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FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Ivory Coast Civil Registration, 1920-2012 .

Title in the Language of the Record

Côte d'Ivoire, registres d'état civil

Record Description

This civil registration collection contains civil registration of birth, marriage, and death records from Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast). Marriage supplements (dossiers de mariage) are also included. The records are written in French and span between the years 1920-2012.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

“Ivory Coast Civil Registration, 1920-2012.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing multiple mairies.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

These birth records may contain the following information:

  • Birth date
  • Name of child
  • Names of parents
  • Birth place

These marriage records may contain the following information:

  • Names of husband and wife
  • Dates
  • Location

These military records may contain the following information:

  • Names
  • Hometown
  • ID number

These death records may contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Names of parents
  • Birth date
  • Death date

How to Use the Record

Searching the Images

To search the collection select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the “Province/County” ⇒Select the “District/Municipality/Town” ⇒Select the “Record Type and Years” which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Cote d'Ivoire

Contributions to This Article

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Citing Family Search Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.