French Polynesia, Civil Registration, 1780-1999 is a free collection at FamilySearch with a searchable name index and browsable images for birth, marriage, and death records in France.

You’ll need to be logged in with a free FamilySearch account to search these records. It’s easy to register for a free account at FamilySearch.

The records in the images are written in French. FamilySearch provides French language helps to read the handwritten records in the images.



What Can I Learn from these French Polynesia Vital Records?

French Polynesia birth records may include:

  • Name of Child
  • Date and Place of Birth
  • Gender and Date of Baptism
  • Name of Parents

French Polynesia marriage records may include:

  • Names of the Bride and Groom
  • Date and Place of Marriage
  • Names of parents of Bride and Groom
  • Maiden name of Bride

French Polynesia death or burial records may include: 

  • Name of the Deceased
  • Date and Place where the Person Died
  • Age at death
  • Estimated Date of Birth of the Deceased
  • Name of Spouse, if married
  • Names of Parents



What Can I Do with French Polynesia Birth, Marriage, and Death Records?

If you find someone in these records you can:

  • Search the collection for every family member, be sure to click the “View” button in the far right column for additional information that’s been transcribed
  • Look at all images of the records, take copies of the images, translate the images in case they include more information or clues than what was transcribed
  • Record all information for each member of the family
  • Use the FamilySearch French Polynesia online records helps to find more collections





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