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Title in the Language of the Records
Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica en el Distrito Federal de México
This collection of Catholic Church parish records covers the years 1886 to 1933. The text of the records is in Spanish.
For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records).
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.
Baptism records usually contain the following information:
- Date and place of baptism
- Name of child
- Date and place of birth
- Age and gender of child
- Parents' names and their origin or residence
- Godparents' names
- Witness’s name
Confirmation records usually contain the following information:
- Date and place of confirmation
- Child's name
- Names of parents
- Names of godparents
Marriage records usually contain the following information:
- Date and place of marriage
- Names of the bride and groom
- Groom's age, civil status, origin and residence
- Names of groom's parents
- Bride's age, civil status, origin and residence
- Names of bride's parents
- Names of witnesses
Death records usually contain the following information:
- Name and age of deceased
- Date and place of death
- Cause of death
- Marital status of deceased
- Name of spouse, if married
Census records usually contain the following information:
- Marital Status
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⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Parish and Colonia" category
⇒Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images
Look at the images one by one 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
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Citation for This Collection
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.
- "Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1513-1970." Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.
Digital copies of original records are also housed at various local Catholic Church parish archives throughout the Distrito Federal, Mexico. Such as:
- Iglesia Católica. Nuestra Señora de Lourdes (Centro, Distrito Federal). Registros parroquiales, 1897-1933.
- Iglesia Católica. San Pedro Apóstol (Cuajimalpa, Distrito Federal). Registros parroquiales, 1886-1923.
- Iglesia Católica. San Diego (Tacubaya, Distrito Federal). Registros parroquiales, 1908-1919.
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