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Registros Municipales de la Provincia de Asturias, España.
This collection includes civil registration, census, hidalguías (nobility) and catastro de ensenada (estate information) records for the cities of Avilés and Oviedo in the province of Asturias. This collection is being published as images become available.
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- Spain. Asturias Province Municipal Offices. Municipal Records. Asturias Province Municipal Archives, Asturias, Spain.
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- Parents’ names
- Grandparents' names
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- Marital Status
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, FamilySearch (: accessed 28 February, 2012), Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.