Mpumalanga Province, South Africa Genealogy

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Guide to Province of Mpumalanga family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Historical Overview[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

The name was changed from Eastern Transvaal on 24 August 1995 and is a province of South Africa. The name means "east", or literally "the place where the sun rises" in the Swazi, Xhosa, Ndebele and Zulu languages.
Mpumalanga lies in eastern South Africa, bordering the eSwatini and Mozambique but before 1994, Mpumalanga was part of Transvaal Province. [1]

Localities
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List of cities and towns in Mpumalanga.

Maps and gazetteers
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Records[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Find A Grave records for Mpumalanga, South Africa.

Census
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Church records
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Dutch Reformed Church (NGK)[edit | edit source]
Dutch Reformed Church (NHK)[edit | edit source]
Reformed Church (GK)[edit | edit source]
Methodist[edit | edit source]
Anglican[edit | edit source]
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Others[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Births, marriages, and deaths began to be registered in 1901.[1]

Emigration[edit | edit source]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

Land records[edit | edit source]

Occupations[edit | edit source]

Probate records[edit | edit source]

See here for a description of what death notices are and where they are located.

School records[edit | edit source]

Tax records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

Further Reading[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Southern Africa,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1987-1998.