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== Foreign Language Title  ==
 
== Foreign Language Title  ==
  
'''Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica en el Estado de Chihuahua, México.'''
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Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica en el Estado de Chihuahua, México.  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
The Family History Library collection of the Catholic Church parish records of the Diocese of Chihuahua, Mexico covers the years from 1622 to 1958.  
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This collection of Catholic Church parish records in Chihuahua, Mexico, covers the years from 1622 to 1958. The text of the records is in Spanish.
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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/1521780/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
  
 
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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== Record Content ==
  
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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{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Iglesia Católica. Mexico, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records. Archivo Diocesano de Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico.<!--bibdescend-->}}
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[[Mexico, Chihuahua 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  ==
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[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Baptisn.jpg|thumb|right|Baptism]] '''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church baptismal records include:<br>'''  
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'''Baptism records''' may contain the following information:
  
 
*Place and date of the baptism  
 
*Place and date of the baptism  
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*Names of maternal grandparents  
 
*Names of maternal grandparents  
 
*Names of paternal grandparents  
 
*Names of paternal grandparents  
*Name/s of godparents
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*Names of godparents
  
[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Marriage.jpg|thumb|right|Marriage]] '''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church marriage records include:'''
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'''Confirmation records''' may contain the following information:
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*Date and place of confirmation
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*Name of person being confirmed
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*Parents’ or godparents’ names
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'''Marriage records''' may contain the following information:
 
*Place and date of the marriage  
 
*Place and date of the marriage  
 
*Name of the groom  
 
*Name of the groom  
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*Names of witnesses
 
*Names of witnesses
  
[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Burial.jpg|thumb|right|Burial]] '''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church burial records include:<br>'''
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[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Burial.jpg|thumb|right|Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Burial.jpg]]  
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'''Death or burial records''' may contain the following information:
 
*Place and date of the burial  
 
*Place and date of the burial  
 
*Burial place  
 
*Burial place  
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*If principal left progeny
 
*If principal left progeny
  
[[Image:Mexico, chihuahua, ccr, confirmation.jpg|thumb|right|Confirmation]] '''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church confirmation records include:<br>'''
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== How to Use the Record  ==
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===Search the Collection===
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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" category<br>⇒ Select the "Parish" category<br>⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images.
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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.
  
*Date and place of confirmation
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
*Name of person being confirmed
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*Parents’ or godparents’ names
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== How to Use the Record  ==
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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]
  
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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== Known Issues with This 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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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Mexico, Chihuahua, 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.  
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.nuestrosranchos.com/en/node/17680 Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records]
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*[[Chihuahua Maps]]
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*[[Chihuahua History]]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[Mexico Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Mexico]]
*[[Mexico Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Chihuahua]]
*[[Mexico Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
== Known issues with this Collection  ==
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
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*Mexico, Catholic Church Records<br>* Aguascalientes<br>* Asientos<br>* Nuestra Señora de Belén
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You can find Bautismos, 1846-1848, Bautismos, 1855-1858, but 1848-1855 are missing
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*Mexico, Catholic Church Records <br>* Nuevo León <br>* Salinas Victoria <br>* Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe <br>* Bautismos 1790-1830 (Images 1 through 375 end 4 May 1818)
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You can view the record images from 1790 through 4 May 1818 online but not the records from 4 May 1818 through 1830 because they are not digitized yet. They&nbsp;can be viewed on FHL INTL Film 605403. <br>
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*Mexico, Catholic Church Records<br>* Chihuahua<br>* Juárez<br>* Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe<br>* Bautismos 1830-1834
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This collection has two volumes. You can begin in 1830 and search until 1834 when the second volume appears at image 184 and contains additional records beginning in May of 1830.
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=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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{{Contributor invite}}  
 
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When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.  
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article:''[[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]''
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
{{Incomplete Citations}}
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Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1521780/waypoints Mexico, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records, 1632-1958]
  
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.  
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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.  
  
[[Category:Mexico|Chihuahua]]
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{{Collection citation | text= "Mexico, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records, 1632-1958." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archivo Diocesano de Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico.}}

Latest revision as of 21:24, 9 July 2014

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Contents

Foreign Language Title

Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica en el Estado de Chihuahua, México.

Record Description

This collection of Catholic Church parish records in Chihuahua, Mexico, covers the years from 1622 to 1958. The text of the records is in Spanish.

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

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

Record Content

Baptism records may contain the following information:

  • 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
  • Names of godparents

Confirmation records may contain the following information:

  • Date and place of confirmation
  • Name of person being confirmed
  • Parents’ or godparents’ names

Marriage records may contain the following information:

  • 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

Death or burial records may contain the following information:

  • 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

How to Use the Record

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 "City or Town" category
⇒ Select the "Parish" category
⇒ 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.

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 Keyword Mexico, Chihuahua items or FHL Place Mexico, Chihuahua 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.

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.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.


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, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records, 1632-1958

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, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records, 1632-1958." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archivo Diocesano de Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico.

 

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