France, Var, Civil Registration - FamilySearch Historical Records
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France, Var, Civil Registration, 1793-1914
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|Flag of the French Republic|
|Flag of the department of Var|
|Location of Var, France|
|Location of France|
|Record Type:||Civil registration|
|Title in the Language:||France, Var, Etat-Civil, 1793-1914|
|Archives départementales du Var|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 4 What Do I Do Next?
- 5 Citing This Collection
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection is an index to civil registration of births, marriages and deaths for the Département of Var for the years 1793-1914. The department was created in March 1790 from the province of Provence.
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Reading These Records[edit | edit source]
For help reading them see:
- France Language and Languages
- French Genealogical Word List
- French Handwriting
- Brigham Young University, Center for Family History & Genealogy French Script Tutorial
What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
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- Date of event (birth, marriage, or death)
- Event place
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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- Check for variants of given names and surnames
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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