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== Getting started with Cuba research  ==
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==Country Information==
 
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Cuba is an island country in the Caribbean whose nearest neighbors are the [[United States Genealogy|United States]], [[Bahamas Genealogy|the Bahamas]], [[Haiti Genealogy|Haiti]], and [[Jamaica Genealogy|Jamaica]]. It was formerly a colony of [[Spain Genealogy|Spain]]. The official language is Spanish.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Cuba," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuba, accessed 3 May 2016.</ref>
Island republic in the Greater Antilles of the West Indies, south of Florida, between the Gulf of Mexico and western Caribbean Sea. See the CIA ''World Factbook'' at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/cu.html
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[http://www.candoo.com/genresources/ Cuba&nbsp;genealogical resources]
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<h3>Getting Started with Cuba Research</h3>
 
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Links to articles on getting started with Cuba research.
== Si usted entiende español  ==
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*[[How to Find Birth Records]]
 
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*[[How to Find Marriage Records]]
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*[[How to Find Death Records]]
 
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
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*Holguin
 
*Las Tunas
 
 
 
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Cuba research.
 
*[[Cuban Family History Resources]]  
 
*[[Cuban Family History Resources]]  
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/Cuba.pdf BYU Research Outline for Cuba] (Research Guide)
 
 
*[[Cuba Websites|Websites]]
 
*[[Cuba Websites|Websites]]
 
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''See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 Latin American research.]''&nbsp;
 
 
== Did you know?  ==
 
 
...that Fidel Castro, who, until a major medical setback about two years ago, was Cuba's leader for nearly 50 years, played baseball in the major leagues in the United States in the 1940s.&nbsp; He did not stay in baseball very long before he left the sport and eventually returned to Cuba.
 
 
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== Cuba Map ==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Cuba.
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[[File:CubaSubdivisions.png|Provinces of Cuba]]
  
To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Help_wanted_on_the_Cuba_pages '''click here''']:
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== Provinces ==
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Cuba. Provinces:
  
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 Latin American research] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/1927079?region=Cuba Historical Records]
  
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*[[Cuba Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Cuba Biography|Biography]]
 
*[[Cuba Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Cuba Census|Census]]
 
*[[Cuba Church History|Church History]]
 
*[[Cuba Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Cuba Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Cuba Emigration and Immigration|Emigration &amp; Immigration]]
 
*[[Cuba History|History]]
 
*[[Cuba Languages|Languages]]
 
*[[Cuba Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Cuba Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
*[[Cuba Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
 
*[[Cuba Obituaries|Obituaries]]
 
*[[Cuba Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
  
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Latest revision as of 21:28, 19 October 2017

Cuba Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Cuba Background
Local Research Resources
Caribbean
Cuba
Guide to Cuba ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Country Information

Cuba is an island country in the Caribbean whose nearest neighbors are the United States, the Bahamas, Haiti, and Jamaica. It was formerly a colony of Spain. The official language is Spanish.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Cuba Research

Links to articles on getting started with Cuba research.

Cuba Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Cuba research.


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Cuba Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Cuba. Provinces of Cuba

Provinces

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Cuba. Provinces:

  1. Pinar del Río
  2. Artemisa
  3. La Habana (city)
  4. Mayabeque
  5. Matanzas
  6. Cienfuegos
  7. Villa Clara
  8. Sancti Spiritus
  9. Ciego de Avila
  10. Camagüey
  11. Las Tunas
  12. Granma
  13. Holguín
  14. Santiago de Cuba
  15. Guantánamo
  16. Isla de la Juventud

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.


References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Cuba," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuba, accessed 3 May 2016.