Costa Rica Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Costa Rica Baptisms, 1700-1915 .
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|Location of Costa Rica|
What is in the Collection?
This index is an electronic index for the years 1700 to 1915. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
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What Can these Records Tell Me?
Birth and christening index entries usually include : Name of the child Gender Names of the parents Birth date Birthplace Baptism date (if the source is a church record)
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).
The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.
|Locality||Baptisms, 1700-1915||Marriages, 1750-1920||Deaths, 1787-1900|
How Do I Search the Collection?
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- Your ancestor's first name or some identifying information
- Their residence, age, estimated event (birth, marriage, death) year, and family relationships.
Search the Index
Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.
1.Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have. 2.Click Search to show possible matches
How Do I Analyze the Results?
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Citing this Collection
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- "Costa Rica, Baptisms, 1700-1915." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
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