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Family history sources are primarily in Armenian, the sole member of a distinct Indo-European language group. The alphabet was created by Mesrob Mashdotz in 406 in order to translate the Bible. It is composed of 38 letters. Civil records for the period in which Armenia belonged to the Russian Empire are in Russian.[1]

For word list and help researching in Armenian records, see:

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  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Armenia,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1990-1999.