Costa Rica Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Costa Rica Marriages, 1750-1920 .
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Costa Rica
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Location of Costa Rica
Record Description
Record Type: Marriages
Collection years: 1750-1920
Language: Spanish/English
Title in the Language:
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Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City



What is in the Collection?

This index is an electronic index for the years 1750 to 1920.

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.

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Coverage Table

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
Alajuela 847 1,835 0
Cartago 70,787 20,543 545
Costa Rica 4,497 197 30,960
Heredia 8,293 11,576 0
San José 92,150 23,698 0
Totals 176,574 57,849 31,505

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Collection Citation:

"Costa Rica, Marriages, 1750-1920" Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

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