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Guide to United States genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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The United States of America is a country in North America bordered by Canada and Mexico. Portions of the United States were formerly colonies of Great Britain, France, The Netherlands, Spain, and Russia. The official language is English. [1]

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Genealogy records are kept on the state level in the United States. Click on a state below to go to the state Wiki article listing more information.

Territories and Federal District

There are five territories and one federal district under the jurisdiction of the United States.

Former Territories

There are six former territories of the United States.

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FamilySearch Resources

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References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "United States," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States, accessed 28 March 2016.