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| title_language = Registros Parroquiales de la Provincia de Corrientes, 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 Corrientes, Argentina'''
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This collection of church records for the period of 1734 to 1977, includes confirmation, baptism, marriage and death records for cities in the province of Corrientes.  
 
 
== Record Description  ==
 
 
 
This collection of church records for the period of 1734 to 1977, includes confirmation, baptism, marriage and death records for the cities of Alvear, Bella Vista, Berón de Astrada, Concepción, Corrientes, Empedrado, General Paz, Itatí, Ituzaingó, Itá-Ibaté, La Cruz, Paso de los Libres, Saladas, San Cosme, San Luis del Palmar, San Miguel, San Roque, Santo Tomé and Yapeyú in the province of Corrientes.  
 
  
 
The parishes included in this collection are Catedral Inmaculada Concepción, Nuestra Señora del Carmen, San Antonio, Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Santísima Cruz de los Milagros, Nuestro Señor Hallado, Nuestra Señora de Itatí, San Juan Bautista, Asunción de María Santísima, San José, Saladas, San Cosme, San Luis del Palmar, San Miguel, San Roque and Nuestra Señora de los Reyes.  
 
The parishes included in this collection are Catedral Inmaculada Concepción, Nuestra Señora del Carmen, San Antonio, Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Santísima Cruz de los Milagros, Nuestro Señor Hallado, Nuestra Señora de Itatí, San Juan Bautista, Asunción de María Santísima, San José, Saladas, San Cosme, San Luis del Palmar, San Miguel, San Roque and Nuestra Señora de los Reyes.  
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Records from the city of Yapeyú are housed at the parish archive of San Fructuoso of Tacuarembó, Tacuarembó, Uruguay.  
 
Records from the city of Yapeyú are housed at the parish archive of San Fructuoso of Tacuarembó, Tacuarembó, Uruguay.  
  
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.  
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Earlier registers are handwritten in narrative style, and later records were handwritten on printed forms.  
  
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/1974183/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
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These records are written in [[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish]]; see the section [[Argentina, Corrientes, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#For Help Reading these Records|For Help Reading these Records]] for translation helps.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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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.
  
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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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.  
  
{{Collection citation
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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.  
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[[Argentina, Corrientes Province Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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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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|CID=CID1974183
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|title=Argentina, Corrientes, Ca...Church Records, 1734-1977
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== Record Content  ==
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==What Can these Records Tell Me?==
  
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'''Baptismal records&nbsp;'''usually include the following information:  
Image:Argentina, corrientes, ccr, baptism.jpg|Baptism
 
Image:Argentina, corrientes, ccr, confirmation.jpg|Confirmation
 
Image:Argentina, corrientes, ccr, marriage.jpg|Marriage
 
Image:Argentina, corrientes, ccr, death.jpg|Death
 
</gallery>&nbsp;These ba'''ptismal records&nbsp;usually include the following informtion:'''
 
  
 
*Date and place of baptism  
 
*Date and place of baptism  
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*Godparents names and their residence
 
*Godparents names and their 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 and place of marriage  
 
*Date and place of marriage  
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*Witnesses' names and their residence
 
*Witnesses' names and their residence
  
'''These death records usually include the following informtion:'''
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'''Death records''' usually include the following information:  
  
 
*Name of deceased  
 
*Name of deceased  
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*Cause of death
 
*Cause of death
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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== Collection Content ==
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=== Sample Images  ===
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Image:Argentina, corrientes, ccr, baptism.jpg|Baptism Record
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Image:Argentina, corrientes, ccr, confirmation.jpg|Confirmation Record
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Image:Argentina, corrientes, ccr, death.jpg|Death Record
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===Coverage Table===
  
'''To browse this collection, you will need to follow this series of links:'''<br>⇒ Select "Browse through images" link on the initial collection page<br>⇒ Select the “Ciudad o pueblo” category<br>⇒ Select the “Parroquia” category<br>⇒ Select the “Tipo de registro y años” category which takes you to the images.
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A Coverage table for this collection is available in the wiki article [[Argentina, Corrientes, Catholic Church Records, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
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.
 
