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Registros Parroquiales de la Provincia de Capital Federal, Argentina
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== What is in the Collection? ==
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This collection includes records in Spanish dating from from 1737 to 1977 and contains baptism, confirmation, marriage, and death records from parishes in the Buenos Aires City as it existed at the end of the 20th century.
  
== Record Description  ==
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Buenos Aires City was founded in 1580 (after an aborted attempt 40 years earlier) and was part of the provinces in the area—first Asunción then Buenos Aires—until 1880, when the city was separated from Buenos Aires Province and federalized (put under direct control of the national government).  
 
 
These records are in Spanish. This Collection will include records from 1737 to 1977.<br>
 
 
 
This collection includes baptism, confirmation, marriage and death records for the parishes of Inmaculada Concepción, Nuestra Señora de Balvanera, Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Nuestra Señora de la Merced, Nuestra Señora de Montserrat, Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria, Nuestra Señora de la Piedad, Nuestra Señora del Carmen, Nuestra Señora del Pilar, Nuestra Señora del Socorro, San Bernardo, San Carlos Borromeo, San Cristóbal, San José de Flores, San Juan Evangelista, San Miguel Arcángel, San Nicolás de Bari, San Pedro González Telmo and Santa Lucia, Virgen y Mártir in the city of Buenos Aires.  
 
  
 
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. For genealogical purposes, the information in civil sources confirms and supplements the information in church 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. 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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These records are written in [[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish]].
 
 
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/1974184/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
 
 
 
== Record Content  ==
 
  
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== Collection Contents ==
Image:Argentina, Capital Federal Catholic Church Records Baptism.jpg|Baptism Record
 
Image:Argentina, Capital Federal Catholic Church Records Marriage FRONT.jpg| Marriage Record (Front)
 
Image:Argentina, Capital Federal Catholic Church Records, Marriage BACK.jpg| Marriage Record (Back)
 
Image:Argentina, capital federal, ccr, confirmation.jpg|Confirmation
 
Image:Argentina, Capital Federal Catholic Church Records Death.jpg| Death Record
 
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'''Birth records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Birth records''' usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Date of event  
 
*Date of event  
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*Names of godparents
 
*Names of godparents
  
'''Confirmation records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Confirmation records''' usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Confirmation date  
 
*Confirmation date  
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*Godparents
 
*Godparents
  
'''Marriage records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Marriage records''' usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Date of event  
 
*Date of event  
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*Witness's name, age, origin and residence
 
*Witness's name, age, origin and residence
  
'''Death Records may contain the following information:'''
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'''Death Records''' may contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name of deceased  
 
*Name of deceased  
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*Witness's name, age and residence
 
*Witness's name, age and residence
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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=== Sample Images  ===
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Image:Argentina, Capital Federal Catholic Church Records Baptism.jpg|Baptism Record
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Image:Argentina, Capital Federal Catholic Church Records Marriage FRONT.jpg| Marriage Record (Front)
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Image:Argentina, Capital Federal Catholic Church Records, Marriage BACK.jpg| Marriage Record (Back)
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Image:Argentina, capital federal, ccr, confirmation.jpg|Confirmation
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Image:Argentina, Capital Federal Catholic Church Records Death.jpg| Death Record
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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.
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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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=== Search the Collection ===
  
'''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/1974184? 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 ''"City or Town"'' category<br>⇒Select the ''"Parish"'' category<br>⇒Select the ''"Record Type and Years"'' category which takes you to the images.  
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'''View  images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1974184/waypoints Browse Page]''':<br>⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search 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 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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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
  
'''When searching the index it is helpful to know the following:'''
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:  
  
*The place where the event occurred
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
*The name and surname of the person
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*[[Argentina Language and Languages]]
*The approximate date of the event
 
*The name of the parents or spouse
 
  
'''For example:'''
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
  
 
*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.  
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*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.  
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*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.  
 
*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.  
 
*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.  
 
*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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*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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=== What if I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For? ===
 
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*The information in church records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.
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If you are unable to find the ancestors you are looking for, try the following:  
*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.
 
 
 
'''If you are unable to find the ancestors you are looking for, try the following:'''
 
  
 
*Check for variant spellings of the surnames.  
 
*Check for variant spellings of the surnames.  
*Check for a different index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume.
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*Search the records of nearby localities.
*Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.
 
