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== Foreign Language Title  ==
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== Title in the Language of the Records ==
  
 
Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del estado de Aguascalientes, Mexico  
 
Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del estado de Aguascalientes, Mexico  
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection of parish records (such as baptism, marriage, death, and burial records) from several states in Mexico includes years from about 1620-1962.
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This collection includes parish records (such as baptism, marriage, death, and burial records) from several states in Mexico includes years from about 1620 to 1962.  
 
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For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1502404/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
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For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article [[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
 
For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article [[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
  
=== Citation for this Collection  ===
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{{Collection_Browse_Link
 
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|CID=CID1502404
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.
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|title=Mexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church Records, 1620-1962
 
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{{Collection citation| text =<!--bibdescbegin-->Parishes throughout Aguascalientes. Mexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church records. Parishes throughout Aguascalientes, Mexico.<!--bibdescend-->}}  
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[[Mexico, Aguascalientes State Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
  
'''The key genealogical facts found in most baptism records are:''' [[Image:Mexico Aguascalientes Roman Catholic Parish Registers Baptism Example 1.jpg|thumb|right]]
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Image:Mexico Aguascalientes Roman Catholic Parish Registers Baptism Example 1.jpg|  
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</gallery> '''Baptismal records''' may contain the following information:
  
*Date of baptism<br>
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*Date of baptism  
*Place of the event and usually the parish saint name<br>
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*Place of the event and usually the parish saint name  
*Name of the person being baptized<br>
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*Name of the person being baptized  
*Names of the parents<br>
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*Names of the parents  
*Age of the person being baptized or the person’s birth date<br>
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*Age of the person being baptized or the person’s birth date  
*Gender<br>
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*Gender  
*Legitimacy<br>
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*Legitimacy  
*Before 1820, social class of the parents<br>
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*Before 1820, social class of the parents  
 
*Sometimes the person’s race
 
*Sometimes the person’s race
  
<br> '''The key genealogical facts found in most marriage records are:''' [[Image:Mexico Aguascalientes Roman Catholic Parish Registers Marriage.jpg|thumb|right]]
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Image:Mexico Aguascalientes Roman Catholic Parish Registers Marriage.jpg|  
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</gallery>
  
*Date of marriage<br>
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'''Marriage records''' may contain the following information:
*Place of the event and usually the parish saint name<br>
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*Names of the betrothed <br>
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*Names of the parents<br>
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*Names of the witnesses<br>
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*Ages and marital statuses of the betrothed <br>
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*Places of origin and residence of the betrothed and sometimes that of the parents<br>
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*Legitimacy of the betrothed<br>
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*Sometimes the race of the betrothed <br>
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<br> '''The key genealogical facts found in most burial or death records are:''' [[Image:Mexico Baja California Catholic Church Records Death.jpg|thumb|right]]
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*Date of marriage
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*Place of the event and usually the parish saint name
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*Names of the betrothed
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*Names of the parents
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*Names of the witnesses
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*Ages and marital statuses of the betrothed
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*Places of origin and residence of the betrothed and sometimes that of the parents
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*Legitimacy of the betrothed
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*Sometimes the race of the betrothed
  
*Date of death or burial<br>
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*Place of burial or death <br>
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[[Image:Mexico Baja California Catholic Church Records Death.jpg|
*Name of the deceased person <br>
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</gallery> '''Death and burial records''' may contain the following information:
*Sometimes the names of the parents or the spouse, if the deceased was married <br>
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*Age of the deceased person at time of death<br>
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*Date of death or burial  
*Place of residence or origin of the deceased person <br>
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*Place of burial or death  
*Sometimes the race of the deceased <br>
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*Name of the deceased person  
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*Sometimes the names of the parents or the spouse, if the deceased was married  
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*Age of the deceased person at time of death  
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*Place of residence or origin of the deceased person  
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*Sometimes the race of the deceased
  
 
== How to Use the Records  ==
 
== How to Use the Records  ==
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒ Select the "Ciudad o pueblo" category<br> ⇒ Select the "Parroquia" category<br> ⇒ Select the "Tipo de registro y años" category which takes you to the images.<br>
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=== Search the Collection  ===
  
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
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'''To search by image:'''<br> To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒ Select the "City or Town"<br> ⇒ Select the "Parish" <br> ⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.<br>
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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.
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'''When searching:'''<br> 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.
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following resources:
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*[[Mexico Language and Languages]]
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx BYU Spanish Script Tutorial]
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*FamilySearch Learning Center videos:
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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]
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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]
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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]
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=== Surrounding Localities  ===
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Unable to find your ancestor? Consider looking at collections for surrounding localities. [[Zacatecas]] is on the northern, eastern, and western border and [[Jalisco]] is on the southern border.  
  
