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Ukraine, Donetsk Church Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Ukraine, Donetsk Church Books, 1810-1928
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Donetsk, Ukraine
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Record Description
Record Type: Church Books
Collection years: 1810-1928
Languages: Russian
Title in the Language: Украина, Донецкие метрические книги
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Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection will include birth, baptism, marriage, death, and burial records from 1810-1928, taken from metrical books of the churches of the Ekatorinoslav province. At one time the current territory of the Donetsk region was part of the Ekatorinoslav province.

Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The Ukraine, Donetsk Church Books collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Images can be viewed at a FamilySearch Center near you.

All rights reserved. Neither this image nor any part of it may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form, electronic or otherwise, without written permission of the Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine.

Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

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To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Ukraine, Donetsk Church Books, 1809-1928.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

Baptism

  • Name of child
  • Name of parents
  • Date of birth
  • Child’s gender
  • Date of baptism

Marriage

  • Name and age of bride and groom
  • Names of bride’s parents
  • Names of groom’s parents
  • Date of marriage

Death

  • Name and age of deceased
  • Names of parents or spouse
  • Date of death
  • Gender of deceased

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

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  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life

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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Ukraine.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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