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Title in the Language of the Record
Perú, Cajamarca, Registro Civil
Copies of original civil registration records of births, marriages, and deaths from the department of Cajamarca in Peru. The original records are housed in the Archivo Regional de Lambayeque.
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- Municipal clerks in Cajamarca. Peru, Cajamarca, Civil Registration. Archivo Regional de Lambayeque, Peru.
Record ContentThe key genealogical facts found in most birth records are:
- Place of registration
- Name of child
- Date of birth
- Time of birth
- Place of birth
- Parents’ names and place of origin
- Paternal grandparents’ names and place of origin
- Maternal grandparents’ names and place of origin
- Place, date and parish of baptism
- Place and date of registration
- Name of groom
- Groom’s place of origin
- Groom’s age
- Groom’s marital status
- Groom’s occupation
- Name of bride
- Bride’s place of origin
- Bride’s age
- Bride’s marital status
- Place of their residence
- Parish name and date of their religious wedding
- Groom’s parents' names, their place of origin, and occupation of father
- Bride’s parents' names, their place of origin, and occupation of father
- Place and date of death
- Name of deceased person
- Deceased place of origin
- Deceased age at time of death
- Deceased marital status
- Deceased occupation
- Cause of death
- If deceased left a will
- Deceased place of residence
- Place of burial
- Parents’ names and their place of origin
- Father’s occupation
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- Use the date along with the place to find the family in church or other records.
- The parent’s birth places can tell you former residences and can help to establish a migration pattern for the family.
Related Wiki Articles
- Peru Church History
- Peru Civil Registration
- Peru, Lambayeque Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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"Peru, Cajamarca, Civil Registration, 1938-1996," images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 27 June 2012), Cutervo > Cutervo > Nacimientos 1965-1966 > image 242 of 508; Emiliano Calderon Tello, born 3 January 1966; citing municipal clerks in Cajamarca. Peru, Cajamarca, Civil Registration.
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