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''[[Mexico Genealogy| Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Aguascalientes, Mexico Genealogy|Aguascalientes]]''
  
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| title= Mexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church Records, 1620-1962
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| LOC_01 = Aguascalientes
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| record_type =Church
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| end_year =1962
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| language = [[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish]]
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| title_language = Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del estado de Aguascalientes, Mexico
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| FS_URL_01 = [[Mexico Genealogy|Mexico]]
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| FS_URL_02 = [[Aguascalientes]]
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| FS_URL_03 = [[Mexico Church Records]]
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| FS_URL_04 = [[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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| FS_URL_05 =[[Aguascalientes Maps]]
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| FS_URL_06 = [[Aguascalientes History]]
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| RW_URL_01 =[http://www.thecatholicdirectory.com/directory.cfm?fuseaction=search_directory&country=MX&absolutecity=Aguascalientes Catholic churches in Aguascalientes] 
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| RW_URL_02 =[http://www.gcatholic.org/dioceses/diocese/agua0.htm Diocese of Aguascalientes] 
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| custodian = Catholic Church Parishes, Aguascalientes
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Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del estado de Aguascalientes, Mexico
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
== Record Description  ==
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This collection includes parish records (such as baptism, marriage, death, and burial records) from the state of Aguascalientes, Mexico includes years from about 1620 to 1962.
  
This collection of parish records (such as baptism, marriage, death, and burial records) from several states in Mexico includes years from about 1620-1962.  
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For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article [[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
  
For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1502404/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
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=== Reading These Records === 
  
For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article [[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
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These records are written in [[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish]]; also see the section [[Mexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#For Help Reading These Records|For Help Reading These Records]] for translation helps.
  
=== Citation for this Collection ===
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===To Browse This Collection===
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{{Collection_Browse_Link
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|title=Mexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church Records, 1620-1962
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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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== What Can these Records Tell Me? ==
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The following information are often found in these records:
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Baptismal  and Confirmation records'''
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Marriage records'''
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Death records and burial records'''
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| Date of baptism or confirmation
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| Date of the marriage
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|Date of death or burial
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| Place of the event and usually the parish saint name
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| Place of the event and usually the parish saint name
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|Place of burial or death
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|Name of the person being baptized
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| Names of the betrothed
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| Name of the deceased person
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|-
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| Names of the parents
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|Names of the parents
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| Sometimes the names of the parents or the spouse (if deceased was married)
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|-
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| Age of the person being baptized or the person’s birth date
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| Names of witnesses
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| Age of the deceased person at the time of death
  
{{Collection citation| text =<!--bibdescbegin-->Parishes throughout Aguascalientes. Mexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church records. Parishes throughout Aguascalientes, Mexico.<!--bibdescend-->}}  
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| Gender
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|Ages and marital statuses of the betrothed
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| Place of residence or origin of the deceased person
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|-
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|Legitimacy
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|Places of origin and residence of the betrothed and sometimes that of the parents
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| Sometimes the race of the deceased
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|-
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|Before 1820, social class of the parents
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|Legitimacy of the betrothed
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|-
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|Sometimes the person’s race
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|Sometimes the race of the betrothed
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[[Mexico, Aguascalientes State Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
 
  
== Record Content  ==
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==Collection Contents ==
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===Sample images===
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<gallery>
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Image:Mexico Aguascalientes Roman Catholic Parish Registers Baptism Example 1.jpg| Baptism Record
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Image:Mexico Aguascalientes Roman Catholic Parish Registers Marriage.jpg| Marriage Record
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Image:Mexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church Records, 1620-1962 Death 004032432 00074.jpg| Death Record
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</gallery>
  
'''The key genealogical facts found in most baptism records are:''' [[Image:Mexico Aguascalientes Roman Catholic Parish Registers Baptism Example 1.jpg|thumb|right]]
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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You can search the index or view the images or both. Before using this collection it is helpful to know:
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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
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=== Search the Index ===
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Search by name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1502404 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.
  
*Date of baptism<br>
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For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].
*Place of the event and usually the parish saint name<br>
 
*Name of the person being baptized<br>
 
*Names of the parents<br>
 
*Age of the person being baptized or the person’s birth date<br>
 
*Gender<br>
 
*Legitimacy<br>
 
*Before 1820, social class of the parents<br>
 
*Sometimes the person’s race
 
  
<br> '''The key genealogical facts found in most marriage records are:''' [[Image:Mexico Aguascalientes Roman Catholic Parish Registers Marriage.jpg|thumb|right]]
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=== View the Images ===
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View images in this collection by visiting the
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[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1502404/waypoints Browse Page]. <br>
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# Select '''City or Town'''
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# Select '''Parish'''
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# Select '''Record Type and Years''' to view the images. <br>
  
*Date of marriage<br>
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{{Tip|Often additional  information can be found in the margins of original records.  For example in a birth record, you might find marriage or death information.}}
*Place of the event and usually the parish saint name<br>
 
*Names of the betrothed <br>
 
*Names of the parents<br>
 
*Names of the witnesses<br>
 
*Ages and marital statuses of the betrothed <br>
 
*Places of origin and residence of the betrothed and sometimes that of the parents<br>
 
