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Welcome to the South AmericaGenWeb Project

The South AmericaGenWeb Project is an on-line data repository for queries, family histories, and source records as well as being resource center to identify other on-line databases and resources to assist researchers.  It is the regional branch of the WorldGenWeb Project.

This project is hosted by the WorldGenWeb Project.  If you have any questions or comments about this project, please contact the WorldGenWeb Project Advisory Board Chairperson

3/8/2007 - Charlotte Meyer steps down as Regional Coordinator and host for Peru.  We thank her for her service!

1/23/07 - New host for Bolivia appointed with a new website. 


General South America Research

Help Wanted


Mailing Lists

Bisa Database


You will want to begin your search by exploring the Country Websites.  You may discover that one of the countries is in need of a coordinator.   If you are interested in adopting one of the countries, please contact us.

Each of the hosted countries maintains a system for submitting queries so you'll want to utilize the country specific query board if available. 

The South AmericaGenWeb Project is in need of volunteers to host country pages, provide look-up resources, transcribe data, etc...

If you might be interested in volunteering, please stop by the Policies page to learn more about what is required.



South AmericaGenWeb Country Index

Country Coordinator
Argentina  Host Needed
Brazil  Dalton Holland Baptista
Bolivia  Jessica Aliaga
Colombia  Host Needed 
Chile  Host Needed
Ecuador  Oscar Cedeno
French Guiana  Host Needed
Guyana  Host Needed
Paraguay  Host Needed
Peru  Host Needed
Suriname  Bill Sowers
Uruguay  Host Needed
Venezuela Host Needed

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This page was last updated on Friday, January 11, 2013

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