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== Record Description  ==
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== What Is in the Collection? ==
  
 
This index is an electronic index for the years 1722 to 1911.  
 
This index is an electronic index for the years 1722 to 1911.  
  
It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.  
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This Collection will include records from 1722 to 1911 for the country of Argentina. The earliest vital records in Argentina were made by the churches. In 1886 the civil government began keeping vital records. Even though the law was passed in 1886 most of the provinces started keeping records at different times. Most had the system going by 1900.
  
=== Coverage Table  ===
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This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
  
The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>
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Early civil marriage entries simply contained the name of the bride and groom and the marriage date. Later more information was entered which may include the ages of the bride and groom, their occupations, civil status, and residence. The names of their parents and even grandparents were given at times along with the birth places for the bride and groom. In current civil marriage records even street addresses are given.
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==What Can This Collection Tell Me?==
  
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'''Marriage Records''' usually include the following information:
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*Name
! scope="row" | Locality
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*Birth Date
! scope="col" | Baptisms, 1645-1930
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*Birth Place
! scope="col" | Marriages, 1722-1911
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*Age
! scope="col" | Deaths, 1830-1888*
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*Spouse's Name
|-
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*Spouse's Birth Date
! scope="row" | Argentina
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*Spouse's Age
| 32,168
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*Event Date
| 4,476
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*Event Place
| 3,551
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*Father's Name
|-
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*Mother's Name
! scope="row" | Buenos Aires
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*Spouse's Father's Name
| 803,623
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*Spouse's Mother's Name
| 31,098
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== Collection Contents ==
| 1,887
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=== Coverage Table  ===
|-
 
! scope="row" | Capital Federal
 
| 711,498
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
! scope="row" | Catamarca
 
| 167,366
 
| 2,105
 
| 0
 
|-
 
! scope="row" | Chaco
 
| 0
 
| 765
 
| 0
 
|-
 
! scope="row" | Córdoba
 
| 637,534
 
| 87,281
 
| 0
 
|-
 
! scope="row" | Corrientes
 
| 174,993
 
| 735
 
| 23
 
|-
 
! scope="row" | Entre Ríos
 
| 300,124
 
| 23,701
 
| 0
 
|-
 
! scope="row" | Jujuy
 
| 62,585
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
! scope="row" | La Pampa
 
| 2,828
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
! scope="row" | La Rioja
 
| 99,868
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
! scope="row" | Mendoza
 
| 160,008
 
| 267
 
| 0
 
|-
 
! scope="row" | Misiones
 
| 2,863
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
! scope="row" | Río Negro
 
| 1,434
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
! scope="row" | Salta
 
| 140,540
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
! scope="row" | San Juan
 
| 166,452
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
! scope="row" | Santa Fe
 
| 331,161
 
| 467
 
| 0
 
|-
 
! scope="row" | Santiago del Estero
 
| 155,284
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
! scope="row" | Tucumán
 
| 259,324
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
! scope="row" | Total
 
| 4,209,653
 
| 150,895
 
| 5,461
 
|}
 
  
=== Citations for This Collection  ===
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A Coverage table for this collection is available in the wiki article [[Argentina Marriages, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamnilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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Before using this collection it is helpful to know:
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*Your ancestor's given name and surname
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*Identifying information such as residence
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*Estimated marriage or birth year
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*Family relationships
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Search by name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1520572 Collection Page]. <br>
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#Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have.<br>
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#Click '''Search''' to show possible matches.
  
{{Collection citation | text= "Argentina, Marriages, 1722-1911." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
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Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.<br><br>
  
== Record Content and Use  ==
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==What Do I Do Next?==
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=== I Found Who I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
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*If possible, look at the actual image of the record to verify the information found in the online description.
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*Use the residence and names of the parents to locate other church and civil records.
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*It is often helpful to extract the information on all children with the same parents. If the surname is unusual, you may want to compile marriage entries for every person of the same surname and sort them into families based on the names of the parents.
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*Continue to search the marriage records to identify siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same or other generations who were born nearby.
  
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
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=== I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For, What Now? ===
  
<br> These records are published in the World Miscellaneous Deaths collection.  
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*Check for variants of given names, surnames, and place names. Transcription errors could occur in any handwritten record; also, it was not uncommon for an individual be listed under a nickname or an abbreviation of their name.
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*Civil registration records are also a good source of genealogical 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.
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*There may be more than one person with the same name.
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*You ancestor may be using a nickname or alias.
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*Even though this is an index there may still be inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.
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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><br>
  
== Related Websites ==
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== Citing This Collection ==
  
*[http://www.abika.com/Reports/MarriageRecords.htm Argentina Marriage and Divorce Records]
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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.
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Argentina, Marriages, 1722-1911." Database. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}<br><br>
  
*[[Argentina|Argentina]]
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
*[[Argentina Civil Registration|Argentina Civil Registration]]
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|title=Argentina, Marriages, 1722-1911
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
  
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
 
When you copy information from the 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 do 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]].
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Record Description
Record Type: Marriage Certificate
Collection years: 1722-1911
Languages: English
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What Is in the Collection?

This index is an electronic index for the years 1722 to 1911.

This Collection will include records from 1722 to 1911 for the country of Argentina. The earliest vital records in Argentina were made by the churches. In 1886 the civil government began keeping vital records. Even though the law was passed in 1886 most of the provinces started keeping records at different times. Most had the system going by 1900.

This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Early civil marriage entries simply contained the name of the bride and groom and the marriage date. Later more information was entered which may include the ages of the bride and groom, their occupations, civil status, and residence. The names of their parents and even grandparents were given at times along with the birth places for the bride and groom. In current civil marriage records even street addresses are given.

What Can This Collection Tell Me?

Marriage Records usually include the following information:

  • Name
  • Birth Date
  • Birth Place
  • Age
  • Spouse's Name
  • Spouse's Birth Date
  • Spouse's Age
  • Event Date
  • Event Place
  • Father's Name
  • Mother's Name
  • Spouse's Father's Name
  • Spouse's Mother's Name

Collection Contents

Coverage Table

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

How Do I Search the Collection?

Before using this collection it is helpful to know:

  • Your ancestor's given name and surname
  • Identifying information such as residence
  • Estimated marriage or birth year
  • Family relationships

Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.

  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have.
  2. Click Search to show possible matches.

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.

What Do I Do Next?

I Found Who I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • If possible, look at the actual image of the record to verify the information found in the online description.
  • Use the residence and names of the parents to locate other church and civil records.
  • It is often helpful to extract the information on all children with the same parents. If the surname is unusual, you may want to compile marriage entries for every person of the same surname and sort them into families based on the names of the parents.
  • Continue to search the marriage records to identify siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same or other generations who were born nearby.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For, What Now?

  • Check for variants of given names, surnames, and place names. Transcription errors could occur in any handwritten record; also, it was not uncommon for an individual be listed under a nickname or an abbreviation of their name.
  • Civil registration records are also a good source of genealogical 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.
  • There may be more than one person with the same name.
  • You ancestor may be using a nickname or alias.
  • Even though this is an index there may still be inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.
  • 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, Marriages, 1722-1911." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Record Citation (or citation for the index 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, Marriages, 1722-1911.


How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

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