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{{Colombia HR Infobox
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|title=Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Miscellaneous Records, 1549-1955
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| title = Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Miscellaneous Records, 1549-1955
|location=}}<br> [[Image:Map valle del cauca.jpg|thumb|right|Map valle del cauca.jpg]]  
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| location = Colombia
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| LOC_01 = Valle del Cauca
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| LOC_02 =
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| loc_map =
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| record_type = Misc.
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| start_year = 1549
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| end_year = 1955
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| language = Spanish
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| title_language = Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Diversos Registros
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| FS_URL_01 = [[Colombia Census]]
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| FS_URL_02 = [[Colombia Notarial Records]]
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| FS_URL_03 = [[Colombia Military Records]]
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| FS_URL_04 = [[Colombia Civil Registration]]
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| FS_URL_05 = [[Valle del Cauca Genealogy]]
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| FS_URL_06 = [[Valle del Cauca]]
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| FS_URL_07 = [[Colombia Genealogy|Colombia]]
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| FS_URL_08 = [[Colombia Archives and Libraries]]
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| RW_URL_01 = [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/los-abundantisimos-registros-no-eclesiasticos/592 Los Abundantísimos Registros no Eclesiásticos] Free video ('''in Spanish''').
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| custodian = Leonardo Tascón Historic Academy, Buga
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
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This collection contains miscellaneous records that are housed at the Archivo Histórico de Buga. These records include censuses (padrones), will-related records (mortuorias and testamentarías), and voter identification cards (cédulas electorales) from 1549-1955.
  
Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Diversos Registros
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These records are written in [[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish]]; see the section "For Help Reading these Records" for access to translation helps.
  
== Record Description  ==
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Additional records will be published as they become available.
  
These records are in Spanish. This collection contains miscellaneous records that are housed at the Archivo Histórico de Buga. These records include censuses (padrones), will-related records (mortuorias and testamentarías), and voter identification cards (cédulas electorales).
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===To Browse this Collection===
  
For a list of the dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2053764 Browse] link from the collection landing page.
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{{Collection_Browse_Link
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|CID=CID2053764
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|title=Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Miscellaneous Records, 1549-1955
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== Record Content  ==
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== Collection Content ==
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=== Sample Images ===
  
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
Image:Colombia Valle del Cauca misc marriage (5).jpg|Marriage Record
 
 
Image:Colombia, Valle del Cauca, misc, index.jpg|Record Index
 
Image:Colombia, Valle del Cauca, misc, index.jpg|Record Index
 
</gallery>  
 
</gallery>  
  
'''Census records generally contain the following information:'''
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'''Census records''' generally contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name  
 
*Name  
 
*Residence  
 
*Residence  
*Members of the household  
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*Members of the household and their relationship to the head of household  
 
*Age
 
*Age
  
'''Will records usually contain the following information:'''
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Image:Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Miscellaneous Records (PPQ12-0724)DGS100344826Image33Will.jpg|Will
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</gallery>
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'''Wills''' usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name of the deceased  
 
*Name of the deceased  
 
*Names of family members  
 
*Names of family members  
*Location and date of death
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*Place and date of death
  
'''Voter identification records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Voter identification records''' usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name of the voter  
 
*Name of the voter  
 
*Residence of the voter
 
*Residence of the voter
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
To search this collection, it would be helpful to know the following information:
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'''When searching:'''<br> As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships. 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.
  
*Name of ancestor
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Some record sets have indexes; these indexes were created at the end of the year. Copy errors could have been made in the index, so you want to find the actual record to verify the information is correct. Using the index is a helpful way to find the actual record.
*Place of residence
 
*Years the ancestor was alive
 
  
==== Search the Collection  ====
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See the sections below for tips and uses for searching and finding the record of your ancestor in this collection and using the information in the record.
  
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Tipo de registro y años" which takes you to the images.  
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If you are unable to find a record for your ancestor in this collection, see the corresponding section below.  
  
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:
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'''To search by image:'''<br> To browse the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Tipo de registro y años" which takes you to the images.  
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
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Search the collection by index or image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several entries or images and compare the information about the individuals listed to your ancestors to make this determination.  
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
 
  
==== Using the Information ====
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== For Help Reading these Records ==
  
*Use the age to calculate a birth date.  
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records see the following guides:
*Get the names of family members and look for their records.
 
*Use the place of residence as a starting point and search nearby towns for further records and ancestors.
 
  
==== Tips to Keep in Mind  ====
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
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*[[Colombia Language and Languages]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Spain%22 Reading Spanish handwritten records]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx Script tutorial for Spanish]
  
*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
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*Use the age to calculate a birth date.
*Proof of information given during a census was not required, so it may contain some errors.  
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*Use the names of family members and look for their records.
*Censuses were taken by ordinary civilians who may have misspelled names.
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*Use the place of residence as a starting point and search nearby towns for further records and ancestors.
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*Wills/testamentos are good for learning the death date and place, what family/friends he/she had at the time of death, his/her wealth status at the time of death; for example, if your ancestor gave parcels of owned land to descendants/relatives, then you know to look for land records.  
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*Censuses/censos help to also identify family relationships as well as ages and birthplaces which then help us find birth records.
  
==== Unable to Find your Ancestor? ====
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== Tips to Keep in Mind ==
  
*Search nearby towns.
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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.  
*Check for variant spellings of the names, especially phonetically.
 
