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

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{{Record_Search_article|CID=CID1909116 |title=Mexico, Yucatan Catholic Church Records|location=Mexican}}<br>  
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{{Record_Search_article|CID=CID1909116 |title=Mexico, Yucatán, Catholic Church Records, 1543-1977|location=Mexican}}<br>  
  
 
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
  
México, Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del estado de Yucatan.
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'''México, Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del estado de Yucatan.'''
  
 
== 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.  
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This collection of Catholic Church records for the State of Yucatan covers the years 1543-1977.  
  
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.&nbsp;
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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)]].  
  
 
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/1909116/waypoints Browse].  
 
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/1909116/waypoints Browse].  
 
This collection of Catholic Church records for the State of Yucatan covers the years 1543-1970.&nbsp;
 
 
Mexican Catholic Church parish registers were created to record baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and burials occurring in the parish.
 
 
Catholic Church parish records are a reliable source for doing Mexican genealogical research.<br>
 
  
 
=== Citation For This Collection  ===
 
=== Citation For This Collection  ===
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{{Collection citation
 
{{Collection citation
| text=<!--bibdescbegin-->Archbishoprics and Dioceses in Yucatan. Mexico, Yucatan, Catholic church records. Catholic parishes in Yucatan.<!--bibdescend-->}}  
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| text=Archbishoprics and Dioceses in Yucatan. Mexico, Yucatan, Catholic church records. Catholic parishes in Yucatan.}} <br> Digital images of original records housed at various Catholic Church archive repositories throughout the State of Yucatan, Mexico. <br>[[Mexico, Yucatan 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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Digital images of original records housed at various Catholic Church archive repositories throughout the State of Yucatan, Mexico.  
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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
  
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:
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<gallery>
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Image:Mexico yucatan ccr baptism.jpg|Baptism
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Image:Mexico yucatan ccr confirmation.jpg|Confirmation
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Image:Mexico yucatan ccr marriage info.jpg|Marriage Information Page1
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Image:Mexico yucatan ccr marriage info2.jpg|Marriage Information Page2
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Image:Mexico yucatan ccr marriage.jpg|Marriage Record
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Image:Mexico yucatan ccr death.jpg|Death
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</gallery>
  
Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church baptismal records include:
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'''These records usually contain the following information:'''
  
[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Baptisn.jpg|thumb|right|Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Baptisn.jpg]]
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*Date and place of the baptism
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*Child's given name and gender
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*Legitimacy
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*Child's birth date and place of birth
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*Parents names
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*Paternal grandparents' names
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*Maternal grandparents' names
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*Godparents' names
  
*Place and date of the baptism
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'''These records usually contain the following information:'''
*Given name
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*Gender, place and date of birth or age at baptism
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*If legitimate or illegitimate
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*Parents names, sometimes their residence and/or place of birth
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*Names of maternal grandparents
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*Names of paternal grandparents
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*Names of godparents
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Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church marriage records include:
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*Date and place of confirmation
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*Name and age of person being confirmed
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*Father's name
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*Mother's name
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*Godparents' names
  
[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Marriage.jpg|thumb|right|Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Marriage.jpg]]
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<br>'''These records usually contain the following information:'''
  
*Place and date of the marriage  
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*Date and place of the marriage  
*Name of the groom  
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*Name and age of groom  
*Age of groom, his place of birth and/or residence  
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*Groom's legitimacy, baptismal date and confirmation date
*Name of the groom’s parents  
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*Groom's birth date and place of birth  
*Name of the bride  
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*Groom's occupation, civil status and origin and residence  
*Age of bride, her place of birth and/or residence  
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*Groom’s parents' names, their occupation and origin
*Names of the bride’s parents  
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*Name and age of bride  
*Sometimes, the parent’s place of origin and/or civil status  
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*Bride's legitimacy, baptismal date and confirmation date
*Names of witnesses
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*Bride's birth date and place of birth  
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*Bride's origin and residence  
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*Bride's parents' names
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*Godparents
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*Witnesses names, their age, occupation, civil status, and residence
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*Length of time witnesses have known bride and groom
  
Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church burial records include:  
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<br>'''These records usually contain the following information:'''
  
[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Burial.jpg|thumb|right|Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Burial.jpg]]
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*Date and place of burial  
 
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*Name, age and gender of deceased
*Place and date of the burial  
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*Origin and residence of deceased
*Burial place
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*Date and place of death  
*Name of the principal
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*Place and date of birth or age at time of death  
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*Cause of death  
 
*Cause of death  
*Residence of the deceased
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*Spouse's name, if married  
*Place of death
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*Parents' names and their origin
*Civil status of the principal, if married the name of the spouse may be given
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*If their were children of deceased
*If principal left progeny
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Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church confirmation records include:
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*Date and place of confirmation
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*Name of person being confirmed
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*Parents’ or godparents’ names
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== How to Use The Records  ==
 
== How to Use The Records  ==
  
To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page  
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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.  
⇒ Select the Nombre de Ciudad/Pueblo  
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⇒ Select the Nombre de Parroquia  
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⇒ Select the Tipo de registro y años which takes you to the images.  
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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.  
 
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.  
 
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>
 
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
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*[http://portal.sre.gob.mx/chicago/pdf/ofRegCivilMex.pdf Mexico Civil Registration PDF document]
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*[http://www.rcivil.df.gob.mx/ Dirección General del Registro Civil del Distrito Federal]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
{{Incomplete Citations}}
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“Mexico, Yucatán, Catholic Church Records, 1543-1977,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-18890-462-40?cc=1909116&amp;wc=12853433: accessed 30 August, 2012), Ixil &gt; San Bernabe &gt; Bautismos 1955-1970 &gt; image 400 of 414 images, Antonio Esparza Mendez, 1970; citing Parroquia de Ixil, Yucatan, Mexico.  
 
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“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]]
 
[[Category:Mexico]]

Revision as of 17:49, 7 February 2013

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

Contents

Title in the Language of the Records

México, Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del estado de Yucatan.

Record Description

This collection of Catholic Church records for the State of Yucatan covers the years 1543-1977.

For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records).

For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

Citation For This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

Archbishoprics and Dioceses in Yucatan. Mexico, Yucatan, Catholic church records. Catholic parishes in Yucatan.
Digital images of original records housed at various Catholic Church archive repositories throughout the State of Yucatan, Mexico.
Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

These records usually contain the following information:

  • Date and place of the baptism
  • Child's given name and gender
  • Legitimacy
  • Child's birth date and place of birth
  • Parents names
  • Paternal grandparents' names
  • Maternal grandparents' names
  • Godparents' names

These records usually contain the following information:

  • Date and place of confirmation
  • Name and age of person being confirmed
  • Father's name
  • Mother's name
  • Godparents' names


These records usually contain the following information:

  • Date and place of the marriage
  • Name and age of groom
  • Groom's legitimacy, baptismal date and confirmation date
  • Groom's birth date and place of birth
  • Groom's occupation, civil status and origin and residence
  • Groom’s parents' names, their occupation and origin
  • Name and age of bride
  • Bride's legitimacy, baptismal date and confirmation date
  • Bride's birth date and place of birth
  • Bride's origin and residence
  • Bride's parents' names
  • Godparents
  • Witnesses names, their age, occupation, civil status, and residence
  • Length of time witnesses have known bride and groom


These records usually contain the following information:

  • Date and place of burial
  • Name, age and gender of deceased
  • Origin and residence of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Spouse's name, if married
  • Parents' names and their origin
  • If their were children of deceased

How to Use The Records

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "Nombre de Ciudad/Pueblo" category
⇒ Select the "Nombre de Parroquia" category
⇒ Select the "Tipo de registro y años" category which takes you to the images.

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.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Mexico, Yucatán, Catholic Church Records, 1543-1977,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-18890-462-40?cc=1909116&wc=12853433: accessed 30 August, 2012), Ixil > San Bernabe > Bautismos 1955-1970 > image 400 of 414 images, Antonio Esparza Mendez, 1970; citing Parroquia de Ixil, Yucatan, Mexico.