Benin Notarial Records

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Research use: Very useful supplement to civil and church records.

Record type: Marriages, deaths, property sales and transfer, inventories.

Time period: 1893 to present.

Contents: Wills, marriage contracts, leases, sales, inventories etc., containing names, dates, relationships and other vital information.

Location: National, provincial, and department archives.

Population coverage: Estimated at 50%.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Benin,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 2001.