Indonesia Societies

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Indonesia has a few societies and organizations that may have information of value to your genealogical research. There are also some societies in the country of origin of your ancestor. You may find it helpful to join one of these societies to gain information and knowledge about the area your ancestor came from, as well as access to their publications.

There are a few genealogical societies which emphasize Indonesia research. Most societies publish helpful periodicals, transcripts, compiled genealogies, special indexes, collections and projects. They also publish inquiries/queries about Indonesian ancestors or maintain a list of members' research interests.

Genealogical Societies[edit | edit source]

Indische Genealogische Vereniging


My Heritage. has a message board for Indonesia:

Link: has a message board for Indonesia:


Rootsweb has mailing lists for Indonesia


Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

The Indonesian Heritage Society was established to keep alive the history and traditions of Indonesia.


The National Museum of Indonesia provides many references to local history.


The Jakarta History Museum is also a major source of information.


Other Societies[edit | edit source]