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Title in the Language of the Records
Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de México, México
This collection contains baptism, marriage, marriage info, and death records from the state of Mexico includes the years 1567-1970. 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 link from the collection landing page.
Baptism records usually contain the following information:
- Date and place of baptism
- Child's name and gender
- Child's date and place of birth
- Names of the parents
- Before 1820, social class of the parents
- Sometimes, the person’s race
Confirmation records usually contain the following information:
- Child's name, age and origin
- Date and place of confirmation
- Godparents' names
Marriage records usually contain the following information:
- Marriage date and place
- Groom and Bride's names, marital status, occupation, age, origin and residence
- Groom and Bride's birth and baptism date and place
- Parents' names
- Witnesses' names, origin, residence, age, marital status, occupation and length of association with the couple.
Death records usually contain the following information:
- Name and age of the deceased
- Name of spouse and children
- Cause and date of death
- Burial location
How to Use the Records
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⇒ Select the "City or Town" category
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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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- "Mexico, México, Catholic Church Records." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.
Digital images of original records housed at various Catholic Church archive repositories throughout the State of Mexico, Mexico.
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