*Legitimacy of the betrothed<br>
 
*Sometimes the race of the betrothed <br>
 
  
<br> '''The key genealogical facts found in most burial or death records are:''' [[Image:Mexico Baja California Catholic Church Records Death.jpg|thumb|right]]
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===For Help Reading these Records===
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For help reading these Spanish records, see the following resources:  
  
*Date of death or burial<br>
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*[[Mexico Language and Languages]]
*Place of burial or death <br>
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
*Name of the deceased person <br>
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx BYU Spanish Script Tutorial]
*Sometimes the names of the parents or the spouse, if the deceased was married <br>
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*FamilySearch Learning Center videos:
*Age of the deceased person at time of death<br>
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-spanish-handwritten-records-lesson-1-the-spanish-alphabet/217 Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 1]
*Place of residence or origin of the deceased person <br>  
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-spanish-handwritten-records-lesson-2-words-and-dates/218 Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 2]
*Sometimes the race of the deceased <br>
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-spanish-handwritten-records-lesson-3-reading-spanish-records/220 Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 3]
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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 or images.<br><br>
  
== How to Use the Records  ==
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==What Do I Do Next?==
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒ Select the "Ciudad o pueblo" category<br> ⇒ Select the "Parroquia" category<br> ⇒ Select the "Tipo de registro y años" category which takes you to the images.<br>
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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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*Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1307314?collectionNameFilter=true 1930, Mexico National Census].
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.  
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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.
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=== I Can’t Find The Person I’m Looking for, What Now? ===
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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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*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.  Consider looking at collections for surrounding localities. [[Zacatecas]] is on the northern, eastern, and western border and [[Jalisco]] is on the southern border.  
  
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Mexico, Aguascalientes State Catholic Church Records (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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== Related Web Sites  ==
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| bgcolor="#fff3e7" style="vertical-align:top; line-height:125%; padding-top:8px" | '''Problems with this collection?'''<br>[https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Mexico-Aguascalientes-Catholic-Church-Records-1620-1962-known-issues&lang=en See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.]
*[http://www.thecatholicdirectory.com/directory.cfm?fuseaction=search_directory&country=MX&absolutecity=Aguascalientes Catholic churches in Aguascalientes]
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*[http://www.gcatholic.com/dioceses/diocese/agua0.htm Diocese of Aguascalientes]
 
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Mexico-Aguascalientes-Catholic-Church-Records-1620-1962-known-issues&lang=en 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.
  
*[[Mexico Church Records]]
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== Citing this Collection ==
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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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.
  
{{Contributor invite}}
 
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text=Database with images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017.Parroquias Católicas, Aguascalientes (Catholic Church parishes, Aguascalientes).}}<br>
  
When you copy information from the record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find th 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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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
  
"Mexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church Records 1620-1962," images, ''FamilySearch'' (http://www.familysearch.org www.familysearch.org&nbsp;: accessed 31 May 2012), Aguascalientes &gt; Asuncion de Maria &gt; Bautismos 1616-1662 Matrimonios &gt; Image 302 of 334; Francisco Del La Cruz with Catalina Isabel Bautista, 8 May 1649.
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'''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?  ==
  
[[Category:Mexico|Aguascalientes]]
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{{Contributor invite}}
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1620-1962
Languages: Spanish
Title in the Language: Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del estado de Aguascalientes, Mexico
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Catholic Church Parishes, Aguascalientes


What is in the Collection?

This collection includes parish records (such as baptism, marriage, death, and burial records) from the state of Aguascalientes, Mexico includes years from about 1620 to 1962.

For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Reading These Records

These records are written in Spanish; also see the section For Help Reading These Records for translation helps.

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church Records, 1620-1962.

What Can these Records Tell Me?

The following information are often found in these records:

Baptismal and Confirmation records Marriage records Death records and burial records
Date of baptism or confirmation Date of the marriage Date of death or burial
Place of the event and usually the parish saint name Place of the event and usually the parish saint name Place of burial or death
Name of the person being baptized Names of the betrothed Name of the deceased person
Names of the parents Names of the parents Sometimes the names of the parents or the spouse (if deceased was married)
Age of the person being baptized or the person’s birth date Names of witnesses Age of the deceased person at the time of death
Gender Ages and marital statuses of the betrothed Place of residence or origin of the deceased person
Legitimacy Places of origin and residence of the betrothed and sometimes that of the parents Sometimes the race of the deceased
Before 1820, social class of the parents Legitimacy of the betrothed
Sometimes the person’s race Sometimes the race of the betrothed


Collection Contents

Sample images

How Do I Search the Collection?

You can search the index or view the images or both. 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.

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

View the Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page.

  1. Select City or Town
  2. Select Parish
  3. Select Record Type and Years to view the images.

For Help Reading these Records

For help reading these Spanish records, see the following resources:

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 or images.

What Do I Do Next?

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • If possible, look at the actual image of the record to verify the information found in the online description.
  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in 1930, Mexico National Census.
  • 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?

  • 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.
  • 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. Consider looking at collections for surrounding localities. Zacatecas is on the northern, eastern, and western border and Jalisco is on the southern border.

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
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 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.

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:

Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017.Parroquias Católicas, Aguascalientes (Catholic Church parishes, Aguascalientes).


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 Mexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church Records, 1620-1962.


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 Mexico, Aguascalientes, Catholic Church Records, 1620-1962.

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.