Mexico Genealogy

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The FamilySearch moderator for Mexico is Dwsmith2

Guide to Mexico ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Country Information

Mexico is a country in North America bordered by the United States, Belize, and Guatemala. It was formerly a colony of Spain. The official language is Spanish.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Mexico Research

Links to articles on getting started with Mexico research.

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Mexico Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Mexico research.

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Mexico Map

  • For states numbered 1-7, click on their names in the legend. The map area for those states is too small to access accurately. Notice also that Sonora is spelled Sonara and Oaxaca is spelled Oasaca.
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More Mexico Research Strategies

Research strategies give guidance on how to research or what records to search for first. Below are additional research strategy Wiki articles for Mexico.

More Mexico Research Tools

Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in. Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in Mexico.

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Mexico," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 24 March 2016.