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Title in the Language of the Record

Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Sinaloa, México.

Record Description

This collection of Catholic Church parish records for Sinola covers the years 1671 to 1968. The text of the records is in Spanish.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Sinaloa, Catholic Church Records, 1671-1968.

Record Content

Baptism or confirmation records may include the following:

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

Marriage records may include the following:

  • 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 parent’s place of origin and/or civil status
  • Names of witnesses

Death records may include the following:

  • 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 the name of the spouse
  • Whether principal left progeny

How to Use the Record

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, Sinaloa items or FHL Keyword Mexico, Sinaloa 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. Sonora is to the northwest, Chihuahua to the north east, Durango to the east, and Nayarit to the southeast.

Known Issues with This Collection

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Citations for This Collection

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Collection Citation:

"México, Sinaloa, registros parroquiales, 1671-1968." Images. FamilySearch. : accessed 2015. Parroquias de la Iglesia Católica, Sinaloa [Catholic Church parishes, Sinaloa].

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, Sinaloa, Catholic Church Records, 1671-1968.


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