Mexico, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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= Mexico, Chihuahua Catholic Church Parish Records =
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This wiki article describes a collection of records that is available for free online at FamilySearch Record Search – Pilot Site. To access the collection, see [[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1521780;t=browsable;w=0 Mexico, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Parish Records, 1622-1958]]
  
 
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The Family History Library collection of the Roman Catholic Church parish records of the Diocese of Chihuahua, Mexico covers the years from 1632 to 1958.
 
The Family History Library collection of the Roman Catholic Church parish records of the Diocese of Chihuahua, Mexico covers the years from 1632 to 1958.
  
== Why was this collection created?<br> ==
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=== Population Coverage ===
  
Mexican Catholic Church parish registers were created to record baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and burials occurring in the parish.
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Catholic Church parish records cover 95 to 100% of a city’s population. This collection only includes the parish records that were centralized into the diocesan archive.
  
== Collection History<br> ==
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== Collection History ==
  
Parish priests performed the baptisms, marriages, deaths, burials, and other holy sacraments in their assigned parish or parishes. All the original parish records were kept in the parish archive; however, later the records were centralized in the diocesan archive of the Diocese of Chihuahua, which was created in 1891 from a division of the Diocese of Durango. The Diocese of Chihuahua was elevated to the rank of Archdiocese of Chihuahua in 1958.
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=== Why was this collection created?<br> ===
  
== How to Use the Collection<br> ==
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Mexican Catholic Church parish registers were created to record baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and burials occurring in the parish.
  
The Catholic Church parish records are an excellent source for genealogical research in Mexico. These may also be the only records available for Spanish research before civil registration was implemented in 1871.
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=== Collection Reliability ===
  
== Collection Content<br> ==
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Catholic Church parish records are a reliable source for doing Mexican genealogical research.<br>
  
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== Collection Description ==
  
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Usually separate registers were maintained for baptisms, marriages, and deaths. However, in localities with a small population the records of baptisms, marriages, and burials were recorded in the same register. Confirmations were usually recorded with the baptismal registers, but can also be found with deaths or marriages. Generally, entries were created in chronological order. Early registers may have some ecclesiastical documents written in Latin.
  
  
'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church baptismal records include:<br>'''• Place and date of the baptism<br>• Given name<br>• Gender, place and date of birth or age at baptism<br>• If legitimate or illegitimate<br>• Parents names, sometimes their residence and/or place of birth<br>• Names of maternal grandparents<br>• Names of paternal grandparents<br>• Name/s of godparents
 
  
'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church marriage records include:<br>'''• Place and date of the marriage<br>• Name of the groom<br>• Age of groom, his place of birth and/or residence<br>• Name of the groom’s parents<br>• Name of the bride<br>• Age of bride, her place of birth and/or residence<br>• Names of the bride’s parents<br>• Sometimes, the parent’s place of origin and/or civil status<br>• Names of witnesses
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=== Collection Content ===
  
'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church burial records include:<br>'''• Place and date of the burial<br>• Burial place<br>• Name of the principal<br>• Place and date of birth or age at time of death<br>• Cause of death<br>• Residence of the deceased<br>• Place of death<br>• Civil status of the principal, if married the name of the spouse may be given<br>• If principal left progeny
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'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church baptismal records include:<br>'''• Place and date of the baptism<br>• Given name<br>• Gender, place and date of birth or age at baptism<br>• If legitimate or illegitimate<br>• Parents names, sometimes their residence and/or place of birth<br>• Names of maternal grandparents<br>• Names of paternal grandparents<br>• Name/s of godparents
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'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church marriage records include:<br>'''• Place and date of the marriage<br>• Name of the groom<br>• Age of groom, his place of birth and/or residence<br>• Name of the groom’s parents<br>• Name of the bride<br>• Age of bride, her place of birth and/or residence<br>• Names of the bride’s parents<br>• Sometimes, the parent’s place of origin and/or civil status<br>• Names of witnesses
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'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church burial records include:<br>'''• Place and date of the burial<br>• Burial place<br>• Name of the principal<br>• Place and date of birth or age at time of death<br>• Cause of death<br>• Residence of the deceased<br>• Place of death<br>• Civil status of the principal, if married the name of the spouse may be given<br>• If principal left progeny  
  
