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Bulgaria Vital Records Index - FamilySearch Historical Records

Bulgaria

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This collection is a partial index of records for this locality. The collection was originally assembled for publication in April 2010. Since that time only a few records may have been added. As no additional records will be added, or any corrections made to the data, this is considered to be a "Legacy" collection.
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As this is an index of records compiled from various sources, it is strongly recommended that you verify any information you find with original records.
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Record Description
Collection years: 1851-1931
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What is in This Collection?Edit

This index covers events from 1851 through 1931. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

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What Can These Records Tell Me?Edit

The following information may be found in these records:

Birth or baptism'

  • Name of the child
  • Gender
  • Names of the parents
  • Birth date and place
  • Christening date and place

Death or Burial

  • Name of the deceased
  • Gender
  • Names of the parents
  • Name of the spouse
  • Death or burial date
  • Death or burial place

How Do I Search This Collection?Edit

Search the IndexEdit

You will be able to search this collection when it is published.

Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see IGI and IGI Batch Number Descriptions for more information.

How Do I Analyze the Results?Edit

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?Edit

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?Edit

  • Add the new information to your records
  • Use the information to find the person in other records
  • Analyze the entry to see if if provides additional clues to find other records of the person or their family

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?Edit

  • The person may be recorded with an abbreviated or variant form of their name
  • Try searching by surname only

Research HelpsEdit

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

Citing This CollectionEdit

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
Record Citation:
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