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== 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  ==
  
This collection of Catholic Church records for the State of Yucatan covers the years 1543-1977.  
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This collection of Catholic Church records for the State of Yucatan covers the years 1543-1977. 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/1909116/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 Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
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{{Collection citation | text= "Mexico, Yucatán, Catholic Church Records, 1543-1977." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. }} <br>
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{{Collection Browse Link
[[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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== 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 the baptism  
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*Date and place of the baptism or confirmation
 
*Child's given name and gender  
 
*Child's given name and gender  
 
*Legitimacy  
 
*Legitimacy  
*Child's birth date and place of birth
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*Child's birth date and place  
 
*Parents names  
 
*Parents names  
*Paternal grandparents' names
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*Paternal and maternal grandparents' names  
*Maternal grandparents' names  
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*Godparents' names
 
*Godparents' names
  
'''These records usually contain the following information:'''  
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'''Marriage records''' may contain the following:  
 
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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
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*Date and place of the marriage  
 
*Date and place of the marriage  
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*Length of time witnesses have known bride and groom
 
*Length of time witnesses have known bride and groom
  
<br>'''These records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Death or burial records''' may contain the following:  
  
*Date and place of burial  
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*Date and place of death or burial  
 
*Name, age and gender of deceased  
 
*Name, age and gender of deceased  
 
*Origin and residence of deceased  
 
*Origin and residence of deceased  
*Date and place of death
 
 
*Cause of death  
 
*Cause of death  
 
*Spouse's name, if married  
 
*Spouse's name, if married  
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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  
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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. [[Campeche]] is to the southwest, and [[Quintana Roo]] is along the southeast.  
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://portal.sre.gob.mx/chicago/pdf/ofRegCivilMex.pdf Mexico Civil Registration PDF document]  
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*[[Yucatán Maps]]  
*[http://www.rcivil.df.gob.mx/ Dirección General del Registro Civil del Distrito Federal]
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*[[Yucatán History]]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
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*[[Mexico Genealogy|Mexico]]
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*[[Yucatán]]
 
*[[Mexico Church Records]]  
 
*[[Mexico Church Records]]  
*[[Mexico Church History]]  
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*[[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*[[Yucatán|Yucatan]]
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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 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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== How You Can Contribute ==
  
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 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&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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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> '''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Mexico, Yucatán, Catholic Church Records, 1543-1977." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Catholic Church parishes, Yucatán.}}<br> <br> '''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link
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Latest revision as of 03:33, 18 June 2015

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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. The text of the records is in Spanish.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Yucatán, Catholic Church Records, 1543-1977.

Record Content

Baptism or confirmation records may contain the following:

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

Marriage records may contain the following:

  • 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

Death or burial records may contain the following:

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

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, Yucatán items or FHL Keyword Mexico, Yucatán 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. Campeche is to the southwest, and Quintana Roo is along the southeast.

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

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, Yucatán, Catholic Church Records, 1543-1977." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Catholic Church parishes, Yucatán.

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, Yucatán, Catholic Church Records, 1543-1977.

 

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