Uruguay Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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"Uruguay Marriages, 1840-1900." index, ''FamilySearch'' ([http://www.familysearch.org]): accessed April 8, 2011. entry for Pascual Navarro and Cecilia Farias, married 24 October 1841; citing Marriage Records, FHL microfilm 625330; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
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"Uruguay Marriages, 1840-1900." index, ''FamilySearch'' ([http://www.familysearch.org http://www.familysearch.org]): accessed April 8, 2011. entry for Pascual Navarro and Cecilia Farias, married 24 October 1841; citing Marriage Records, FHL microfilm 625330; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.  
  
 
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Revision as of 23:14, 20 April 2011

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Uruguay Marriages, 1840-1900 .

Contents

Collection Time Period

This collection includes the years 1840 through 1900.

Record Description

This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:

  • Family Records
  • Church Records
  • Civil Registration

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

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, 1750-1900 Marriages, 1840-1900
Colonia 25,380 6,845
Durazno 0 3,931
Flores 4,085 0
Florida 3,559 1,680
Montevideo 16,623 0
Salto 21,916 3,630
San José 20,650 2,001
Soriano 55,407 1,301
Uruguay 6,693 422
Totals 154,313 19,810

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. This is an index of some marriages throughout Uruguay. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.

Why This Record Was Created

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing to accomplish its program of identifying the ancestry of mankind.

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 Uruguay.

Related Web Sites

This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.

Related Wiki Articles

Portal:Uruguay

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 especially need language translations for both content and images. For specific needs, please look for callout boxes throughout the article or visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.


Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Sources of Information for This Collection

"Uruguay Marriages, 1840-1900," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/). Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from the 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 do 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 in found in the Wiki Article: How to Create Source Citations for FamilySearch Historical Records Collections

Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection

"Uruguay Marriages, 1840-1900." index, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org): accessed April 8, 2011. entry for Pascual Navarro and Cecilia Farias, married 24 October 1841; citing Marriage Records, FHL microfilm 625330; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.