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Title in the Language of the Record
Registro Civil del Estado de Aguascalientes, México
This collection includes civil registration birth records from the State of Aguascalientes, Mexico. The text of the records is in Spanish.
Birth records usually contain the following information:
- Date and place of registration
- Registrant or informant and their personal information
- Child's name and gender
- Child’s date and place of birth
- Father's name, age, marital status, occupation and residence
- Mother's maiden name, age, marital status and residence
- Names of paternal grandparents
- Names of maternal grandparents
- Names of witnesses and their personal information
How to Use the Record
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Search the Collection
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 look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:
- There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
- You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
- Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life
To search the collection image by image,
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "City or Municipality"
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.
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Tips to Keep in Mind
- When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
- Continue to search the index and records to identify siblings or children.
- Be aware that, as with any index, transcription errors may occur.
Unable to Find your Ancestor?
- Check for variant spellings of the names.
- Search the records of nearby localities.
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- “Mexico, Aguascalientes, Civil Registration, Births.” Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.
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