Argentina, Tucumán, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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- 1 Title in the Language of the Record
- 2 Collection Time Period
- 3 Record Description
- 4 How to Use the Records
- 5 Related Websites
- 6 Related Wiki Articles
- 7 Contributions to This Article
- 8 Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
Title in the Language of the Record
Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica en la Ciudad de San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina
Collection Time Period
This collection of parish records from the city of San Miguel de Tucumán covers the years 1727-1949
Some earlier registers are handwritten in narrative style, and later records were handwritten on printed forms. Most of these records have been preserve well; however, there may be entries of the earlier years that may have some damage.
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This collection covers the parishes of “Nuestra Señora de la Merced” and “Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación (Cathedral)” in the city of San Miguel de Tucumán, Tucumán, Argentina. These records cover about 95% of the population of the city in those years.
Citation for This Collection
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
Digital copies of originals are housed in collections at several ecclesiastical archives:
- Parishes throughut Tucuman City. Argentina, Tucuman, Catholic Church Records. Archivo de la Arquidiócesis de Tucumán, Argentina.
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These are the key genealogical facts found in most baptism records:
- Place of baptism
- Date of baptism
- Date of birth
- Child legitimacy
- Parents’ names
- Parents’ residence place
- Child's name
- Godparents’ names and marital staus
- Residence place of godparents
Key genealogical facts found in most marriage records:
- Name of bride/groom
- Whether they are single or widowed
- Place of residence
- Sometimes place of birth
- Parents’ names
- Sometimes grandparents’ names
Key genealogical facts found in most death records are:
- Name of the deceased
- Date and place of burial and/or death
- Age of deceased
- Place of residence
- Marital status
- Cause of death
- Names of survivors of the deceased
How to Use the Records
Why the Record Was Created
The priests created the registers to record all the sacramental ordinances performed under his jurisdiction. Later the local authorities used these records for statistical purposes also, before the civil registration was implemented in 1889 in the whole country.
Catholic Church parish registers are the primary source for birth, death, and marriage records in Argentina prior to 1889.
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Contributions to This Article
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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
Example of a Source Citation for a Record Found in This Collection
Argentina, Tucaman, Catholic Church Records, 1727-1955, digital images, from FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org: accessed 4 April 2012), Argentina, Tucumán, Catholic Church Records, 1727-1955 > Concepción > Inmaculada Concepción > Bautismos 1919-1921 Image 300 of 485 Images, Lucio Alberto, 6 February 1921; citing Registros parroquiales, 1772-1930, Iglesia Católica, Inmaculada Concepción (Concepción, Tucumán), Archivo de la Arquidiócesis de Tucumán,FHL microfilm 1,082,463, Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
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