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== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
  
'''Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Veracruz, México'''
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Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Veracruz, México  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection of Catholic Church parish records includes the years 1590-1970.  
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This collection of Catholic Church parish records includes the years 1590 to 1970. The text of the records is in Spanish.  
 
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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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For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1883382/waypoints Browse].
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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.
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| text=Archbishoprics and Dioceses in Veracruz. Mexico, Veracruz, Catholic Church records. Catholic parishes throughout Veracruz, Mexico. }}
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Digital images of original records housed at various Catholic Church archive repositories throughout the State of Veracruz, Mexico.  
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[[Mexico, Veracruz 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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{{Collection Browse Link
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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
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'''These records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Baptism or confirmation records''' may contain the following:  
  
*Date and place of baptism  
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*Date and place of baptism or confirmation
 
*Child's name and gender  
 
*Child's name and gender  
 
*Child's date and place of birth  
 
*Child's date and place of birth  
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*Before 1820, social class of the parents
 
*Before 1820, social class of the parents
  
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'''Marriage records''' may contain the following:  
  
 
*Date and place of marriage  
 
*Date and place of marriage  
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*Length of time witnesses have known couple.
 
*Length of time witnesses have known couple.
  
<br>'''These records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Death or burial records''' may contain the following:  
  
 
*Name and age of deceased  
 
*Name and age of deceased  
*Date and place of death  
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*Date and place of death or burial
 
*Cause of death  
 
*Cause of death  
 
*Origin and residence of deceased  
 
*Origin and residence of deceased  
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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 "Nombre de Ciudad/Pueblo" category<br>⇒ Select the "Nombre de Parroquia" category<br>⇒ Select the "Tipo de registro y años" category which takes you to the images.
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=== Search the Collection ===
  
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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'''To browse the collection by image''':<br>⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒ Select the "City or Town" category<br>⇒ Select the "Parish" category<br>⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images.  
  
== Known Issues with This Collecton  ==
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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.
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Mexico, Veracruz State Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki 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.  
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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. Veracruz is a long, thin state. [[Tamaulipas]] is on the north, [[Tabasco]] to the east, [[Chiapas]] with a small southeast border, [[Oaxaca]] along the southeast, then [[Puebla]], [[Hidalgo]], and [[San Luis Potosí]] moving north along the western border.  
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.protopage.com/mexicogenealogy Mexico Research]
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*[[Veracruz Maps]]
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*[[Veracruz History]]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
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*[[Mexico Genealogy|Mexico]]
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*[[Veracruz]]
 
*[[Mexico Church Records]]  
 
*[[Mexico Church Records]]  
*[[Veracruz|Veracruz]]
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*[[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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== Citations for This Collection ==
 
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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.
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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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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually. <br><br>
  
“Mexico, Veracruz, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1970,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-20928-28479-35?cc=1883382&amp;wc=11988889: accessed 10 July, 2012), Chinameca &gt; San Juan Bautista &gt; Bautismos 1952-1959 &gt; image 555 of 606 images, Amelia Zamera, 1958; citing Parroquia de Chinameca, Veracruz, Mexico.
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Mexico, Veracruz, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1978." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Catholic Church parishes, Veracruz.}}<br> <br> '''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link
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Latest revision as of 14:58, 14 May 2015

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 Records

Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Veracruz, México

Record Description

This collection of Catholic Church parish records includes the years 1590 to 1970. The text of the records is in Spanish.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Veracruz, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1978.

Record Content

Baptism or confirmation records may contain the following:

  • Date and place of baptism or confirmation
  • Child's name and gender
  • Child's date and place of birth
  • Legitimacy
  • Parents' names
  • Godparents' names
  • Before 1820, social class of the parents

Marriage records may contain the following:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names of the bride and groom
  • Groom's date and place of birth
  • Groom's date and place of baptism and date and place of confirmation
  • Groom's age, civil status, origin and residence
  • Names of groom's parents, their origin and residence
  • Bride's date and place of birth
  • Bride's date and place of baptism and date and place of confirmation
  • Names of bride's parents, their age, occupation and residence
  • Names of the witnesses
  • Witnesses' civil status, occupation, origin, and residence
  • Length of time witnesses have known couple.

Death or burial records may contain the following:

  • Name and age of deceased
  • Date and place of death or burial
  • Cause of death
  • Origin and residence of deceased
  • Spouse's name, if married
  • Sometimes, burial information

How to Use the Records

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, Veracruz items or FHL Keyword Mexico, Veracruz 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. Veracruz is a long, thin state. Tamaulipas is on the north, Tabasco to the east, Chiapas with a small southeast border, Oaxaca along the southeast, then Puebla, Hidalgo, and San Luis Potosí moving north along the western border.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

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.


Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation:

"Mexico, Veracruz, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1978." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Catholic Church parishes, Veracruz.

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, Veracruz, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1978.

 

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