This is a list of free West Indies Genealogy Records online at FamilySearch.

 

Included are West Indies birth records, marriage records, and death records. We’ll continue to add more collections available online at FamilySearch. If you’re looking for onsite collections, visit their website & catalog.

 

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Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

West Indies Birth, Marriage, & Death Records

 

Birth Indexes & Birth Records

Caribbean – Caribbean, births and baptisms, 1590-1928

St. Thomas (island) – Birth records, 1786-1954

St. Thomas (island) – Church records, 1739-1974, Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church

St. Thomas (island) – Church records, 1744-1925, Dutch Reformed Church (St. Thomas)

St. Thomas (island) – Church records, 1778-1970Catholic Church. Cathedral Church of Saints Peter and Paul

St. Thomas (island) – Church records, 1785-1979

St. Thomas (island) – Kirkebøger, 1691-1920

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, All Saints Episcopal Church records, 1823-2010

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church records, 1886-1996Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church 

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Methodist Christchurch records, 1923-2007Christchurch Methodist Church (St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands)

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Reformed Dutch Church records, 1744-1950 Thomas Reformed Church (St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands)

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Frederick Lutheran Church recordsFrederick Lutheran Church (St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands)

St. Thomas (island) – Birth records, 1786-1954 (Jewish)

St. Thomas (island) – Thomas, Virgin Islands: record of Jews from various sources (Jewish)

St. Thomas (island) – Synagogue birth, marriage, death records, 1786-1954Jewish Congregation (St. Thomas, Virgin Islands)

 

 

 

Marriage Indexes & Marriage Records

Caribbean – Caribbean, marriages, 1591-1905

St. Thomas (island) – Church records, 1739-1974, Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church

St. Thomas (island) – Church records, 1744-1925, Dutch Reformed Church (St. Thomas)

St. Thomas (island) – Church records, 1778-1970Catholic Church. Cathedral Church of Saints Peter and Paul

St. Thomas (island) – Church records, 1785-1979

St. Thomas (island) – Kirkebøger, 1691-1920

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, All Saints Episcopal Church records, 1823-2010

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church records, 1886-1996Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church 

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Methodist Christchurch records, 1923-2007Christchurch Methodist Church (St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands)

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Reformed Dutch Church records, 1744-1950 Thomas Reformed Church (St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands)

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Frederick Lutheran Church recordsFrederick Lutheran Church (St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands)

St. Thomas (island) – Birth records, 1786-1954 (Jewish)

St. Thomas (island) – Thomas, Virgin Islands: record of Jews from various sources (Jewish)

St. Thomas (island) – Synagogue birth, marriage, death records, 1786-1954Jewish Congregation (St. Thomas, Virgin Islands)

 

 

 

Death Indexes & Death Records

Caribbean – Caribbean, deaths and burials, 1790-1906

St. Thomas (island) – Church records, 1739-1974, Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church

St. Thomas (island) – Church records, 1744-1925, Dutch Reformed Church (St. Thomas)

St. Thomas (island) – Church records, 1778-1970Catholic Church. Cathedral Church of Saints Peter and Paul

St. Thomas (island) – Church records, 1785-1979

St. Thomas (island) – Kirkebøger, 1691-1920

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, All Saints Episcopal Church records, 1823-2010

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church records, 1886-1996Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church 

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Methodist Christchurch records, 1923-2007Christchurch Methodist Church (St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands)

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Reformed Dutch Church records, 1744-1950 Thomas Reformed Church (St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands)

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Frederick Lutheran Church recordsFrederick Lutheran Church (St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands)

St. Thomas (island) – Birth records, 1786-1954 (Jewish)

St. Thomas (island) – Thomas, Virgin Islands: record of Jews from various sources (Jewish)

St. Thomas (island) – Synagogue birth, marriage, death records, 1786-1954Jewish Congregation (St. Thomas, Virgin Islands)

 

 

 

Cemeteries

British West Indies – Monumental inscriptions of the British West Indies from the earliest date with genealogical and historical annotations, from original, local and other sources, illustrative of the histories and genealogies of the seventeenth century …

British West Indies – Monumental inscriptions of the British West Indies from the earliest date with genealogical and historical annotations, from original, local and other sources, illustrative of the histories and genealogies of the seventeenth century …

British West Indies – More monumental inscriptions : tombstones of the British West Indies

St. Thomas (island) – Thomas, Virgin Islands : Burial records 1792-1802

St. Thomas (island) – Transcript of 298 epitaphs from the Jewish Cemetery in St. Thomas, W. I., 1837-1916, with index

