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|title_language = Matrimonios de Argentina
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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.
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This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
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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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== Collection Contents ==
 
=== Coverage Table  ===
 
=== Coverage Table  ===
  
A Coverage table for this colelction is available in the wiki article [[Argentina Marriages, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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A Coverage table for this collection is available in the wiki article [[Argentina Marriages, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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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 of groom and bride
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*Date of marriage
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*Place of marriage
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*Name of groom's parents
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*Name of bride's parents
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
== Record Content and Use  ==
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As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, as well as where they lived, and an estimated event date. 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.
  
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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'''Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1520572 Collection Page]:'''<br>
  
<br>Records are published in the World Miscellaneous Deaths collection.  
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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 look at the information on several individuals comparing the information about them to your ancestors to make this determination.
  
== Related Websites  ==
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==What Do I Do Next?==
  
[http://www.abika.com/Reports/MarriageRecords.htm Argentina Marriage and Divorce Records]
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When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information about them. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors.
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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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.
  
*[[Argentina|Argentina]]
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
*[[Argentina Civil Registration|Argentina Civil Registration]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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*Use the residence and names of the parents to locate other church and land 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.
  
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=== I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now? ===
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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.
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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>
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== Citing this Collection  ==
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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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.
  
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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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Argentina, Marriages, 1722-1911." Database. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}<br><br>
  
=== Citations for This Collection  ===
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
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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.
 
  
{{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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Record Description
Record Type: Marriage Certificate
Collection years: 1722-1911
Languages: Spanish
Title in the Language: Matrimonios de Argentina
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Genealogical Society of Utah


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.

Collection Contents

Coverage Table

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

What Can this Collection Tell Me?

Marriage Records usually include the following information:

  • Name of groom and bride
  • Date of marriage
  • Place of marriage
  • Name of groom's parents
  • Name of bride's parents

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, as well as where they lived, and an estimated event date. 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 look at the information on several individuals comparing the information about them to your ancestors to make this determination.

What Do I Do Next?

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information about them. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors.

When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • Use the residence and names of the parents to locate other church and land 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?

  • 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.
  • 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 2016. 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.

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