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Title in the Language of the Record
Registros Parroquiales de la Provincia de Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
These records are in Spanish. This collection of church records for the period of 1894 to 1950 includes baptisms and marriages for the cities of Río Grande and Ushuaia.
The parishes contained in the collection are Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria and Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes.
For a list of localities currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.
Record ContentBaptismal records usually include the following information:
- Date of event
- Place of event
- Name of child
- Child’s birth date
- Parents' names and residence
- Godparents names and residence
Marriage records usually include the following information:
- Date of event
- Place of event
- Name of groom and bride
- Groom’s age
- Groom's location of baptism
- Groom’s location of confirmation
- Groom's residence
- Groom’s place and date of baptism
- Groom’s parents' names and their origin
- Bride’s age
- Bride's location of baptism
- Bride’s location of confirmation
- Bride’s residence
- Bride’s parents’ names and their origin
- Names of witnesses and their residence
How to Use the Record
To browse this collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ 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” 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.
For Help Reading These Records
These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
- Argentina’s provinces in the early 21st century
- Tierra del Fuego Province in the early 21st century
- Argentina in 1925
- Tierra del Fuego Province in 1888
- Argentina’s provinces in 1857
- Wikipedia's entry on the history of Tierra del Fuego Province
- Spanish wiki entry on history of Tierra del Fuego Province
- "Argentina and Uruguay," a Google ebook with a section on Tierra del Fuego Province, published in 1916
- "Geographía Argentina," a Google ebook with a chapter on Tierra del Fuego Province, published in 1905
- "Historia de la Patagonia, Tierra de Fuego, é Islas Malvinas," a Google eBook, published in 1841
Other Genealogical Resources
- FamilySearch research outline for Argentina
- Argentina genealogy group
- Argentina genealogy forum
- Jewish genealogical research in Argentina
- GenForum for Argentina
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- "Argentina, Tierra del Fuego, Catholic Church Records, 1894-1950." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.
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