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

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== Foreign Language Title  ==
 
== Foreign Language Title  ==
  
México, Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del estado de Sinaloa, Mexico
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Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Sinaloa, México.
  
 
== Collection Time Period  ==
 
== Collection Time Period  ==
  
The Family History Library collection of the Roman Catholic Church parish records of the Diocese of Sinola, Mexico covers the years from 1667-1968.
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This collection of Catholic Church parish records for the State of Sinola, Mexico covers the years from 1667-1968.  
  
 
== Record History  ==
 
== Record History  ==
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Catholic Church parish records cover 95 to 100% of a city’s population. This collection only includes the parish records that were centralized into the diocesan archive.  
 
Catholic Church parish records cover 95 to 100% of a city’s population. This collection only includes the parish records that were centralized into the diocesan archive.  
  
=== Why This Record Was Created<br> ===
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=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
  
 
Mexican Catholic Church parish registers were created to record baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and burials occurring in the parish.  
 
Mexican Catholic Church parish registers were created to record baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and burials occurring in the parish.  
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=== Record Reliability  ===
 
=== Record Reliability  ===
  
Catholic Church parish records are a reliable source for doing Mexican genealogical research.<br>
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Catholic Church parish records are a reliable source for doing Mexican genealogical research.  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
Usually separate registers were maintained for baptisms, marriages, and deaths. However, in localities with a small population the records of baptisms, marriages, and burials were recorded in the same register. Confirmations were usually recorded with the baptismal registers, but can also be found with deaths or marriages. Generally, entries were created in chronological order. Early registers may have some ecclesiastical documents written in Latin.<br>
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Usually separate registers were maintained for baptisms, marriages, and deaths. However, in localities with a small population the records of baptisms, marriages, and burials were recorded in the same register. Confirmations were usually recorded with the baptismal registers, but can also be found with deaths or marriages. Generally, entries were created in chronological order. Early registers may have some ecclesiastical documents written in Latin.  
  
 
=== Record Content  ===
 
=== Record Content  ===
  
'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church baptismal records include:[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Baptisn.jpg|thumb|right]]<br>'''  
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'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church baptismal records include:[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Baptisn.jpg|thumb|right]]<br>'''
  
 
*Place and date of the baptism  
 
*Place and date of the baptism  
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*Name/s of godparents
 
*Name/s of godparents
  
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'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church marriage records include:[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Marriage.jpg|thumb|right]]<br>'''  
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'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church marriage records include:[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Marriage.jpg|thumb|right]]<br>'''
  
 
*Place and date of the marriage  
 
*Place and date of the marriage  
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*Names of witnesses
 
*Names of witnesses
  
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'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church burial records include:[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Burial.jpg|thumb|right]]<br>'''  
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'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church burial records include:[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Burial.jpg|thumb|right]]<br>'''
  
 
*Place and date of the burial  
 
*Place and date of the burial  
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*If principal left progeny
 
*If principal left progeny
  
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'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church confirmation records include:<br>'''  
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'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church confirmation records include:<br>'''
  
 
*Date and place of confirmation  
 
*Date and place of confirmation  
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*Parents’ or godparents’ names
 
*Parents’ or godparents’ names
  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
The Catholic Church parish records are an excellent source for genealogical research in Mexico. These may also be the only records available for Spanish research before civil registration was implemented in 1871.<br>
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The Catholic Church parish records are an excellent source for genealogical research in Mexico. These may also be the only records available for Spanish research before civil registration was implemented in 1871.  
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.  
 
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.  
  