 

 

Wills & Probate

Testamenter konfirmerede gennem overøvrigheden, 1800-1848

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Residence records census land migration voting taxation #OnGenealogy

West Indies Residence Records

Census

General censuses and vital statistics in the Americas : an annotated bibliography of the historical censuses and current vital statistics of the 21 American republics, the American sections of the British Commonwealth of Nations, the American colonies of Denmark, France, and the Netherlands, and the American territories and possessions of the United States

General censuses and vital statistics in the Americas : an annotated bibliography of the historical censuses and current vital statistics of the 21 American republics, the American sections of the British Commonwealth of Nations, the American colonies of Denmark, France, and the Netherlands, and the American territories and possessions of the United States

 

 

 

Emigration/Immigration/Migration

The Caribbean compass

Landing reports of aliens, 1798-1832

Pennsylvania, landing reports of aliens, 1798-1828

 

 

 

Maps, Almanacs, & Gazetteers

A new gazetteer, or, geographical dictionary of North America and the West Indies : containing a general description of North America; a general description of the United States; The Declaration of Independence and Constitution of the United States; a description of all the states, counties, cities, towns, villages, forts, seas, harbors, capes, rivers, lakes, canals

Maps and charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789 : a guide to the collections in the Library of Congress

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Life Records school work church court government library social life #OnGenealogy

West Indies Daily Life Records

Church & Synagogue

Caribbean – Caribbean, births and baptisms, 1590-1928

Caribbean – Caribbean, deaths and burials, 1790-1906

Caribbean – Caribbean, marriages, 1591-1905Thomas, Virgin Islands : record of Jews from various sources

St. Thomas (island) – Church records, 1739-1974, Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church

St. Thomas (island) – Church records, 1744-1925, Dutch Reformed Church (St. Thomas)

St. Thomas (island) – Church records, 1778-1970Catholic Church. Cathedral Church of Saints Peter and Paul

St. Thomas (island) – Church records, 1785-1979

St. Thomas (island) – Kirkebøger, 1691-1920

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, All Saints Episcopal Church records, 1823-2010

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church records, 1886-1996Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church 

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Methodist Christchurch records, 1923-2007Christchurch Methodist Church (St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands)

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, Reformed Dutch Church records, 1744-1950 Thomas Reformed Church (St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands)

St. Thomas (island) – Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, Frederick Lutheran Church recordsFrederick Lutheran Church (St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands)

St. Thomas (island) – Birth records, 1786-1954 (Jewish)

St. Thomas (island) – Thomas, Virgin Islands: record of Jews from various sources (Jewish)

St. Thomas (island) – Synagogue birth, marriage, death records, 1786-1954Jewish Congregation (St. Thomas, Virgin Islands)

 

 

 

Church History

The History of parish registers in England, also of the registers of Scotland, Ireland, the East and West Indies, the dissenters, and the Episcopal chapels in and about London

St. Thomas (island) – Church records, 1785-1979

 

 

 

Colonization

A philosophical and political history of the settlements and trade of the Europeans in the East and West Indies

 

 

 

Description & Travel

Caribbeana : being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies

 

 

 

Genealogy

Caribbeana : being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies

Monumental inscriptions of the British West Indies from the earliest date with genealogical and historical annotations, from original, local and other sources, illustrative of the histories and genealogies of the seventeenth century …

Monumental inscriptions of the British West Indies from the earliest date with genealogical and historical annotations, from original, local and other sources, illustrative of the histories and genealogies of the seventeenth century …

Hints for tracing an Anglo-American pedigree in the old country : with as list of wills from 1700 to 1725 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, England, of testators living or dying in America and the West Indies

 

 

 

Government & Politics

De Cristóbal Colón a Fidel Castro : el Caribe, frontera imperial

 

 

 

History

The British empire in America : containing the history of the discovery, settlement, progress and present state of all the British colonies on the continent and islands of America : in two volumes : being an account of the country, soil, climate, product and trade of them … with curious maps of the several places … by Herman Moll, geographer

Caribbeana : being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies

The coinage of the West Indies, and the sou marqué

De Cristóbal Colón a Fidel Castro : el Caribe, frontera imperial

A historical account of St. Thomas, W.I., with its rise and progress on commerce ; missions and churches ; climate and its adaptation to invalids ; geological structure ; natural history and botany ; and incidental notices of St. Croix and St. Johns ; slave insurrections in these islands ; emancipation and present condition of laboring classes

 

 

 

Libraries

Report of the Caribbean Archives Conference, Jamaica, 1965

 

 

 

 

 

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