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Mexico, Aguascalientes State Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org 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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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Mexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org 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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== Related Web Sites  ==
 
== Related Web Sites  ==
  
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*[[Aguascalientes Maps]]
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*[[Aguascalientes History]]
 
*[http://www.thecatholicdirectory.com/directory.cfm?fuseaction=search_directory&country=MX&absolutecity=Aguascalientes Catholic churches in Aguascalientes]  
 
*[http://www.thecatholicdirectory.com/directory.cfm?fuseaction=search_directory&country=MX&absolutecity=Aguascalientes Catholic churches in Aguascalientes]  
*[http://www.gcatholic.com/dioceses/diocese/agua0.htm Diocese of Aguascalientes]
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*[http://www.gcatholic.org/dioceses/diocese/agua0.htm Diocese of Aguascalientes]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[Mexico Church Records]]
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*[[Mexico Genealogy|Mexico]]
 
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*[[Aguascalientes]]
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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*[[Mexico Church Records]]  
 
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*[[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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== How You Can Contribute ==
  
When you copy information from the record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find th record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you do not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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{{Contributor invite}}
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]
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== Citations for This Collection  ==
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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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. <br>
  
"Mexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church Records 1620-1962," images, ''FamilySearch'' (http://www.familysearch.org www.familysearch.org&nbsp;: accessed 31 May 2012), Aguascalientes &gt; Asuncion de Maria &gt; Bautismos 1616-1662 Matrimonios &gt; Image 302 of 334; Francisco Del La Cruz with Catalina Isabel Bautista, 8 May 1649.  
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Mexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church Records, 1620-1962." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica en Aguascalientes, México.}}<br>
  
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Latest revision as of 01:04, 18 June 2015

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Contents

Title in the Language of the Records

Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del estado de Aguascalientes, Mexico

Record Description

This collection includes parish records (such as baptism, marriage, death, and burial records) from several states in Mexico includes years from about 1620 to 1962.

For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records).

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church Records, 1620-1962.

Record Content

Baptismal records may contain the following information:
  • Date of baptism
  • Place of the event and usually the parish saint name
  • Name of the person being baptized
  • Names of the parents
  • Age of the person being baptized or the person’s birth date
  • Gender
  • Legitimacy
  • Before 1820, social class of the parents
  • Sometimes the person’s race

Marriage records may contain the following information:

  • Date of marriage
  • Place of the event and usually the parish saint name
  • Names of the betrothed
  • Names of the parents
  • Names of the witnesses
  • Ages and marital statuses of the betrothed
  • Places of origin and residence of the betrothed and sometimes that of the parents
  • Legitimacy of the betrothed
  • Sometimes the race of the betrothed
Death and burial records may contain the following information:
  • Date of death or burial
  • Place of burial or death
  • Name of the deceased person
  • Sometimes the names of the parents or the spouse, if the deceased was married
  • Age of the deceased person at time of death
  • Place of residence or origin of the deceased person
  • Sometimes the race of the deceased

How to Use the Records

Search the Collection

To search by image:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "City or Town"
⇒ Select the "Parish"
⇒ Select the "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:

Surrounding Localities

Unable to find your ancestor? Consider looking at collections for surrounding localities. Zacatecas is on the northern, eastern, and western border and Jalisco is on the southern border.

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

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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Don't overlook FHL Place Mexico, Aguascalientes items or FHL Keyword Mexico, Aguascalientes items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Mexico Archives and Libraries.

Related Web Sites

Related Wiki Articles

How You Can Contribute

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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:

"Mexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church Records, 1620-1962." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica en Aguascalientes, México.

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 Mexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church Records, 1620-1962.

 

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