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FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Honduras Marriages, 1800-1910 .

Contents

Collection Time Period

This collection includes the years 1730 through 1930.

Record Description

This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:

  • Family Records
  • Church Records
  • Civil Registration

This index is not complete for any particular place or region.

Record Content

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

  • Name of bride and groom
  • Names of the parents
  • Marriage date
  • Marriage 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, 1730-1930 Marriages, 1800-1910 Deaths, 1750-1900
Choluteca 34,493 1,678 158
Colón 13,691 211 0
Comayagua 1,203 2,408 0
Copán 6,469 4,155 0
El Paraíso 1,706 0 0
Francisco Morazán 49,748 4,961 0
Honduras 6,343 1,436 0
Intibucá 9,836 0 0
La Paz 10,954 302 0
Lempira 15,583 4,474 0
Ocotepeque 17,408 4,347 0
Olancho 26,492 4,607 352
Santa Bárbara 0 582 212
Valle 21,760 1,569 0
Totals 215,686 30,730 722


  • These records are published in the World Miscellaneous Marriages collection.

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.

Collection History

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

Why This Collection 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..

Collection 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 Honduras.

Related Web Sites

Honduras Genealogy Resources

Utila, Honduras History

Related Wiki Articles

Honduras

Contributions to This Article

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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:

"Honduras Marriages, 1800-1910." index, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org): accessed 24 March 2011. entry for Aguilino Morales and Felipa Aguilar, married 17 July 1894; citing Marriage Records, FHL microfilm 1,464,130 Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.

Sources of Information for This Collection

"Honduras Honduras Marriages, 1800-1910," index, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org). Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.


 

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