Central America Goals:  1: El Salvador   2: Guatemala   3: Panama   4: Search Records  



Project 9: Central America

Explore research in Central America.


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Goal 1: Learn about El Salvador research and records.


Choices:

A. Learn how to find records for El Salvador ancestors.

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  1. Read this article to learn about finding El Salvador records.
    FS—Wiki: El Salvador, Finding Records
  2. Explore church records in El Salvador.
    FS—Wiki: El Salvador Church Records
  3. Learn about finding military records in El Salvador.
    FS—Wiki: El Military Records
  4. Explore the Jewish Genealogy Encyclopedia for Jewish resources in El Salvador.

B. Learn about El Salvador map resources.

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

C. Learn about El Salvador newspapers.

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


Goal 2: Learn about Guatemala research and records.


Choices:

A. Learn how to find Guatemala records.

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  1. Learn about Guatemala genealogy in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Guatemala
  2. Learn about civil registration in Guatemala.
    FS—Wiki: Guatemala Census
  3. Learn about finding church records in Guatemala.
    FS—Wiki: Guatemala Church Records
  4. Explore the Jewish Genealogy Encyclopedia for Jewish resources in Guatemala.

B. Learn about Guatemala map resources.

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

C. Learn about Guatemala newspapers.

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

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

  1. See the Investigacion Genealogica en Guatemala Facebook page.


Goal 3: Learn about Panama research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with Panama research.

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  1. Learn about Panama genealogy in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Panama
  2. Use the Panama Record Selection Table to research records effectively.
    FS—Wiki: Panama Census
  3. Learn about Panama archives and libraries in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Panama Archives and Libraries
  4. Explore the Jewish Genealogy Encyclopedia for Jewish resources in Panama.

B. Learn about Panama map resources.

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

C. Learn about Panama newspapers.

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

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

  1. See the Panama Genealogy Facebook page.


Goal 4: Search records from Central America.


Choices:

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

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 first section to search an Ancestry collection.

B. Explore additional record collections.

  1. In each program (FamilySearch or Ancestry), explore additional record collections besides the ones listed in QUIKLinks on this page.