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Title in the Language of the Records
Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica en el Estado de Colima, México
This collection of the Catholic Church records from parishes in the state of Colima, Mexico covers the years of 1707-1969. The text of the records is in Spanish.
In 1797, the parishes of the then province of Colima, were part of the Bishopric of Guadalajara. In December of 1881, the Diocese of Colima was established, with 13 parishes, namely Almoloyán, Colima, Cuautitlán, Ejutla, Jilotlán, Pihuamo, Purificación, Tecalitlán, Tecomán, Tomatlán, Tonila, Tuxcacuesco, and Zapotitlán, covering a total of about 141,742 inhabitants.
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Baptism records may contain the following information:
- Date of baptism
- Name of baptized
- Names of parents
- Parish of parents
Marriage records may contain the following information:
- Names of persons married
- Parishes of persons married
- Ages of persons married
- Parents of persons married
Death records may contain the following information:
- Name of deceased
- Spouse of deceased
- Residence of deceased
- Date deceased
- Cause of death
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