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{{Record_Search_article|CID=CID1837908 |location=Mexican|title=Mexico, State of Mexico, Catholic Church Records}}<br>  
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== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
  
'''Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de México, México'''
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Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de México, México  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== 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.  
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This collection contains baptism, marriage, marriage info, and death records from the state of Mexico includes the years 1567-1970. The text of the records is in 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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{{Collection Browse Link
 
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|CID=CID1837908
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1837908/waypoints Browse].
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|title=Mexico, México, Catholic Church Records, 1567-1970
 
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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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{{Collection citation
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| text=<!--bibdescbegin-->Archbishoprics and Dioceses in Mexico. Mexico, Mexico, Catholic church records. Catholic parishes throughout Mexico.<!--bibdescend--> }}  
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Digital images of original records housed at various Catholic Church archive repositories throughout the State of Mexico, Mexico.
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[[Mexico, Mexico 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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'''These records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Baptism records''' usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Date and place of baptism  
 
*Date and place of baptism  
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*Sometimes, the person’s race
 
*Sometimes, the person’s race
  
<br> '''These records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Confirmation records''' usually contain the following information:  
  
*Date and place of marriage
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*Child's name, age and origin
*Names of the bride and groom
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*Date and place of confirmation
*Groom's date and place of birth
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*Godparents' names
*Groom's baptismal date and place  
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*Groom's legitimacy
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*Groom's civil status
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*Names of groom's parents and their residence
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*Bride's age and legitimacy
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*Names of bride's parents and their residence
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*Names of witnesses
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*Witnesses' age, civil status, occupation, origin and residence
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*Length of time witnesses have known bride and groom
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<br> '''These records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Marriage records''' usually contain the following information:  
  
*Name and age of deceased
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*Marriage date and place
*Date and place of death
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*Groom and Bride's names, marital status, occupation, age, origin and residence
*Cause of death
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*Groom and Bride's birth and baptism date and place  
*Spouse's name, if married
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*Parents' names
*Sometimes, names of children left behind
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*Legitimacy
*Place of residence or origin of deceased
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*Witnesses' names, origin, residence, age, marital status, occupation and length of association with the couple.
*Burial information
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'''Death records''' usually contain the following information:
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*Name and age of the deceased
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*Name of spouse and children  
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*Cause and date of death
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*Burial location
  
 
== How to Use the Records  ==
 
== How to Use the Records  ==
  
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 Nombre de Ciudad/Pueblo <br>⇒ Select the Nombre de Parroquia <br>⇒ Select the Tipo de registro y años which takes you to the images.
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=== Search the Collection ===
  
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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'''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.  
  
== Known Issues with This Collecton  ==
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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.
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Mexico, Mexico 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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=== 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. [[Michoacán]] is to the west, [[Querétaro]] to the northwest, [[Hidalgo]] to the north and east, [[Tlaxcala]] to the east, [[Distrito Federal]] in the center southeast, [[Morelos]] to the southeast, and [[Guerrero]] to the south.
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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, México, 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.houstonculture.org/hispanic/research.html Mexican Genealogical Research]
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*[[State of México Maps]]
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*[[State of México History]]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[Mexico|Mexico]]  
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*[[Mexico Genealogy|Mexico]]
*[[Mexico Church Records]]
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*[[Estado de México]]  
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*[[Mexico Church 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 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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“Mexico, State of Mexico, Catholic Church Records,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 22 June 2012), Cacalomacan &gt; Asuncion &gt; Bautismos 1915-1942; image 1 of 483 images, Ana Romero, 1915; citing Parroquia de Cacalomacan, Mexico, Mexico.  
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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, México, Catholic Church Records." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Catholic Church parishes, State of Mexico.}}<br> <br> '''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link
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Latest revision as of 21:36, 12 May 2015

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

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Contents

Title in the Language of the Records

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

Record Description

This collection contains baptism, marriage, marriage info, and death records from the state of Mexico includes the years 1567-1970. The text of the records is in Spanish.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, México, Catholic Church Records, 1567-1970.

Record Content

Baptism 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

Confirmation records usually contain the following information:

  • Child's name, age and origin
  • Date and place of confirmation
  • Godparents' names

Marriage records usually contain the following information:

  • Marriage date and place
  • Groom and Bride's names, marital status, occupation, age, origin and residence
  • Groom and Bride's birth and baptism date and place
  • Parents' names
  • Legitimacy
  • Witnesses' names, origin, residence, age, marital status, occupation and length of association with the couple.

Death records usually contain the following information:

  • Name and age of the deceased
  • Name of spouse and children
  • Cause and date of death
  • Burial location

How to Use the Records

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, México items or FHL Keyword Mexico, México 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. Michoacán is to the west, Querétaro to the northwest, Hidalgo to the north and east, Tlaxcala to the east, Distrito Federal in the center southeast, Morelos to the southeast, and Guerrero to the south.

Known Issues with This Collection

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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.


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, México, Catholic Church Records." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Catholic Church parishes, State of 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, México, Catholic Church Records, 1567-1970.

 

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