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{{Record_Search_article|CID=CID1473203 |title=Mexico, Sonora Catholic Church Records, 1657-1994|location=Mexican}}<br>  
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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
'''Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Sonora, Mexico.'''
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Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Sonora, Mexico.  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection of parish records (such as baptism, marriage, death, and burial records) from several states in Mexico includes years from about 1657 to 1994.  
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This collection of parish records (such as baptism, marriage, death, and burial records) from several states in Mexico includes years from about 1657 to 1994. These records are written in [[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish]].
  
For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1473203/waypoints Browse].
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For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article [[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
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|title=Mexico, Sonora, Catholic Church Records, 1657-1994
 
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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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. <br>{{Collection citation| text =<!--bibdescbegin-->"Mexico, Sonora Catholic Church Records", database, FamilySearch ([https://www.familysearch.org/ Family Search]). <!--bibdescend-->}} <br>Digital images of original records housed at various Catholic Church archive repositories throughout the State of Sonora, Mexico. <br>
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[[Mexico, Sonora 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.]]
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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
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'''The key genealogical facts found in most baptism records are:'''  
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'''Baptismal records''' may contain the following information:
  
 
*Date of baptism  
 
*Date of baptism  
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*Sometimes the person’s race
 
*Sometimes the person’s race
  
<br>'''The key genealogical facts found in most marriage records are:'''  
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'''Marriage records''' may contain the following information:
  
 
*Date of marriage  
 
*Date of marriage  
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*Sometimes the race 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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'''Death or burial records''' may contain the following information:
  
 
*Date of death or burial  
 
*Date of death or burial  
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== How to Use the Records  ==
 
== How to Use the Records  ==
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒ Select the "Ciudad o pueblo" category<br>⇒ Select the "Parroquia" category<br>⇒ Select the "Tipo de registro y anos" category which takes you to the images<br>  
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=== Search the Collection ===
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'''To search the collection by index:'''<br> Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
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'''To browse the collection by image:'''<br>⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒ Select the "City or Towno" category<br>⇒ Select the "Parish" category<br>⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images<br>  
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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.
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following resources:
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*[[Mexico Language and Languages]]
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx BYU Spanish Script Tutorial]
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*FamilySearch Learning Center videos:
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-spanish-handwritten-records-lesson-1-the-spanish-alphabet/217 Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 1]
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-spanish-handwritten-records-lesson-2-words-and-dates/218 Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 2]
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-spanish-handwritten-records-lesson-3-reading-spanish-records/220 Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 3]
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=== Other Searches ===
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=== Surrounding Localities ===
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Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. [[Baja California]] is to the northwest, [[Arizona Genealogy|Arizona]] to the north (and a little bit of [[New Mexico Genealogy|New Mexico]]), [[Chihuahua]] to the east, and [[Sinaloa]] to the southeast.
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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| bgcolor="#fff3e7" style="vertical-align:top; line-height:125%; padding-top:8px" | '''Problems with this collection?'''<br>[https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Mexico-Sonora-Catholic-Church-Records-1657-1994-known-issues&lang=en See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.]
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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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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Mexico-Sonora-Catholic-Church-Records-1657-1994-known-issues&lang=en article]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/mexico/sonora/ Sonora, Mexico Genealogy Forum]  
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*[[Sonora Maps]]  
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/apache/apache_in_mexican_times.htm The Apache in Mexican Times]  
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*[[Sonora History]]
*[http://home.nps.gov/applications/tuma/search.cfm Searchable Spanish Mission Records ]of three Spanish missions (Tumacácori, Guevavi and Calabazas)
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[Mexico Church Records]]
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*[[Mexico Genealogy|Mexico]]
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*[[Sonora]]
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*[[Mexico Church Records]]
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*[[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== How You Can Contribute ==
  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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== Citations for This Collection ==
  
When you copy information from the record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find th record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you do not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image. <br><br>
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Mexico, Sonora, Catholic Church Records, 1657-1994." Database with images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Parroquias de la Iglesia Católica, Sonora (Catholic Church parishes, Sonora).}}
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
  
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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<br>“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; 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.
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[[Category:Mexico FamilySearch Historical Records|Sonora]] [[Category:Sonora, Mexico]]

Latest revision as of 17:34, 29 January 2016

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

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Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Sonora, Mexico.

Record Description

This collection of parish records (such as baptism, marriage, death, and burial records) from several states in Mexico includes years from about 1657 to 1994. These records are written in Spanish.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Sonora, Catholic Church Records, 1657-1994.

Record Content

Baptismal records may contain the following information:

  • Date of baptism
  • Place of the event and usually the parish saint name
  • Name of the person being baptized
  • Names of the parents
  • Age or birthdate of the person being baptized
  • Gender
  • Legitimacy
  • Before 1820, social class of the parents
  • Sometimes the person’s race

Marriage records may contain the following information:

  • 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

Death or burial records may contain the following information:

  • Date of death or burial
  • Place of burial or death
  • Name of the deceased person
  • Sometimes the names of the parents or the spouse, if the deceased was married
  • Age of the deceased person at time of death
  • Place of residence or origin of the deceased person
  • Sometimes the race of the deceased

How to Use the Records

Search the Collection

To search the collection by index:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

To browse the collection by image:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "City or Towno" 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, Sonora items or FHL Keyword Mexico, Sonora 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. Baja California is to the northwest, Arizona to the north (and a little bit of New Mexico), Chihuahua to the east, and Sinaloa to the southeast.

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

How You Can Contribute

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.


Citations for This Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:

"Mexico, Sonora, Catholic Church Records, 1657-1994." Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Parroquias de la Iglesia Católica, Sonora (Catholic Church parishes, Sonora).


Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Mexico, Puebla, Civil Registration, 1861-1930.

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, Puebla, Civil Registration, 1861-1930.

 

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