Argentina, Santiago del Estero, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Title in the Language of the Record
Registros Parroquiales de la Provincia de Santiago del Estero, Argentina
These records are in Spanish. This collection of church records for the period of 1581 to 1961 includes baptisms, confirmations, marriages and deaths for the cities of Loreto, Mailín, Pellegrini, Salavina, Santiago del Estero, Sumampa, Suncho Corral, Villa Atamisqui and Villa La Punta in the province of Santiago del Estero.
The parishes contained in the collection are Nuestra Señora de Loreto, El Señor de los Milagros, Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes, Nuestra Señora del Carmen, Nuestra Señora de la Consolación, San Miguel Arcángel and Inmaculada Concepción.
For a list of localities currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.
Baptismal records usually include the following information:
- Date of event
- Place of event
- Name of child
- Age of child
- Father’s name
- Father's age and origin
- Mother’s name
- Mother’s age and origin
- Godparents' names and their origin
Confirmation records usually include the following information:
- Name, age and gender
Marriage records usually include the following information:
- Date of event
- Place of event
- Name of groom
- Groom’s nationality, origin, age, occupation and race
- Groom's parents' names
- Name of bride
- Bride’s nationality, origin, age, occupation and race
- Bride’s parents’ names
- Witnesses' name, civil status and residence
Death records usually include the following information:
- Parish place and date of event
- Name of deceased
- Date of death
- Cause of death
- Age of deceased
- Origin of deceased
- Occupation of deceased
- Parents’ names of deceased
- Place of burial
How to Use the Record
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⇒ Select the “Browse through images" link on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the “City or Town” category
⇒ Select the “Parish” category
⇒ Select the “Record Type and Years” category which takes you to the images.
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