Argentina, Córdoba, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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{{FamilySearch_Collection|CID=CID1974182 |title=Argentina, Córdoba, Catholic Church Records, 1557-1974|location=Argentina|}}<br>  
  
 
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
  
Registros Parroquiales de la Provincia de Córdoba, Argentina  
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'''Registros Parroquiales de la Provincia de Córdoba, Argentina'''
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection of church records for the period of 1557-1974, includes baptisms, marriages, and burials for parishes in the Córdoba Province. Earlier registers are handwritten in narrative style, and later records were handwritten on printed forms. Catholic Church parish registers are the major records available to identify individuals, parents, and spouses before 1930. After this date, civil authorities began registering vital statistics, which by law includes people of all religions. For genealogical purposes, the information in civil sources confirms and supplements the information in church records. Records from some of these parishes have been indexed and are searchable as part of this collection. Additional indexed records will be published as they become available.  
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This collection of church records for the period of 1557 to 1974, includes baptism, confirmation, marriage, divorce and death records for parishes in the Córdoba Province.  
  
=== Record Content  ===
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A list of the cities and parishes contained in this collection is found in the [[Parishes of Córdoba, Argentina]] coverage table.
  
Key genealogical facts found in Birth Records may include the following information:
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Earlier registers are handwritten in narrative style, and later records were handwritten on printed forms. Catholic Church parish registers are the major records available to identify individuals, parents, and spouses before 1930. After this date, civil authorities began registering vital statistics, which by law includes people of all religions.
  
*Place of the event
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For genealogical purposes, the information in civil sources confirms and supplements the information in church records. Records from some of these parishes have been indexed and are searchable as part of this collection. Additional indexed records will be published as they become available.
*Date of the event  
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*Name of principal
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For a list of localities currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1974182/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
*Principal’s birth date  
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
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{{Collection citation
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|text = Parishes in the Córdoba Province. Argentina, Cordoba, Catholic Church records. Archivo del Arzobispado de Cordoba.}}
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== Record Content  ==
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Image:Argentina, Cordoba, Baptism.jpg|Baptism
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Image:Argentina cordoba ccr confirmation.jpg|Confirmation
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Image:Argentina, Cordoba, Marriage.jpg|Marriage
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Image:Argentina cordoba ccr divorce.jpg|Divorce
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Image:Argentina, Cordoba, Death.jpg|Death
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'''These baptismal records usually include the following informtion:'''
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*Date of event
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*Place of event  
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*Name of child
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*Birth date of child
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*Parents' names of child
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*Parents' origin and residence
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'''These confirmation records usually include the following informtion:'''
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*Name
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*Age
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*Parents' names
 
*Legitimacy  
 
*Legitimacy  
*Father’s name
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*Godparents
*Father’s place of origin and age
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*Mother’s name
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'''These marriage records usually include the following informtion:'''
*Mother’s place of origin and age
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*Parents' residence
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*Date of marriage
*Godfather’s name, place of origin, age, and residence  
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*Place of marriage
*Godmother’s name, place of origin, age, and residence
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*Name of Groom and Bride
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*Groom's name, age, origin and residence  
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*Names of groom's parents
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*Bride's name, age, origin and residence  
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*Names of bride's parents
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*Names of witnesses
  
Key genealogical facts found in Marriage Records may include:  
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'''These divorce records usually include the following informtion:'''
  
*Place of the event
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*Date of divorce
*Date of the event
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*Husband
*Name of groom
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*Wife
*Groom’s civil status, race, and age
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*Time separated prior to divorce
*Groom’s birthplace
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*Groom’s place and date of baptism
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*Groom’s legitimacy and parents’ names
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*Name of bride
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*Bride’s civil status, race, and age
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*Bride’s birthplace
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*Bride’s place and date of baptism
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*Bride’s legitimacy and parents’ names
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*Names of witnesses or godparents
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Key genealogical facts found in Death Records may include the following information:  
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'''These death records usually include the following informtion:'''
  
*Parish place and date of event
 
*Type of mass
 
*Name of deceased
 
*Parents’ names
 
*Marital status
 
*Name of spouse, if married or widowed
 
 
*Date of death  
 
*Date of death  
*Cause of death  
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*Place of death  
*Age at death
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*Name and origin of deceased
*Place of origin
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*Age of deceased
*Place of burial
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*Parents' names of deceased
*If the deceased left a will
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*Spouse's name of deceased
  
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
Begin your search by finding your ancestors in the index. Name indexes to baptisms, marriages, and death or burials make it possible to access a specific record quickly. Remember that these indexes may contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.  
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'''To search this collection using the index:''' <br> Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.  
  
When searching the index it is helpful to know the following:  
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'''To browse this collection you will need to follow this series of links:'''<br>⇒Select the ''"Browse"'' link in the initial search page<br>⇒Select the ''"Cuidad o Pueblo"'' category<br>⇒Select the ''"Parraquia"'' category<br>⇒Select the ''"Tipo de registro y años"'' category which takes you to the images.
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Look at the images one by one 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.
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'''When searching the index it is helpful to know the following:'''
  
 
*The place where the event occurred  
 
*The place where the event occurred  
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Use the locator information found in the index (such as page, entry, or certificate number) to locate your ancestors in the records. Compare the information in the record to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct person. You may need to compare the information of more than one person to make this determination.  
 
Use the locator information found in the index (such as page, entry, or certificate number) to locate your ancestors in the records. Compare the information in the record to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct person. You may need to compare the information of more than one person to make this determination.  
  
