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Paraguay, Asuncion, Cemetery Records

Record Description

Burial records from the Cementerio de la Recoleta, Cementerio del Este and Cementerio del Sur in Asunción (Recoleta Cemetery, East Cemetery and South Cemetery). Additional images will be published as they become available. 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 Browse link from the collection landing page.

Record Content

Burial records may include:

  • Place and date of burial
  • Name of deceased
  • Date and time of death
  • Age at time of death
  • Cause of death
  • Sex of deceased
  • Location of the grave

How to Use the Record

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⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "Cemetery" category
⇒ Select the "Record Type and dates" 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 if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

Spanish Genealogical Word List

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Paraguay Resources

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Citation for This Collection

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.

Municipal cemeteries in Asunción. Paraguay, Asunción, Municipal Cemetery Records. Departamento de Necrópolis de la Municipalidad de Asunción, Paraguay.

 

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