Guide to Uruguay ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, church records, parish registers, and civil registration.
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Getting Started with Uruguay Research
Links to articles on getting started with Uruguay research.
Uruguay Research Tools
Links to articles and websites that assist in Uruguay research.
Uruguay Clickable MapEdit
Genealogy records are kept on the department level in Uruguay. Click on a department below to go to the department Wiki article listing more information.
Uruguay is divided into 19 departments (departamentos, singular - departamento):
- Cerro Largo
- Río Negro
- San José
- Treinta y Tres
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
- Facebook Communities - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
- Uruguay Historical Records
- Family History Center locator map
- Search page
- Introduction to Hispanic Research
- Reading Spanish Handwritten Records:
- Lesson 1: The Spanish Alphabet
- Lesson 2: Words and Dates
- Lesson 3: Reading Spanish Records
- Hispanic Online Resources
- U.S. Hispanic Immigration
- U.S. Hispanic Immigrants: Finding their Place of Origin
- Improve your Search Results in FamilySearch Hispanic Records
- Wikipedia contributors, "Uruguay," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uruguay, accessed 20 April 2016.