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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
'''Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Zacatecas, México.'''
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Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Zacatecas, México.  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection of Catholic Church records for the State of Zacatecas includes the years 1605-1980.  
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This collection of Catholic Church records for the State of Zacatecas includes the years 1605 to 1980. The text of the records is in Spanish.  
  
For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1804458/waypoints Browse].
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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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|title=Mexico, Zacatecas, Catholic Church Records, 1605-1980
 
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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. <br>
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{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Diocese of Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Mexico. Registros parroquiales, 1605-1977. Original records are also housed in local parish archives throughout the State of Zacatecas.<!--bibdescend-->}}<br>
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[[Mexico, Zacatecas 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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'''The key genealogical facts found in most baptism records are:'''  
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'''Baptism or confirmation records''' may contain the following:
  
*Date of baptism<br>
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*Date and place of baptism or confirmation
*Place of the event and usually the parish saint name<br>
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*Name and gender of child
*Name of the person being baptized<br>
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*Names of the parents
*Names of the parents<br>
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*Age of the person being baptized or the person’s birth date
*Age of the person being baptized or the person’s birth date<br>
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*Legitimacy
*Gender<br>
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*Before 1820, social class of the parents
*Legitimacy<br>
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*Before 1820, social class of the parents<br>
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*Sometimes the person’s race
 
*Sometimes the person’s race
  
<br>'''The key genealogical facts found in most marriage records are:'''  
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'''Marriage records''' may contain the following:
  
*Date of marriage<br>
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*Date and place of marriage
*Place of the event and usually the parish saint name<br>
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*Names of the betrothed  
*Names of the betrothed <br>
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*Names of the parents
*Names of the parents<br>
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*Names of the witnesses
*Names of the witnesses<br>
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*Ages and marital statuses of the betrothed
*Ages and marital statuses of the betrothed <br>
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*Places of origin and residence of the betrothed and sometimes that of the parents
*Places of origin and residence of the betrothed and sometimes that of the parents<br>
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*Legitimacy of the betrothed
*Legitimacy of the betrothed<br>
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*Sometimes the race of the betrothed
 
*Sometimes the race of the betrothed
  
<br>'''The key genealogical facts found in most burial or death records are:'''  
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'''Death or burial records''' may contain the following:
  
*Date of death or burial<br>
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*Date and place of death or burial
*Place of burial or death <br>
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*Name of the deceased  
*Name of the deceased person <br>
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*Sometimes the names of the parents or the spouse, if the deceased was married  
*Sometimes the names of the parents or the spouse, if the deceased was married <br>
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*Age of the deceased person at time of death
*Age of the deceased person at time of death<br>
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*Place of residence or origin of the deceased person
*Place of residence or origin of the deceased person <br>
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*Sometimes the race of the deceased
 
*Sometimes the race of the deceased
  
 
== How to Use the Records  ==
 
== How to Use the Records  ==
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===Search the Collection===
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'''To search by index:'''<br>
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
  
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 "Ciudad o pueblo" category<br>⇒ Select the "Parroquia" category<br>⇒ Select the "Tipo de registro y años" category which takes you to the images.<br>  
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'''To search 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.<br>  
  
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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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.  
  
== Known Issues with This Collection ==
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Mexico, Zacatecas 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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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. [[Durango]] is to the west, [[Coahuila]] to the north, [[San Luis Potosí]] to the east, and [[Jalisco]] and [[Aguascalientes]] on the south. Zacatecas also shares about a six mile border with [[Nayarit]] to the southwest, and about a seven mile border with [[Nuevo León]] to the northeast.
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== Known Issues with This Collection ==
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Mexico, Zacatecas, 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.  
  
 
== Related Web Sites  ==
 
== Related Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.worldgenweb.org/~mexwgw/zacatecas/ Mexico GenWeb]
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*[[Zacatecas Maps]]
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*[[Zacatecas History]]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
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*[[Mexico Genealogy|Mexico]]
*[[Mexico Church Records]]
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*[[Zacatecas]]
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*[[Mexico Church Records]]
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*[[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== 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; 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>
When you copy information from the record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find th record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you do 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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'''Collection Citation''':<br>
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{{Collection citation | text= "Mexico, Zacatecas, Catholic Church Records, 1605-1980." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Catholic Church parishes, Zacatecas.}} <br>
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<br> “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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Latest revision as of 23:50, 17 March 2015

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Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Zacatecas, México.

Record Description

This collection of Catholic Church records for the State of Zacatecas includes the years 1605 to 1980. The text of the records is in Spanish.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Zacatecas, Catholic Church Records, 1605-1980.

Record Content

Baptism or confirmation records may contain the following:

  • Date and place of baptism or confirmation
  • Name and gender of child
  • Names of the parents
  • Age of the person being baptized or the person’s birth date
  • Legitimacy
  • Before 1820, social class of the parents
  • Sometimes the person’s race

Marriage records may contain the following:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names of the betrothed
  • Names of the parents
  • Names of the witnesses
  • Ages and marital statuses of the betrothed
  • Places of origin and residence of the betrothed and sometimes that of the parents
  • Legitimacy of the betrothed
  • Sometimes the race of the betrothed

Death or burial records may contain the following:

  • Date and place of death or burial
  • Name of the deceased
  • Sometimes the names of the parents or the spouse, if the deceased was married
  • Age of the deceased person at time of death
  • Place of residence or origin of the deceased person
  • Sometimes the race of the deceased

How to Use the Records

Search the Collection

To search by index:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

To search 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, Zacatecas items or FHL Keyword Mexico, Zacatecas 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. Durango is to the west, Coahuila to the north, San Luis Potosí to the east, and Jalisco and Aguascalientes on the south. Zacatecas also shares about a six mile border with Nayarit to the southwest, and about a seven mile border with Nuevo León to the northeast.

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to 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.

Related Web Sites

Related Wiki Articles

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.

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, Zacatecas, Catholic Church Records, 1605-1980." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Catholic Church parishes, Zacatecas.


Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Mexico, Zacatecas, Catholic Church Records, 1605-1980.

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, Zacatecas, Catholic Church Records, 1605-1980.

 

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