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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection of the Catholic Church parish records of the State of Hidalgo covers the years from 1546-1963.  
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This collection of the Catholic Church parish records of the State of Hidalgo covers the years from 1546 to 1971. These records are written in [[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish]].  
  
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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|title=Mexico, Hidalgo, Catholic Church Records, 1546-1971}}<br>
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-->Catholic parishes in the State of Hidalgo. Mexico, Hidalgo, Catholic church records. Diocese Archives, Hidalgo, Mexico.<!--bibdescend-->}}  
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[[Mexico, Hidalgo 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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'''Important genealogical information found in Baptismal records include:'''  
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'''Baptism or confirmation records''' may contain the following information:
  
*Place and date of the baptism  
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*Place and date of the baptism or confirmation
 
*Given name  
 
*Given name  
*Gender, place and date of birth or age at baptism  
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*Gender, place and date of birth or age at baptism or confirmation
 
*If legitimate or illegitimate  
 
*If legitimate or illegitimate  
 
*Parents names, sometimes their residence and/or place of birth  
 
*Parents names, sometimes their residence and/or place of birth  
 
*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
  
<br> '''Important genealogical information found in Marriage records include:'''  
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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
  
<br> '''Important genealogical information found in Death records include:'''  
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'''Death records''' may contain the following information:
  
 
*Place and date of the burial  
 
*Place and date of the burial  
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*Place of death  
 
*Place of death  
 
*Civil status of the principal, if married the name of the spouse may be given  
 
*Civil status of the principal, if married the name of the spouse may be given  
*If principal left progeny
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*Any surviving children
  
 
== 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 search the collection by index''':<br> Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.
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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.<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.
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'''When searching''':<br> As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
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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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{{Tip|Don't overlook {{FHL|Mexico, Hidalgo|place|disp}} items and {{FHL|Mexico, Hidalgo, Church Records|keywords|disp}} items in the FamilySearch Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see [[Mexico Archives and Libraries]].}}
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=== Surrounding Localities  ===
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Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. [[Querétaro]] is to the west, [[San Luis Potosí]] to the north, [[Veracruz]] to the northeast, [[Puebla]] to the east, [[Tlaxcala]] to the southeast, and [[Estado de México]] to the south and southwest.
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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| bgcolor="#fff3e7" style="vertical-align:top; line-height:125%; padding-top:8px" | '''Problems with this collection?'''<br>[https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Mexico-Hidalgo-Catholic-Church-Records-1546-1971-known-issues&lang=en See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.]
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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 a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Mexico-Hidalgo-Catholic-Church-Records-1546-1971-known-issues&lang=en 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://mexicanroots.com/index.php?p=1_32 Mexican Roots Spanish Church Records]
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*[[Hidalgo Maps]]
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*[[Hidalgo History]]
  
 
== Related Wiki&nbsp;Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki&nbsp;Articles  ==
  
*[[Mexico Church Records|Mexico Church Records]]  
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*[[Mexico Genealogy|Mexico]]
*[[Mexico Church History|Mexico Church History]]
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*[[Hidalgo]]
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*[[Mexico Church Records]]  
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*[[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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== How You Can Contribute ==
  
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== Citations for This Collection ==
  
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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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image. <br><br>
  
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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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Mexico, Hidalgo, Catholic Church Records, 1546-1971." Database with images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Catholic Church parishes, Hidalgo.}}
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
  
"Mexico, Hidalgo Catholic Church Records", database, FamilySearch ([https://familysearch.org https://familysearch.org]), 2009; from Diocese of Tulancingo, Diocese of Tula, Diocese of Saltillo, Diocese of Huejutla. Registros parroquiales, 1546-1963. Original records also housed in locar parishe archives throughout the State of Hidalgo, Mexico. FHL 3,343 microfilm reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
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Latest revision as of 16:44, 29 January 2016

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Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Hidalgo, Mexico.

Record Description

This collection of the Catholic Church parish records of the State of Hidalgo covers the years from 1546 to 1971. These records are written in Spanish.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Hidalgo, Catholic Church Records, 1546-1971.

Record Content

Baptism or confirmation records may contain the following information:

  • Place and date of the baptism or confirmation
  • Given name
  • Gender, place and date of birth or age at baptism or confirmation
  • 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

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 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
  • Any surviving children

How to Use the Record

Search the Collection

To search the collection by index:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

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.

When searching:
As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

For Help Reading These Records

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

Other Searches

Surrounding Localities

Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. Querétaro is to the west, San Luis Potosí to the north, Veracruz to the northeast, Puebla to the east, Tlaxcala to the southeast, and Estado de México to the south and southwest.

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 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

How You Can Contribute

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

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:

"Mexico, Hidalgo, Catholic Church Records, 1546-1971." Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Catholic Church parishes, Hidalgo.


Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Mexico, Hidalgo, Catholic Church Records, 1546-1971.

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, Hidalgo, Catholic Church Records, 1546-1971.

 

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