== Related Wiki&nbsp;Articles  ==
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
 
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Mexico_Church_Records Mexico Church Records]  
 
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Mexico_Church_Records Mexico Church Records]  
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Mexico_Church_History Mexico Church History]  
 
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Mexico_Church_History Mexico Church History]  
  
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=== Contributions to This Article  ===
 
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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== Sources of This Collection  ==
 
== Sources of This Collection  ==
  
<!--bibdescbegin-->"Mexico, Catholic Church Records", database, FamilySearch ([http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch]), 2009.  
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<!--bibdescbegin-->"Mexico, Sinaloa Catholic Church Records", database, FamilySearch ([https://familysearch.org https://familysearch.org]), 2009; from Diocese of Culiacan, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico. Registros parroquiales, 1667-1968. Original records also housed in various local parish archives throughout the State of Sinaloa. FHL 942 microfilm reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.<!--bibdescend--> <br><br>Digital images of original records housed at various Catholic Church parish archive repositories throughout the Satte of Sinaloa, Mexico. <br><br>The format for citing FamilySearch Historical Collections, including how to cite individual archives is found in the following link: [[How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections|How to Create Source Citations for FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]] <br>
  
Digital images of&nbsp;original records&nbsp;housed at various&nbsp;Catholic Church&nbsp;archive repositories throughout Mexico. <!--bibdescend-->  
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<br>The format for citing FamilySearch Historical Collections, including how to cite individual archives is found in the following link: [[How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections|How to Create Source Citations for FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]]
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
  
==== How to Cite Your Sources  ====
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When you copy information from a record, you should also 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.<br><br>A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
  
''Instructions for citing this source can be found at: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]'' 
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==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection  ====
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•United States. Bureau of the Census. 12th census, 1900, digital images, From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: September 29, 2006), Arizona Territory, Maricopa, Township 1, East Gila, Salt River Base and Meridian; sheet 9B, line 71.
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<br>•Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: April 22, 2010), Baptism of Adolfo Fernandez Jimenez, 1 Feb. 1910, San Pedro Apóstol, Cuahimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico, film number 0227023.
  
 
[[Category:Mexico|Sinaloa]]
 
[[Category:Mexico|Sinaloa]]

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

Contents

Foreign Language Title

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

Collection Time Period

This collection of Catholic Church parish records for the State of Sinola, Mexico covers the years from 1667-1968.

Record History

Catholic Church parish records cover 95 to 100% of a city’s population. This collection only includes the parish records that were centralized into the diocesan archive.

Why This Record Was Created

Mexican Catholic Church parish registers were created to record baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and burials occurring in the parish.

Record Reliability

Catholic Church parish records are a reliable source for doing Mexican genealogical research.

Record Description

Usually separate registers were maintained for baptisms, marriages, and deaths. However, in localities with a small population the records of baptisms, marriages, and burials were recorded in the same register. Confirmations were usually recorded with the baptismal registers, but can also be found with deaths or marriages. Generally, entries were created in chronological order. Early registers may have some ecclesiastical documents written in Latin.

Record Content

Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church baptismal records include:
Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Baptisn.jpg

  • 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 place of birth
  • Names of maternal grandparents
  • Names of paternal grandparents
  • Name/s of godparents


Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church marriage records include:
Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Marriage.jpg

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


Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church burial records include:
Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Burial.jpg

  • 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 the name of the spouse may be given
  • If 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

The Catholic Church parish records are an excellent source for genealogical research in Mexico. These may also be the only records available for Spanish research before civil registration was implemented in 1871.

Related Websites

This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.

Related Wiki Articles

Mexico Church Records

Mexico Church History


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.


Sources of This Collection

"Mexico, Sinaloa Catholic Church Records", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org), 2009; from Diocese of Culiacan, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico. Registros parroquiales, 1667-1968. Original records also housed in various local parish archives throughout the State of Sinaloa. FHL 942 microfilm reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Digital images of original records housed at various Catholic Church parish archive repositories throughout the Satte of Sinaloa, Mexico.

The format for citing FamilySearch Historical Collections, including how to cite individual archives is found in the following link: How to Create Source Citations for FamilySearch Historical Records Collections


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should also 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: How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection

•United States. Bureau of the Census. 12th census, 1900, digital images, From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: September 29, 2006), Arizona Territory, Maricopa, Township 1, East Gila, Salt River Base and Meridian; sheet 9B, line 71.


•Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: April 22, 2010), Baptism of Adolfo Fernandez Jimenez, 1 Feb. 1910, San Pedro Apóstol, Cuahimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico, film number 0227023.