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== Record Description ==
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== What Is in the Collection? ==
  
This index covers events from 1560 through 1938. 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 1560 to 1938 for the country of Bolivia.  The earliest vital records in Bolivia were made by the churches. The vast majority of Bolivians were Catholic and the local parish kept records. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the [[International Genealogical Index (IGI) (FamilySearch Historical Records) |International Genealogical Index]] or Vital Records Index collections.
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
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The following information is usually found in these records: <br>
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*Name
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*Gender
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*Baptism date
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*Baptism place
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*Father’s name
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*Mother’s name
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information for collections published in FamilySearch.org. Source citations include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.<br>
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
  
{{Collection citation | text= "Bolivia, Baptisms, 1560-1938." 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 Search the Collection? ==  
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Before using this collection it is helpful to know:
  
== Record Content and Use  ==
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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
  
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
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=== Search the Index ===
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Search by name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1520550 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.
  
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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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.<br><br>
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Bolivia Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
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For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].
  
== Related Websites  ==
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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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*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 residence and names of the parents to locate other church and land records.
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*Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
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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.
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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.
  
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/bolivia/ Bolivia Genealogy Forum]
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=== I Can’t Find The Person I’m 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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*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 Wiki Articles ==
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== Known Issues With This Collection ==
  
*[[Bolivia]]  
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Bolivia Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
*[[Bolivia: Ethnic Groups|Bolivia: Ethnic Groups]]
 
  
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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==   Citing This Collection ==
  
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Bolivia, Baptisms, 1560-1938." 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>
  
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Record Description
Record Type: Baptisms
Collection years: 1560-1938
Languages: English
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites


What Is in the Collection?

This Collection will include records from 1560 to 1938 for the country of Bolivia. The earliest vital records in Bolivia were made by the churches. The vast majority of Bolivians were Catholic and the local parish kept records. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The following information is usually found in these records:

  • Name
  • Gender
  • Baptism date
  • Baptism place
  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s name

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (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 the Index

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.

For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

What Do I Do Next?

I Found Who I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in census records.
  • Use the residence and names of the parents to locate other church and land records.
  • Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
  • 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.

I Can’t Find The Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • If possible, look at the actual image of the record to verify the information found in the online description.
  • 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.

Known Issues With This Collection

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See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

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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:

"Bolivia, Baptisms, 1560-1938." 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 Bolivia Baptisms,1560-1938.