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Revision as of 15:57, 11 October 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968 .

Title in the Language of the Record

Registro Civil de Honduras

Record Description

This collection will include civil registration records of births, marriages, and deaths in the country of Honduras between the years 1841-1968. These records are in Spanish.

 Citation for This Collection

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.

“Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968. ” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Oficina del Registro Civil. Archivo General de Centroamérica.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Birth records may include the following information:

  • Date and place of registration
  • Informant’s name, age and residence
  • Name of the child
  • Date and place of birth
  • Parents’ names

Marriage records may include the following information:

  • Date and place of event
  • Groom’s name, age, origin and residence
  • Bride’s name, age, origin and residence
  • Parents’ names

Death records may include the following information:

  • Registration date and place
  • Informant’s name, age, residence and relationship to the deceased
  • Deceased’s name, age, marital status, origin and residence

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select "Department"
⇒ Select "City or Municipality"
⇒ Select "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

Related Websites

Honduras Research Outline

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Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968

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