Welcome to Igbo Family History and Genealogy Records

Philiph Emegwali Family  Circa: 1953Welcome to Igbopeople.org.! We are a team of genealogy enthusiasts who wish to help Igbo families and genealogists in their family history research and preservation. We document Igbo people's genealogy and family trees. our goal is to bring all of those Igbo genealogists together into this central location to share their research with their peers and preserve their ancestral lineage.

On this page we present the results of our research on Igbo family branches and other related trees from Efik, Ibibio, Annang, Ejagham and Eket as well as Ibeno and Ijaw with some side lines.

The data of Living persons, who were born less than 100 years ago ,as well as all picture files, notes and sources, are only displayed to registered and authorized users.

Only members have full access to data, images, sources, etc., of the site. If you are interested in having an account, please click  "new user account". or click on login link at the top, then request a new user account, and Please indicate your family relationship with the data presented here or the reason for your interest and why you want to become a member.

Where the Igbos migrated from has not been proved beyond reasonable doubt. The ancestry of the Igbos has bothered many people for a long time. Many historians, philosophers, sociologists, archaeologists and anthropologists have raised a lot of dust on this issue. A lot of views have been proffered but yet the origin of the Igbos remained a mirage.

You can contribute your research to the igbopeople.org community to Connect with your Igbo Generations. It's all about family. We believes that families bring joy and meaning to life. With igbopeople.org You can discover your family history or start your family tree.  Access millions of genealogy records including Birth, Death, Marriage, & Divorce Records, Biafrans records, census data, Voter and Tax Records,Cemeteries & Burial Records, Important Historical Records &  Military records. Celebrate and share your family heritage in a way that is only possible through photographs

Just start with what you know - Add a few family members to your tree, and we'll search for them in our record collections

Look for the leaf -The leaf is a hint—it means we've found something intriguing that may match your ancestor.

View the hint, and save it to your tree -The hint could reveal a new name to search or even a new ancestor to add to your tree.

Watch your family story emerge -The more you add, the more hints you get. And gradually your family story becomes clearer.

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This family tree was last updated on November 18, 2017.

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Now any Igbo person can trace his Igbo ancestry and can build his/her family tree by researching extensive birth records, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Biafran war archives, Military, census data, obituaries and more.

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Chinualomagu Albert AchebeChinualomagu Albert Achebe
Birth: November 16, 1930Ogidi, Idemili North L.G.A, Anambra State, Nigeria
Gender: M
Burial: May 23, 2013Ogidi, Idemili North L.G.A, Anambra State, Nigeria
Jacob Olaudah Equiano 1Gustavus Vassa
Birth: 1745Essaka, Eboe, Benin, Edo State, Nigeria
Gender: M
Occupation: Explorer ,writer, merchant, abolitionist
Death: March 31, 1797Paddington Street, Middlesex, United Kingdom
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