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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
'''Colombia, Registros Militares'''
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Colombia, Registros Militares  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection includes military service, civil registration (birth, marriage and death) and census records. They are housed at the Archivo General de la Nación in Bogotá, Colombia.  
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These records are in Spanish. This collection includes military service, civil registration (birth, marriage and death) and census records. They are housed at the Archivo General de la Nación in Bogotá, Colombia.  
  
For a list of records by document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/1429237/waypoints Browse].
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For a list of records by document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/1429237/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
 
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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 Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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{{Collection citation| text =Colombia, Archivo General de la Nación, Miscellaneous Records. National Archives of Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia.}}
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[[Colombia, Archivo General de la Nación, Miscellaneous Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
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'''These&nbsp;civil registration records&nbsp;usually include the following information:'''
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'''Civil registration''' records usually include the following information:  
  
 
*Name and gender  
 
*Name and gender  
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*Godparents
 
*Godparents
  
'''These&nbsp;military records may include the following information:'''
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'''Military records''' may include the following information:  
  
 
*Name of soldier or officer  
 
*Name of soldier or officer  
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*Date of service
 
*Date of service
  
'''These&nbsp;censuses records&nbsp;usually contain the folowing information:'''
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'''Census records''' usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name of the province  
 
*Name of the province  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
'''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 ''Tipo de registro y años'' category which takes you to the images.<br>
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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.
  
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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=== Search the Collection  ===
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To search the collection image by image, <br> ⇒Select Browse through images on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images. <br>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.  
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
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*[[Colombia Language and Languages]]
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[https://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Publications/abstract.aspx?ID=63348 Soldiers, Guerrillas, and Politics in Colombia]
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*[[Colombia Maps#Colombia_Through_the_Centuries|Online maps of Colombia]]
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*[[Colombia History#Online_Histories|Online histories of Colombia]]
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*[[Colombia Genealogy]]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[Colombia, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Colombia]]  
*[[Colombia Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Colombia Military Records]]
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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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]].  
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
{{Incomplete Citations}}
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
  
Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.
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{{Collection citation | text= "Colombia, Military Records, 1809-1958." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archivo General de la Nación, Bogotá.}}

Latest revision as of 17:37, 10 April 2014

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

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Colombia, Registros Militares

Record Description

These records are in Spanish. This collection includes military service, civil registration (birth, marriage and death) and census records. They are housed at the Archivo General de la Nación in Bogotá, Colombia.

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

Record Content

Civil registration records usually include the following information:

  • Name and gender
  • Event date and location
  • Parents' names
  • Grandparents' names
  • Godparents

Military records may include the following information:

  • Name of soldier or officer
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Religion
  • Occupation
  • Name of regiment
  • Date of service

Census records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of the province
  • Name of the section or district
  • Type of population
  • Last name and given name
  • Age, gender, and civil status
  • Nationality and place of birth
  • Occupation
  • Literacy (ability to read and write)

How to Use the Record

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.

Search the Collection

To search the collection image by image,
⇒Select Browse through images on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" 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.

For Help Reading These Records

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

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 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 for This Collection

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

"Colombia, Military Records, 1809-1958." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archivo General de la Nación, Bogotá.

 

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