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Title in the Language of the Record

México, Arquidiócesis de Guadalajara, dispensas matrimoniales.

Record Description

This collection includes marriage dispensation records housed at the Archives of the Archdioceses of Guadalajara in Mexico from 1539 to 1939. The records are in Spanish.

A marriage dispensation was permission from a priest to overlook or forgo following some specific Catholic law pertaining to marriage. A more detailed explanation of dispensations is included in an article online at The Brick Walls website.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Archdiocese of Guadalajara, Miscellaneous Marriage Records, 1539-1939.

Record Content

Marriage dispensation records may contain the following information:
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Groom's name and origin
  • Names of groom's parents
  • Bride's name and origin
  • Names of bride's parents

How to Use the Collection

Search the Collection

To browse the collection by image:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Record Type and Years" category 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.

When searching:
As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

For Help Reading These Records

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


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Don't overlook FHL Place Mexico, Jalisco, Guadalajara items or FHL Keyword Mexico, Jalisco, Guadalajara items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Mexico Archives and Libraries.

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Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We especially need language translations for both content and images. For specific needs, please look for callout boxes throughout the article or visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.


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Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information (often called citing your sources). This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation:

"Mexico, Archdiocese of Guadalajara, Miscellaneous Marriage Records, 1539-1939." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Archivo de la Arquidiócesis de Guadalajara, Jalisco.

Image Citation:

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 Mexico, Archdiocese of Guadalajara, Miscellaneous Marriage Records, 1539-1939.

 

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