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Title in the Language of the Record

Registro Civil de Honduras

Record Description

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.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968.

Record Content

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

How to Use the Record

Search the Collection

To search by index:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

To search by image:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒ Select "Department"
⇒ Select "City or Municipality"
⇒ Select "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by 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 images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

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.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following resources:

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Don't overlook FHL Place Honduras items or FHL Keyword Honduras items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.

Known Issues with This Collection

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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

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How You Can Contribute

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


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:

“Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968. ” Images. FamilySearch. Website: accessed 2015. Citing Oficina del Registro Civil. Archivo General de Centroamérica.

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 Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968.

 

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