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{{Record_Search_article|CID=CID1883388 |title=Mexico, Michoacán, Catholic Church Records, 1649-1909|location=Mexican}}<br>
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''[[Mexico Genealogy| Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Michoacán, Mexico Genealogy|Michoacán]]''
  
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
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| title= Mexico, Michoacán, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1996
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| location= Mexico
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| LOC_01 = Michoacán
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| record_type = Church
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| start_year = 1555
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| end_year = 1996
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| language = Spanish
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| title_language = Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Michoacan, México
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| RW_URL_01 = [[Michoacán Maps]]
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| custodian = Catholic Church Parishes, Michoacan
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'''Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Michoacan, México.'''
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
== Record Description  ==
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This collection of Catholic Church records for the State of Michoacan covers the years 1549 to 1909. These records are written in [[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish]].  
 
 
This collection of Catholic Church records for the State of Michoacan covers the years 1549-1909.  
 
  
 
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 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 and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1883388/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
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== Collection Contents ==
 
 
=== Citation for This Collection ===
 
 
 
{{Collection citation | text= "Mexico, Michoacán, Catholic Church Records, 1649-1909." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. }}
 
 
 
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== Record Content  ==
 
  
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=== Sample Images ===
 
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'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church baptismal records includes:'''  
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'''Baptism or confirmation records''' may include the following information:
  
*Date and place of the baptism  
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*Date and place of the baptism or confirmation
 
*Child's given name and gender  
 
*Child's given name and gender  
 
*Legitimacy  
 
*Legitimacy  
 
*Child's date and place of birth  
 
*Child's date and place of birth  
*Parents names, sometimes their residence or place of birth  
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*Parents' names and place of birth or residence
*Names of maternal grandparents
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*Names of paternal and maternal grandparents  
*Names of paternal grandparents  
 
 
*Names of godparents  
 
*Names of godparents  
 
*Names of witnesses
 
*Names of witnesses
  
<br> '''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church marriage records includes:'''  
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'''Marriage records''' may include the following information:
  
 
*Place and date of the marriage  
 
*Place and date of the marriage  
*Groom's name and age  
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*Name and age of groom and bride
*Groom's civil status, origin and residence  
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*Civil status, origin and residence of groom and bride
*Names of groom’s parents and if deceased
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*Names and nationality of parents of groom and bride and if deceased  
*Bride's name and age
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*Names, age, civil status, and residence of witnesses
*Bride's civil status, origin and residence
 
*Names of bride’s parents and if deceased  
 
*Sometimes, the parents' place of origin and nationality
 
*Names of witnesses
 
*Witnesses' age, civil status, origin and residence
 
  
<br> '''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church burial records include:'''  
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'''Death or burial records''' may include the following information:
  
*Date and place of burial  
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*Date and place of death or burial  
*Date and place of death
 
 
*Name of deceased  
 
*Name of deceased  
 
*Cause of death  
 
*Cause of death  
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*Witnesses' names
 
*Witnesses' names
  
<br> '''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church confirmation records include:'''
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
*Date and parish of confirmation
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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" <br> ⇒ Select the "Parish"<br> ⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.
*Name of person being confirmed
 
*Legitimacy of person being confirmed
 
*Name of father
 
*Name of mother
 
*Godparents’ names
 
*Place of baptism
 
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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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.
  
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 Nombre de Ciudad/Pueblo <br> ⇒ Select the Nombre de Parroquia <br> ⇒ Select the Tipo de registro y años which takes you to the images.
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
  
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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The Catholic Church parish records are an excellent source for genealogical research in Mexico. These may also be the only records available for Spanish research before civil registration was implemented in 1871.  
  
The Catholic Church parish records are an excellent source for genealogical research in Mexico. These may also be the only records available for Spanish research before civil registration was implemented in 1871.
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
  
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following resources:
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Mexico, Michoacan 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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*[[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]
  
== Related Websites  ==
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=== Surrounding Localities ===
  
*[http://www.houstonculture.org/mexico/michoacan.html History of Michoacan]  
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Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. [[Colima]] is to the west, [[Jalisco]] to the northwest, [[Guanajuato]] to north, [[Querétaro]] to the northeast, [[Estado de México]] to the east, and [[Guerrero]] to the southeast.
*[http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Place:Michoac%C3%A1n,_Mexico Michoacan Research Tips]
 
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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== Known Issues with This Collection ==
  
*[[Mexico Church Records]]
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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-Michoac%C3%A1n-Catholic-Church-Records-1555-1996-known-issues&lang=enSee a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.]
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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-Michoac%C3%A1n-Catholic-Church-Records-1555-1996-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.
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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{{Contributor invite}}  
 
{{Contributor invite}}  
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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== Citing this Collection ==
 
 
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|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch 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. <br><br>
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Mexico, Michoacán, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1996." Database with Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Parroquias Católicas, Michoacan (Catholic Church parishes, Michoacan).}}<br> <br>
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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|CID=CID1883388
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|title=Mexico, Michoacán, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1996
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“Mexico, Michoacán, Catholic Church Records, 1649-1909,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/DGS-004768299_00504?cc=1883388&amp;wc=11972481: accessed 10 July, 2012), Aporo &gt; San Lucas &gt; Informacion matrimonial 1916-1930 &gt; image 504 of 539 images, Martiniam Domingues and Natividad Vazquez, 1929; citing Arquidiocesis de Michoacan, Mexico.
 
  
[[Category:Mexico|Michoacan]]
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'''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link
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|title=Mexico, Michoacán, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1996
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1555-1996
Languages: Spanish
Title in the Language: Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Michoacan, México
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Catholic Church Parishes, Michoacan


What is in the Collection?

This collection of Catholic Church records for the State of Michoacan covers the years 1549 to 1909. These records are written in Spanish.

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

Collection Contents

Sample Images

Baptism or confirmation records may include the following information:

  • Date and place of the baptism or confirmation
  • Child's given name and gender
  • Legitimacy
  • Child's date and place of birth
  • Parents' names and place of birth or residence
  • Names of paternal and maternal grandparents
  • Names of godparents
  • Names of witnesses

Marriage records may include the following information:

  • Place and date of the marriage
  • Name and age of groom and bride
  • Civil status, origin and residence of groom and bride
  • Names and nationality of parents of groom and bride and if deceased
  • Names, age, civil status, and residence of witnesses

Death or burial records may include the following information:

  • Date and place of death or burial
  • Name of deceased
  • Cause of death
  • Civil status, and origin of deceased
  • Parents' names
  • Witnesses' names

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"
⇒ Select the "Parish"
⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" 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.

What Do I Do Next?

The Catholic Church parish records are an excellent source for genealogical research in Mexico. These may also be the only records available for Spanish research before civil registration was implemented in 1871.

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. Colima is to the west, Jalisco to the northwest, Guanajuato to north, Querétaro to the northeast, Estado de México to the east, and Guerrero to the southeast.

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
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.

Contributions to This Article

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.


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, Michoacán, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1996." Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Parroquias Católicas, Michoacan (Catholic Church parishes, Michoacan).

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, Michoacán, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1996.


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, Michoacán, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1996.