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== Getting started with Mexican research  ==
 
== Getting started with Mexican research  ==
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Welcome to the México page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the México page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Mexican records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The México Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!  
 
Welcome to the México page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the México page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Mexican records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The México Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!  
  
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*All [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&region=MEXICO records collections for Mexico] available on FamilySearch.org.
 
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/mexico Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Mexico]  
 
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Central_America,_Colonial_Census_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) Central America, Colonial Census Records (FamilySearch&nbsp;Historical Records)]
 
*[[Mexico, Baja California and Baja California Sur, Catholic Church Parish Records|Mexico, Baja California and Baja California Sir States Catholic Records (FamilySearch Historical Records]])  
 
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*[[Mexico Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
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*[[Mexico Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
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*[[Mexico, State of Mexico Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, State of Mexico Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Mexico, State of Mexico Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, State of Mexico Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Mexico, State of Morelos Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, State of Morelos Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Mexico, State of Morelos Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, State of Morelos Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Mexico, State of Quintana Roo Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, State of Quintana Roo Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records]]  
 
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*[[Mexico, State of San Luis Potosi Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, State of San Luis Potosi Civil Registrations (FamilySearch]][[Mexico, State of San Luis Potosi Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Historical Records)]]  
 
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*[[Mexico, State of Sonora Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, State of Sonora Civil Registrations (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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In 1568, Phillip II decreed that the Moors should abandon their names and adopt Spanish names. Thus, some Moorish names such as Ben-egas became Venegas.
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The additional four influences that played a part in the development of Spanish surnames were patronymic, occupational, descriptive or nickname, and geographical (estates, manors, and dominions) terms. [[Mexico Names, Personal|Read more...]]
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*Land records are primarily used to learn where an individual lived and when he or she lived there. They often reveal other information, such as the name of a spouse, heir, other relatives, or neighbors. You may learn where a person lived previously, his or her occupation, and other clues for further research. [[Mexico Land and Property|Read more...]]
  
 
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In 1568, Phillip II decreed that the Moors should abandon their names and adopt Spanish names. Thus, some Moorish names such as Ben-egas became Venegas.
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The additional four influences that played a part in the development of Spanish surnames were patronymical, occupational, descriptive or nickname, and geographical (estates, manors, and dominions) terms. [[Mexico Names, Personal|Read more...]]
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Getting started with Mexican research

Welcome to the México page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the México page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Mexican records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The México Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!

See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to Latin American research.

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Featured Content

In 1568, Phillip II decreed that the Moors should abandon their names and adopt Spanish names. Thus, some Moorish names such as Ben-egas became Venegas.

The additional four influences that played a part in the development of Spanish surnames were patronymic, occupational, descriptive or nickname, and geographical (estates, manors, and dominions) terms. Read more...

See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to Latin American research.

Did you know?

  • Land records are primarily used to learn where an individual lived and when he or she lived there. They often reveal other information, such as the name of a spouse, heir, other relatives, or neighbors. You may learn where a person lived previously, his or her occupation, and other clues for further research. Read more...

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