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More than 39,000 scouts from over 140 countries are expected to attend the 22nd World Scouting Jamboree, scheduled for 27 July through August 8 2011 in Rinkaby, Sweden. Among the activities available to scouts during this event is an opportunity for scouts to find their ancestors online. This page provides links to some easily-searched Websites that may either contain scouts' ancestors or information about how to find them. 

Genealogy Websites for top Scouting countries

The largest contingents of scouts registered for the jamboree come from the countries below. Click the links to navigate to pages listing top Websites for finding ancestors from those countries.

If your country isn't listed here, you can browse to go to a page about genealogy in your country.

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