Mexico, Tlaxcala, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Title in the Language of the Record ==
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== Title in the Language of the Record ==
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== Record Description ==
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Births, marriages, deaths, indexes and other records created by civil registration offices in the state of Tlaxcala, Mexico from 1639 - 1950. Some of these records have been indexed and are searchable as part of this collection. Additional indexed records will be published as they become available.
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== Record Description  ==
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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Births, marriages, deaths, indexes and other records created by civil registration offices in the state of Tlaxcala, Mexico from 1639 - 1950. The text of the records is in Spanish. Some of these records have been indexed and are searchable as part of this collection. Additional indexed records will be published as they become available.
  
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.
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== Record Content  ==
 
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{{Collection citation| text =“ Mexico, Tlaxcala, Civil Registration, 1639-1950. ”  Index and Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Registro Civil en Tlaxcala de Xicohténcatl.}}
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[[Mexico, Tlaxcala, Civil Registration (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 ==
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Image:Mexico, Tlaxcala, Civil Registration DGS 004467219 34 birth record.jpg|Birth record
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Birth records may contain the following information:
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Birth records may contain the following information:  
  
 
*Date and place of registration  
 
*Date and place of registration  
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*Names of maternal grandparents  
 
*Names of maternal grandparents  
 
*Names of witnesses and their personal information
 
*Names of witnesses and their personal information
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Image:Mexico, Tlaxcala, Civil Registration DGS 004467207 37 marriage record.jpg|Marriage Record
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Marriage records generally contain the following information:  
 
Marriage records generally contain the following information:  
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*Bride's witnesses, age, marital status, occupation, origin and residence
 
*Bride's witnesses, age, marital status, occupation, origin and residence
  
Death records usually contain the following information:
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Image:Mexico, Tlaxcala, Civil Registration DGS 004467217 27 death record.jpg|Death record
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Death records usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Registration date and place  
 
*Registration date and place  
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*Sometimes, place of burial
 
*Sometimes, place of burial
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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== How to Use the Record ==
  
To begin your search, it is helpful to know the name and some other identifying information such as the birthplace or birth date.
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To begin your search, it is helpful to know the name and some other identifying information such as the birthplace or birth date.  
  
=== Search the Collection ===
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=== Search the Collection ===
  
 
To search the collection by name, fill in your ancestor’s name in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about those in the list to what you already know about your own ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person.  
 
To search the collection by name, fill in your ancestor’s name in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about those in the list to what you already know about your own ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person.  
  
To search the collection image by image <br>
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To search the collection image by image <br>  
  
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br>
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⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "City or Municipality" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.  
⇒Select the appropriate "City or Municipality" <br>
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⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.
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Search the collection by image. Compare the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor.  
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Search the collection by image. Compare the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. Be aware that with either search you may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
Be aware that with either search you may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
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Keep in mind:  
 
Keep in mind:  
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
 
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
 
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.  
 
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.  
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
  
====For Help Reading These Records====
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==== For Help Reading These Records ====
  
These records are in Spanish. For help with reading the records, see the following wiki articles:  
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:  
[Mexico Language and Languages]
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[Spanish Genealogical Word List]
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====Tips to Keep in Mind====
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*[[Mexico Language and Languages]] <br>
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
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==== Tips to Keep in Mind ====
  
 
*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.  
 
*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.  
 
*Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank, or status within the community.  
 
*Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank, or status within the community.  
*Continue to search the index and records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have served in the same unit or a nearby unit.
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*Continue to search the index and records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have served in the same unit or a nearby unit.  
 
*Be aware that, as with any index, transcription errors may occur.
 
*Be aware that, as with any index, transcription errors may occur.
  
====Unable to Find your Ancestor?====
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==== Unable to Find your Ancestor? ====
  
*Check for variant spellings of the names.
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*Check for variant spellings of the names.  
 
*Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. In addition local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.  
 
*Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. In addition local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.  
 
*Search the records of nearby localities.
 
