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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
These records are in Spanish. This collection contains miscellaneous records that are housed at the Archivo Histórico de Buga. These records include censuses (padrones), will-related records (mortuorias and testamentarías), and voter identification cards (cédulas electorales).  
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This collection contains miscellaneous records that are housed at the Archivo Histórico de Buga. These records include censuses (padrones), will-related records (mortuorias and testamentarías), and voter identification cards (cédulas electorales) from 1549-1955.  
  
For a list of the dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2053764 Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
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The records are in Spanish; see the section "For Help Reading these Records" for access to translation helps.  
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Additional records will be published as they become available.  
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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
  
 
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'''Census records generally contain the following information:'''
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'''Census records''' generally contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name  
 
*Name  
 
*Residence  
 
*Residence  
*Members of the household  
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*Members of the household and their relationship to the head of household  
 
*Age
 
*Age
  
'''Will records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Wills''' usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name of the deceased  
 
*Name of the deceased  
 
*Names of family members  
 
*Names of family members  
*Location and date of death
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*Place and date of death
  
'''Voter identification records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Voter identification records''' usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name of the voter  
 
*Name of the voter  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
To search this collection, it would be helpful to know the following information:
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'''When searching:'''<br> 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, 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.
  
*Name of ancestor
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Some record sets have indexes; these indexes were created at the end of the year. Copy errors could have been made in the index, so you want to find the actual record to verify the information is correct. Using the index is a helpful way to find the actual record.
*Place of residence
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*Years the ancestor was alive
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==== Search the Collection  ====
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See the sections below for tips and uses for searching and finding the record of your ancestor in this collection and using the information in the record.
  
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Tipo de registro y años" which takes you to the images.  
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If you are unable to find a record for your ancestor in this collection, see the corresponding section below.  
  
Look at the images one by one 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. Keep in mind:
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=== Search the Collection  ===
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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'''To search by image:'''<br> To browse the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Tipo de registro y años" which takes you to the images.  
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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==== Using the Information  ====
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Search the collection by index or 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 entries or images and compare the information about the individuals listed to your ancestors to make this determination.
  
*Use the age to calculate a birth date.
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=== For Help Reading these Records  ===
*Get the names of family members and look for their records.
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*Use the place of residence as a starting point and search nearby towns for further records and ancestors.
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==== Tips to Keep in Mind  ====
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records see the following guides:
  
*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
*Proof of information given during a census was not required, so it may contain some errors.  
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*[[Colombia Language and Languages]]
*Censuses were taken by ordinary civilians who may have misspelled names.
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Spain%22 Reading Spanish handwritten records]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx Script tutorial for Spanish]
  
==== Unable to Find your Ancestor? ====
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=== Using the Information ===
  
*Search nearby towns.  
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*Use the age to calculate a birth date.
*Check for variant spellings of the names, especially phonetically.
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*Use the names of family members and look for their records.
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*Use the place of residence as a starting point and search nearby towns for further records and ancestors.  
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*Wills/testamentos are good for learning the death date and place, what family/friends he/she had at the time of death, his/her wealth status at the time of death; for example, if your ancestor gave parcels of owned land to descendants/relatives, then you know to look for land records.
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*Censuses/censos help to also identify family relationships as well as ages and birthplaces which then help us find birth records.
  
==== For Help Reading These Records ====
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=== Tips to Keep in Mind ===
  
These records are in Spanish For help with reading the records, see the following wiki article:
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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.
  
*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]] <br>
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Proof of information given during a census was not required, so it may contain some errors.
*[[Colombia Language and Languages]]
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== Related Websites  ==
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Censuses were taken by ordinary civilians who may have misspelled names, so check for variant spellings of the names, especially phonetically.
  
*[http://www.valleonline.org/tiki-index.php?page=El+establecimiento+colonial+en+el+valle+del+Cauca Establishment of Valle del Cauca]
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=== Unable to Find Your Ancestor? ===
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valle_del_Cauca Valle del Cauca]
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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A boundary change could have occurred and the record of your ancestor is now in a neighboring state, or your ancestor immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or immigration/emigration records [[Colombia Emigration and Immigration]].
  