  
==== For Help Reading These Records  ====
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Proof of information given during a census was not required, so it may contain some errors.
  
These records are in Spanish For help with reading the records, see the following wiki article:
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Censuses were taken by ordinary civilians who may have misspelled names, so check for variant spellings of the names, especially phonetically.
  
*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]] <br>
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== I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For, Now What? ==
*[[Colombia Language and Languages]]
 
  
== Related Websites  ==
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A boundary change could have occurred and the record of your ancestor is now in a neighboring state, or your ancestor immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or immigration/emigration records [[Colombia Emigration and Immigration]].
  
*[http://www.valleonline.org/tiki-index.php?page=El+establecimiento+colonial+en+el+valle+del+Cauca Establishment of Valle del Cauca]
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Below is a video ('''in Spanish''') about emigration and immigration within and to Colombia: [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/el-transporte-en-colombia-y-las-migraciones/574 El Transporte en Colombia y las Migraciones]  
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valle_del_Cauca Valle del Cauca]
 
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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Church records are also a great source for finding information about your ancestor. [[Colombia, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
*[[Colombia]]
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{{FHL Search Tip
*[[Colombia Census]]
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== How You Can Contribute ==
  
{{Contributor_invite}}  
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{{Contributor_invite}}
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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== Citing this Collection ==
  
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found it. This will help you or others to find the same record again. Keep track of records where you did not find information about your ancestor so you and others won’t waste time looking through these records in the future.  
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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. <br><br> '''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation| text =“Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Miscellaneous Records, 1549-1955.” Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Academia Historia Leonardo Tascón, Buga [Leonardo Tascón Historic Academy, Buga].}}
  
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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<br> '''Image Citation'''<br> {{Image_Citation_Link
 
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|CID=CID2053764
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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|title=Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Miscellaneous Records, 1549-1955
 
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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{{H-langs|en=Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Miscellaneous Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|pt=Colômbia, Valle del Cauca, Registros Diversos (Registros Históricos do FamilySearch)}}
 
 
{{Collection citation| text =“Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Miscellaneous Records, 1549-1955.” Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archivo Histórico de Buga.}}  
 
 
 
[[Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Miscellaneous Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
 
 
 
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
 
 
{{Incomplete Citations}}
 
 
 
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.
 

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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Valle del Cauca, Colombia
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Location of Colombia
Record Description
Record Type: Misc.
Collection years: 1549-1955
Language: Spanish
Title in the Language: Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Diversos Registros
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Leonardo Tascón Historic Academy, Buga


What is in the Collection?

This collection contains miscellaneous records that are housed at the Archivo Histórico de Buga. These records include censuses (padrones), will-related records (mortuorias and testamentarías), and voter identification cards (cédulas electorales) from 1549-1955.

These records are written in Spanish; see the section "For Help Reading these Records" for access to translation helps.

Additional records will be published as they become available.

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Miscellaneous Records, 1549-1955.

Collection Content

Sample Images

Census records generally contain the following information:

  • Name
  • Residence
  • Members of the household and their relationship to the head of household
  • Age

Wills usually contain the following information:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Names of family members
  • Place and date of death

Voter identification records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of the voter
  • Residence of the voter

How Do I Search the Collection?

When searching:
As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships. 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.

Some record sets have indexes; these indexes were created at the end of the year. Copy errors could have been made in the index, so you want to find the actual record to verify the information is correct. Using the index is a helpful way to find the actual record.

See the sections below for tips and uses for searching and finding the record of your ancestor in this collection and using the information in the record.

If you are unable to find a record for your ancestor in this collection, see the corresponding section below.

To search by image:
To browse the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Tipo de registro y años" which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by index or image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several entries or images and compare the information about the individuals listed to your ancestors to make this determination.

For Help Reading these Records

These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records see the following guides:

  • Use the age to calculate a birth date.
  • Use the names of family members and look for their records.
  • Use the place of residence as a starting point and search nearby towns for further records and ancestors.
  • Wills/testamentos are good for learning the death date and place, what family/friends he/she had at the time of death, his/her wealth status at the time of death; for example, if your ancestor gave parcels of owned land to descendants/relatives, then you know to look for land records.
  • Censuses/censos help to also identify family relationships as well as ages and birthplaces which then help us find birth records.

Tips to Keep in Mind

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

Proof of information given during a census was not required, so it may contain some errors.

Censuses were taken by ordinary civilians who may have misspelled names, so check for variant spellings of the names, especially phonetically.

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

A boundary change could have occurred and the record of your ancestor is now in a neighboring state, or your ancestor immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or immigration/emigration records Colombia Emigration and Immigration.

Below is a video (in Spanish) about emigration and immigration within and to Colombia: El Transporte en Colombia y las Migraciones

Church records are also a great source for finding information about your ancestor. Colombia, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Don't overlook FHL Place Colombia, Valle del Cauca items or FHL Keyword Colombia, Valle del Cauca items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Colombia Archives and Libraries.

How You Can Contribute

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.


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:

“Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Miscellaneous Records, 1549-1955.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Academia Historia Leonardo Tascón, Buga [Leonardo Tascón Historic Academy, Buga].


Image Citation

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Miscellaneous Records, 1549-1955.