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NOTE: For a way to determine what digital records are likely to be found within a collection or how to find missing images elsewhere, see Article 56000, How to use Film Notes in the Catalog to determine the content of a final browse point in Historical Records.

NOTE: See Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche for instructions on ordering microfilm as well as finding a local FamilySearch Center where you can view the films.

Question #1: When I search in Guadalajara > Diócesis de Guadalajara > Matrimonios 1751, the first image is Film Number 577210 for Records of deeds, 1686-1904 [Bristol County, Massachusetts]. How can I find the records I am searching for?
Answer #1: Images for Guadalajara > Diócesis de Guadalajara > Matrimonios 1751 may be found on Film 168008.

Question #2: The Event Type and Year Range (browse point) title does not properly reflect the actual digital record content. Is there a way to determine what digital records are likely to be found within a collection? There also appears to be missing years. Are the missing images available elsewhere?
Answer #2: The following is a list of known browse point discrepancies that currently exist in this collection:

El Sagrario > Matrimonios 1812-1832 should read as Matrimonios 1812-1842.

San Agustín > Bautismos de hijos legítimos 1717-1726 should read as Bautismos de hijos legítimos 1662-1680, 1717-1726. The 1662 records begin on image 174.

San José de Analco > Información matrimonial 1890-1936 only contains 186 images from 1893-1906. Until the remaining images are downloaded, you will have to order the Film 38652: Información matrimonial 1890-1894, 1893-1905, 1922-1936 for viewing at a FamilySearch Center.

San José de Analco > Información matrimonial 1886-1890 should read as Información matrimonial 1886-1894.

Nuestra Señora de la Asunción > Bautismos de hijos legítimos 1698-1701, 1701-1707, 1694-1702 should read as Bautismos 1698-1707, 1694-1710. The second group of baptisms begins on image 203. See the Catalog Film Notes for Film 279253, Item 1: Bautismos de hijos lelgítimos, dic. 1698-dic. 1701, jun.1701-ene. 1707, feb. 1694- nov. 1702.

Lagos de Moreno
Santa María de los Lagos > Matrimonios 1711-1720 should read as Matrimonios 1677-1697, Defunciones 1682-1708, Bautismos 1614-1668, Matrimonies 1711-1720. The images for Matrimonies 1711-1720 are in images 438- 574. The associated film is 221512.

San José > Matrimonios 1798-1829 should read as Matrimonios 1798-1839.  The records in the browse point are ordered as follows:
Image 5: Libro 1 1803-1812; Image 143: Libro 1 cont’d 1803-1827; Image 280: Libro 2 1827-1839; and Image 494: 1798-1803

Nuestra Señora de los Dolores > Bautismos 1853-1856 should read as Bautismos 1853-1855.

Villa Hidalgo
La Santisima Trinidad > Bautismos 1823-1844 should read as Bautismos 1823-1844, Defunciones 1835-1844. The image breakdown is as follows:
Baptisms 1823-1842 (Images 5-728), Deaths 1835-1842 (Images 730-753), Baptisms 1842-1844 (Images 755 – 775), and Deaths 1842-1844 (Images 776-779). See the Catalog Film Notes for Film 1155554: Bautismos 1823-1844 (contiene defunciones al final); also note that Villa Hidalgo is known as Paso de Sotos.

Question #3: I have found several image viewing problems. How can I see these records?
Answer #3: Solutions to various image viewing problems are listed below:

  • Jocotepec > San Francisco de Asís > Bautismos de hijos legítimos 1910-1917 is missing the page with the “S” surnames from the index (Image 26 of 685). The page is not available on the original film.
  • Jocotepec > San Francisco de Asís > Matrimonios 1876-1895: About every 24th image is truncated on the lower 1/3 (26 images: 14, 38, 62, 80, 104, 128, 152, 176, 200, 224, 248, 280, 304, 328, 352, 376, 400, 419, 443, 467, 419, 515, 539, 563, 587, and 611). Until the images are re-digitized, you can view them on Film 234124: Matrimonios 1876-1895.
  • Teocaltiche > Nuestra Señora de los Dolores > Matrimonios 1783-1804 > Image 485 of 596 is missing pages 213-219. The pages are not available on the original film.
  • Unión de San Antonio > Señor de la Ascensión > Bautismos 1834-1840 Images 457 – 466 are backwards and upside down. You can order the Film 440511 and adjust the film position for viewing if a mirror does not work for you.

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  • If browsing this collection: please include the full path you followed to where the problem occurs.   
    For example: Mexico Jalisco Catholic Church Records 1590-1979 > Guadalajara > Diócesis de Guadalajara > Matrimonios 1751 > Image 25 of 801.
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