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family. <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1323710624623_965" />
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When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family.  
  
For example:  
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'''For example:'''
  
 
*Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.  
 
*Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.  
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*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
 
*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  
Keep in mind:  
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'''Keep in mind:'''
  
 
*The information in church records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.  
 
*The information in church records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.  
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*There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.
 
*There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.
  
If you are unable to find the ancestors you are looking for, try the following:  
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'''If you are unable to find the ancestors you are looking for, try the following:'''
  
 
*Check for variant spellings of the surnames.  
 
*Check for variant spellings of the surnames.  
 
*Check for a different index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume.  
 
*Check for a different index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume.  
 
*Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.
 
*Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Argentina, Córdoba Province Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
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*[[Argentina|Argentina]]
 
*[[Argentina Church Records]]  
 
*[[Argentina Church Records]]  
 
*[[Argentina Church History]]
 
*[[Argentina Church History]]
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record Found in a Collection ====
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
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*"Delaware Marriage Records," index and images, FamilySearch ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]): accessed 4 March 2011, entry for William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, married 23 November 1913; citing marriage certificate no. 859; FHL microfilm 2,025,063; Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
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*“El Salvador Civil Registration,” index and images, FamilySearch ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]): accessed 21 March 2011, entry for Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, born 9 April 1880; citing La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal de San Salvador.
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== Citation for This Collection  ==
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The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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<!--bibdescbegin-->Argentina. Catholic Church. Parishes in the Córdoba Province. Church records 1557-1974. Various diocesan archives in the Córdoba Province, Argentina. <!--bibdescend-->
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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"Argentina, Cordoba, Catholic Church Records, 1557-1974," index and images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 March 2012), Ramon Garcia and Filomina Martinez, married 19 January 1916; citing Iglesia Católica, Nuestra Señora de la Asunción (Córdoba, Córdoba), Registros parroquiales, 1642-1925, Archivo del Arzobispado de Córdoba.

Revision as of 20:19, 17 January 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Title in the Language of the Records

Registros Parroquiales de la Provincia de Córdoba, Argentina

Record Description

This collection of church records for the period of 1557 to 1974, includes baptism, confirmation, marriage, divorce and death records for parishes in the Córdoba Province.

A list of the cities and parishes contained in this collection is found in the Parishes of Córdoba, Argentina coverage table.

Earlier registers are handwritten in narrative style, and later records were handwritten on printed forms. Catholic Church parish registers are the major records available to identify individuals, parents, and spouses before 1930. After this date, civil authorities began registering vital statistics, which by law includes people of all religions.

For genealogical purposes, the information in civil sources confirms and supplements the information in church records. Records from some of these parishes have been indexed and are searchable as part of this collection. Additional indexed records will be published as they become available.

For a list of localities currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

Parishes in the Córdoba Province. Argentina, Cordoba, Catholic Church records. Archivo del Arzobispado de Cordoba.

Record Content

These baptismal records usually include the following informtion:

  • Date of event
  • Place of event
  • Name of child
  • Birth date of child
  • Parents' names of child
  • Parents' origin and residence

These confirmation records usually include the following informtion:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Parents' names
  • Legitimacy
  • Godparents

These marriage records usually include the following informtion:

  • Date of marriage
  • Place of marriage
  • Name of Groom and Bride
  • Groom's name, age, origin and residence
  • Names of groom's parents
  • Bride's name, age, origin and residence
  • Names of bride's parents
  • Names of witnesses

These divorce records usually include the following informtion:

  • Date of divorce
  • Husband
  • Wife
  • Time separated prior to divorce

These death records usually include the following informtion:

  • Date of death
  • Place of death
  • Name and origin of deceased
  • Age of deceased
  • Parents' names of deceased
  • Spouse's name of deceased

How to Use the Record

To search this collection using the index:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

To browse this collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Cuidad o Pueblo" category
⇒Select the "Parraquia" category
⇒Select the "Tipo de registro y años" category which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one 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.

When searching the index it is helpful to know the following:

  • The place where the event occurred
  • The name and surname of the person
  • The approximate date of the event
  • The name of the parents or spouse

Use the locator information found in the index (such as page, entry, or certificate number) to locate your ancestors in the records. Compare the information in the record to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct person. You may need to compare the information of more than one person to make this determination.

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family.

For example:

  • Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.
  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth of each partner to find a couple's birth records and parents' names.
  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in census records.
  • Use the residence and names of the parents to locate church and land records.
  • Occupations listed can lead you to other types of records such as employment or military records.
  • Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
  • The name of the officiator is a clue to their religion or area of residence in the county. However, ministers may have reported marriages performed in other counties.
  • Compile the marriage entries for every person who has the same surname as the bride or groom; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.
  • Continue to search the marriage records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the bride and groom who may have married in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.
  • Use the marriage number to identify previous marriages.
  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.

Keep in mind:

  • The information in church records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.
  • Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800.
  • There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.

If you are unable to find the ancestors you are looking for, try the following:

  • Check for variant spellings of the surnames.
  • Check for a different index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume.
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Argentina, Cordoba, Catholic Church Records, 1557-1974," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 March 2012), Ramon Garcia and Filomina Martinez, married 19 January 1916; citing Iglesia Católica, Nuestra Señora de la Asunción (Córdoba, Córdoba), Registros parroquiales, 1642-1925, Archivo del Arzobispado de Córdoba.