Peru, Amazonas, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
Registro Civil de Amazonas, Peru  
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'''Registro Civil de Amazonas, Peru'''
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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Copies of original civil registration records of births, marriages, and deaths from the department of Amazonas in Peru. Additional images will be published as they become available.  
 
Copies of original civil registration records of births, marriages, and deaths from the department of Amazonas in Peru. Additional images will be published as they become available.  
  
Before the government instituted civil registration in Peru, the Catholic Church was the only institution tracking the births, marriages, and deaths of the population. In 1852, during the Republican Era, the government instituted civil registration. This was first done by political authorities, such as prefecture, subprefecture, and state. In 1856, this responsibility was given to municipalities. Currently, civil registration is in the hands of RENIEC, which delegates the registration process to municipal registrars. Civil registration in Peru started on June 21, 1852. 
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Before the government instituted civil registration in Peru, the Catholic Church was the only institution tracking the births, marriages, and deaths of the population. In 1852, during the Republican Era, the government instituted civil registration. This was first done by political authorities, such as prefecture, subprefecture, and state. In 1856, this responsibility was given to municipalities. Currently, civil registration is in the hands of RENIEC, which delegates the registration process to municipal registrars. Civil registration in Peru started on June 21, 1852.
  
 
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1999173/waypoints Browse].  
 
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1999173/waypoints Browse].  
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=== Citations for This Collection  ===
 
=== Citations 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.
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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.  
  
 
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[[Image:Peru, Amazonas, Luya, Civil Registration DGS 5028338 35.jpg|thumb|right|Peru, Amazonas, Luya, Civil Registration DGS 5028338 35.jpg]]  
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'''Important genealogical information found in birth records include:'''  
 
'''Important genealogical information found in birth records include:'''  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
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To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>
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⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>
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⇒ Select the "Provincia" category<br>
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⇒ Select the "Distrito o municipalidad" category<br>
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⇒ Select the "Tipo de registro y años" category which takes you to the images.
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Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
  
 
For genealogical research, the birth, marriage, and death records contain important information for at least two and sometimes three generations of ancestors in one document.  
 
For genealogical research, the birth, marriage, and death records contain important information for at least two and sometimes three generations of ancestors in one document.  
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/Peru.pdf Peru Research Outline]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection ===
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
 
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“Delaware Marriage Records,” database and digital images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org/: accessed 4 March 2011), William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, 1890; citing Delaware, State Marriage Records, no. 859, Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org/: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.
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“Peru, Amazonas, Civil Registration, 1939-1995,” digital images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-24116-20853-17?cc=1999173&wc=MMYD-SNL:380100950: accessed 4 September 2012), Luya > Conila > Nacimientos 1980 ene-dic > image 76 of 80 images, Joel Cruz Chuquizuta, 1980; citing Registro del Estado Civil, Conila, Luya, Peru.

Revision as of 16:48, 4 September 2012

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Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Registro Civil de Amazonas, Peru

Record Description

Copies of original civil registration records of births, marriages, and deaths from the department of Amazonas in Peru. Additional images will be published as they become available.

Before the government instituted civil registration in Peru, the Catholic Church was the only institution tracking the births, marriages, and deaths of the population. In 1852, during the Republican Era, the government instituted civil registration. This was first done by political authorities, such as prefecture, subprefecture, and state. In 1856, this responsibility was given to municipalities. Currently, civil registration is in the hands of RENIEC, which delegates the registration process to municipal registrars. Civil registration in Peru started on June 21, 1852.

For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

Citations 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.

Civil Registration offices in Amazonas. Amazonas civil registration. Amazonas Department Civil Registration Office.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Peru, Amazonas, Luya, Civil Registration DGS 5028338 35.jpg

Important genealogical information found in birth records include:

  • Date and place of the registration
  • Name and sex of the newborn
  • Legitimacy
  • Parents’ names (sometimes their ages) and residence (or birthplace)
  • Grandparents’ names

Important genealogical information found in marriage records include:

  • Date and place of the registration
  • Bride’s full name (including maiden name)
  • Groom’s full name
  • Bride and groom ages (or birth dates)
  • Bride and groom place of residence and/or birth place
  • Their civil status (single, divorced, or widowed)
  • Their parents’ names and birthplaces and/or current residence
  • Names of the witnesses (these are usually relatives or close friends of the couple)

Important genealogical information found in birth records include:

  • Time, date, and place of the registration
  • Name of the principal (deceased)
  • Place, date, time, and cause of death
  • Principal's occupation
  • Principal’s age (or birthplace and date)
  • Parents’ names
  • Name of witnesses and their residence
  • Name of person registering the death and his/her relationship to the deceased

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "Provincia" category
⇒ Select the "Distrito o municipalidad" category
⇒ Select the "Tipo de registro y años" category which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

For genealogical research, the birth, marriage, and death records contain important information for at least two and sometimes three generations of ancestors in one document.

Catholic Church records would be the next record to search.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

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 also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

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


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

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

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Peru, Amazonas, Civil Registration, 1939-1995,” digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-24116-20853-17?cc=1999173&wc=MMYD-SNL:380100950: accessed 4 September 2012), Luya > Conila > Nacimientos 1980 ene-dic > image 76 of 80 images, Joel Cruz Chuquizuta, 1980; citing Registro del Estado Civil, Conila, Luya, Peru.