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Access the records: Mexico, Yucatán, Catholic Church Records, 1543-1977 .
Title in the Language of the Records
México, Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del estado de Yucatan.
This collection of Catholic Church records for the State of Yucatan covers the years 1543-1977. The text of the records is in Spanish.
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Baptism or confirmation records may contain the following:
- Date and place of the baptism or confirmation
- Child's given name and gender
- Child's birth date and place
- Parents names
- Paternal and maternal grandparents' names
- Godparents' names
Marriage records may contain the following:
- Date and place of the marriage
- Name and age of groom
- Groom's legitimacy, baptismal date and confirmation date
- Groom's birth date and place of birth
- Groom's occupation, civil status and origin and residence
- Groom’s parents' names, their occupation and origin
- Name and age of bride
- Bride's legitimacy, baptismal date and confirmation date
- Bride's birth date and place of birth
- Bride's origin and residence
- Bride's parents' names
- Witnesses names, their age, occupation, civil status, and residence
- Length of time witnesses have known bride and groom
Death or burial records may contain the following:
- Date and place of death or burial
- Name, age and gender of deceased
- Origin and residence of deceased
- Cause of death
- Spouse's name, if married
- Parents' names and their origin
- If their were children of 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, Yucatán items or FHL Keyword Mexico, Yucatán 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 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, Yucatán, Catholic Church Records, 1543-1977." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Catholic Church parishes, Yucatán.
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