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== Collection Time Period  ==
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*[[Philippines Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Philippines Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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*[[Philippines Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Philippines Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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*[[Philippines Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Philippines Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
  
This index covers events from 1585 through 1907.&nbsp;
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== Record History  ==
 
 
For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This index is an index of the births or christenings; marriages; and deaths or burials throughout Philippines. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.<br>
 
 
=== Why This Record Was&nbsp;Created  ===
 
 
For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This index is an index of the births or christenings; marriages; and deaths or burials throughout Philippines. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.
 
 
=== 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 Philippines..&nbsp;
 
 
== Record Description  ==
 
 
The index is an electronic database of information transcribed from original records.<br>
 
 
=== Record&nbsp;Content  ===
 
 
The key genealogical facts found in birth or christening index entries may include:
 
 
*Name of the child
 
*Gender
 
*Names of the parents
 
*Birth date
 
*Birthplace
 
*Christening date (if the source is a church record)
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
 
The key genealogical facts found in marriage index entries may include:
 
 
*Name of bride and groom
 
*Names of the parents
 
*Marriage date
 
*Marriage place
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
 
The key genealogical facts found in death or burial index entries may include:
 
 
*Name of the deceased
 
*Gender
 
*Names of the parents
 
*Name of the spouse (if married)
 
*Death or burial date
 
*Death or burial place
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials&nbsp;
 
 
== 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.<br>
 
 
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{| border="3"
 
|-
 
| style="background: #f0f0f0" align="center" | '''Locality'''
 
| style="background: #f0f0f0" align="center" | '''Births and Baptisms, 1642-1994'''
 
| style="background: #f0f0f0" align="center" | '''Marriages, 1723-1957'''
 
| style="background: #f0f0f0" align="center" | '''Deaths and Burials, 1726-1957'''
 
