Honduras, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Access the records: Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968 .
Title in the Language of the Record
Registro Civil de Honduras
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.
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
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⇒ 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.
For Help Reading These Records
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