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| title_language = Registros Parroquiales de la Provincia de Córdoba, Argentina
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== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
'''Registros Parroquiales de la Provincia de Córdoba, Argentina'''
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This collection of church records for the period of 1557 to 1974, includes baptism, confirmation, marriage, pre-marriage investigation files, divorce, death records, indexes and other administrative records for parishes in the Córdoba Province.
  
== Record Description  ==
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Earlier registers are handwritten in narrative style, and later records were handwritten on printed forms.
  
This collection of church records for the period of 1557 to 1974, includes baptism, confirmation, marriage, divorce and death records for parishes in the Córdoba Province.  
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These records are written in [[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish]]; see the section [[Argentina, Córdoba, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#For Help Reading these Records|For Help Reading these Records]] for translation helps.  
  
A list of the cities and parishes contained in this collection is found in the [[Parishes of Córdoba, Argentina]] coverage table.
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'''General Information About Church Records'''
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Church records are crucial for genealogical research, since civil authorities did not begin registering vital statistics until after 1886. After this date one should search in both church and civil records as there may be information in one that does not appear in the other. For instance the church records may only list the godparents whereas the civil records may list the grandparents.
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Church records are the most important records for genealogical research in Argentina. The vast majority of Argentines were Catholic and were registered in the records of the local parish or diocese which are called registros parroquiales (parish registers). These records include entries for baptisms, marriage information, marriages, deaths, and burials. They can help you trace and link families. Often two and sometimes three generations are indicated in the records. In addition, church records may include church censuses, account books, confirmations, and other church-related records.  
  
Earlier registers are handwritten in narrative style, and later records were handwritten on printed forms. Catholic Church parish registers are the major records available to identify individuals, parents, and spouses before 1930. After this date, civil authorities began registering vital statistics, which by law includes people of all religions.  
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Some church records have been lost or have deteriorated due to natural effects, such as humidity and insects, and more dramatic events such as fire, floods and earthquakes. Civil and political strife have also caused the destruction of parish books. Some records were destroyed or damaged because of poor storage. However, many records considered lost are simply misplaced or misidentified.  
  
For genealogical purposes, the information in civil sources confirms and supplements the information in church records. Records from some of these parishes have been indexed and are searchable as part of this collection. Additional indexed records will be published as they become available.  
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In 1886 the civil government began keeping vital records (civil registration). If you are looking for ancestors who came before this time, then the Catholic Church parish registers are the best records available to identify these individuals, since church records were around for hundreds of years prior to civil registration. For civil vital records of births, deaths, and marriages after 1886, see [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Argentina_Civil_Registration Argentina Civil Registration] (Registro Civil).
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===To Browse this Collection===
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{{Collection_Browse_Link
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== What Can these Records Tell Me? ==
  
For a list of localities currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1974182/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
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'''Baptismal records''' usually include the following information:  
 
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
 
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
 
 
 
{{Collection citation
 
|text = Parishes in the Córdoba Province. Argentina, Cordoba, Catholic Church records. Archivo del Arzobispado de Cordoba.}}
 
 
 
== Record Content  ==
 
 
 
<gallery>
 
Image:Argentina, Cordoba, Baptism.jpg|Baptism
 
Image:Argentina cordoba ccr confirmation.jpg|Confirmation
 
Image:Argentina, Cordoba, Marriage.jpg|Marriage
 
Image:Argentina cordoba ccr divorce.jpg|Divorce
 
Image:Argentina, Cordoba, Death.jpg|Death
 
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'''These baptismal records usually include the following informtion:'''
 
  
 
*Date of event  
 
*Date of event  
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*Parents' origin and residence
 
*Parents' origin and residence
  
'''These confirmation records usually include the following informtion:'''
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'''Confirmation records''' usually include the following information:  
  
 
*Name  
 
*Name  
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*Godparents
 
*Godparents
  
'''These marriage records usually include the following informtion:'''
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'''Marriage records''' usually include the following information:  
  
