South America Goals:  1: Ecuador   2: Uruguay   3: Venezuela   4: Search Records       




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Goal 1: Learn about Ecuador research and records.


Choices

A. Learn how to find records for Ecuadorean ancestors.

2017-07-12
  1. Read this article to learn about finding records in Ecuador.
    FS—Wiki: Ecuador, Finding Records
  2. Explore the Forebears.io site for research records.
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  4. Explore the Jewish Genealogy Encyclopedia for Jewish resources in Ecuador.


B. Explore Ecuador map resources.

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

C. Learn about Ecuador newspapers.

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

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

  1. See the Investigacion Genealogica en Ecuador Facebook page.



Goal 2: Learn about Uruguay research and records.


Choices

A. Learn how to find Uruguay records.

2017-07-12
  1. Learn about Uruguay records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Finding Uruguay Records
  2. Explore baptism and marriage records for settlers in Western Uruguay with British roots.
  3. Explore the Forebears.io site for research records.
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  5. Explore the Jewish Genealogy Encyclopedia for Jewish resources in Uruguay.


B. Explore Uruguayan map resources.

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

C. Learn about Uruguay newspapers.

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

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

  1. See the Genealogia Uruguaya Facebook page.



Goal 3: Learn about Venezuela research and records.


Choices

A. Get started with Venezuela research.

2017-07-12
  1. Learn about Venezuela genealogy in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Venezuela Genealogy
  2. Learn about finding Venezuela records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Venezuela Archives and Libraries
  3. Learn about Venezuela archives and libraries in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS Wiki: Venezuela Archives and Libraries
  4. Explore the Forebears.io site for research records.
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  6. Explore the Jewish Genealogy Encyclopedia for Jewish resources in Venezuela.

B. Explore Venezuela map resources.

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

C. Learn about Venezuela newspapers.

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

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

  1. See the Investigacion Genealogica en Venezuela Facebook page.
  2. See the Venezuela Genealogia en Facebook Facebook page.
  3. See the Genealogy on Facebook list of Facebook groups dedicated to helping with research for Venezuela.



Goal 4: Search records from South America.


Choices

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

C. Explore GenealogyInTime for Latin American 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.