American Samoa Guided Research

How to find birth records, marriage records and death records, American Samoa



FamilySearch identified the most complete online indexes for birth, marriage, and death information.



Birth - Where can I find birth records?

Start here:

• 1850s-1960s: American Samoa Birth Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) American Samoa, Census Records, 1900-1945
American Samoa, Passenger Lists and Travel Documents, 1918-1965
American Samoa, Vital Records, 1850-1930
Samoa Baptisms, 1863-1940
United States Census, 1940
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If the birth record was not found, try this next:

Online Genealogies Collections at FamilySearch - includes oral genealogies and communities





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Marriage - Where can I find marriage records?

Start here:

• 1850s-1960s: American Samoa Marriage Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) American Samoa, Census Records, 1900-1945
American Samoa, Passenger Lists and Travel Documents, 1918-1965
American Samoa, Vital Records, 1850-1930
United States Census, 1940
- incomplete



If the marriage record was not found, try this next:

Online Genealogies Collections at FamilySearch - includes oral genealogies and communities





What else you can try:

Additional online resources

Substitute records

Improve searching

Finding town of origin

Research help

Why the record may not exist



Death - Where can I find death records?

Start here:

• 1850s-1930s: American Samoa Death Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) American Samoa, Vital Records, 1850-1930
- incomplete



If the death record was not found, try this next:

Online Genealogies Collections at FamilySearch - includes oral genealogies and communities





What else you can try:

Additional online resources

Substitute records

Improve searching

Finding town of origin

Research help

Why the record may not exist











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