|-
 
| Abra
 
| 0
 
| 10,200
 
| 19,816
 
|-
 
| Agusan
 
| 0
 
| 1,760
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Agusan del Norte
 
| 0
 
| 7,950
 
| 6,436
 
|-
 
| Agusan del Sur
 
| 0
 
| 156
 
| 711
 
|-
 
| Aklan
 
| 27,355
 
| 11,643
 
| 32,208
 
|-
 
| Albay
 
| 0
 
| 46,735
 
| 139,717
 
|-
 
| Antique
 
| 0
 
| 12,086
 
| 37,985
 
|-
 
| Aurora
 
| 0
 
| 831
 
| 2,177
 
|-
 
| Basilan
 
| 0
 
| 1,384
 
| 1,428
 
|-
 
| Bataan
 
| 0
 
| 13,463
 
| 31,516
 
|-
 
| Batanes
 
| 0
 
| 299
 
| 715
 
|-
 
| Batangas
 
| 0
 
| 115,320
 
| 220,022
 
|-
 
| Benguet
 
| 0
 
| 10,854
 
| 11,847
 
|-
 
| Bohol
 
| 0
 
| 65,692
 
| 188,162
 
|-
 
| Bukidnon
 
| 0
 
| 5,199
 
| 2,169
 
|-
 
| Bulacan
 
| 0
 
| 56,062
 
| 114,662
 
|-
 
| Cagayan
 
| 0
 
| 35,037
 
| 104,429
 
|-
 
| Camarines Norte
 
| 0
 
| 24,481
 
| 32,529
 
|-
 
| Camarines Sur
 
| 0
 
| 32,206
 
| 74,319
 
|-
 
| Camiguin
 
| 0
 
| 6,551
 
| 10,537
 
|-
 
| Capiz
 
| 0
 
| 21,573
 
| 68,967
 
|-
 
| Catánduanes
 
| 0
 
| 9,574
 
| 12,532
 
|-
 
| Cavite
 
| 0
 
| 64,571
 
| 175,392
 
|-
 
| Cebú
 
| 9,288
 
| 164,438
 
| 317,069
 
|-
 
| Cotabato
 
| 0
 
| 5,719
 
| 5,651
 
|-
 
| Davao
 
| 0
 
| 4,316
 
| 17,310
 
|-
 
| Davao del Norte
 
| 0
 
| 148
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Davao del Sur
 
| 0
 
| 33,511
 
| 12,942
 
|-
 
| Davao Oriental
 
| 0
 
| 6,008
 
| 6,973
 
|-
 
| Eastern Samar
 
| 0
 
| 5,774
 
| 8,568
 
|-
 
| Ifugao
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 1,549
 
|-
 
| Ilocos Norte
 
| 0
 
| 43,981
 
| 113,976
 
|-
 
| Ilocos Sur
 
| 0
 
| 39,735
 
| 88,927
 
|-
 
| Iloilo
 
| 47,944
 
| 64,760
 
| 178,221
 
|-
 
| Isabela
 
| 0
 
| 18,084
 
| 51,070
 
|-
 
| Kalinga-Apayao
 
| 0
 
| 1,260
 
| 5,235
 
|-
 
| La Union
 
| 0
 
| 42,296
 
| 89,285
 
|-
 
| Laguna
 
| 0
 
| 67,229
 
| 156,712
 
|-
 
| Lanao del Norte
 
| 0
 
| 1,772
 
| 4,880
 
|-
 
| Lanao del Sur
 
| 0
 
| 1,109
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Leyte
 
| 2,835
 
| 47,093
 
| 156,130
 
|-
 
| Maguindanao
 
| 0
 
| 821
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Marinduque
 
| 0
 
| 5,250
 
| 10,210
 
|-
 
| Masbate
 
| 0
 
| 14,094
 
| 15,419
 
|-
 
| Metropolitan Manila
 
| 189,670
 
| 235,024
 
| 485,429
 
|-
 
| Mindanao
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 1,005
 
|-
 
| Mindoro
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 7,031
 
|-
 
| Misamis
 
| 0
 
| 1,593
 
| 2,313
 
|-
 
| Misamis Occidental
 
| 0
 
| 18,206
 
| 24,272
 
|-
 
| Misamis Oriental
 
| 0
 
| 21,671
 
| 56,152
 
|-
 
| Mountain Province
 
| 0
 
| 2,757
 
| 7,645
 
|-
 
| Negros del Norte
 
| 2,340
 
| 11,276
 
| 15,825
 
|-
 
| Negros Occidental
 
| 0
 
| 54,511
 
| 167,331
 
|-
 
| Negros Oriental
 
| 0
 
| 29,194
 
| 88,719
 
|-
 
| North Cotabato
 
| 0
 
| 7,742
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Northern Samar
 
| 0
 
| 5,535
 
| 6,485
 
|-
 
| Nueva Ecija
 
| 0
 
| 61,373
 
| 133,506
 
|-
 
| Nueva Vizcaya
 
| 0
 
| 6,452
 
| 18,420
 
|-
 
| Occidental Mindoro
 
| 0
 
| 6,207
 
| 7,427
 
|-
 
| Oriental Mindoro
 
| 0
 
| 17,062
 
| 22,749
 
|-
 
| Palawan
 
| 0
 
| 3,704
 
| 8,122
 
|-
 
| Pampanga
 
| 0
 
| 61,603
 
| 130,598
 
|-
 
| Pangasinan
 
| 0
 
| 125,356
 
| 351,382
 
|-
 
| Philippines
 
| 25,033
 
| 129,132
 
| 397,653
 
|-
 
| Quezon
 
| 0
 
| 73,640
 
| 143,539
 
|-
 
| Rizal
 
| 21,138
 
| 63,373
 
| 111,847
 
|-
 
| Romblon
 
| 0
 
| 4,979
 
| 15,157
 
|-
 
| Samar
 
| 0
 
| 12,433
 
| 38,917
 
|-
 
| Siquijor
 
| 0
 
| 5,903
 
| 12,515
 
|-
 
| Sorsogon
 
| 0
 
| 18,863
 
| 43,371
 
|-
 
| Southern Leyte
 
| 8,536
 
| 10,813
 
| 8,942
 
|-
 
| Sulu
 
| 0
 
| 968
 
| 1,396
 
|-
 
| Surigao
 
| 0
 
| 405
 
| 19,684
 
|-
 
| Surigao del Norte
 
| 0
 
| 7,925
 
| 2,977
 
|-
 
| Surigao del Sur
 
| 0
 
| 14,541
 
| 5,375
 
|-
 
| Tarlac
 
| 0
 
| 47,805
 
| 149,640
 
|-
 
| Tayabas
 
| 0
 
| 2,416
 
| 8,636
 
|-
 
| Zambales
 
| 0
 
| 29,889
 
| 67,740
 
|-
 
| Zamboanga
 
| 0
 
| 3,658
 
| 5,788
 
|-
 
| Zamboanga del Norte
 
| 0
 
| 11,500
 
| 13,283
 
|-
 
| Zamboanga del Sur
 
| 0
 
| 18,847
 
| 19,348
 
|-
 
| Totals
 
| 334,139
 
| 2,247,381
 
| 5,128,622
 
|}
 
 
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== 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 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.&nbsp;&nbsp;
 
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
 
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.&nbsp;
 
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
 
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Philippines_Church_Records Philippines Church Records]&nbsp;
 
 
== Sources of&nbsp;This Collection  ==
 
 
"Philippines Births and Baptisms, 1642-1994," database, FamilySearch. Digital copies of originals housed in various repositories throughout Philippines.
 
 
"Philippines Marriages, 1723-1957," database, FamilySearch. Digital copies of originals housed in various repositories throughout Philippines.
 
 
"Philippines Deaths and Burials, 1726-1957," database, FamilySearch. Digital copies of originals housed in various repositories throughout Philippines.
 
 
 
 
Each entry in this index has a source listed. The index may be a compilation of records from a variety of sources, including the following:
 
 
*Family Records
 
*Church Records
 
*Civil Registration
 
 
==== <br>How To Cite Your Sources&nbsp;  ====
 
 
''An example of citing these records is: Philippines Marriages. Marriage record. From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org), April 23, 2010. Margaret L. Smith, 02 Apr 1922, Los Baños, Lagunna, Philippines, film number 1748435.''
 
 
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''Instructions for citing this source can be found at: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]''
 
 
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