Mexico, Nuevo León, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
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Revision as of 17:45, 27 February 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 Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Nuevo León, México

Record Description

This collection of Catholic Church records from the Diocese of Nuevo Leon covers from 1667 to 1976.

Nuevo Leon is known for having a large population of Lebanese descendants.

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.

Archdiocese of Monterrey, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Registros parroquiales, 1667-1976. Local parish archives throughout the State of Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church baptismal records include:

  • Place and date of the baptism
  • Given name
  • Gender, place, and date of birth or age at baptism
  • If legitimate or illegitimate
  • Parents' names, sometimes their residence and/or places of birth
  • Names of maternal grandparents
  • Names of paternal grandparents
  • Names of godparents

Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church marriage records include:

  • Place and date of the marriage
  • Name of the groom
  • Age, place of birth, and/or residence of groom
  • Names of the groom’s parents
  • Name of the bride
  • Age, place of birth, and/or residence of bride
  • Names of the bride’s parents
  • Sometimes the parents' places of origin and/or civil status
  • Names of witnesses

Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church burial records include:

  • 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, may give name of the spouse
  • Whether principal left progeny

Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church confirmation records include:

  • Date and place of confirmation
  • Name of person being confirmed
  • Parents’ or godparents’ names

How to Use the Record

Search the Collection
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "Ciudad o pueblo" category
⇒ Select the "Parroquia" category
⇒ Select the "Tipo de registro y años" 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.

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Known Issues with This Collection

  • Mexico, Catholic Church Records
  • Aguascalientes
  • Asientos
  • Nuestra Señora de Belén

You can find Bautismos, 1846-1848, Bautismos, 1855-1858, but 1848-1855 are missing

  • Mexico, Catholic Church Records
  • Nuevo León
  • Salinas Victoria
  • Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe
  • Bautismos 1790-1830 (Images 1 through 375 end 4 May 1818)

You can view the record images from 1790 through 4 May 1818 online but not the records from 4 May 1818 through 1830 because they are not digitized yet. They can be viewed on FHL INTL Film 605403.

  • Mexico, Catholic Church Records
  • Chihuahua
  • Juárez
  • Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe
  • Bautismos 1830-1834

This collection has two volumes. You can begin in 1830 and search until 1834 when the second volume appears at image 184 and contains additional records beginning in May of 1830.

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

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > 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.