Mexico, Sinaloa, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Mexico, Sinaloa, Catholic Church Records, 1671-1968 .
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Sinaloa, Mexico
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1671-1968
Languages: Spanish
Title in the Language: Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Sinaloa, México
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Catholic Church Parishes, Sinaloa


What is in the Collection?

This collection of Catholic Church parish records for Sinola covers the years 1671 to 1968. These records are written in Spanish.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Sinaloa, Catholic Church Records, 1671-1968.

Collection Contents

Sample Images

Baptism or confirmation records may include the following:

  • Place and date of the baptism or confirmation
  • Given name
  • Gender
  • Place and date of birth or age at baptism or confirmation
  • If legitimate or illegitimate
  • Parents' names, sometimes their residence and/or place of birth
  • Names of maternal and paternal grandparents
  • Names' of godparents

Marriage records may include the following:

  • Place and date of the marriage
  • Name of the groom
  • Age, place of birth, and/or residence of groom
  • Names of the groom’s parents
  • Name of the bride
  • Age, place of birth, and/or residence of bride
  • Names of the bride’s parents
  • Sometimes the parent’s place of origin and/or civil status
  • Names of witnesses

Death records may include the following:

  • Place and date of the burial
  • Burial place
  • Name of the principal
  • Place and date of birth or age at time of death
  • Cause of death
  • Residence of the deceased
  • Place of death
  • Civil status of the principal
  • If married, may give the name of the spouse
  • Whether principal left progeny

How Do I Search the Collection?

Search by Name by visiting the Collection Page: 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 them 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.

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page
⇒ Select the "City or Town" category
⇒ Select the "Parish" category
⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images

For Help Reading These Records

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

What Do I Do Next?

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

Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. Sonora is to the northwest, Chihuahua to the north east, Durango to the east, and Nayarit to the southeast.

Known Issues with This Collection

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Collection Citation:

"México, Sinaloa, registros parroquiales, 1671-1968." Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Parroquias de la Iglesia Católica, Sinaloa [Catholic Church parishes, Sinaloa].


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 Mexico, Sinaloa, Catholic Church Records, 1671-1968.


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 Mexico, Sinaloa, Catholic Church Records, 1671-1968.

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