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== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
  
'''Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica en el Estado de Colima, México'''
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Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica en el Estado de Colima, México  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection of the Catholic Church records of the State of Colima, Mexico covers the years of 1707-1969.  
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This collection of the Catholic Church records from parishes in the state of Colima, Mexico covers the years of 1707-1969. The text of the records is in Spanish.  
  
 
In 1797, the parishes of the then province of Colima, were part of the Bishopric of Guadalajara. In December of 1881, the Diocese of Colima was established, with 13 parishes, namely Almoloyán, Colima, Cuautitlán, Ejutla, Jilotlán, Pihuamo, Purificación, Tecalitlán, Tecomán, Tomatlán, Tonila, Tuxcacuesco, and Zapotitlán, covering a total of about 141,742 inhabitants.  
 
In 1797, the parishes of the then province of Colima, were part of the Bishopric of Guadalajara. In December of 1881, the Diocese of Colima was established, with 13 parishes, namely Almoloyán, Colima, Cuautitlán, Ejutla, Jilotlán, Pihuamo, Purificación, Tecalitlán, Tecomán, Tomatlán, Tonila, Tuxcacuesco, and Zapotitlán, covering a total of about 141,742 inhabitants.  
  
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/1508604/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
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|title=Mexico, Colima Catholic Church Records, 1707-1969
=== 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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{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Dioceses in Mexico. Mexico, Colima Catholic Church Records. Parishes in Mexico.<!--bibdescend--> }}  
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[[Mexico, Colima 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  ==
  
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Image:Mexico Colima Catholic Church Baptism Record.jpg|Baptism Record
 
Image:Mexico Colima Catholic Church Baptism Record.jpg|Baptism Record
 
Image:Mexico Colima Catholic Church Marriage Record.jpg|Marriage Record
 
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'''Some key genealogical information found in the Colima Catholic Church parish registers are:'''  
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'''Baptism records''' may contain the following information:
  
*Date of baptism, which sometimes includes the date of birth also, confirmation, marriage, death, and/or burial
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*Date of baptism  
*Event place, which could be the parish, city, or sometimes the place of birth in baptisms
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*Name of baptized
*Names of principal, parents, grandparents, spouses, godparents, witnesses, and other relatives
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*Names of parents  
*Age of principal or couple in the case of marriages
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*Parish of parents
*Gender of principal in baptisms
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*Place of origin and residence of principals and sometimes of parents or others
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'''Marriage records''' may contain the following information:
*Legitimacy of principals
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*Social class or race in entries prior to 1820
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*Names of persons married
*Civil status of principals and sometimes of parents or others
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*Parishes of persons married
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*Ages of persons married
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*Parents of persons married
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'''Death records''' may contain the following information:
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*Name of deceased
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*Spouse of deceased
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*Residence of deceased
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*Date deceased
 
*Cause of death
 
*Cause of death
  
 
== 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 "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 ===
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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.  
  
 
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.  
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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. [[Jalisco]] is on the north and east, and [[Michoacán]] is on the southeast.
  
 
== 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, Colima 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, Colima, 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.thecatholicdirectory.com/directory.cfm?fuseaction=search_directory&country=MX&absolutecity=Colima Catholic churches in Colima]
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*[[Colima Maps]]
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*[[Colima History]]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
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*[[Mexico Genealogy|Mexico]]
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*[[Colima]]
 
*[[Mexico Church Records]]  
 
*[[Mexico Church Records]]  
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*[[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Mexico Church History]]
 
*[[Mexico Church History]]
  
== 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 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 [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
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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>
  
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Contents

Title in the Language of the Records

Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica en el Estado de Colima, México

Record Description

This collection of the Catholic Church records from parishes in the state of Colima, Mexico covers the years of 1707-1969. The text of the records is in Spanish.

In 1797, the parishes of the then province of Colima, were part of the Bishopric of Guadalajara. In December of 1881, the Diocese of Colima was established, with 13 parishes, namely Almoloyán, Colima, Cuautitlán, Ejutla, Jilotlán, Pihuamo, Purificación, Tecalitlán, Tecomán, Tomatlán, Tonila, Tuxcacuesco, and Zapotitlán, covering a total of about 141,742 inhabitants.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Colima Catholic Church Records, 1707-1969.

Record Content

Baptism records may contain the following information:

  • Date of baptism
  • Name of baptized
  • Names of parents
  • Parish of parents

Marriage records may contain the following information:

  • Names of persons married
  • Parishes of persons married
  • Ages of persons married
  • Parents of persons married

Death records may contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Spouse of deceased
  • Residence of deceased
  • Date deceased
  • Cause of death

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.

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.

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, Colima items or FHL Keyword Mexico, Colima 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. Jalisco is on the north and east, and Michoacán is on the southeast.

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

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, Colima Catholic Church Records, 1707-1969." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Catholic Church parishes, Colima.


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, Colima Catholic Church Records, 1707-1969.

 

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