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Civil registration records, censuses, military records, and other miscellaneous records microfilmed and digitized at municipal archives in the province of Lérida, Spain. This collection is being published as images become available.
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- Civil Registry Offices in Lérida. Spain, Province of Lérida, municipal records. Arxiu Comarcal de Val d’Aran, Lérida, Spain.
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The 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
The key genealogical facts found in most marriage records are:
- 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
The key genealogical facts found in most death records are:
- 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
The key genealogical facts found on most municipal census records include:
- Complete name
- Place and date of birth
- Sometimes the education level
- Sometimes the names of the spouse and children
The key genealogical facts found on most municipal military draft records include:
- Complete name
- Birth date or age
- Place of origin
- Civil status
- Medical and physical condition
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The censuses are helpful to find enough genealogical data to research an ancestor and extended relatives in other types of records. To search this census, it is necessary to know the name of the head of household and the name of the municipality where the ancestor lived.
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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
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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > 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, Buenos Aires.
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