Argentina, Tierra del Fuego, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)Edit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Registros Parroquiales de la Provincia de Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

Record Description

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Argentina, Tierra del Fue...Church Records, 1894-1950.

These records are in Spanish. This collection of church records for the period of 1894 to 1950 includes baptisms and marriages for the cities of Río Grande and Ushuaia.

The parishes contained in the collection are Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria and Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes.

For a list of localities currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Record Content

Baptismal records usually include the following information:
  • Date of event
  • Place of event
  • Name of child
  • Child’s birth date
  • Parents' names and residence
  • Godparents names and residence

Marriage records usually include the following information:

  • Date of event
  • Place of event
  • Name of groom and bride
  • Groom’s age
  • Groom's location of baptism
  • Groom’s location of confirmation
  • Groom's residence
  • Groom’s place and date of baptism
  • Groom’s parents' names and their origin
  • Bride’s age
  • Bride's location of baptism
  • Bride’s location of confirmation
  • Bride’s residence
  • Bride’s parents’ names and their origin
  • Names of witnesses and their residence

How to Use the Record

To browse this collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the"Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the “City or Town” category
⇒ Select the “Parish” category
⇒ Select the “Record Type and Years” which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

Dark thin font green pin Version 4.png
Don't overlook FHL Place Argentina, Tierra del Fuego items or FHL Keyword Argentina, Tierra del Fuego items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Argentina Archives and Libraries.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Argentina, Tierra del Fuego, Catholic Church Records, 1894-1950

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.


Citation for This Collection

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Argentina, Tierra del Fue...Church Records, 1894-1950.

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

"Argentina, Tierra del Fuego, Catholic Church Records, 1894-1950." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.

 

Need additional research help? Contact our research help specialists.

Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.


Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).

  • This page was last modified on 30 July 2014, at 19:26.
  • This page has been accessed 2,887 times.