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Formerly Dutch Guiana or Netherlands Guiana. Republic on the northeast side of South America. Bounded on the north by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the west by French Guiana, on the south by Brazil, and on the west by Guyana. See the CIA ''World Factbook'' at https://[https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ns.html www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ns.html] <!--{12058618188431} -->
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Guide to '''Suriname ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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==Country Information==
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Suriname is a country in South America bordered by [[French Guiana Genealogy|French Guiana]], [[Guyana Genealogy|Guyana]], and [[Brazil Genealogy|Brazil]]. It was formerly known as Nederlands Guyana, Netherlands Guiana, and Dutch Guiana. The official language is Dutch.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Suriname," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,'' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suriname, accessed 21 April 2016.</ref>
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==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Suriname Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Suriname research.
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*[[Suriname Church Records]]
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<h3>Suriname Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Suriname research.
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*[https://sites.rootsweb.com/~surwgw/index.html Suriname WorldGenWeb]
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*[http://www.nationaalarchief.nl/vrij-in-suriname/emancipatie/database/search.form.html Suriname freed slaves]
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*[http://www.surinamistiek.nl Stichting Instituut ter Bevordering van de Surinamistiek (IBS)]
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*[http://www.surinaamsegenealogie.nl/publicaties/wi-rutu/schrijven-voor/ Suriname Genealogy - Stichting voor Surinaamse Genealogie]
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*[http://www.kasan.nl Kasan.nl - usefull indexes on birth and death records, census 1811, 1921, electoral roles etc].
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|<div id="fsButtons"><span class="online_records_button">[[Suriname 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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== Suriname Map ==
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Genealogy records are kept on the district level in Suriname.<br>
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[[File:Suriname_districts_numbered.png|300px|thumb|left|Districts of Suriname]]
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== Districts ==
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Genealogy records are kept on the district level in Suriname.  Click on a district below to go to the district Wiki article listing more information.
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Suriname is divided into 10 districts (''distrikten'').
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    <li>[[Brokopondo, Suriname Genealogy|Brokopondo]]</li> 
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    <li>[[Commewijne, Suriname Genealogy|Commewijne]]</li>
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    <li>[[Coronie, Suriname Genealogy|Coronie]]</li>
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    <li>[[Marowijne, Suriname Genealogy|Marowijne]]</li>
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    <li>[[Nickerie, Suriname Genealogy|Nickerie]]</li>
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    <li>[[Para, Suriname Genealogy|Para]]</li>
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    <li>[[Paramaribo, Suriname Genealogy|Paramaribo]]</li>
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    <li>[[Saramacca, Suriname Genealogy|Saramacca]]</li>
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    <li>[[Sipaliwini, Suriname Genealogy|Sipaliwini]]</li>
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    <li>[[Wanica, Suriname Genealogy|Wanica]]</li>
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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/help/helpcenter/learning-center 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=Suriname Family History Center locator map]
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== Additional Resources==
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/the-dutch-documents-pages/the-dutch-documents(english) BYU Script Dutch Tutorial]
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==References==
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[[Category:Suriname]]

Latest revision as of 11:22, 16 April 2021

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

Suriname Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Suriname Background
Cultural Groups
Local Research Resources

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Suriname is a country in South America bordered by French Guiana, Guyana, and Brazil. It was formerly known as Nederlands Guyana, Netherlands Guiana, and Dutch Guiana. The official language is Dutch.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Suriname Research

Links to articles on getting started with Suriname research.

Suriname Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Suriname research.

Ask the
Community

Suriname Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the district level in Suriname.

Districts of Suriname

Districts[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the district level in Suriname. Click on a district below to go to the district Wiki article listing more information.

Suriname is divided into 10 districts (distrikten).

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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

Additional Resources[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Suriname," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suriname, accessed 21 April 2016.