Argentina, Córdoba, Miscellaneous Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Córdoba, Argentina
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Record Description
Record Type: Miscellaneous
Collection years: 1574-1925
Languages: Spanish
Title in the Languages: Diversos Documentos de la Provincia de Córdoba, Argentina
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What is in the Collection?

These records are in Spanish. This collection includes census records, catalogs and indexes housed at the Historical Provincial Archive of Córdoba, Argentina. The census records cover various localities in the province of Córdoba as well as the capital city. The indexes and catalogs include several records such as notarial, criminal and government records from the province of Córdoba and some surrounding provinces. The original records mentioned in these indexes and catalogs are not available as part of this collection, but the information included in them may be used to request copies from the Archive.

For a list of the documents currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Argentina, Córdoba, Misce...aneous Records, 1574-1925.

Collection Content

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What Can this Collection Tell Me?

Census records may include:

  • Full name
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Place of birth
  • Family relationships

Probate records may include:

  • Name
  • Date and place of birth
  • Names of members of the family
  • Witnesses’ names

How Do I Search the Collection?

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 and 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.

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the “Registros originales o derivados” category
⇒ Select the “Tipo de registro y años” that takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image 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.

'For Help Reading These Records

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

What Do I Do Next?

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family. Keep in mind:

  • The information in church records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.
  • Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800.
  • There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.

I Found Who I Was Looking for, What Now?

  • Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.
  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth of each partner to find a couple's birth records and parents' names.
  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in census records.
  • Use the residence and names of the parents to locate church and land records.
  • Occupations listed can lead you to other types of records such as employment or military records.
  • Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
  • The name of the officiator is a clue to their religion or area of residence in the county. However, ministers may have reported marriages performed in other counties.
  • Compile the marriage entries for every person who has the same surname as the bride or groom; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.
  • Continue to search the marriage records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the bride and groom who may have married in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.
  • Use the marriage number to identify previous marriages.
  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.

I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now?

  • Check for variant spellings of the surnames.
  • Check for a different index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume.
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.

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

Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:

"Argentina, Córdoba, registros varios, 1574-1925”. Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Archivo Histórico Provincial de Córdoba (Córdoba Province Historical Archives, Córdoba).

Image Citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Argentina, Córdoba, Misce...aneous Records, 1574-1925.

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