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== Getting started with Mexican research ==
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Guide to '''Mexico ancestry, family history and genealogy''': birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. <br>
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== Getting Started with Mexico 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 [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!  
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[[Image:1280px-Palacio de las Bellas Artes (Mexico City).jpg|frame|right|250x150px|1280px-Palacio de las Bellas Artes (Mexico City).jpg]] 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! The following articles and links are most useful for getting started with Mexican research.
  
[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 ''See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to Latin American research.'']  
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*[[Mexico Quick Start Guide]]
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*[[Mexico Locating Place of Origin]]
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*[[Improve your Search Results for Hispanic Ancestors in FamilySearch.org]]
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
  
 
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== Jurisdictions - States  ==
 
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= Research Tools  =
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== Research Tools  ==
  
 
*All [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&region=MEXICO records collections for Mexico] available on FamilySearch.org.  
 
*All [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&region=MEXICO records collections for Mexico] available on FamilySearch.org.  
*Join our group of Mexico researchers on [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mexico-Genealogy-Research-Community/231395763572280 Facebook] &amp; [[Join a Skype Research Community|Skype]]  
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*Join our group of Mexico researchers on [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mexico-Genealogy-Research-Community/231395763572280 Facebook]  
*[[Spanish Letter Writing Guide]]  
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*[[Mexico Locating Place of Origin]] This article is for those whose Mexican ancestors came to the United States.
*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]  
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/mexico Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Mexico]  
*[http://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/7/7f/Mexico_Research_Outline.pdf Mexican Research Outline]  
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*[http://mexicangenealogy.info/ Mexican Genealogy] - A website to educate and provide its readers with resources to locate their Mexican Ancestors, whom at one point lived in Mexico. Also on [https://www.facebook.com/MexicanGenealogy Facebook].
*Research Guide:[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/Mexico.pdf BYU Research Outline for Mexico]  
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*[[Image:Mexico Research Outline.pdf|Mexican Research Outline]]  
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*Research Guide: [http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/LatinAmerica/Mexico.pdf BYU Research Outline for Mexico]  
 
*[[Mexico Civil Registration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Mexico Civil Registration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 ''See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to Latin American research.'']  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 ''See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to Latin American research.'']  
*[[Mexico Websites|Websites]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to Latin American research].
  
'''Wiki articles describing these collections are found at:'''
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== Reading Spanish  ==
  
*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Central_America,_Colonial_Census_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) Central America, Colonial Census Records (FamilySearch&nbsp;Historical Records)]
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*[[Mexico Language and Languages]]  
*[[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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*[[Spanish Letter Writing Guide]]  
*[[Mexico Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]  
*[[Mexico 1930 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico 1930 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx BYU Spanish Script Tutorial]  
*[[Mexico, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/spanish-script-tutorial/92 Spanish Script Tutorial]  
*[[Mexico Civil Registration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico Civil Registraion Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*FamilySearch Learning Center videos:
*[[Mexico Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-spanish-handwritten-records-lesson-1-the-spanish-alphabet/217 Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 1]  
*[[Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-spanish-handwritten-records-lesson-2-words-and-dates/218 Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 2]  
*[[Mexico Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-spanish-handwritten-records-lesson-3-reading-spanish-records/220 Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 3]
*[[Mexico, Mexico State Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, Mexico State Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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*[[Mexico, State of Mexico Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, State of Mexico Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Mexico, State of Morelos Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, State of Morelos Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[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, San Luis Potosi Historical Archive Miscellaneous Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, San Luis Potosi Historical Archive Miscellaneous Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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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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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...]]  
 
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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== Did You Know  ==
  
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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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*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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Getting Started with Mexico Research

1280px-Palacio de las Bellas Artes (Mexico City).jpg
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! The following articles and links are most useful for getting started with Mexican research.

Si usted entiende español

Le invitamos a buscar información en español en la página de México en el wiki de FamilySearch español. También le invitamos a compartir información útil allí. Véase el enlace en la parte inferior de la página.

Jurisdictions - States

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Research Tools

Reading Spanish

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...

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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