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For information about records for non-Christian religions in Tonga, go to the Religious Records page.

How to Find the Records[edit | edit source]

Church records from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints can be found at the Family History Library on microfilm. These records include baptisms, confirmations, blessings of children, marriages, deaths, emigrations, and divorces. The records can be found:

Historical Background / Introduction[edit | edit source]

About 30% of the people belong to the Free Wesleyan Church, which is the official state church, and the king is the head of it. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the next largest church; about 40% of all Tongans are members. Missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints first arrived in Tonga on 15 July 1891.

Information Recorded / Content[edit | edit source]

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints[edit | edit source]

Baptism[edit | edit source]

Confirmation[edit | edit source]

Blessing of Children[edit | edit source]

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Death[edit | edit source]

Emigration[edit | edit source]

Divorce[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]