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}} Guide to '''Namibia ancestry, family history, and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
  
Namibia is located in South West Africa. It is bound by Angola to the north, Zambia to the northeast, Botswana to the east, South Africa to the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the west.  
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==Country Information==
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Namibia is a country in Africa bordered by [[Angola Genealogy|Angola]], [[Zambia Genealogy|Zambia]], [[Botswana Genealogy|Botswana]], and [[South Africa Genealogy|South Africa]]. It was formerly under the rule of [[Germany Genealogy|Germany]] and [[South Africa Genealogy|South Africa]]. The official language is English.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Namibia," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Namibia, accessed 25 April 2016.</ref>
  
== Getting started with Namibia research ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Namibia Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Namibia research.
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*[[Namibia Civil Registration]]
  
== Jurisdictions  ==
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Namibia research.
 
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~thecohens/birthindexes.html Free International Birth Records]  
== Featured Content  ==
 
 
 
'''Kriegsgraber in Namibia''' (war graves)
 
 
 
Herero - War 1904
 
 
 
Our tribute to one man’s final passion, capturing images and indexing, benefits generations, with records of young military leaders, saved from the sands of time. <br>  
 
 
 
The photos following describe in actual depiction selfless efforts restoring respect to those unable to repay the deed in kind.  
 
 
 
Access to images of GPS'd cemeteries and headstones from Herero War require permission. Please email [mailto:obcr@gmx.com obcr@gmx.com] for password and directions.
 
 
 
== &nbsp;Research Tools  ==
 
 
 
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/namibia-genealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Namibia]
 
*[http://www.genealogylocator.com/results/namibia.html Namibia Links]  
 
 
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/namibia/ Namibia Genealogy Forum]  
 
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/namibia/ Namibia Genealogy Forum]  
 
*[http://www.libdex.com/data/7/3840.html Libdex Namibia University]  
 
*[http://www.libdex.com/data/7/3840.html Libdex Namibia University]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-nam.html#AFR-NAMIBIA Mailing List]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_country-nam.html#AFR-NAMIBIA Namibia Mailing List]
 
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*[http://www.genealogy.com/forum/regional/countries/topics/namibia/pg-2/ Genealogy Namibia]
== Did you know?  ==
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*[http://hayesgreene.blogspot.com/2013/06/on-recent-trip-to-namibia-we-did-some.html Blogspot] with information on where records can be found.
 
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*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/namibia.html Kindred Trails] Namibia Genealogy and Family History Records
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*[http://forebears.io/namibia Forebears in Africa]
 
 
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Namibia.
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Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Namibia.  Regions:
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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/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records]
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Namibia Family History Center locator map]
  
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Latest revision as of 20:05, 17 July 2017

Namibia Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
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Namibia
Guide to Namibia ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Country Information

Namibia is a country in Africa bordered by Angola, Zambia, Botswana, and South Africa. It was formerly under the rule of Germany and South Africa. The official language is English.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Namibia Research

Links to articles on getting started with Namibia research.

Namibia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Namibia research.


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Namibia Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Namibia.

ǁKaras
Zambezi
Otjozondjupa
Omusati
Oshana
Oshikoto
Ohangwena
Hardap
Kunene
Erongo
Omaheke
Khomas
Kavango

Regions

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Namibia. Regions:

  • ǁKaras
  • Erongo
  • Hardap
  • Kavango
  • Khomas
  • Kunene
  • Ohangwena
  • Omaheke
  • Omusati
  • Oshana
  • Oshikoto
  • Otjozondjupa
  • Zambezi

FamilySearch Resources

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

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Namibia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Namibia, accessed 25 April 2016.