 
*Date of marriage  
 
*Date of marriage  
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*Names of witnesses
 
*Names of witnesses
  
'''These divorce records usually include the following informtion:'''
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'''Divorce records''' usually include the following information:  
  
 
*Date of divorce  
 
*Date of divorce  
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*Time separated prior to divorce
 
*Time separated prior to divorce
  
'''These death records usually include the following informtion:'''
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'''Death records''' usually include the following information:  
  
 
*Date of death  
 
*Date of death  
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*Spouse's name of deceased
 
*Spouse's name of deceased
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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== Collection Content ==
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=== Sample Images ===
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Image:Argentina, Cordoba, Baptism.jpg|Baptism Record
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Image:Argentina cordoba ccr confirmation.jpg|Confirmation Record
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Image:Argentina, Cordoba, Marriage.jpg|Marriage Record
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Image:Argentina cordoba ccr divorce.jpg|Divorce Record
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Image:Argentina, Cordoba, Death.jpg|Death Record
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===Coverage Table===
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As of 20 December 2016 this collection included records from the following cities or towns:
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! align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" scope="col" | '''City or Town
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! align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" scope="col" | '''City or Town
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|Achiras
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|Achiras y San Fernando
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| Alpa Corral
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|Alta Gracia
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|Bell Ville
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|Camilo Aldao
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|Colonia Caroya
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|Córdoba
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|Cosquín
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|Cruz Alta
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|Cruz del Eje
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|Deán Funes
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|Frontera Sud
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|Fuerte 3 de Febrero
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|Guarnición Sarmiento
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|Jesús María
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|Laboulaye
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|La Carlota
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|La Carlota y Reducción
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|La Cruz
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|Malargüe y Villa Atuel
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|Marcos Juárez
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|Monte Cristo
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|Morteros
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|Obispo Trejo
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|Obispo Trejo y Chalacea
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|Reducción
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|Río Cuarto
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|Río Segundo
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|Rodeo Viejo
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|Salsacate
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|Salta
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|Sampacho
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|San Agustín
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|San Bartolomé
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|San Carlos Minas
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|San Francisco
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|San Francisco del Chañar
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|San Pedro
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|Santa Rosa
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|Tegua
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|Tegua y Las Peñas
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|Totoral
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|Tulumba
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|Villa Ascasubi
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|Villa Concepción del Tío
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|Villa Cura Brochero
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|Villa del Rosario
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|Villa de María
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|Villa de Soto
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|Villa Dolores
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|Villa María
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|Villa Nueva
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|Villa Quilino
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|Villa Sarmiento
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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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 and 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.
  
'''To search this collection using the index:''' <br> 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.  
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'''Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1974182 Collection Page]:''' <br> 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 browse this collection you will need to follow this series of links:'''<br>⇒Select the ''"Browse"'' link in the initial search page<br>⇒Select the ''"Cuidad o Pueblo"'' category<br>⇒Select the ''"Parraquia"'' category<br>⇒Select the ''"Tipo de registro y años"'' category which takes you to the images.  
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'''View Images in the Collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1974182/waypoints Browser Page]:'''<br>⇒ Select the “City or Town” category<br>⇒ Select the “Parish” category<br>⇒ Select the “Record Type and Years” that takes you to the images.  
  
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
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Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
  
'''When searching the index it is helpful to know the following:'''
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
  
*The place where the event occurred
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For help reading these Spanish records, see the following wiki articles:
*The name and surname of the person
 
*The approximate date of the event
 
*The name of the parents or spouse
 
  
Use the locator information found in the index (such as page, entry, or certificate number) to locate your ancestors in the records. Compare the information in the record to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct person. You may need to compare the information of more than one person to make this determination.  
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Spain%22 Reading Spanish handwritten records]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx Script tutorial for Spanish]
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*[[Argentina Language and Languages]]
  
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family.
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
  
'''For example:'''
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When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family.  Keep in mind:
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*The information in church records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.
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*Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800.
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*There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
  
 
*Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.  
 
*Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.  
 
*Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth of each partner to find a couple's birth records and parents' names.  
 
*Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth of each partner to find a couple's birth records and parents' names.  
 
*Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in census records.  
 
*Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in census records.  
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*Use the death date or age along with the place of death to find birth records.
 
*Use the residence and names of the parents to locate church and land records.  
 
*Use the residence and names of the parents to locate church and land records.  
 
*Occupations listed can lead you to other types of records such as employment or military records.  
 
*Occupations listed can lead you to other types of records such as employment or military records.  
 
*Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.  
 
*Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.  
*The name of the officiator is a clue to their religion or area of residence in the county. However, ministers may have reported marriages performed in other counties.
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*Compile information for every person who has the same surname as your ancestor; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.  
*Compile the marriage entries for every person who has the same surname as the bride or groom; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.  
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*Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.  
*Continue to search the marriage records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the bride and groom who may have married in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.  
 
 
*Use the marriage number to identify previous marriages.  
 
*Use the marriage number to identify previous marriages.  
 
*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
 
*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  
'''Keep in mind:'''
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=== I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now? ===
  
*The information in church records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.  
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*Civil registration records are also a good source of genealogical information. See [[Argentina Civil Registration|Argentina Civil Registration]] for further information.  You should obtain copies of both church records and civil registration, when possible, since they do not necessarily provide the same information. For example, baptismal registers sometimes provide the names of the fathers of illegitimate children when the civil registration does not
*Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800.  
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*Check for variant spellings of the surnames.  
*There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.
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*You ancestor may be using a nickname or alias.  
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*A boundary change could have occurred and the record of your ancestor is now in a neighboring area. Search the records and indexes of neighboring cities, provinces, and regions.
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*Your ancestor may have immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby countries or immigration/emigration records.<br>
  
'''If you are unable to find the ancestors you are looking for, try the following:'''
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{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1974182 Argentina, Córdoba, Catholic Church Records, 1557-1974]. Click on camera icon to see images.}}
 
 
*Check for variant spellings of the surnames.  
 
*Check for a different index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume.
 
*Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.
 
  
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Argentina, Córdoba Province Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
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*[http://www.episcopado.org/ Conferencia Episcopal Argentina]  
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*[http://www.aica.org/index2.php?pag=diocprovincias Aica on line]  
 
*[http://www.arzolap.org.ar/ Arzobispado de La Plata]
 
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Argentina-C%C3%B3rdoba-Catholic-Church-Records-1557-1974-known-issues&lang=en article]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
  
*[[Argentina|Argentina]]
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== Citing this Collection ==
*[[Argentina Church Records]]
 
*[[Argentina Church History]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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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. <br><br> '''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Argentina, Córdoba, registros parroquiales, 1557-1974."  Database with Images. <em>FamilySearch</em>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Parroquias Católicas, Córdoba (Catholic Church parishes, Córdoba).}}<br><br>
  
{{Contributor_invite}}  
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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'''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image_Citation_Link
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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{{Contributor_invite}}
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
  
"Argentina, Cordoba, Catholic Church Records, 1557-1974," index and images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 March 2012), Ramon Garcia and Filomina Martinez, married 19 January 1916; citing Iglesia Católica, Nuestra Señora de la Asunción (Córdoba, Córdoba), Registros parroquiales, 1642-1925, Archivo del Arzobispado de Córdoba.
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1557-1974
Languages: Spanish
Title in the Language: Registros Parroquiales de la Provincia de Córdoba, Argentina
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
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Catholic Church Parishes


What is in the Collection?

This collection of church records for the period of 1557 to 1974, includes baptism, confirmation, marriage, pre-marriage investigation files, divorce, death records, indexes and other administrative records for parishes in the Córdoba Province.

Earlier registers are handwritten in narrative style, and later records were handwritten on printed forms.

These records are written in Spanish; see the section For Help Reading these Records for translation helps.

