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Burial records from the Cementerio de la Recoleta, Cementerio del Este and Cementerio del Sur in Asunción. Additional images will be published as they become available.
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- Municipal cemeteries in Asunción. Paraguay, Asunción, Municipal Cemetery Records. Departamento de Necrópolis de la Municipalidad de Asunción, Paraguay.
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Related Wiki Articles
- Paraguay Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Paraguay, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > 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.