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''[[Mexico Genealogy| Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colima, Mexico Genealogy|Colima]]''
  
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| title= Mexico, Colima Catholic Church Records, 1707-1969
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| record_type =Church
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| start_year = 1707
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| end_year = 1969
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| language = Spanish
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| title_language = Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica en el Estado de Colima, México
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| RW_URL_01 = [[Colima Maps]]
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| custodian =Catholic Church Parishes, Colima
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
'''Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica en el Estado de Colima, México'''
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This collection of the Catholic Church records from parishes in the state of Colima, Mexico covers the years of 1707-1969. These records are written in [[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish]].
  
== Record Description  ==
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In 1797, the parishes of the then province of Colima, were part of the Bishopric of Guadalajara. In December of 1881, the Diocese of Colima was established, with 13 parishes, namely Almoloyán, Colima, Cuautitlán, Ejutla, Jilotlán, Pihuamo, Purificación, Tecalitlán, Tecomán, Tomatlán, Tonila, Tuxcacuesco, and Zapotitlán, covering a total of about 141,742 inhabitants.
  
This collection of the Catholic Church records of the State of Colima, Mexico covers the years of 1707-1969.
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== Collection Contents ==
  
In 1797, the parishes of the then province of Colima, were part of the Bishopric of Guadalajara. In December of 1881, the Diocese of Colima was established, with 13 parishes, namely Almoloyán, Colima, Cuautitlán, Ejutla, Jilotlán, Pihuamo, Purificación, Tecalitlán, Tecomán, Tomatlán, Tonila, Tuxcacuesco, and Zapotitlán, covering a total of about 141,742 inhabitants.  
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=== Sample Images ===
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Image:Mexico Colima Catholic Church Baptism Record.jpg|Baptism Record
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Image:Mexico Colima Catholic Church Marriage Record.jpg|Marriage Record
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Image:Mexico Colima Catholic Church Death Record.jpg|Death Record
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'''Baptism records''' may contain the following information:
  
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/1508604/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
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*Date of baptism
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*Name of baptized
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*Names of parents
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*Parish of parents
  
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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'''Marriage records''' may contain the following information:
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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*Names of persons married
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*Parishes of persons married
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*Ages of persons married
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*Parents of persons married
  
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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'''Death records''' may contain the following information:
  
{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Dioceses in Mexico. Mexico, Colima Catholic Church Records. Parishes in Mexico.<!--bibdescend--> }}
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*Name of deceased
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*Spouse of deceased
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*Residence of deceased
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*Date deceased
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*Cause of death
  
[[Mexico, Colima 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.]]
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
== Record Content  ==
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'''To browse the collection by image:'''<br> ⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search 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.
  
<gallery caption="Colima Catholic Church Record Examples:" widths="160px" heights="120px" perrow="3">
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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.  
Image:Mexico Colima Catholic Church Baptism Record.jpg|Baptism Record
 
Image:Mexico Colima Catholic Church Marriage Record.jpg|Marriage Record
 
Image:Mexico Colima Catholic Church Death Record.jpg|Death Record
 
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'''Some key genealogical information found in the Colima Catholic Church parish registers are:'''
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== For Help Reading These Records ==
  
*Date of baptism, which sometimes includes the date of birth also, confirmation, marriage, death, and/or burial
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following resources:
*Event place, which could be the parish, city, or sometimes the place of birth in baptisms
 
*Names of principal, parents, grandparents, spouses, godparents, witnesses, and other relatives
 
*Age of principal or couple in the case of marriages
 
*Gender of principal in baptisms
 
*Place of origin and residence of principals and sometimes of parents or others
 
*Legitimacy of principals
 
*Social class or race in entries prior to 1820
 
*Civil status of principals and sometimes of parents or others
 
*Cause of death
 
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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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]
  
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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== Surrounding Localities ==
  
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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Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. [[Jalisco]] is on the north and east, and [[Michoacán]] is on the southeast.  
  
 
== 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, Colima 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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*[http://www.thecatholicdirectory.com/directory.cfm?fuseaction=search_directory&country=MX&absolutecity=Colima Catholic churches in Colima]
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== 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-Colima-Catholic-Church-Records-1707-1969-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 ==
*[[Mexico Church History]]
 
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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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.
  
When you copy information from a record, you should 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.
 
  
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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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Mexico, Colima Catholic Church Records, 1707-1969." Database with images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Parroquias Católicas, Colima (Catholic Church parishes, Colima).}}
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
  
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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|title=Mexico, Colima Catholic Church Records, 1707-1969
  
“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 Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1707-1969
Languages: Spanish
Title in the Language: Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica en el Estado de Colima, México
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Catholic Church Parishes, Colima


What is in the Collection?

This collection of the Catholic Church records from parishes in the state of Colima, Mexico covers the years of 1707-1969. These records are written in Spanish.

In 1797, the parishes of the then province of Colima, were part of the Bishopric of Guadalajara. In December of 1881, the Diocese of Colima was established, with 13 parishes, namely Almoloyán, Colima, Cuautitlán, Ejutla, Jilotlán, Pihuamo, Purificación, Tecalitlán, Tecomán, Tomatlán, Tonila, Tuxcacuesco, and Zapotitlán, covering a total of about 141,742 inhabitants.

Collection Contents

Sample Images

Baptism records may contain the following information:

  • Date of baptism
  • Name of baptized
  • Names of parents
  • Parish of parents

Marriage records may contain the following information:

  • Names of persons married
  • Parishes of persons married
  • Ages of persons married
  • Parents of persons married

Death records may contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Spouse of deceased
  • Residence of deceased
  • Date deceased
  • Cause of death

How Do I Search the Collection?

To browse the collection by image:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "City or Town" category
⇒ Select the "Parish" category
⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" category 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

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

Surrounding Localities

Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. Jalisco is on the north and east, and Michoacán is on the southeast.

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, Colima Catholic Church Records, 1707-1969." Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Parroquias Católicas, Colima (Catholic Church parishes, Colima).


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, Colima Catholic Church Records, 1707-1969.

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, Colima Catholic Church Records, 1707-1969.