General Information About Church Records

Church records are crucial for genealogical research, since civil authorities did not begin registering vital statistics until after 1886. After this date one should search in both church and civil records as there may be information in one that does not appear in the other. For instance the church records may only list the godparents whereas the civil records may list the grandparents.

Church records are the most important records for genealogical research in Argentina. The vast majority of Argentines were Catholic and were registered in the records of the local parish or diocese which are called registros parroquiales (parish registers). These records include entries for baptisms, marriage information, marriages, deaths, and burials. They can help you trace and link families. Often two and sometimes three generations are indicated in the records. In addition, church records may include church censuses, account books, confirmations, and other church-related records.

Some church records have been lost or have deteriorated due to natural effects, such as humidity and insects, and more dramatic events such as fire, floods and earthquakes. Civil and political strife have also caused the destruction of parish books. Some records were destroyed or damaged because of poor storage. However, many records considered lost are simply misplaced or misidentified.

In 1886 the civil government began keeping vital records (civil registration). If you are looking for ancestors who came before this time, then the Catholic Church parish registers are the best records available to identify these individuals, since church records were around for hundreds of years prior to civil registration. For civil vital records of births, deaths, and marriages after 1886, see Argentina Civil Registration (Registro Civil).

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Argentina, Córdoba, Catholic Church Records, 1557-1974.

What Can these Records Tell Me?

Baptismal records usually include the following information:

  • Date of event
  • Place of event
  • Name of child
  • Birth date of child
  • Parents' names of child
  • Parents' origin and residence

Confirmation records usually include the following information:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Parents' names
  • Legitimacy
  • Godparents

Marriage records usually include the following information:

  • Date of marriage
  • Place of marriage
  • Name of Groom and Bride
  • Groom's name, age, origin and residence
  • Names of groom's parents
  • Bride's name, age, origin and residence
  • Names of bride's parents
  • Names of witnesses

Divorce records usually include the following information:

  • Date of divorce
  • Husband
  • Wife
  • Time separated prior to divorce

Death records usually include the following information:

  • Date of death
  • Place of death
  • Name and origin of deceased
  • Age of deceased
  • Parents' names of deceased
  • Spouse's name of deceased

Collection Content

Sample Images

Coverage Table

As of 20 December 2016 this collection included records from the following cities or towns:

City or Town City or Town City or Town
Achiras Achiras y San Fernando Alpa Corral
Alta Gracia Bell Ville Camilo Aldao
Colonia Caroya Córdoba Cosquín
Cruz Alta Cruz del Eje Deán Funes
Frontera Sud Fuerte 3 de Febrero Guarnición Sarmiento
Jesús María Laboulaye La Carlota
La Carlota y Reducción La Cruz Malargüe y Villa Atuel
Marcos Juárez Monte Cristo Morteros
Obispo Trejo Obispo Trejo y Chalacea Reducción
Río Cuarto Río Segundo Rodeo Viejo
Salsacate Salta Sampacho
San Agustín San Bartolomé San Carlos Minas
San Francisco San Francisco del Chañar San Pedro
Santa Rosa Tegua Tegua y Las Peñas
Totoral Tulumba Villa Ascasubi
Villa Concepción del Tío Villa Cura Brochero Villa del Rosario
Villa de María Villa de Soto Villa Dolores
Villa María Villa Nueva Villa Quilino
Villa Sarmiento


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  • Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800.
  • There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.
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  • Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
  • Compile information for every person who has the same surname as your ancestor; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.
  • Use the marriage number to identify previous marriages.
  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.

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

  • Civil registration records are also a good source of genealogical information. See Argentina Civil Registration for further information. You should obtain copies of both church records and civil registration, when possible, since they do not necessarily provide the same information. For example, baptismal registers sometimes provide the names of the fathers of illegitimate children when the civil registration does not
  • Check for variant spellings of the surnames.
  • You ancestor may be using a nickname or alias.
  • A boundary change could have occurred and the record of your ancestor is now in a neighboring area. Search the records and indexes of neighboring cities, provinces, and regions.
  • Your ancestor may have immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby countries or immigration/emigration records.

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