Paraguay Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Collection Time Period  ==
 
== Collection Time Period  ==
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=== Record Content  ===
 
=== Record Content  ===
  
The key genealogical facts found in birth or christening index entries may include:  
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The key genealogical facts found in birth or baptism index entries may include:  
  
 
*Name of the child  
 
*Name of the child  
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*Birth date  
 
*Birth date  
 
*Birthplace  
 
*Birthplace  
*Christening date (if the source is a church record)  
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*Baptism date (if the source is a church record)  
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
  
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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.  
 
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.  
  
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 christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.
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In birth or baptismrecords, 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 christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.  
  
=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection ===
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=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection ===
  
 
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:  
 
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:  
  
 
*[[IGI]]  
 
*[[IGI]]  
*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]  
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*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
  
 
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].  
 
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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== Record History  ==
 
== Record History  ==
  
For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This is an index of the births or christenings throughout Paraguay. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.
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For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This is an index of some births or baptisms throughout Paraguay. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.  
  
 
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
 
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
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=== Record Reliability  ===
 
=== Record Reliability  ===
  
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 Paraguay.
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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 Paraguay.  
  
 
== Related Web Sites  ==
 
== Related Web Sites  ==
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Portal:Paraguay Portal:Paraguay]  
 
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Portal:Paraguay Portal:Paraguay]  
 
Apóstol, Cuahimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico, film number 0227023
 
  
 
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
 
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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== Sources of Information for This Collection  ==
 
== Sources of Information for This Collection  ==
  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:  ====
 
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:  ====
  
*"Paraguay Baptisms, 1800-1930." Database index, ''FamilySearch'': accessed April 1, 2011. Entry for Juana Thomasa Munos, Baptised 2 January 1803; citing Church Records, reference 156, FHL film 637047; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
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"Paraguay Baptisms, 1800-1930." index, ''FamilySearch'': accessed April 1, 2011. Entry for Juana Thomasa Munos, Baptised 2 January 1803; citing Church Records, reference 156, FHL film 637047; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
  
 
[[Category:Paraguay|Vital]]
 
[[Category:Paraguay|Vital]]

Revision as of 16:40, 19 April 2011

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Paraguay Baptisms, 1800-1930 .

Contents

Collection Time Period

This collection includes the years 1800 through 1930.

Record Description

This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:

  • Family Records
  • Church Records
  • Civil Registration

This index is not complete for any particular place or region.

Record Content

The key genealogical facts found in birth or baptism index entries may include:

  • Name of the child
  • Gender
  • Names of the parents
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace
  • Baptism date (if the source is a church record)
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials

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.

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.

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.


Locality Baptisms, 1800-1930 Marriages, 1800-1900
Asunción 25,305 0
Central 11,614 715
Cordillera 22,191 4,778
Ñeembucú 8,499 813
Paraguarí 24,674 5,453
Paraguay 206 306
San Pedro 8,848 2,335
Totals 101,337 14,400

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.

In birth or baptismrecords, 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 christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.

Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection

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:

If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the Family History Library Catalog.

Record History

For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This is an index of some births or baptisms throughout Paraguay. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.

Why This Record Was Created

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.

Record Reliability

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 Paraguay.

Related Web Sites

The section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.

Related Wiki Articles

Portal:Paraguay

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We especially need language translations for both content and images. For specific needs, please look for callout boxes throughout the article or visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.


Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Sources of Information for This Collection

"Paraguay Baptisms, 1800-1930," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/). Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should also 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: How to Cite FamilySearch Collections

Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:

"Paraguay Baptisms, 1800-1930." index, FamilySearch: accessed April 1, 2011. Entry for Juana Thomasa Munos, Baptised 2 January 1803; citing Church Records, reference 156, FHL film 637047; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.