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Guide to '''Cuba ancestry, family history and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
 
Guide to '''Cuba ancestry, family history and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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[[Image:Plaza de la Catedral, La Habana, Cuba.jpg|468px|Plaza de la Catedral, La Habana, Cuba.jpg]]  
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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>
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==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Cuba Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Cuba research.
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*[[Media:Cuba Research Guide edited version.pdf|Cuba Research Guide]]
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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]]
  
=== Getting started  ===
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<h3>Cuba Research Tools</h3>
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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Links to articles and websites that assist in Cuba research.
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*[[Cuban Family History Resources]]
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*[[Cuba Websites|Websites]]
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|<div id="fsButtons"><span class="online_records_button">[[Cuba Online Genealogy Records]]</span>
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|<span class="community_button">[[FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups|Ask the <br>Community]]</span></div>
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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.]''
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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]]
  
[http://www.candoo.com/genresources/ Cuba&nbsp;genealogical resources]
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=== Si usted entiende español  ===
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== Provinces ==
 
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Cuba. Provinces:  
Le invitamos a buscar información en español en la página de México en el wiki de FamilySearch español. También le invitamos a compartir información útil allí. Véase el enlace en la parte inferior de la página.
 
 
 
<h3> Jurisdictions  </h3>
 
<p><img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/9/90/Cuba_in_its_region.png" _fck_mw_filename="Cuba in its region.png" _fck_mw_location="right" _fck_mw_width="250" _fck_mw_type="thumb" alt="Cuba in its region.png" class="fck_mw_frame fck_mw_right" style="width: 250;" /> Provinces as of Jan 2011
 
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<ul><li>Pinar del Río
 
</li><li>Artemisa
 
</li><li>La Habana (city)
 
</li><li>Mayabeque
 
</li><li>Matanzas
 
</li><li>Cienfuegos
 
</li><li>Villa Clara
 
</li><li>Sancti Spiritus
 
</li><li>Ciego de Avila
 
</li><li>Camagüey
 
</li><li>Las Tunas
 
</li><li>Hoguín
 
</li><li>Granma
 
</li><li>Santiago de Cuba
 
</li><li>Guantánamo
 
</li><li>Isla de la Juventud (Special Municipality) <br>
 
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<p><b>For history of provinces during different periods go to</b>:<br>
 
</p><p><a href="http://www.cubagenweb.org/prov.htm">http://www.cubagenweb.org/prov.htm</a><br>
 
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=== Research Tools  ===
 
 
 
[[Image:Cuba flag.png|right|150px|The Flag of Cuba]]
 
 
 
*[[Cuban Family History Resources]]
 
*[[Cuba Websites|Websites]]
 
  
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    <li>Pinar del Río </li>
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    <li>Artemisa </li>
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    <li>La Habana (city)</li>
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    <li>Mayabeque </li>
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    <li>Matanzas </li>
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    <li>Cienfuegos </li>
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    <li>Villa Clara </li>
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    <li>Sancti Spiritus </li>
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    <li>Ciego de Avila </li>
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    <li>Camagüey </li>
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    <li>Las Tunas </li>
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    <li>Granma </li>
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    <li>Holguín </li>
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    <li>Santiago de Cuba</li>
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    <li>Guantánamo </li>
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    <li>Isla de la Juventud</li>
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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;
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/ask/landing?search=Latin%20America%20Research&show=lessons&message=true Latin American research] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/1927079?region=Cuba Historical Records]
  
{{Click|Image:Volunteers wanted sm.png|FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Cuba pages|Wiki Volunteers Wanted}}
 
  
To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki [[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Cuba pages|'''click here''']]:
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==References==
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Latest revision as of 10:23, 8 April 2020

Guide to Cuba ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Cuba Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Cuba Background
Local Research Resources

Country Information[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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.

Ask the
Community

Cuba Map[edit | edit source]

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

Provinces[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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


References[edit | edit source]

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