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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].
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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)]].  
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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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.
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== Record Content  ==
  
{{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]] '''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]] '''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  
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*Names of witnesses
 
*Names of witnesses
  
[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Burial.jpg|thumb|right]] '''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  
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*If principal left progeny
 
*If principal left progeny
  
[[Image:Mexico, chihuahua, ccr, confirmation.jpg|thumb|right]] '''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church confirmation records include:<br>'''
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== How to Use the Record  ==
  
*Date and place of confirmation
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=== Search the Collection ===
*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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'''To browse the collection by image''':<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.
  
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 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.  
  
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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=== 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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=== Other Searches ===
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=== Surrounding Localities ===
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Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. [[Sinaloa]] is on the southwestern border, [[Sonora]] on the western, [[New Mexico Genealogy|New Mexico]] on the north, [[Texas Genealogy|Texas]] on the northeastern, [[Coahuila]] on the eastern, and [[Durango]] on the south.  
  
 
== 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, Chihuahua 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, 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 Genealogy|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)]]
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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== Citations for This Collection ==
 
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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.
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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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{{Incomplete Citations}}
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“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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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><br>
  
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Mexico, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records, 1632-1958." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Archivo Diocesano de Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico.}}<br> <br> '''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link
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Latest revision as of 21:00, 12 May 2015

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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.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records, 1632-1958.

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 browse the collection by image:
⇒ 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:

Other Searches

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

Surrounding Localities

Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. Sinaloa is on the southwestern border, Sonora on the western, New Mexico on the north, Texas on the northeastern, Coahuila on the eastern, and Durango on the south.

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. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

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, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records, 1632-1958." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Archivo Diocesano de Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico.

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, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records, 1632-1958.

 

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