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Title in the Language of the Record
Registros de la Iglesia Católica, Uruguay
This Collection will include records from 1726-2004.
The collection includes baptisms, marriages, deaths and other parish records from the Catholic parishes in the country of Uruguay.
Citation for This Collection
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.
- “Uruguay, Catholic Church Records.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Dirección General del Registro del Estado Civil en Montevideo.
These baptism records usually contain the following information:
- Name and gender of the child
- Parents’ names and residence
- Date and place of baptism
These marriage records usually contain the following information:
- Groom’s name, marital status, age, origin and residence
- Groom’s parents’ names
- Bride’s name, marital status, age, origin and residence
- Bride’s parents’ names
- Date and place of marriage
These death records usually contain the following information:
- Name, age, origin and marital status of the deceased
- Date and place of death
How to Use the Record
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the Browse link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the Nombre del departamento category
⇒ Select the Nombre de ciudad/pueblo category
⇒ Select the Nombre de la parroquia category
⇒ Select the Tipo de registro y años category which takes you to the images.
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.
Related Wiki Articles
- Uruguay Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Uruguay, Civil Registration Index Cards (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Uruguay Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection
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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.