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Tonga Genealogy

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Beginning Research
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Tonga Background
Local Research Resources

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

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Tonga is an island nation in the Pacific Ocean. It was a British protectorate from 1900 to 1970. The official languages are Tongan and English.[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Tonga Research

Links to articles on getting started with Tonga research.

Tonga Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Tonga research.


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Tonga Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Tonga.

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Islands[edit | edit source]

Tonga's three main island groups are:

  • Ha'apai
  • Tongatapu
  • Vava'u

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Tonga," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonga, accessed 20 April 2016.