Philippines Goals:  1: Archives and Libraries   2: Census Records   3: Church and Cemetery Records   4: Maps and Gazetteers   5: Newspapers   6: Websites   7: Search Records   8: Get Help        SEARCH




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Philippines Provinces


Goal 1: Learn about Philippines archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Philippines archives and libraries.

  1. Explore the Forebears.io site for research records.
  2. 2017-10-08
  3. Learn about Philippines archives and libraries in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Philippines_Archives and Libraries
  • Use the Philippines Record Finder to understand record types for research.
    FS—Wiki: Philippines Record Finder
  • 2018-01-25



    Goal 2: Learn about Philippines census and civil registration records.


    Choices:

    A. Learn about the Philippines census.




    Goal 3: Learn about Philippines church and cemetery records.


    Choices:

    A. Learn about Philippines church and cemetery records.

    2017-07-12
    1. Learn about Philippines church records in this FamilySearch Wiki article. FS—Wiki: Philippines Church Records
    2. Learn about Philippines cemetery records in this FamilySearch Wiki article. FS—Wiki: Philippines Cemeteries
    3. 2018-01-21
    4. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
    5. Explore the Jewish Genealogy Encyclopedia for Jewish resources in the Philippines.
    6. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.




    Goal 4: Learn about Philippines maps.


    Choices

    A. Learn about Philippines maps.

    1. Learn about Philippines maps in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
      FS—Wiki: Philippines Maps
    2. Explore the Perry-Castaneda map collection for Philippines maps.
    3. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Philippines maps.
    4. Explore the Old Maps Online site for Philippines maps.



    Goal 5: Learn about Philippines newspapers.


    Choices:

    A. Explore Philippines newspapers for ancestor research.

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





    Goal 6: Explore additional websites for research.


    Choices

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

    1. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
    2. Explore links in Kindred Trails.
    3. Explore these Philippines research websites at the bottom of the FamilySearch Philippines page.
    4. Explore the Catalog of Filipino names.



    Goal 7: Search records from Philippines.


    Choices

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

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

    1. Explore the Asia 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 8: Get help with your Philippines research.


    Choices

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

    1. See the Genealogy on Facebook list of Facebook groups dedicated to helping with research for Philippines.

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

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

    C. Learn about Philippine genealogy societies.

    1. Explore Philippine genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.





    QUIKLinks

    FamilySearch   Indexed Historical   Catalog
    Births and Christenings: 1642-1994
    Civil Registration:
        Manila 1899-1984
        Philippines 1945-1984
    Marriages: 1723-1957
    Deaths and Burials: 1726-1957


    Ancestry   Civil Registration:
    Spanish, 1706-1911   Local, 1888-1981  
    Archives, 1902-1945   National, 1945-1981  





    Philippines Provinces

    Apayao     Aurora    
    Abra     Agusan del Norte     Agusan del Sur     Aklan     Albay     Antique    
    Basilan     Bataan     Batanes     Batangas    Benguet     Biliran     Bohol    
    Bukidnon     Bulacan     Cagayan     Camarines Norte    Camarines Sur     Camiguin     Capiz     Catanduanes    
    Cavite     Cebu     Compostela Valley     Cotabato    San Pedro de Macoris     Davao del Norte     Davao del Sur     Davao Occidental     Davao Oriental    
    Dinagat Islands     Eastern Samar     Guimaras     Ifugao     Ilocos Norte     Ilocos Sur     Iloilo     Isabela    
    Kalinga     La Union     Laguna     Batangas    Lanao del Norte     Lanao del Sur     Leyte     Maguindanao    
    Marinduque     Masbate     Mindoro Occidental    Mindoro Oriental    Misamis Occidental     Misamis Oriental    Mountain     Negros Occidental     Negros Oriental    
    Northern Samar     Nueva Ecija     Nueva Vizcaya     Palawan     Pampanga     Pangasinan     Quezon     Quirino    
    Rizal     Romblon     Samar     Sarangani     Siquijor     Sorsogon     South Cotabato     Southern Leyte    
    Sultan Kudarat     Sulu     Surigao del Norte     Tarlac     Tawi-Tawi     Zambales     Zamboanga del Norte     Zamboanga del Sur     Zamboanga Sibugay