Argentina Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Collection Time Period  ==
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This index covers events from 1645 through 1930.
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This index is an electronic database of information. The entries are primarily from the IGI along with some entries derived from compiled and original records such as
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This Collection will include records from 1645 to 1930.  
 
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*Family Records
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*Church Records
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*Civil Registration
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It may also include indexes generated by the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church.
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There may be entries that cite a specific source such as the following:
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*"Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a Family Register for the People" by James Arnold
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*"Paul Dingwell Genealogical Collection" by Paul Dingwell
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*A county or state vital record registration
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These entries are in this collection for one of the following reasons:
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*They were submitted by private individuals to the LDS Church and as such are part of the IGI resulting in their inclusion in this index.
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*They have been indexed through the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church. If this is the case, the index they are a part of has been included as part of this database.
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The Vital Record Index databases are not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records although some sub-indexes (an index to a set of records within the database) have been found. When we identify a sub-index, we remove it from the database and post it separately on FamilySearch under its appropriate title.
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This index is not complete for any particular place or region
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=== Record Content  ===
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The key genealogical facts found in birth or christening index entries may include:
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*Name of the child
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*Gender
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*Names of the parents
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*Birth date
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*Birthplace
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*Christening date (if the source is a church record)
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*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
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== How to Use the Record  ==
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Use this file to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.
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Depending on the time period and place there may not be a surname listed in the original records. When that happened, the indexer often assigned a surname based on the father's surname which may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth/christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.
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=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection  ===
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Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:
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[[IGI]]
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[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
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If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog&catSearchType=film_number Family History Library Catalog].
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== Record History  ==
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For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This index is an index of some births or christenings; marriages; and deaths or burials throughout Argentina. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.
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=== Why the Record Was Created  ===
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.
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=== Record Reliability  ===
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Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Argentina.
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== Related Websites  ==
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[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/Argentina.pdf Argentina Church Record Information]
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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*[[Argentina|Argentina]]
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*[[Argentina Church Records|Argentina Church Records]]
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*[[Argentina Civil Registration]]
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== Coverage Table  ==
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This collection is a partial index of records for the localities listed below as of April 2010. The table below shows the number of records by locality. Localities not listed may not have any records in this collection.  
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The collection's index is not complete for any particular place or region and may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.  
  
Most of these records date from the time period indicated in the columns below; however, there may be records before and after these dates. Record counts where the locality information was incomplete are included below under the country name. Because of this, you may wish to search only by country.  
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Children were generally baptized within a few days of birth. Baptismal records usually give the place and date of baptism and birth, infant's name and parents' names. If the child died within a few days of baptism, the death information may also be included.  
  
As this is an index of records compiled from various sources, it is strongly recommended that you verify the information in original records. Due to privacy laws not all records may be displayed.
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=== Coverage Table  ===
  
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The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>  
  
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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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 | text= "Argentina, Baptisms,1645-1930." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}  
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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When you copy information from the record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find th record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you do not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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== Record Content and Use  ==
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
  
==== Example of a Source Citation for a Record Found in This Collection  ====
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<br> These records are published in the World Miscellaneous Deaths collection.
  
"Argentina Baptisms, 1645-1930." Index, ''FamilySearch'' (https://www.familysearch.org): accessed 17 March 2011. entry for Ernestina Munos Magne, baptized 27 February 1886: citing Church Records, reference cn 73, FHL microfilm 372,406; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
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== Related Websites  ==
  
== Citation for This Collection  ==
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/Argentina.pdf Argentina Church Record Information]
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*[http://www.argbrit.org/ British Settlers in Argentina]
  
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
The suggested format for citing FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the following article: [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]]
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*[[Argentina|Argentina]]
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*[[Argentina Church Records|Argentina Church Records]]
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*[[Argentina Civil Registration]]
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
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{{Contributor invite}}
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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When you copy information from the record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find th record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you do not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
  
[[Category:Argentina|Vital]]
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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]].

Revision as of 15:28, 23 May 2013

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

Record Description

This Collection will include records from 1645 to 1930.

The collection's index is not complete for any particular place or region and may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Children were generally baptized within a few days of birth. Baptismal records usually give the place and date of baptism and birth, infant's name and parents' names. If the child died within a few days of baptism, the death information may also be included.

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Baptisms, 1645-1930 Marriages, 1722-1911 Deaths, 1830-1888*
Argentina 32,168 4,476 3,551
Buenos Aires 803,623 31,098 1,887
Capital Federal 711,498 0 0
Catamarca 167,366 2,105 0
Chaco 0 765 0
Córdoba 637,534 87,281 0
Corrientes 174,993 735 23
Entre Ríos 300,124 23,701 0
Jujuy 62,585 0 0
La Pampa 2,828 0 0
La Rioja 99,868 0 0
Mendoza 160,008 267 0
Misiones 2,863 0 0
Río Negro 1,434 0 0
Salta 140,540 0 0
San Juan 166,452 0 0
Santa Fe 331,161 467 0
Santiago del Estero 155,284 0 0
Tucumán 259,324 0 0
Total 4,209,653 150,895 5,461

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.

"Argentina, Baptisms,1645-1930." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.


Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).


These records are published in the World Miscellaneous Deaths collection.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from the record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find th record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you do 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.