  
'''For example:'''  
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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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'''Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1974183 Collection Page]:'''
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<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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'''View  images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1974183/waypoints Browse Page]''' <br>
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To browse this collection, you will need to follow this series of links:<br>
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⇒ 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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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.
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{{Tip|Don’t overlook important information found in the margins of original records.  For example in a birth record, you might find marriage or death information.}}
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
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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]]
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
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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, Now What? ===
  
 
*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.  
 
*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.  
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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.  
*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.  
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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.  
 
*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.
 
*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:'''
 
  
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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
 
*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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*You ancestor may be using a nickname or alias.  
*Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.
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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>
== Related Websites  ==
 
 
 
*[http://www.episcopado.org/ Conferencia Episcopal Argentina]
 
*[http://www.aica.org/index2.php?pag=diocprovincias Aica on line]
 
*[http://www.arzolap.org.ar/ Arzobispado de La Plata]
 
 
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
  
*[[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>
  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Argentina, Corrientes, registros parroquiales, 1734-1977" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Parroquias Católicas, Corrientes (Catholic Church parishes, Corrientes).}}<br>
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record 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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'''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link
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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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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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{{Contributor_invite}}
  
"Argentina, Corrientes, Catholic Church Records, 1734-1977", digital images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 9 May 2012), Bella Vista &gt; Nuestra Señora del Carmen &gt; Bautismos 1918-1920 &gt; Image 40 of 665, Antonio Gaspar Traglio, 1923; citing Church Records, FHL microfilm 1,111,838, Iglesia Católica. Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Bella Vista, Corrientes), Arquidiócesis De Corrientes.
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1734-1977
Languages: Spanish
Title in the Language: Registros Parroquiales de la Provincia de Corrientes, 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 1734 to 1977, includes confirmation, baptism, marriage and death records for cities in the province of Corrientes.

The parishes included in this collection are Catedral Inmaculada Concepción, Nuestra Señora del Carmen, San Antonio, Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Santísima Cruz de los Milagros, Nuestro Señor Hallado, Nuestra Señora de Itatí, San Juan Bautista, Asunción de María Santísima, San José, Saladas, San Cosme, San Luis del Palmar, San Miguel, San Roque and Nuestra Señora de los Reyes.

Records from the city of Yapeyú are housed at the parish archive of San Fructuoso of Tacuarembó, Tacuarembó, Uruguay.

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, Corrientes, Ca...Church Records, 1734-1977.

What Can these Records Tell Me?

Baptismal records usually include the following information:

  • Date and place of baptism
  • Child's name and gender
  • Child's birth date
  • Parents' names, origin and province
  • Parents' marriage date and residence
  • Godparents names and their residence

Confirmation Records usually include the following information:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Legitimacy
  • Place of baptism
  • Parents
  • Godparents

Marriage records usually include the following information:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Name of groom
  • Groom’s age, civil status, origin and residence
  • Groom's date and place of baptism and confirmation
  • Groom's parents' names, origin, dioceses, and provinces
  • Name of bride
  • Bride’s age, civil status, origin and residence
  • Bride’s date and place of baptism and confirmation
  • Bride’s parents’ names, origin, dioceses, and provinces
  • Witnesses' names and their residence

Death records usually include the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Age, civil status and nationality of deceased
  • Cause of death

Collection Content

Sample Images

 

Coverage Table

A Coverage table for this collection is available in the wiki article Argentina, Corrientes, Catholic Church Records, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records)


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.

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
To browse this collection, you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the “City or Town” category
⇒ Select the “Parish” category
⇒ Select the “Record Type and Years” category which 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?

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:

  • 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.

I Found Who I was Looking for, Now What?

  • 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 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.
  • 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 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.

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, Corrientes, registros parroquiales, 1734-1977" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Parroquias Católicas, Corrientes (Catholic Church parishes, Corrientes).

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

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Image Citation:

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