Mexico, Archdiocese of Guadalajara, Miscellaneous Marriage Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

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Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

México, Arquidiócesis de Guadalajara, dispensas matrimoniales.

Record Description

This collection includes marriage dispensation records housed at the Archives of the Archdioceses of Guadalajara in Mexico from 1605 to 1910. The records are in Spanish.

A marriage dispensation was permission from a priest to overlook or forgo following some specific Catholic law pertaining to marriage. A more detailed explanation of dispensations is included in an article online at The Brick Walls website.

For a list of records by document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Record Content

Marriage dispensation records may contain the following information:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Groom's name and origin
  • Names of groom's parents
  • Bride's name and origin
  • Names of bride's parents

How to Use the Collection

Search the Collection

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image 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.

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 and 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:


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Don't overlook FHL Place Mexico, Jalisco, Guadalajara items or FHL Keyword Mexico, Jalisco, Guadalajara 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.

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Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

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Citation for This Collection

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Mexico, Archdiocese of Guadalajara, Miscellaneous Marriage Records, 1605-1910

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.

"Mexico, Archdiocese of Guadalajara, Miscellaneous Marriage Records, 1605-1910." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archivo de la Arquidiócesis de Guadalajara, Jalisco.