Guide to Guinea-Bissau ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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Guinea-Bissau was once the kingdom of Gabù (Kaabu), part of the Mali Empire; parts of the kingdom persisted until the eighteenth century. Although the rivers and coast of this area were among the first places colonized by the Portuguese, who began slave trade in the seventeenth century, the interior was not explored until the nineteenth century
Getting Started with Guinea-Bissau Research
Links to articles on getting started with Guinea-Bissau research.
Guinea-Bissau Research Tools
Links to articles and websites that assist in Guinea-Bissau research.
- Culture of Guinea-Bissau
- Guinea-Bissau Language
- Language and Culture of Guinea-Bissau
- Cape Verdean Creole alphabet Though Portuguese is the official language, Creole is most widely used.
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
- Facebook Communities - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research