,456
Romania 8,533
Russia 19,841
Saint Helena 6,360
South Africa 1,322
Spain 634
Sweden 3,629
Turkey 3
U.S., Connecticut 288
U.S., Delaware 234
U.S., Illinois 269
U.S., Indiana 273
U.S., New Mexico 1,657
Ukraine 440
Unknown 302,603
Venezuela 259

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Citing This Collection

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Collection Citation
"World Miscellaneous Births And Baptisms, 1534-1983." Database. FamilySearch. : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
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