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Malaysia Genealogy

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Guide to Malaysia ancestry, family history and genealogy parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Country Information[edit | edit source]

Malaysia is a country in Asia bordered by Indonesia, Brunei, Singapore, and Thailand. The official language is Bahasa Melayu (Malay).[1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Malaysia Research

Links to articles on getting started with Malaysia research.

Malaysia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Malaysia research.


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Malaysia Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Malaysia.

Perlis
Kedah
Penang
Kelantan
Terengganu
Perak
Selangor
Negeri Sembilan
Malacca
Johor
Pahang
Sarawak
Sabah
Labuan
Kuala Lumpur
Putrajaya
West Malaysia
East Malaysia
(Blue) States
(Red) Federal Territories
South China Sea
Strait
of
Malacca
Gulf of Thailand
Sulu Sea
Celebes Sea

Jurisdictions[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Malaysia.

States[edit | edit source]

  • Johor
  • Kedah
  • Kelantan
  • Malacca
  • Negeri
  • Sembilan
  • Pahang
  • Perak
  • Perlis
  • Penang
  • Sabah
  • Sarawak
  • Selangor
  • Terengganu

Federal Territories[edit | edit source]

  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Labuan
  • Putrajaya

Former State[edit | edit source]

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.


References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Malaysia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malaysia, accessed 27 April 2016.

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