*Search the records of nearby localities.
  
== Related Websites ==
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== Related Websites ==
  
*[http://unstats.un.org/unsd/vitalstatkb/KnowledgebaseArticle50226.aspx Mexico, Civil Registration]
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[http://unstats.un.org/unsd/vitalstatkb/KnowledgebaseArticle50226.aspx Mexico, Civil Registration]  
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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== Related Wiki Articles ==
  
*[Mexico Civil Registration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]  
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[[Mexico Civil Registration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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== Contributions to This Article ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found it. This will help you or others to find the same record again.
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
Keep track of records where you did not find information about your ancestor so you and others will not waste time looking through these records in the future.
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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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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
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Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1658994/waypoints Mexico, Tlaxcala, Civil Registration, 1639-1950]
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata  > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 >  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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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found it. This will help you or others to find the same record again. Keep track of records where you did not find information about your ancestor so you and others will not waste time looking through these records in the future. A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
When looking at the image the pal appears in the address field at the top of the screen for the image. An example is: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19126-29728-56?cc=1879925&wc=14423216
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
This is the image that you want to link to, if possible. If you can’t link to it successfully, use familysearch.org as shown above.
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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.  
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{{Collection citation| text =“ Mexico, Tlaxcala, Civil Registration, 1639-1950. ”  Index and Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Registro Civil en Tlaxcala de Xicohténcatl.}}

Revision as of 20:29, 31 December 2013

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

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Record Description

Births, marriages, deaths, indexes and other records created by civil registration offices in the state of Tlaxcala, Mexico from 1639 - 1950. The text of the records is in Spanish. Some of these records have been indexed and are searchable as part of this collection. Additional indexed records will be published as they become available.

Record Content

Birth records may contain the following information:

  • Date and place of registration
  • Registrant or informant and their personal information
  • Child's name and gender
  • Child’s date and place of birth
  • Father's name, age, marital status, occupation and residence
  • Mother's maiden name, age, marital status and residence
  • Names of paternal grandparents
  • Names of maternal grandparents
  • Names of witnesses and their personal information

Marriage records generally contain the following information:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names of the bride and groom
  • Groom's age, legitimacy and marital status
  • Groom's occupation, origin and residence
  • Names of groom's parents
  • Groom's witnesses, age, marital status, occupation, origin and residence
  • Bride's age, legitimacy and marital status
  • Bride's origin and residence
  • Names of bride's parents
  • Bride's witnesses, age, marital status, occupation, origin and residence

Death records usually contain the following information:

  • Registration date and place
  • Name of registrant
  • Registrant's age, place of origin and residence
  • Relationship between registrant and deceased
  • Name and age of deceased
  • Religion, marital status, occupation and origin of deceased
  • Name of spouse, if married
  • Date and place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Witnesses and their personal information
  • Sometimes, parents’ names
  • Sometimes, place of burial

How to Use the Record

To begin your search, it is helpful to know the name and some other identifying information such as the birthplace or birth date.

Search the Collection

To search the collection by name, fill in your ancestor’s name in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about those in the list to what you already know about your own ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person.

To search the collection image by image

⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "City or Municipality"
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image. Compare the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. Be aware that with either search you may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  • Titles may be clues to property ownership, occupations, rank, or status within the community.
  • Continue to search the index and records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have served in the same unit or a nearby unit.
  • Be aware that, as with any index, transcription errors may occur.

Unable to Find your Ancestor?

  • Check for variant spellings of the names.
  • Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. In addition local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
  • Search the records of nearby localities.

Related Websites

Mexico, Civil Registration

Related Wiki Articles

Mexico Civil Registration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Mexico, Tlaxcala, Civil Registration, 1639-1950

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found it. This will help you or others to find the same record again. Keep track of records where you did not find information about your ancestor so you and others will not waste time looking through these records in the future. 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 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.

“ Mexico, Tlaxcala, Civil Registration, 1639-1950. ” Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Registro Civil en Tlaxcala de Xicohténcatl.