Mexico, México, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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*Date and place of baptism
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*Child's name and gender
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*Child's date and place of birth
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*Legitimacy
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*Names of the parents  
 
*Names of the parents  
*Godparents
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*Godparents  
 
*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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*Date and place of marriage
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*Date and place of marriage  
*Names of the bride and groom
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*Names of the bride and groom  
*Groom's date and place of birth
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*Groom's date and place of birth  
*Groom's baptismal date and place
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*Groom's baptismal date and place  
*Groom's legitimacy
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*Groom's legitimacy  
*Groom's civil status
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*Groom's civil status  
*Names of groom's parents and their residence
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*Names of groom's parents and their residence  
*Bride's age and legitimacy
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*Bride's age and legitimacy  
*Names of bride's parents and their residence
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*Names of bride's parents and their residence  
*Names of witnesses
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*Names of witnesses  
*Witnesses' age, civil status, occupation, origin and residence
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*Witnesses' age, civil status, occupation, origin and residence  
 
*Length of time witnesses have known bride and groom
 
*Length of time witnesses have known bride and groom
  
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*Name and age of deceased
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*Name and age of deceased  
*Date and place of death
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*Date and place of death  
*Cause of death
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*Cause of death  
*Spouse's name, if married
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*Sometimes, names of children left behind
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*Burial information
 
*Burial information
  

Revision as of 17:25, 14 January 2013

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

Contents

Title in the Language of the Records

Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de México, México

Record Description

This collection of Catholic Church records such as baptisms, marriages, deaths, and burials from the State of Mexico includes the years 1567-1970.

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 a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

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.

Archbishoprics and Dioceses in Mexico. Mexico, Mexico, Catholic church records. Catholic parishes throughout Mexico.

Digital images of original records housed at various Catholic Church archive repositories throughout the State of Mexico, Mexico.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

These records usually contain the following information:

  • Date and place of baptism
  • Child's name and gender
  • Child's date and place of birth
  • Legitimacy
  • Names of the parents
  • Godparents
  • Before 1820, social class of the parents
  • Sometimes, the person’s race


These records usually contain the following information:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names of the bride and groom
  • Groom's date and place of birth
  • Groom's baptismal date and place
  • Groom's legitimacy
  • Groom's civil status
  • Names of groom's parents and their residence
  • Bride's age and legitimacy
  • Names of bride's parents and their residence
  • Names of witnesses
  • Witnesses' age, civil status, occupation, origin and residence
  • Length of time witnesses have known bride and groom


These records usually contain the following information:

  • Name and age of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Spouse's name, if married
  • Sometimes, names of children left behind
  • Place of residence or origin of deceased
  • Burial information

How to Use the Records

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the Nombre de Ciudad/Pueblo
⇒ Select the Nombre de Parroquia
⇒ Select the Tipo de registro y años 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.

Known Issues with This Collecton

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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.

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Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical 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.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Mexico, State of Mexico, Catholic Church Records,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 22 June 2012), Cacalomacan > Asuncion > Bautismos 1915-1942; image 1 of 483 images, Ana Romero, 1915; citing Parroquia de Cacalomacan, Mexico, Mexico.