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Title in the Language of the Record

Registro Civil de Honduras

Record Description

This collection will include civil registration records of births, marriages, and deaths in the country of Honduras between the years 1841-1968.

 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.

“Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968. ” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Oficina del Registro Civil. Archivo General de Centroamérica.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

These birth records may include the following information:

  • Date and place of registration
  • Informant’s name, age and residence
  • Name of the child
  • Date and place of birth
  • Parents’ names

These marriage records may include the following information:

  • Date and place of event
  • Groom’s name, age, origin and residence
  • Bride’s name, age, origin and residence
  • Parents’ names

These death records may include the following information:

  • Registration date and place
  • Informant’s name, age, residence and relationship to the deceased
  • Deceased’s name, age, marital status, origin and residence

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the Browse link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the Departamento category
⇒ Select the Ciudad o municipio category
⇒ Select the Tipo de registro y años category which takes you to the images.

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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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 Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection

“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 Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.


 

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