Dominican Republic Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Collection Time Period  ==
 
 
This collection includes the years 1666 through 1929.
 
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1726 to 1924. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.  
 
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*Family Records
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*Church Records
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*Civil Registration
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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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== 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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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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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.<br>
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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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== How to Use the Record ==
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=== Citation For This Collection ===
  
Use this index 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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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>
  
In birth or christening records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Dominican Republic Baptisms, 1726-1924" Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}
  
=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection  ===
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[[Dominican Republic Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
  
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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== Record Content and Use  ==
  
*[[IGI]]
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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)]].
*[[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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== Related Websites  ==
  
== Record History  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~domwgw/mhhbcgw.htm Dominican Republic Genealogy GenWeb Project]]
 
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For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This is an index of some births or christenings throughout the Dominican Republic. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.  
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=== Why This 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 the Dominican Republic  
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== Related Web Sites  ==
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The rest of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[[Dominican Republic]]  
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*[[Dominican Republic Civil Registration]]
  
[[Dominican Republic Civil Registration]]
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
When you copy information from a record, you should also 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.  
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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.  
 
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'''A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article:[[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].'''
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=== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:  ===
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"Dominican Republic Baptisms, 1726-1924." index, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]): accessed March 18, 2011; entry for Juana Gualverta Rojas, baptized 16 July 1824; citing Church Records, FHL microfilm 1,223,911; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
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== Sources of Information For This Collection  ==
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Revision as of 17:29, 23 May 2013

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

Contents

Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1726 to 1924. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

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, 1726-1924 Marriages, 1743-1929 Deaths, 1666-1862
Azua 5,557 0 0
Distrito Nacional 28,256 3,430 0
Dominican Republic 9,076 776 14,636
Duarte 12,360 0 0
El Seybo 21,528 0 0
Espaillat 16,366 3,749 0
La Altagracia 194 208 0
La Vega 0 4,349 0
Monte Plata 2,749 0 0
Peravia 6,785 1,727 0
Puerto Plata 0 2,074 0
San Cristóbal 0 4,780 0
Santiago 11,338 10,899 0
Total 114,209 31,992 14,636

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.

"Dominican Republic Baptisms, 1726-1924" Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

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).

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