Spain Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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"Spain Marriages, 1516-1950." &nbsp;database, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]): accessed 7 April 2011). &nbsp;Juan Antonio Narla and Gabriela Barela, &nbsp;19 September 1724; citing Church Records, FHL microfilm 1,039,074; Index entries derived from digital copies from original and compiled records.  
 
"Spain Marriages, 1516-1950." &nbsp;database, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]): accessed 7 April 2011). &nbsp;Juan Antonio Narla and Gabriela Barela, &nbsp;19 September 1724; citing Church Records, FHL microfilm 1,039,074; Index entries derived from digital copies from original and compiled records.  
 
  
 
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Revision as of 22:40, 3 May 2012

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Spain Marriages, 1565-1950 .

Contents

Collection Time Period

This collection includes the years 1565 through 1950.

Record Description

This index is an electronic database of information. The entries are primarily from the IGI along with some entries derived from compiled and original records such as:

  • Family Records
  • Church Records
  • Civil Registration

It may also include indexes generated by the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church.

There may be entries that cite a specific source such as the following:

  • "Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a Family Register for the People" by James Arnold
  • "Paul Dingwell Genealogical Collection" by Paul Dingwell
  • A county or state vital record registration

These entries are in this collection for one of the following reasons:

  • They were submitted by private individuals to the LDS Church and as such are part of the IGI resulting in their inclusion in this index.
  • They have been indexed through the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church. If this is the case, the index they are a part of has been included as part of this database.

The Vital Record Index databases are not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records although some sub-indexes (an index to a set of records within the database) have been found. When we identify a sub-index, we remove it from the database and post it separately on FamilySearch under its appropriate title.

This index is not complete for any particular place or region.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records. 

"Spain Marriages, 1565-1950," index, "FamilySearch" (https://www.familysearch.org). Index based on the International Genealogical Index, Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. FHL digital index. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.

Record Content

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

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.


Locality Baptisms, 1502-1940 Marriages, 1565-1950 Deaths, 1600-1920
Alava 233 1,309 0
Albacete 681,341 188,157 21,426
Alicante 0 8 0
Asturias 0 1 0
Badajoz 15,647 4,229 0
Baleares 0 1 0
Barcelona 813,399 184,512 9,030
Bilbao 0 6 1
Burgos 15,510 5,546 1,174
Cantabria 998 456 675
Ciudad Real 77,103 26,709 5,020
Cuenca 0 2 0
Gerona 1,934,642 395,636 15,071
Granada 0 147,215 0
Guadalajara 0 2 0
Huelva 0 2 0
Jaén 1 0 0
La Coruña 4,588 10 0
Lugo 125,922 48,149 1,604
Madrid 0 24 7
Murcia 287,317 55,090 7,206
Navarra 0 314,465 0
Orense 0 1 2
Palencia 0 7 1
Pontevedra 23,726 8,442 0
Salamanca 0 2 0
Santa Cruz 0 3 0
Santander 73,638 15,356 24,111
Sevilla 0 6 0
Spain 101,946 51,919 73,820
Toledo 0 3 0
Valencia 0 4 0
Valladolid 1,775,706 594,585 27,111
Vizcaya 0 125,742 0
Zamora 0 1 0
Total 5,931,717 2,167,600 186,259


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.

Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection

Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:

If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the Family History Library Catalog.

Record History

For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. In 2008, some of the entries were published on 8 CDs by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "Western Europe Vital Records Index: Spanish Region." This is an index of some marriages throughout Spain. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.

Volunteer indexers over thirty years extracted this information from microfilm copies of the parish registers. Some of it was published in 2008 on 8 CDs by the Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as "Western Europe Vital Records Index: Spanish Region."

Why the Record Was Created

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.

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 Spain.

Related Websites

Hispanic Genealogy Directory

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

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.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.

Citation Example for Records Found in This Collection

"Spain Marriages, 1516-1950."  database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org): accessed 7 April 2011).  Juan Antonio Narla and Gabriela Barela,  19 September 1724; citing Church Records, FHL microfilm 1,039,074; Index entries derived from digital copies from original and compiled records.