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Doukhobor Research Sources


In genealogical research, sources are the foundation to our success. Sources are the records, documents, statements etc. that supply information about our ancestors. Primary Sources are records made at the time of the event described, recorded by someone with first-hand knowledge of the actual event. Secondary Sources are records that are compiled or published at a later date, based on primary sources. This section introduces the sources you can use to discover your Doukhobor family history, describes their content and availability, and evaluates their usefulness and reliability.




Census Records


National Registration


Membership Lists


Vital Records


Voters Lists


Land Records


Naturalization and Citizenship Records


Local Histories


Cemetery Records


Military Records


Police, Court & Prison Records




Records from Russia