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=== Baptism ===
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=== Baptism ===
  
Children were generally baptized within a few days of birth. Baptismal records usually give the following information:
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Children were generally baptized within a few days of birth. Baptismal records usually give the following information:  
  
* infant’s place and date of baptism
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*infant’s place and date of baptism  
* name and status of legitimacy
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*name and status of legitimacy  
* parents’, godparents’, and sometimes grandparents’ names.
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*parents’, godparents’, and sometimes grandparents’ names.  
* You may also find the child’s birthday
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*You may also find the child’s birthday  
** [[Racial Distinctions in Mexico Catholic Church Parish Registers|'''racial distinction''']]
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**[[Racial Distinctions in Mexico Catholic Church Parish Registers|'''racial distinction''']]  
** family’s place of residence or birthplace of parents
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**family’s place of residence or birthplace of parents  
** If a child died within a few days of baptism, or if a child grew up and married, this information has sometimes been added as a note.
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**If a child died within a few days of baptism, or if a child grew up and married, this information has sometimes been added as a note.
  
=== Additional Information ===
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[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Baptisn.jpg|thumb|right]] Click on the image to see a sample record with details identifying the key genealogical information found in the record along with its translation.
  
* '''[http://immigrants.byu.edu/Downloads/Spanish_Extraction_Guide/Default.htm Reading Spanish baptism records]'''
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=== Additional Information  ===
* '''Spanish Genealogical Word List'''
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* '''[[Locating Mexico Catholic Church Parish Records|Locating Mexico Catholic Church parish records]]'''
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*'''[http://immigrants.byu.edu/Downloads/Spanish_Extraction_Guide/Default.htm Reading Spanish baptism records]'''  
* '''Catholic Church history and organization in Mexico'''
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*'''[[Spanish_Genealogical_Word_List|Spanish Genealogical Word List]]'''  
* '''http://www.familysearch.org'''
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*'''[[Locating Mexico Catholic Church Parish Records|Locating Mexico Catholic Church parish records]]'''  
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*'''[[Mexico_Church_History|Catholic Church history and organization in Mexico]]'''  
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*'''http://www.familysearch.org'''
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:44, 26 December 2013

Baptism

Children were generally baptized within a few days of birth. Baptismal records usually give the following information:

  • infant’s place and date of baptism
  • name and status of legitimacy
  • parents’, godparents’, and sometimes grandparents’ names.
  • You may also find the child’s birthday
    • racial distinction
    • family’s place of residence or birthplace of parents
    • If a child died within a few days of baptism, or if a child grew up and married, this information has sometimes been added as a note.
Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Baptisn.jpg
Click on the image to see a sample record with details identifying the key genealogical information found in the record along with its translation.

Additional Information


 

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