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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, Using Film Notes in the Catalog to determine the content of a final browse point in Historical Records.

NOTE: Most missing records are available on microfilm. 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 searching the browse point Canatlán > Matrimonios 1942-1950 and Canatlán > Defunciones 1893-1901, I receive the message “Image Not Available”. Is there a way to view these images?
Answer #1: These images are not available online. However, you can order the Film 1995880 to view the images as follows: Matrimonios 1942-1950 are located in Items 1-16; and Defunciones 1893-1901 are located in Items 18-29. Item 17 pertains to records for Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico Civil Registrations.

Question #2: When searching the browse point Durango > Matrimonios 1861-1868, I find birth records. Are the missing marriage records available?
Answer #2: The first 307 images are birth record as follows: eleven (11) pages of indices, followed by Nacimientos 1893, and then, two (2) duplicate pages of indices. The marriage records for Matrimonios 1861-1868 begin with image 308.

Question #3: 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 #3: The following is a list of known browse point discrepancies that currently exist in this collection:

• Nacimientos, defunciones 1894-1953 is actually Defunciones 1920-1953.
• Nacimientos, defunciones 1954-1968 is actually Defunciones 1953-1964, 1968.
• Nacimientos, defunciones 1903-1973 is actually Nacimientos, defunciones 1921-1973.

If you encounter additional problems with this collection, feel free to report them at Please include the following information:

  • If browsing this collection: please include the full path you followed to where the problem occurred. The browse path is located above the Image viewer window.  
    For example:Mexico, Durango, Civil Registration, 1861-1995 > Durango > Matrimonios 1861-1868 > image 308 of 2058.
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