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

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Digital images of original records housed at various Catholic Church archive repositories throughout the State of Oaxaca, Mexico. <br>  
 
Digital images of original records housed at various Catholic Church archive repositories throughout the State of Oaxaca, Mexico. <br>  
 
[[Mexico, Oaxaca 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.]]
 
  
 
== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
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'''The key genealogical facts found in most baptism records are:'''  
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'''Key genealogical facts found in these baptism records are:'''  
  
*Date of baptism  
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*Date and place baptism  
*Place of the event and usually the parish saint name  
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*Child's name and gender
*Name of the person being baptized
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*Child's date and place of birth
 
*Names of the parents  
 
*Names of the parents  
*Age of the person being baptized or the person’s birth date
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*Names of paternal grandparents
*Gender
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*Names of maternal grandparents
*Legitimacy
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*Godparents
*Before 1820, social class of the parents
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*Sometimes the person’s race
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<br> '''The key genealogical facts found in most marriage records are:'''  
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<br> '''Key genealogical facts found in these marriage records are:'''  
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*Date and place of marriage
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*Names of the bride and groom
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*Groom's age and civil status
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*Name of groom's father and statement of consent
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*Father's age, origin, residence and religion
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*Bride's age and civil status
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*Name of bride's father and statement of consent
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*Father's age, origin, residence and religion
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*Witnesses' names
  
*Date of marriage
 
*Place of the event and usually the parish saint name
 
*Names of the betrothed
 
*Names of the parents
 
*Names of the witnesses
 
*Ages and marital statuses of the betrothed
 
*Places of origin and residence of the betrothed and sometimes that of the parents
 
*Legitimacy of the betrothed
 
*Sometimes the race of the betrothed
 
  
<br> '''The key genealogical facts found in most burial or death records are:'''  
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<br> '''Key genealogical facts found in these death records are:'''  
  
*Date of death or burial
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*Name and age of deceased
*Place of burial or death  
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*Date and place of death
*Name of the deceased person
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*Cause of death
*Sometimes the names of the parents or the spouse, if the deceased was married  
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*Spouse's name, if married
*Age of the deceased person at time of death
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*Parents' names
*Place of residence or origin of the deceased person
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*Sometimes the race of the deceased
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== How to Use the Records  ==
 
== How to Use the Records  ==

Revision as of 21:28, 7 November 2012

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

Key genealogical facts found in these baptism records are:

  • 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


Key genealogical facts found in these marriage records are:

  • 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



Key genealogical facts found in these death records are:

  • 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 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.


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.