Mexico Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Collection Time Period  ==
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This collection includes the years 1560 through 1950.
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This index is an electronic database of information. The entries are primarily from the [[International Genealogical Index|International Genealogical Index]] (IGI) along with some entries derived from compiled and original records such as:
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1560 to 1950.
  
*Family Records
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It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.  
*Church Records
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*Civil Registration
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It may also include indexes generated by the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church.
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There may be entries that cite a specific source such as the following:
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*"Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a Family Register for the People" by James Arnold
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*"Paul Dingwell Genealogical Collection" by Paul Dingwell
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*A county or state vital record registration
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These entries are in this collection for one of the following reasons:
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*They were submitted by private individuals to the LDS Church and as such are part of the IGI resulting in their inclusion in this index.
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*They have been indexed through the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church. If this is the case, the index they are a part of has been included as part of this database.
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The Vital Record Index databases are not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records although some sub-indexes (an index to a set of records within the database) have been found. When we identify a sub-index, we remove it from the database and post it separately on FamilySearch under its appropriate title.
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For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. In 1999, some of the entries were published on 4 CDs by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "Middle America Vital Records Index: Mexico." This is an index of some births or baptisms throughout Mexico. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.&nbsp; This index is not complete for any particular place or region.  
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
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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 = <!--bibdescbegin-->Genealogical Society of Utah. Mexico Baptisms. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.<!--bibdescend-->}}  
| text=<!--bibdescbegin-->Mexico Baptisms. Mexico City Archives, Mexico City, Mexico.<!--bibdescend-->}}  
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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[[Mexico Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
  
=== Record Content  ===
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== Record Content and Use ==
  
The key genealogical facts found in birth or baptism index entries may include:
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
 
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*Name of the child
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*Gender
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*Names of the parents
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*Birth date
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*Birthplace
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*Baptism date (if the source is a church record)  
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*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
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== Coverage Table  ==
 
== Coverage Table  ==
  
This collection is a partial index of records for the localities listed below as of April 2010. The table below shows the number of records by locality. Localities not listed may not have any records in this collection.  
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The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>
 
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Most of these records date from the time period indicated in the columns below; however, there may be records before and after these dates. Record counts where the locality information was incomplete are included below under the country name. Because of this, you may wish to search only by country.
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As this is an index of records compiled from various sources, it is strongly recommended that you verify the information in original records. Due to privacy laws not all records may be displayed.  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
Use this index to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.
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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.  
 
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In birth or christening records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or baptism, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.
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=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection  ===
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Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:
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*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
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If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog&catSearchType=film_number Family History Library Catalog].
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=== Why the Record Was Created  ===
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.
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=== Record Reliability  ===
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Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Mexico.  
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
[http://www.worldgenweb.org/~mexcoa/index.html Coahuila, Mexico World GenWeb Project]  
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*[http://www.worldgenweb.org/~mexcoa/index.html Coahuila, Mexico World GenWeb Project]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
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*[[Mexico Catholic Church Records Historical Background|Mexico Catholic Church Records]]
 
*[[Mexico Catholic Church Records Historical Background|Mexico Catholic Church Records]]
  
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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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.  
 
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.  
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].&nbsp;
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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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"Mexico, Baptisms, 1560-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N8BD-HV4&nbsp;: accessed 19 April 2012), Ana Maria Angela Francisca Anttonia Jones (1722).
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Revision as of 20:36, 24 October 2012

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Mexico Baptisms, 1560-1950 .

Contents

Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1560 to 1950.

It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

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.

Genealogical Society of Utah. Mexico Baptisms. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Baptisms, 1560-1950 Marriages, 1680-1940 Deaths, 1570-1950
Aguascalientes 416,041 83,228 3,935
Baja California 23,475 324 0
Baja California Sur 44,103 6,937 0
Campeche 203,162 38,259 0
Chiapas 700,607 94,888 1,174
Chihuahua 532,034 89,244 3,381
Coahuila 469,840 66,038 0
Colima 167,233 31,039 0
Distrito Federal 2,830,206 397,421 17,513
Durango 870,868 142,860 852
Guanajuato 5,058,366 827,800 39,630
Guerrero 1,321,846 182,354 0
Hidalgo 3,532,950 392,011 0
Jalisco 4,478,476 752,218 434
Mexico 1,881,874 66,449 238,160
Mexico Estado 435,353 75,077 0
Michoacán 1,882,722 286,328 28,742
Morelos 729,716 87,035 0
Nayarit 677,135 39,993 0
Nuevo León 223,602 93,608 5,472
Oaxaca 3,671,561 445,039 1,266
Puebla 6,419,934 864,523 6,136
Querétaro 1,417,524 145,529 5,081
Quintana Roo 0 424 1,231
San Luis Potosí 1,950,221 349,678 0
Sinaloa 234,820 33,502 0
Sonora 208,757 27,046 0
Tabasco 46,493 4,097 0
Tamaulipas 393,164 44,133 4,853
Tlaxcala 242,310 14,065 3,180
Veracruz 845,372 89,260 268
Yucatán 1,221,177 316,264 759
Zacatecas 1,224,602 145,505 0
Totals 44,355,544 6,232,176 362,067

How to Use the Record

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.

Known Issues with This Collection

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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 Websites

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Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

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.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.