Honduras, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Access the records: Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968 .
Title in the Language of the Record
Registro Civil de Honduras
What is in the Collection?
This collection includes civil registration records of births, marriages, and deaths in the country of Honduras between the years 1841 and 1968. These records are written in Spanish.
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968.|
Birth records may include the following information:
- Date and place of registration
- Informant’s name, age and residence
- Name of the child
- Date and place of birth
- Parents’ names
Marriage records may include the following information:
- Date and place of event
- Groom’s name, age, origin and residence
- Bride’s name, age, origin and residence
- Parents’ names
Death records may include the following information:
- Registration date and place
- Informant’s name, age, residence and relationship to the deceased
- Deceased’s name, age, marital status, origin and residence
How Do I Search the Collection?
To search this collection by name:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
To search by image:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒ Select "Department"
⇒ Select "City or Municipality"
⇒ Select "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.
Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.
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, 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.
For Help Reading These Records
These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following resources:
- Spanish Genealogical Word List
- BYU Spanish Script Tutorial
- FamilySearch Learning Center videos:
|FHL Place Honduras items or FHL Keyword Honduras items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.|
Known Issues with This Collection
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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.
- “Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968. ” Database with Images. FamilySearch. Website: accessed 2016. Citing Oficina del Registro Civil. Archivo General de Centroamérica.
Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):
|The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968.|
|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 Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968.|