*[[Colombia]]
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Below is a video ('''in Spanish''') about emigration and immigration within and to Colombia: [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/el-transporte-en-colombia-y-las-migraciones/574 El Transporte en Colombia y las Migraciones]  
*[[Colombia Census]]
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
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Church records are also a great source for finding information about your ancestor. [[Colombia, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== Related Websites ==
  
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found it. This will help you or others to find the same record again. Keep track of records where you did not find information about your ancestor so you and others won’t waste time looking through these records in the future.  
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/los-abundantisimos-registros-no-eclesiasticos/592 Los Abundantísimos Registros no Eclesiásticos] Free video ('''in Spanish''').
  
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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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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*[[Colombia Census]]
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*[[Colombia Notarial Records]]
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*[[Colombia Military Records]]
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*[[Colombia Civil Registration]]
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*[[Valle del Cauca Genealogy]]
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*[[Valle del Cauca]]
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*[[Colombia Genealogy|Colombia]]
  
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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== Contributions to This Article  ==
  
{{Collection citation| text =“Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Miscellaneous Records, 1549-1955.” Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archivo Histórico de Buga.}}  
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[[Colombia, Valle del Cauca, 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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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
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== Citations for this Collection ==
  
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually. <br><br> '''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation| text =“Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Miscellaneous Records, 1549-1955.” Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Academia Historia Leonardo Tascón, Buga [Leonardo Tascón Historic Academy, Buga].}}  
  
“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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Latest revision as of 02:00, 4 April 2015

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

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Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Diversos Registros

Record Description

This collection contains miscellaneous records that are housed at the Archivo Histórico de Buga. These records include censuses (padrones), will-related records (mortuorias and testamentarías), and voter identification cards (cédulas electorales) from 1549-1955.

The records are in Spanish; see the section "For Help Reading these Records" for access to translation helps.

Additional records will be published as they become available.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Miscellaneous Records, 1549-1955.

Record Content

Census records generally contain the following information:

  • Name
  • Residence
  • Members of the household and their relationship to the head of household
  • Age

Wills usually contain the following information:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Names of family members
  • Place and date of death

Voter identification records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of the voter
  • Residence of the voter

How to Use the Record

When searching:
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, 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.

Some record sets have indexes; these indexes were created at the end of the year. Copy errors could have been made in the index, so you want to find the actual record to verify the information is correct. Using the index is a helpful way to find the actual record.

See the sections below for tips and uses for searching and finding the record of your ancestor in this collection and using the information in the record.

If you are unable to find a record for your ancestor in this collection, see the corresponding section below.

Search the Collection

To search by image:
To browse the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Tipo de registro y años" which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by index or 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 entries or images and compare the information about the individuals listed 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 guides:

Using the Information

  • Use the age to calculate a birth date.
  • Use the names of family members and look for their records.
  • Use the place of residence as a starting point and search nearby towns for further records and ancestors.
  • Wills/testamentos are good for learning the death date and place, what family/friends he/she had at the time of death, his/her wealth status at the time of death; for example, if your ancestor gave parcels of owned land to descendants/relatives, then you know to look for land records.
  • Censuses/censos help to also identify family relationships as well as ages and birthplaces which then help us find birth records.

Tips to Keep in Mind

When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.

Proof of information given during a census was not required, so it may contain some errors.

Censuses were taken by ordinary civilians who may have misspelled names, so check for variant spellings of the names, especially phonetically.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

A boundary change could have occurred and the record of your ancestor is now in a neighboring state, or your ancestor immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or immigration/emigration records Colombia Emigration and Immigration.

Below is a video (in Spanish) about emigration and immigration within and to Colombia: El Transporte en Colombia y las Migraciones

Church records are also a great source for finding information about your ancestor. Colombia, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Don't overlook FHL Place Colombia, Valle del Cauca items or FHL Keyword Colombia, Valle del Cauca items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Colombia Archives and Libraries.

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Contributions to This Article

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Citations for this Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation:

“Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Miscellaneous Records, 1549-1955.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Academia Historia Leonardo Tascón, Buga [Leonardo Tascón Historic Academy, Buga].


Image Citation

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Miscellaneous Records, 1549-1955.

 

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