Family History Research in Serbia


Domovina Genealogy provides services of Family History Research and can help you trace your ancestors and find long-lost relatives. We research various sources like church records (baptism, marriage, death), vital records (birth, death, marriage, divorce), census records, military records, court records, tombstones, cemetery records ...

Our services include genealogical research of Serbs that emigrated to USA, Canada, Australia or Western Europe, Danube Germans in Banat and Srem (Donauschwaben), Jews that lived in Serbia and fromer Yugoslavia prior to the Holocaust, Russian White Emigration and migrations to USA from Dalmatia and Montenegro (Boka).

If you want to Discover your Roots, we can help with:

  • Tracing your ancestry back in time in Serbian arhives
  • Advice service for family history research
  • Taking Pictures and Video about the places where your ancestors were born
  • Translation and Transcription of documents, letters, records
  • Artisic family tree and pedigree charts
  • Heritage Trips

Please feel free to email us for a free consultation, we will be happy to assist you


Steps to find your ancestors in the Serbia



Pripare all information about the person you would like to have researched

Contact us and provide as much information as possible for each person you would like to have researched. Please try to obtain the following: Full name of family member, names of both parents , date and place of birth, place of baptism, marriage date and place, full name of spouse, date of death, place of burial ... Describe all what you know, how you know it and what you would like to know next.

Authorize us for each step in research process

If we are confident we can help, we will create a proposal, and will indicate what the first phase of the research could be. We usually start with “Basic research package”. That Preliminary Research of available records about your ancestry includes a 4 hour research in an archive (Church and Governmental), a report that includes all the information that were found and also a suggestion how to continue. The cost for Basic research package is one-time fee of 200 Euro and € 0,4 Euro per kilometer if travel is necessary to complete the task.
After “Basic research package” and preliminary findings, client decides if he/she wants to continue the project with “Extended Research package”. That mean - we prepare a research action plan that outlines the tasks we would take during the whole project divided into stages. We usually work in 10-hour stages. After each stage client decides if he/she wants to continue the project if satisfied with the results and if there are still resources available …

All fees are agreed in advance so you will know the amount you will pay before we start research for each phase.

Report

At the end of the each phase, you will receive a report with an explanation of the findings and scans and abstracts of any original records consulted during the research.

Fees

Our standard rate is 30 Euro per hour. ( For On-site and Online research, Analysis, Reporting, Research planning, Making translations, transcriptions ..)
Travel expenses. We charge 0,4 Euro per kilometer if long distance travel is necessary to complete the task.
Artistic representation of a family tree (optional): 250 €
Genealogy Tours in Serbia (optional): On request

Payment

Full payment is requested in advance for budgets of 100 Euro or lower. For commissions over 100 Euro, we request half the agreed amount in advance and secod half on completion.
Payment can be made by bank transfer or by credit card using Paypal.

We also offer ...

Family History on Video or Photos

We offers a unique service for those who would like to have Video or Photo about the village in Serbia where your ancestors were born which gives you a chance to walk their footsteps while staying at your own home. We can captures your family members in Serbia sharing stories and memories of the family history, a collective family experience or topic of choice

Price: 150 euro for one day assignment jobs plus Travel expenses if travel out of Belgrade is necessary to complete the task.

Turn your family history into Genealogy Art

We can turn your family history into art! Give us your family tree information and we'll turn it into a piece of artwork that you can hang in your home. Artistic representation of a family saints, family trees and Calligraphy Service. Beautiful Pedigree charts done by a professional hand ..

Translation and transcription, of documents, letters, records

If you have problem to read, understand, transalte ... documents, family letters, geographical names ... We will do our best to assist and help you.