Argentina Goals:  1: Research and Records   2: Libraries and Archives   3: Census   4: Emigration, Immigration   5: Church and Cemetery   6: Maps and Gazetteers   7: Newspapers   8: Websites and Resources   9: Search Records   10: Get Help  



Project 9: Argentina

Explore research in Argentina.


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Argentina Provinces


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Goal 1: Learn about Argentina research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with Argentina research.

  1. Visit the FamilySearch Wiki page for an overview of Argentina research and useful links.
    FS—Wiki: Argentina
  2. Get an introduction to Argentina genealogy in the FamilySearch Quick Start Guide.
  3. Use the clickable Argentina provinces map on the FamilySearch Wiki page to explore research locations. See also the provinces list below it.

B. Be familiar with Spanish genealogy terms and Argentine naming customs.

  1. Know the basic genealogy terms that are useful for Spanish research.
    FS—Wiki: Spanish Genealogical Word List
  2. Learn about Argentine naming customs for research.
    FS—Wiki: Argentina Personal Names



Goal 2: Learn about Argentina archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Argentina archives and libraries.

  1. Learn about Argentina archives and libraries in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Argentina Archives and Libraries
  2. Explore archives and libraries in the Guia Genealogica site site.
  3. Explore the Books We Own site for books that can be checked out or researched for you by others.






Goal 3: Learn about Argentina Census.


Choices:

A. Learn about the Argentina Census.

  1. Learn about the Argentine census (1895 and 1869) in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Argentina Census



Goal 4: Learn about Argentina emigration and immigration.


Choices:

A. Learn about Argentine emigration and immigration.

  1. Learn about Argentina emigration and immigration in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Argentina Emigration and Immigration
  2. Learn about British settlers in Argentina and Uruguay.
  3. Explore Argentine immigration in the CEMLA online database.
  4. To search for ancestors with Italian surnames who moved to Argentina, use the Apellidos Italianos site.
  5. Explore various European migrations to Argentina in the website section of the Wiki page.
  6. Explore the Entrada de Pasajeros database for Argentine passenger records.
  7. Explore the Immigrant Ship site. Select a Volume, then choose Argentina as the departure or arrival location.



Goal 5: Learn to use Argentina church, religious, and cemetery records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Argentina church records.

  1. Learn about Argentina church records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Argentina Church Records
  2. Explore Jewish genealogy in Argentina in this guide from the Center for Jewish History site.

B. Explore Argentina cemetery records.

  1. Learn about Argentina cemetery records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Argentina Cemeteries
  2. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  3. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.



Goal 6: Learn about Argentina maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Learn about Argentina maps and gazetteers.

  1. Learn about Argentina maps in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Argentina Maps
  2. Learn about Argentina gazetteers in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Argentina Gazetteers

B. Explore Argentina map resources.

  1. Explore the Perry-Castaneda map collection for Argentina maps.
  2. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Argentina maps.
  3. Explore the Old Maps Online site for Argentina maps.





Goal 7: Learn about Argentina newspapers.


Choices:

A. Explore Argentina newspapers for ancestor research.

  1. Search Argentine newspapers in the onlinenewspapers.com site.
  2. Search Argentine newspapers in the world-newspapers.com site.
  3. Search Argentina newspapers in the ABYZ News Links site.





Goal 8: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Argentine research.

  1. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
  2. Explore links in Kindred Trails.

B. Learn about Argentina genealogies.

  1. Learn about Argentina genealogies in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Argentina Genealogies
  2. Use the Online Genealogical Resources section of the Wiki page for additional ways to do research.



Goal 9: Search records from Argentina.


Choices:

A. Use links to quickly search the most common record collections for Argentina.

Note: To search records on these sites, you must be registered or be at a FamilySearch Center.

  1. Click a link in the first section to search a FamilySearch collection.
  2. Click a link in the second section to search an Ancestry collection.

B. Explore additional record collections.

  1. In each program (FamilySearch, Ancestry, Findmypast or MyHeritage), explore additional record collections besides the ones listed in QUIKLinks on this page.
  2. Explore the GenArgentina website for research resources.
  3. Explore record collections on the Forebears.io site for Argentina.

C. Explore GenealogyInTime for Argentine records.

  1. Explore the South America page of the GenealogyInTime website. Record collections are listed and described in order from newest to oldest additions, including FamilySearch, Ancestry, and many other sources.



Goal 10: Get Help

Choices:

A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. For Spanish-speaking, visit Investigacion Genealogica en Argentina.
  2. For English-speaking, visit Hispanic Genealogy Research.

B. Join a mailing list or message board for Argentina research.

  1. Explore Argentina research mailing lists on RootsWeb.
  2. Explore the Argentina research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.
  3. Use the RootsWeb message boards to read or post questions about Argentina research.

C. Learn about Argentina genealogy societies.

  1. Learn about Argentina genealogy societies in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Argentina Societies





QUIKLinks

FamilySearch   All Historical   Catalog
National Census:   1895   1869  
Baptisms:   1645-1930
Marriages:   1722-1911
Catholic Church Records:
    Federal Capital:   1737-1977
    Buenos Aires Province:   1635-1981
    Cordoba:   1557-1974
    Entre Rios:   1764-1983
    Mendoza:   1665-1975
    Santa Fe:   1634-1975
    Tucuman:   1727-1955


MyHeritage   Familias Argentinas  





Argentina Provinces

Buenos Aires (city)     Buenos Aires     Catamarca     Chaco     Chubut     Cordoba     Corrientes     Elias Pina    
Entre Rios     Formosa     Jujuy     La Pampa    La Rioja     Mendoza     Misiones     Neuquen    
Rio Negro     Salta     San Juan     San Luis    Santa Cruz     Santa Fe     Santiago del Estero     Tierra del Fuego    
Tucuman