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These records include military records, service records and censuses. They are housed at the Archivo General de la Nación in Bogotá, Colombia.
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- Colombia, Archivo General de la Nación, Miscellaneous Records. National Archives of Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia.
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- Literacy (ability to read and write)
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Related Wiki Articles
- Colombia, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Colombia Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > 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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