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''[[Mexico Genealogy| Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Chihuahua, Mexico Genealogy|Chihuahua]]''
  
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
'''Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica en el Estado de Chihuahua, México.'''
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This collection of Catholic Church parish records in Chihuahua, Mexico, covers the years from 1632 to 1958. These records are written in [[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish]].
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{{Collection Browse Link
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== Record Description  ==
 
  
The Family History Library collection of the Catholic Church parish records of the Diocese of Chihuahua, Mexico covers the years from 1622 to 1958.  
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== Collection Contents ==
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===Sample Images===
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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)]].
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'''Baptism records''' may contain the following information:
 
 
=== 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.
 
 
 
{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Iglesia Católica. Mexico, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records. Archivo Diocesano de Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico.<!--bibdescend-->}}
 
 
 
[[Mexico, Chihuahua 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  ==
 
 
 
[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Baptisn.jpg|thumb|right]] '''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church baptismal records include:<br>'''  
 
  
 
*Place and date of the baptism  
 
*Place and date of the baptism  
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*Names of maternal grandparents  
 
*Names of maternal grandparents  
 
*Names of paternal grandparents  
 
*Names of paternal grandparents  
*Name/s of godparents
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*Names of godparents
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'''Confirmation records''' may contain the following information:
  
[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Marriage.jpg|thumb|right]] '''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church marriage records include:'''  
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*Date and place of confirmation
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*Name of person being confirmed
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*Parents’ or godparents’ names
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Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Marriage.jpg|  
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'''Marriage records''' may contain the following information:
  
 
*Place and date of the marriage  
 
*Place and date of the marriage  
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*Names of witnesses
 
*Names of witnesses
  
[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Burial.jpg|thumb|right]] '''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church burial records include:<br>'''  
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[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Burial.jpg|thumb|right|Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Burial.jpg]]  
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'''Death or burial records''' may contain the following information:
  
 
*Place and date of the burial  
 
*Place and date of the burial  
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*If principal left progeny
 
*If principal left progeny
  
[[Image:Mexico, chihuahua, ccr, confirmation.jpg|thumb|right]] '''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church confirmation records include:<br>'''  
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
 
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'''Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1521780 Collection Page]:''' This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
*Date and place of confirmation
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<br>'''View images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1521780/waypoints Browse Page] '''<br>⇒ Select the "City or Town" category<br>⇒ Select the "Parish" category<br>⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images.
*Name of person being confirmed
 
*Parents’ or godparents’ names
 
 
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
 
 
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>
 
 
 
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 ==
 
 
 
*[http://www.nuestrosranchos.com/en/node/17680 Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records]
 
 
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
 
 
*[[Mexico Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Mexico Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Mexico Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
 
 
== Known issues with this Collection  ==
 
 
 
*Mexico, Catholic Church Records<br>* Aguascalientes<br>* Asientos<br>* Nuestra Señora de Belén
 
  
You can find Bautismos, 1846-1848, Bautismos, 1855-1858, but 1848-1855 are missing
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Search the collection by image 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.
  
*Mexico, Catholic Church Records <br>* Nuevo León <br>* Salinas Victoria <br>* Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe <br>* Bautismos 1790-1830 (Images 1 through 375 end 4 May 1818)
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=== For Help Reading These Records ===
  
You can view the record images from 1790 through 4 May 1818 online but not the records from 4 May 1818 through 1830 because they are not digitized yet. They&nbsp;can be viewed on FHL INTL Film 605403. <br>
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following resources:
  
*Mexico, Catholic Church Records<br>* Chihuahua<br>* Juárez<br>* Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe<br>* Bautismos 1830-1834
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*[[Mexico Language and Languages]]
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx BYU Spanish Script Tutorial]
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*FamilySearch Learning Center videos:
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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]
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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]
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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]
  
This collection has two volumes. You can begin in 1830 and search until 1834 when the second volume appears at image 184 and contains additional records beginning in May of 1830.
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==What Do I Do Next?==
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===I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking For, What Now?===
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. [[Sinaloa]] is on the southwestern border, [[Sonora]] on the western, [[New Mexico Genealogy|New Mexico]] on the north, [[Texas Genealogy|Texas]] on the northeastern, [[Coahuila]] on the eastern, and [[Durango]] on the south.
  
{{Contributor invite}}
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== Known Issues With This Collection  ==
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
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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-Chihuahua-Catholic-Church-Records-1632-1958-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.
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article:''[[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]''
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== Citing this Collection ==
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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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.
  
{{Incomplete Citations}}  
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Mexico, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records, 1632-1958." Database with images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Parroquias Católicas, Chihuahua (Catholic Church parishes, Chihuahua).}}<br> <br>
  
“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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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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== How You Can Contribute ==
  
[[Category:Mexico|Chihuahua]]
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1632-1958
Languages: Spanish
Title in the Language: Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica en el Estado de Chihuahua, México.
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
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Catholic Church Parishes, Chihuahua


What is in the Collection?

This collection of Catholic Church parish records in Chihuahua, Mexico, covers the years from 1632 to 1958. These records are written in Spanish.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records, 1632-1958.


Collection Contents

Sample Images

Baptism records may contain the following information:

  • Place and date of the baptism
  • Given name
  • Gender, place and date of birth or age at baptism
  • If legitimate or illegitimate
  • Parents names, sometimes their residence and/or place of birth
  • Names of maternal grandparents
  • Names of paternal grandparents
  • Names of godparents

Confirmation records may contain the following information:

  • Date and place of confirmation
  • Name of person being confirmed
  • Parents’ or godparents’ names

Marriage records may contain the following information:

  • Place and date of the marriage
  • Name of the groom
  • Age of groom, his place of birth and/or residence
  • Name of the groom’s parents
  • Name of the bride
  • Age of bride, her place of birth and/or residence
  • Names of the bride’s parents
  • Sometimes, the parent’s place of origin and/or civil status
  • Names of witnesses

Death or burial records may contain the following information:

  • Place and date of the burial
  • Burial place
  • Name of the principal
  • Place and date of birth or age at time of death
  • Cause of death
  • Residence of the deceased
  • Place of death
  • Civil status of the principal, if married the name of the spouse may be given
  • If principal left progeny

How Do I Search the Collection?

Search by Name by visiting the Collection Page: This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page
⇒ Select the "City or Town" category
⇒ Select the "Parish" category
⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image 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

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

What Do I Do Next?

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

Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. Sinaloa is on the southwestern border, Sonora on the western, New Mexico on the north, Texas on the northeastern, Coahuila on the eastern, and Durango on the south.

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:

"Mexico, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records, 1632-1958." Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Parroquias Católicas, Chihuahua (Catholic Church parishes, Chihuahua).

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, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records, 1632-1958.

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, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records, 1632-1958.

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.