Mexico, Coahuila, State Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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{{Record_Search_article|CID=CID1502401 |location=Mexican|title=Mexico, Coahuila Catholic Church Records, 1627-1998|scheduled=}}<br>  
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{{Record_Search_article|CID=CID1502401 |location=Mexican|title=Mexico, Coahuila, Catholic Church Records, 1627-1978}}<br>  
  
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
'''Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Coahuila, Mexico'''
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Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Coahuila, Mexico  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection of parish records such as baptism, marriage, death, and burial records from the State includes year from about 1627-1998.  
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This collection of parish records such as baptism, marriage, death, and burial records from the State includes year from about 1627-1978. 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/1502401/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)]].  
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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.  
 
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.  
  
{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Catholic Parishes in Coahuila. Mexico, Coahuila, Catholic Church Records. Archivo de la Parroquia, Coahuila, Mexico.<!--bibdescend-->}}
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{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Catholic Parishes in Coahuila. Mexico, Coahuila, Catholic Church Records. Archivo de la Parroquia, Coahuila, Mexico.<!--bibdescend-->}}  
  
 
[[Mexico, Coahuila 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.]]  
 
[[Mexico, Coahuila 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  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
  
'''The key genealogical facts found in most baptism records are:'''  
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Image:Mexico Coahuila ccr baptism.jpg|Baptism
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Image:Mexico Coahuila ccr confirmation.jpg|Confirmation
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Image:Mexico Coahuila ccr marriage.jpg|Marriage
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Image:Mexico Coahuila ccr marriage info.jpg|Marriage Information
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Image:Mexico Coahuila ccr death.jpg|death
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'''Most baptismal records contain:'''  
  
 
*Date of baptism  
 
*Date of baptism  
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*Before 1820, social class of the parents  
 
*Before 1820, social class of the parents  
 
*Sometimes the person’s race
 
*Sometimes the person’s race
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'''The key genealogical facts found in most marriage records are:'''  
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<br> '''Most marriage records contain:'''  
  
 
*Date of marriage  
 
*Date of marriage  
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*Legitimacy of the betrothed  
 
*Legitimacy of the betrothed  
 
*Sometimes the race of the betrothed
 
*Sometimes the race of the betrothed
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'''The key genealogical facts found in most burial or death records are:'''  
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<br> '''Most burial or death records contain:'''  
  
 
*Date of death or burial  
 
*Date of death or burial  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
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 "_____________" category<br> ⇒ Select the "_____________" category<br> ⇒ Select the "_____________" category which takes you to the images<br>  
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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.<br>  
  
 
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.  
 
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.  
  
In most cases, Mexican Catholic parish registers are the only records before 1859 that identify individuals, parents, and spouses. After this date, civil authorities began registering vital statistics (nacimientos, matrimonies, y defunciones) that by law include people of all religions. The information in civil sources confirms and supplements the information in church records. Be sure to search both the parish and civil records after 1860.  
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In most cases, Mexican Catholic parish registers are the only records before 1859 that identify individuals, parents, and spouses. After this date, civil authorities began registering vital statistics (nacimientos, matrimonies, y defunciones) that by law include people of all religions. The information in civil sources confirms and supplements the information in church records. Be sure to search both the parish and civil records after 1860.
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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 wiki articles:
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*[[Mexico Language and Languages]]  <br>
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]] 
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Mexico, Coahuila 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.  
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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*[[Mexico Church Records]]
 
*[[Mexico Church Records]]
  
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
  
 
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{{Contributor invite}}  
  
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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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/1502401/waypoints Mexico, Coahuila, Catholic Church Records, 1627-1978]
  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should 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 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 [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help: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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[[Category:Mexico|Catholic]]
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Revision as of 19:25, 17 October 2013

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

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Coahuila, Mexico

Record Description

This collection of parish records such as baptism, marriage, death, and burial records from the State includes year from about 1627-1978. 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).

Citation for This Collection

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.

Catholic Parishes in Coahuila. Mexico, Coahuila, Catholic Church Records. Archivo de la Parroquia, Coahuila, Mexico.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Most baptismal records contain:

  • Date of baptism
  • Place of the event and usually the parish saint name
  • Name of the person being baptized
  • Names of the parents
  • Age of the person being baptized or the person’s birth date
  • Gender
  • Legitimacy
  • Before 1820, social class of the parents
  • Sometimes the person’s race


Most marriage records contain:

  • Date of marriage
  • Place of the event and usually the parish saint name
  • Names of the betrothed
  • Names of the parents
  • Names of the witnesses
  • Ages and marital statuses of the betrothed
  • Places of origin and residence of the betrothed and sometimes that of the parents
  • Legitimacy of the betrothed
  • Sometimes the race of the betrothed


Most burial or death records contain:

  • Date of death or burial
  • Place of burial or death
  • Name of the deceased person
  • Sometimes the names of the parents or the spouse, if the deceased was married
  • Age of the deceased person at time of death
  • Place of residence or origin of the deceased person
  • Sometimes the race of the deceased

How to Use the Record

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.

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.

In most cases, Mexican Catholic parish registers are the only records before 1859 that identify individuals, parents, and spouses. After this date, civil authorities began registering vital statistics (nacimientos, matrimonies, y defunciones) that by law include people of all religions. The information in civil sources confirms and supplements the information in church records. Be sure to search both the parish and civil records after 1860.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

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 especially need language translations for both content and images. For specific needs, please look for callout boxes throughout the article or visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Mexico, Coahuila, Catholic Church Records, 1627-1978

When you copy information from a record, you should 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 Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.