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Title in the Language of the Records

Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Tabasco, México

Record Description

This collection of church records for the State of Tabasco covers the years 1803 to 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).

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Tabasco, Catholic Church Records, 1803-1970.

Record Content

Baptism or confirmation records may contain the following:

  • Date and place of baptism or confirmation
  • Child's name and gender
  • Child's date and place of birth
  • Parents' names
  • Paternal and maternal grandparents
  • Godparents
  • Before 1820, social class of the parents

Marriage records may contain the following:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names of the bride and groom
  • Groom's date and place of birth
  • Groom's baptismal date and place
  • Groom's confirmation date and place
  • Names of the groom's parents
  • Bride's date and place of birth
  • Bride's baptismal date and place
  • Bride's confirmation date and place
  • Names of bride's parents
  • Names of the witnesses

Death records may contain the following:

  • Name of deceased
  • Age and origin of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Spouse's name, if married
  • Sometimes, burial information

How to Use the Record

Search the Collection

To browse the collection by image:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "City or Town" category
⇒ Select the "Parish" category
⇒ 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.

For Help Reading These Records

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

Other Searches

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Don't overlook FHL Place Mexico, Tabasco items or FHL Keyword Mexico, Tabasco 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.

Surrounding Localities

Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. Veracruz is to the west, Campeche to the northeast, Guatemala to the east, and Chiapas to the south.

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How You Can Contribute

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 also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.

Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite 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, Tabasco, Catholic Church Records, 1803-1970" Images. FamilySearch. : accessed 2015. Citing Catholic Church parishes, Tabasco.

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, Tabasco, Catholic Church Records, 1803-1970.


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