Researching Jewish Genealogy in Argentina


A person living in Argentina may leave different traces according to his social position. Genealogical research generally consists of trying to find out those traces so as to obtain as much information as possible about this person and also the life of his family in Argentina. These traces are usually made up of registrations in public offices, publications of social events and activities in the Jewish community.

Some common documents you must try to obtain are the following:

    • Immigration records
    • Birth records
    • Marriage records
    • Death records
    • Voter lists
    • Inheritance successions
    • Publications in old and present telephone directories
    • Obituaries in jewish and non-jewish papers
    • Transcription of tombstones

To see examples of the data you can obtain in each one of these documents click here