Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officers (FamilySeach Historical Records)

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== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection will include digital images of pension classification records for the widows and orphans of Spanish officials from 1835 to 1960. Included in many of these files are wills and birth, marriage, and death certificates. These records are handwritten in Spanish. Records are housed at the Archivo General de la Administración in Alcalá de Henares, Spain.  
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This collection will include digital images of pension classification records for the widows and orphans of Spanish officials from 1835 to 1960. Included in many of these files are wills and birth, marriage, and death certificates. Original records are housed at the Archivo General de la Administración in Alcalá de Henares, Spain.  
  
For an alphabetical list of names currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1972899/waypoints Browse]link from the collection landing page.  
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These records are handwritten in Spanish; see the section "For Help Reading these Records" for access to translation helps.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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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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{{Collection citation | text= "Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officials, 1860-1960" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archivo General de la Administración, Alcalá de Henares.}}  
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[[Spain, Pension Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officials (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
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Image:Antonio Aytes, Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans.jpg|Pension Record, Page 1  
 
Image:Antonio Aytes, Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans.jpg|Pension Record, Page 1  
 
Image:Diego Abad, Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans.jpg|Pension Record, Page 2  
 
Image:Diego Abad, Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans.jpg|Pension Record, Page 2  
</gallery> '''Pension records may include the following information:'''
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'''Pension records''' may include the following information:
 
*Name of deceased official/pensioner  
 
*Name of deceased official/pensioner  
 
*Name of petitioner  
 
*Name of petitioner  
 
*Name of widows  
 
*Name of widows  
 
*Names of children/orphans
 
*Names of children/orphans
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For additional information about the other records you may find among the pensions (birth, marriage, death certificates, or wills) and help using them, see the wiki article [[Spain Civil Registration - Vital Records]].
  
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links: <br> ⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page <br> ⇒Select the "Name on File and File Information" which takes you to the images.  
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Name are listed in alphabetical order in the "Browse through images" section that is listed on the initial collection page. Select the name or date of your ancestor if they appear on the list of names, and you should see images of those records.  
  
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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===Search the Collection===
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'''To search by image:'''<br>
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To browse the collection you will need to follow this series of links: <br> ⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page <br> ⇒Select the "Name on File and File Information" which takes you to the images.  
  
Name are listed in alphabetical order in the "Browse through images" section that is listed on the initial collection page. Select the name or date of your ancestor if they appear on the list of names, and you should see images of those records. Keep in mind:
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Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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'''When searching:'''<br>
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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====For Help Reading These Records====
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===For Help Reading These Records===
  
These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:  
 
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Spain%22 Reading Spanish handwritten records]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx Script tutorial for Spanish]
  
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Military_Records_in_Hispanic_Research Military Records in Hispanic Research]
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[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Military_Records_in_Hispanic_Research Military Records in Hispanic Research]  
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
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*[[Spain Civil Registration - Vital Records]]
*[[Spain]]  
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*[[Spain Military Records]]
*[[Spain Military Records|Spain Military Records]]<br>
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*[[Spain]]
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==  
  
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1972899/waypoints Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officers, 1833-1960]
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When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again.  
  
When you copy information from a record, you should also 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.  
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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]].
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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{{Image_Citation_Link
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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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{{Collection citation | text= "Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officials, 1860-1960" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Administrative General Archives, Alcalá de Henares, Spain.}}

Revision as of 19:24, 30 July 2014

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Title in the Language of the Records

España, registros de viudas y húerfanos de oficiales españoles

Record Description

This collection will include digital images of pension classification records for the widows and orphans of Spanish officials from 1835 to 1960. Included in many of these files are wills and birth, marriage, and death certificates. Original records are housed at the Archivo General de la Administración in Alcalá de Henares, Spain.

These records are handwritten in Spanish; see the section "For Help Reading these Records" for access to translation helps.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officers, 1833-1960.

Record Content

Pension records may include the following information:

  • Name of deceased official/pensioner
  • Name of petitioner
  • Name of widows
  • Names of children/orphans

For additional information about the other records you may find among the pensions (birth, marriage, death certificates, or wills) and help using them, see the wiki article Spain Civil Registration - Vital Records.

How to Use the Record

Name are listed in alphabetical order in the "Browse through images" section that is listed on the initial collection page. Select the name or date of your ancestor if they appear on the list of names, and you should see images of those records.

Search the Collection

To search by image:
To browse the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Name on File and File Information" which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

When searching:
As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

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Don't overlook FHL Place Spain items or FHL Keyword Spain items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Spain Archives and Libraries.

Related Websites

Military Records in Hispanic Research

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 also 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.

Citation for This Collection

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officers, 1833-1960.

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.

"Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officials, 1860-1960" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Administrative General Archives, Alcalá de Henares, Spain.