Guatemala Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Collection Time Period  ==
 
== Collection Time Period  ==
  
This collection includes the years 1730 through 1930.
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This collection includes the years 1730 through 1930.  
  
== Record Description ==
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== 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 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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* Family Records
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* Church Records
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* Civil Registration
  
*Family Records
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It may also include indexes generated by the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church.
*Church Records
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*Civil Registration
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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
  
This index is not complete for any particular place or region.
 
  
 
=== Record Content  ===
 
=== Record Content  ===
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
[http://www.genealogyplace.com/ Genealogy Place]
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[http://www.genealogyplace.com/ Genealogy Place]  
  
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here. 
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This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.   
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
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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 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.  
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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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 Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].  
  
 
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection  ====
 
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection  ====
  
"Guatemala Deaths, 1760-1880." index, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]): accessed 24 March 2011). entry for Jose Estevan Chavez, buried 28 September 1829; citing Burial Records, FHL microfilm 1,151,441; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
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"Guatemala Deaths, 1760-1880." index, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]): accessed 24 March 2011). entry for Jose Estevan Chavez, buried 28 September 1829; citing Burial Records, FHL microfilm 1,151,441; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.  
  
 
== Sources of Information for This Collection  ==
 
== Sources of Information for This Collection  ==
  
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[[Category:Guatemala|Vital]]

Revision as of 21:03, 18 October 2011

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Guatemala Deaths, 1760-1880 .

Contents

Collection Time Period

This collection includes the years 1730 through 1930.

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:

  • Family Records
  • Church Records
  • Civil Registration

It may also include indexes generated by the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church.

There may be entries that cite a specific source such as the following:

  • "Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a Family Register for the People" by James Arnold
  • "Paul Dingwell Genealogical Collection" by Paul Dingwell
  • A county or state vital record registration

These entries are in this collection for one of the following reasons:

  • 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.
  • 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.

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.

This index is not complete for any particular place or region


Record Content

The key genealogical facts found in death index entries may include:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Gender
  • Names of the parents
  • Name of the spouse (if married)
  • Death or burial date
  • Death or burial place
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials

Coverage Table

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.

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.

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.

Locality Baptisms, 1730-1917 Marriages, 1750-1930 Deaths, 1760-1880
Alta Verapaz 114,519 18,837 0
Baja Verapaz 96,098 33,504 0
Chimaltenango 7,301 1,398 0
Chiquimula 4,577 0 0
El Progreso 0 2,208 0
Guatemala 114,360 18,504 20,921
Huehuetenango 11,411 0 0
Jutiapa 978 541 0
Quezaltenango 116,979 37,618 0
Totals 466,233 112,610 20,921


How to Use the 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.

Finding the Original Source for an Entry 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:

If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the Family History Library Catalog.

Record History

For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This index is an index of some deaths throughout Guatemala. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.

Why This Record Was Created

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.

Record Reliability

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 Guatemala. Church vital records were an official source and are one of the most reliable sources of information available on those who were born, married, or died in Guatemala.

Related Websites

Genealogy Place

This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here. 

Related Wiki Articles

Guatemala

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 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.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.

Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection

"Guatemala Deaths, 1760-1880." index, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org): accessed 24 March 2011). entry for Jose Estevan Chavez, buried 28 September 1829; citing Burial Records, FHL microfilm 1,151,441; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.

Sources of Information for This Collection

"Guatemala Deaths, 1760-1880," index, "FamilySearch" (https://familysearch.org). Index includes the IGI, digital copies of original records, and compiled records. FHL digital and microfilm copies. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.