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Title in the Language of the Records
México, Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del estado de Yucatan.
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).
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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.
Key genealogical information found in Catholic Church baptismal records include:
- Date and place of the baptism
- Child's given name and gender
- Child's birth date and place of birth
- Parents names
- Paternal grandparents' names
- Maternal grandparents' names
- Godparents' names
Key genealogical information found in Catholic Church confirmation records include:
- Date and place of confirmation
- Name and age of person being confirmed
- Father's name
- Mother's name
- Godparents' names
Key genealogical information found in Catholic Church marriage records include:
- 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
- Witnesses names, their age, occupation, civil status, and residence
- Length of time witnesses have known bride and groom
Key genealogical information found in Catholic Church death records include:
- 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
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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
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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.