  
==== For Help Reading These Records  ====
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== Citing this Collection ==
  
These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:  
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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>
  
*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]] <br>  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Argentina, Capital Federal, registros parroquiales, 1737-1977." Database with Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Parroquias Católicas, Buenos Aires [Catholic Church parishes, Buenos Aires].}}
*[[Argentina Language and Languages]]
 
  
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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<br> '''Record Citation''' (or citation for the Database entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Argentina, Capital Federal, 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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== How You Can Contribute ==
  
== Related Websites ==
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{{Contributor_invite}}
  
=== Maps ===
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
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{| width="320" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border=".5" style="float:right;font-size:8pt"
*[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9e/Map_of_Argentina_with_provinces_names_en.png/350px-Map_of_Argentina_with_provinces_names_en.png Argentina’s provinces in the early 21st century]
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*[http://www.tejastango.com/BsAsneighborhoods.jpg Subdivisions of Buenos Aires City in the early 21st century]
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*[http://etc.usf.edu/maps/pages/10300/10384/10384.htm Buenos Aires City in 1911]
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| bgcolor="#fff3e7" style="vertical-align:top; line-height:125%; padding-top:8px" | '''Problems with this collection?'''<br>[https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Argentina-Capital-Federal-Catholic-Church-Records-1737-1977-known-issues&lang=en See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.]
*[http://www.maproom.org/00/09/present.php?m=0095 Buenos Aires City (and other cities) in 1891]  
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/s/2oy9kb Argentina’s provinces in 1857]
 
 
 
=== Local Histories ===
 
 
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buenos_Aires#History Wikipedia’s history of Buenos Aires City]
 
*[http://www.lonelyplanet.com/argentina/buenos-aires/history History of Buenos Aires City]
 
*[http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/83533/Buenos-Aires/9728/The-independent-capital Britannica history of Buenos Aires City]
 
*[http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/world/buenos-aires-history.html Brief history of the province and city of Buenos Aires]
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=QTwTAAAAYAAJ Book on the history of South America, including a history of Argentina, published in 1904]
 
 
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
 
 
*[[Argentina]]
 
*[[Argentina Church Records]]
 
*[[Argentina Church History]]
 
 
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
 
 
{{Contributor_invite}}
 
 
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
 
 
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1974184/waypoints Argentina, Capital Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1737-1977]
 
 
 
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.  
 
 
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
 
 
=== 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>
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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-Capital-Federal-Catholic-Church-Records-1737-1977-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.
  
{{Collection citation | text= "Argentina, Capital Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1737-1977" Index and Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Nuestra Señora de Balvanera. Arquidiócesis de Buenos Aires.}}
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1737-1977
Languages: Spanish
Title in the Languages: Registros Parroquiales de la Provincia de Capital Federal
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Catholic Church Parishes, Buenos Aires


What is in the Collection?

This collection includes records in Spanish dating from from 1737 to 1977 and contains baptism, confirmation, marriage, and death records from parishes in the Buenos Aires City as it existed at the end of the 20th century.

Buenos Aires City was founded in 1580 (after an aborted attempt 40 years earlier) and was part of the provinces in the area—first Asunción then Buenos Aires—until 1880, when the city was separated from Buenos Aires Province and federalized (put under direct control of the national government).

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. For genealogical purposes, the information in civil sources confirms and supplements the information in church records.

These records are written in Spanish.

Collection Contents

Birth records usually contain the following information:

  • Date of event
  • Place of event
  • Name of Child
  • Child's birth date
  • Father’s name
  • Father’s origin and age
  • Mother’s name
  • Mother’s origin and age
  • Parents' residence
  • Names of godparents

Confirmation records usually contain the following information:

  • Confirmation date
  • Name
  • Gender
  • Godparents

Marriage records usually contain the following information:

  • Date of event
  • Place of event
  • Name of groom
  • Groom’s age, race, origin and civil status
  • Groom’s place of residence
  • Groom's religion
  • Groom's occupation
  • Names of groom's parents and their origin
  • Can read and write
  • Name of bride
  • Bride’s age, race, origin and civil status
  • Bride’s place of residence
  • Bride’s religion
  • Bride's occupation
  • Names of bride's parents and their origin
  • Can read and write
  • Witness's name, age, origin and residence

Death Records may contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Date of death
  • Age of deceased
  • Residence of deceased
  • Cause of death
  • Witness's name, age and residence

Sample Images

How Do I Search the Collection?

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.

  • The information in church records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.
  • 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.

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 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.

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the “City or Town” category
⇒ Select the “Parish” category
⇒ Select the “Record Type and Years” that takes you to the images.

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.

For Help Reading These Records

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

What Do I Do Next?

  • 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 to find the family in census 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.

What if I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For?

If you are unable to find the ancestors you are looking for, try the following:

  • Check for variant spellings of the surnames.
  • Search the records of nearby localities.

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.

Collection Citation:

"Argentina, Capital Federal, registros parroquiales, 1737-1977." Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Parroquias Católicas, Buenos Aires [Catholic Church parishes, Buenos Aires].


Record Citation (or citation for the Database 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 Argentina, Capital Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1737-1977.
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 Argentina, Capital Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1737-1977.

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Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Known Issues with This Collection

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See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to 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.