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Access the records: Mexico, Tlaxcala, Catholic Church Records, 1576-1994 .
Title in the Language of the Record
Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Tlaxcalca.
This collection of parish records (such as baptism, marriage, death, and burial records) from the State of Tlaxcala includes years from about 1576 to 1994. The text of the records is in Spanish.
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Tlaxcala, Catholic Church Records, 1576-1994.|
Baptism or confirmation records may include the following:
- Date and place of baptism or confirmation
- Name and gender of child
- Names of the parents
- Age of the person being baptized or the person’s birth date
- Before 1820, social class of the parents
- Sometimes the person’s race
Marriage records may include the following:
- Date and place of marriage
- Names of the betrothed
- Names of the parents
- Names of the witnesses
- Ages and marital statuses of the betrothed
- Places of origin and residence of the betrothed and sometimes that of the parents
- Legitimacy of the betrothed
- Sometimes the race of the betrothed
Death or burial records may include the following:
- Date and place of death or burial
- Name of the deceased person
- Sometimes the names of the parents or the spouse, if the deceased was married
- Age of the deceased person at time of death
- Place of residence or origin of the deceased person
- Sometimes the race of the deceased
How to Use the Records
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:
- Mexico Language and Languages
- Spanish Genealogical Word List
- BYU Spanish Script Tutorial
- FamilySearch Learning Center videos:
|FHL Place Mexico, Tlaxcala items or FHL Keyword Mexico, Tlaxcala 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.|
Related Web Sites
Related Wiki Articles
- Mexico Church Records
- Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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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.
- "Mexico, Puebla, Civil Registration, 1861-1930." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Catholic Church parishes, Tlaxcala.
|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, Tlaxcala, Catholic Church Records, 1576-1994.|
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