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Title in the Language of the Record

Paraguay, Asuncion, Cemetery Records

Record Description

This collection includes records from 1842-2011

Burial records from the Cementerio de la Recoleta, Cementerio del Este and Cementerio del Sur in Asunción (Recoleta Cemetery, East Cemetery and South Cemetery). Additional images will be published as they become available. The text of the records is in Spanish.

For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Record Content

Burial records may include:

  • Place and date of burial
  • Name of deceased
  • Date and time of death
  • Age at time of death
  • Cause of death
  • Sex of deceased
  • Location of the grave

How to Use the Record

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⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "Cemetery" category
⇒ Select the "Record Type and dates" 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 if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

As you are searching, it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

For Help Reading These Records

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

Spanish Genealogical Word List

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Collection Citation:

Municipal cemeteries in Asunción. Paraguay, Asunción, Municipal Cemetery Records. Departamento de Necrópolis de la Municipalidad de Asunción, Paraguay.

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 Paraguay, Asunción, Cemetery Records, 1842-2011.


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