Guatemala, Department of Chimaltenango, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Revision as of 08:21, 20 March 2013

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

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Registro Civil del Departamento de Chimaltenango, Guatemala

Record Description

This Collection will include records from 1877-2008

The collection includes birth records created by the civil registration offices in the department of Chimaltenango. Additional records will be published as they become available.

 Citation for This Collection

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

Registro Civil. Guatemala, Department of Guatemala, Civil Registration. Departamento de Chilmaltenango.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in most birth records may include:

  • Date and place of birth
  • Name of the Child
  • Parents’ names, occupation, origin, marital status and residence
  • Witnesses’ names and origin

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the Browse link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the Municipio category
⇒ Select the Tipo de registro y años 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.

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.