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Title in the Language of the Record
Registro Civil de Honduras
This collection includes civil registration records of births, marriages, and deaths in the country of Honduras between the years 1841 and 1968. These records are in Spanish.
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
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
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
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⇒ Select "Department"
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Citation for This Collection
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968
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.