Mexico Catholic Church Baptism Records

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(Added Category)
Line 1: Line 1:
=== Baptisms<br> ===
+
=== Baptism ===
  
 
Children were generally baptized within a few days of birth. Baptismal records usually give the following information:
 
Children were generally baptized within a few days of birth. Baptismal records usually give the following information:
  
* infant’s place and date of baptism <br>
+
* infant’s place and date of baptism
 
* name and status of legitimacy
 
* name and status of legitimacy
* parents’, godparents’, and sometimes grandparents’ names. <br>
+
* parents’, godparents’, and sometimes grandparents’ names.
* You may also find the child’s birthday <br>
+
* You may also find the child’s birthday
** [[Racial Distinctions in Mexico Catholic Church Parish Registers|'''racial distinction''']]<br>
+
** [[Racial Distinctions in Mexico Catholic Church Parish Registers|'''racial distinction''']]
** family’s place of residence or birthplace of parents <br>
+
** 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.
 
** 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.
  
Line 14: Line 14:
  
 
* '''[http://immigrants.byu.edu/Downloads/Spanish_Extraction_Guide/Default.htm Reading Spanish baptism records]'''
 
* '''[http://immigrants.byu.edu/Downloads/Spanish_Extraction_Guide/Default.htm Reading Spanish baptism records]'''
* '''Spanish Genealogical Word List''''''<br>'''
+
* '''Spanish Genealogical Word List'''
 
* '''[[Locating Mexico Catholic Church Parish Records|Locating Mexico Catholic Church parish records]]'''
 
* '''[[Locating Mexico Catholic Church Parish Records|Locating Mexico Catholic Church parish records]]'''
 
* '''Catholic Church history and organization in Mexico'''
 
* '''Catholic Church history and organization in Mexico'''
* '''http://www.familysearch.org<br>'''
+
* '''http://www.familysearch.org'''
 
+
 
+
  
 
[[Category:Mexico]]
 
[[Category:Mexico]]

Revision as of 07:01, 12 August 2008

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.

Additional Information