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Revision as of 20:28, 30 July 2012

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: South Africa, Reformed Church Records, 1856-1988 .
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Title in the Language of the Record

Record Description

This collection contains images of christenings, marriages, membership records, and some indexes for several parishes in South Africa and surrounding countries.

For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

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. 

Reformed churches. South Africa, Reformed Church records. Gereformeerde Kerk Argief, Potchefstroom, South Africa. 

Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in this collection usually include the following:

Baptisms

  • Full name of child
  • Date and place of birth
  • Names of parents
  • Place of residence
  • Date and place of birth

Marriages

  • Full name of groom
  • Maiden name of bride
  • Age of both bride and groom
  • Country of birth
  • Occupation
  • Residence at time of marriage
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names of witnesses

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

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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

“South Africa, Reformed Church Records, 1879-1907,” digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 20 April 2012), Angola > Angola > Humpata > marriages 1879-1907 > image 1 of 48, Stefanus Jakobus Oosthenzen and Johanna Aleta Vande Merme, 1879; citing South Africa, Gereformeerde Kerk Argief, Church Records, Reformed Church Archives, Potchefstroom.