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

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Revision as of 16:56, 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 Oaxaca, México

Record Description

This collection of Catholic Church records, such as baptisms, marriages, deaths, and burials from the State of Oaxaca includes the years 1559 to 1988.

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.

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

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

Record Content

These records usually contain the following information:

  • Date and place baptism
  • Child's name and gender
  • Child's date and place of birth
  • Names of the parents
  • Names of paternal grandparents
  • Names of maternal grandparents
  • Godparents


These records usually contain the following information:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names of the bride and groom
  • Groom's age and civil status
  • Name of groom's father and statement of consent
  • Father's age, origin, residence and religion
  • Bride's age and civil status
  • Name of bride's father and statement of consent
  • Father's age, origin, residence and religion
  • Witnesses' names



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
  • Parents' names

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.

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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.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

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.

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, Oaxaca, Catholic Church Records, 1559-1988,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19620-19984-36?cc=1909191&wc=11994960: accessed 30 August, 2012), Mitla > San Pablo > Bautismos 1950-1960 > image 666 of 695 images, Carmen Diaz, 1960; citing Parroquia de San Pablo Mitla, Oaxaca, Mexico.