 
'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church confirmation records include:<br>'''• Date and place of confirmation<br>• Name of person being confirmed<br>• Parents’ or godparents’ names
 
'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church confirmation records include:<br>'''• Date and place of confirmation<br>• Name of person being confirmed<br>• Parents’ or godparents’ names
  
== Collection Physical Description<br> ==
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=== How to Use the Collection ===
  
Usually separate registers were maintained for baptisms, marriages, and deaths. However, in localities with a small population the records of baptisms, marriages, and burials were recorded in the same register. Confirmations were usually recorded with the baptismal registers, but can also be found with deaths or marriages. Generally, entries were created in chronological order. Early registers may have some ecclesiastical documents written in Latin.
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The Catholic Church parish records are an excellent source for genealogical research in Mexico. These may also be the only records available for Spanish research before civil registration was implemented in 1871.<br>
  
== Population Coverage<br> ==
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== &nbsp;Bibliography ==
  
Catholic Church parish records cover 95 to 100% of a city’s population. This collection only includes the parish records that were centralized into the diocesan archive.
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== Collection Reliability <br> ==
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Catholic Church parish records are a reliable source for doing Mexican genealogical research.<br>
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Contents

Foreign Language Title

México, Chihuahua Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica

Mexico, Chihuahua Catholic Church Parish Records

This wiki article describes a collection of records that is available for free online at FamilySearch Record Search – Pilot Site. To access the collection, see [Mexico, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Parish Records, 1622-1958]

Collection Time Period

The Family History Library collection of the Roman Catholic Church parish records of the Diocese of Chihuahua, Mexico covers the years from 1632 to 1958.

Population Coverage

Catholic Church parish records cover 95 to 100% of a city’s population. This collection only includes the parish records that were centralized into the diocesan archive.

Collection History

Why was this collection created?

Mexican Catholic Church parish registers were created to record baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and burials occurring in the parish.

Collection Reliability

Catholic Church parish records are a reliable source for doing Mexican genealogical research.

Collection Description

Usually separate registers were maintained for baptisms, marriages, and deaths. However, in localities with a small population the records of baptisms, marriages, and burials were recorded in the same register. Confirmations were usually recorded with the baptismal registers, but can also be found with deaths or marriages. Generally, entries were created in chronological order. Early registers may have some ecclesiastical documents written in Latin.


Collection Content

Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church baptismal records include:
• Place and date of the baptism
• Given name
• Gender, place and date of birth or age at baptism
• If legitimate or illegitimate
• Parents names, sometimes their residence and/or place of birth
• Names of maternal grandparents
• Names of paternal grandparents
• Name/s of godparents

Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church marriage records include:
• Place and date of the marriage
• Name of the groom
• Age of groom, his place of birth and/or residence
• Name of the groom’s parents
• Name of the bride
• Age of bride, her place of birth and/or residence
• Names of the bride’s parents
• Sometimes, the parent’s place of origin and/or civil status
• Names of witnesses

Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church burial records include:
• Place and date of the burial
• Burial place
• Name of the principal
• Place and date of birth or age at time of death
• Cause of death
• Residence of the deceased
• Place of death
• Civil status of the principal, if married the name of the spouse may be given
• If principal left progeny

Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church confirmation records include:
• Date and place of confirmation
• Name of person being confirmed
• Parents’ or godparents’ names

How to Use the Collection

The Catholic Church parish records are an excellent source for genealogical research in Mexico. These may also be the only records available for Spanish research before civil registration was implemented in 1871.

 Bibliography

 

 

 

CID1521780 Please do not erase or change this identification number.