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Guide to South Sudan ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

South Sudan Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
South Sudan Background
Local Research Resources

Country Information

South Sudan is a country in Africa bordered by Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), and the Central African Republic. The official language is English.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with South Sudan Research

Links to articles on getting started with South Sudan research.

South Sudan Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in South Sudan research.

South Sudan Map

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in South Sudan.
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FamilySearch Resources

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


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "South Sudan," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 21 April 2016.