Searching for ancestry records of family from Bosnia/Serbia/Former Yugoslavia

How do I find my ancestors from other countries?

Go to FamilySearch.org and click on “Advanced search“to access better search functions for names. Record Collections for different countries are found under the tab “all collections”. Online family history courses for various countries are available on FamilySearch.org.

Who are the ancestors of the Yugoslavia?

Historical Geography

It came into existence after World War I in 1918 under the name of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes by the merger of the provisional State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs (itself formed from territories of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire) with the formerly independent Kingdom of Serbia.

Is there a free site to look up ancestors?

FamilySearch A completely free genealogy database website. You can use an Advanced Search tool by surname, record type, and/or place to access millions of records. The FamilySearch Wiki is a “go to” resource to find what exists for a wide range of family history topics, even beyond FamilySearch’s extensive databases.

Does Ancestry have foreign records?

In a word: absolutely. Ancestry has an extensive collection of international records. This is important, given that many of us may not yet be aware that we have migrants among our ancestors.

What was Serbia called before?

Yugoslavia

In 2003, after the ratification of the pact by the parliaments of Serbia, Montenegro, and Yugoslavia, the renamed Serbia and Montenegro replaced Yugoslavia on the European map.

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