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''[[Mexico Genealogy| Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nuevo León, Mexico Genealogy|Nuevo León]]''
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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
'''Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Nuevo León, México'''
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Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Nuevo León, México  
  
== Record Description  ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
This collection of Catholic Church records from the Diocese of Nuevo Leon covers from 1667 to 1976.  
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This collection of Catholic Church records from the Diocese of Nuevo Leon includes the years 1667 to 1981. These records are written in [[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish]].  
  
 
Nuevo Leon is known for having a large population of Lebanese descendants.  
 
Nuevo Leon is known for having a large population of Lebanese descendants.  
  
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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=== Citation for This Collection ===
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== Collection Contents ==
 
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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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{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Archdiocese of Monterrey, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Registros parroquiales, 1667-1976. Local parish archives throughout the State of Nuevo Leon, Mexico.<!--bibdescend-->}}
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[[Mexico, Nuevo Leon 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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== Record Content  ==
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'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church baptismal records include:'''  
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'''Baptism or confirmation records''' may include the following:
  
*Place and date of the baptism  
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*Place and date of the baptism or confirmation
 
*Given name  
 
*Given name  
 
*Gender, place, and date of birth or age at baptism  
 
*Gender, place, and date of birth or age at baptism  
 
*If legitimate or illegitimate  
 
*If legitimate or illegitimate  
 
*Parents' names, sometimes their residence and/or places of birth  
 
*Parents' names, sometimes their residence and/or places of birth  
*Names of maternal grandparents
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*Names of maternal and paternal grandparents  
*Names of paternal grandparents  
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*Names of godparents
 
*Names of godparents
  
'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church marriage records include:'''  
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'''Marriage records''' may include the following:
  
 
*Place and date of the marriage  
 
*Place and date of the marriage  
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*Names of the groom’s parents  
 
*Names of the groom’s parents  
 
*Name of the bride  
 
*Name of the bride  
*Age, place of birth, and/or residence&nbsp;of bride  
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*Age, place of birth, and/or residence of bride  
 
*Names of the bride’s parents  
 
*Names of the bride’s parents  
 
*Sometimes the parents' places of origin and/or civil status  
 
*Sometimes the parents' places of origin and/or civil status  
 
*Names of witnesses
 
*Names of witnesses
  
'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church burial records include:<br>'''  
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'''Death or burial records''' may include the following
  
 
*Place and date of the burial  
 
*Place and date of the burial  
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*Whether principal left progeny
 
*Whether principal left progeny
  
'''Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church confirmation records include:'''
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
*Date and place 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" category<br> ⇒ Select the "Parish" category<br> ⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images<br>
*Name of person being confirmed
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*Parents’ or godparents’ names
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== 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.
  
Search the Collection<br>
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>
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⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>
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⇒ Select the "Ciudad o pueblo" category<br>
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⇒ Select the "Parroquia" category<br>
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⇒ Select the "Tipo de registro y años" category which takes you to the images<br>
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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.
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following resources:
  
== Related Websites  ==
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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]
  
*[http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/bib_guid/hispanic/mexico.html Library of Congress Catalog Record]
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=== Other Searches  ===
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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*[[Mexico Church Records]]  
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=== Surrounding Localities  ===
*[[Mexico Church History]]
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Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. [[Coahuila]] is to the west, [[Tamaulipas]] to the east, and [[San Luis Potosí]] to the southwest. Nuevo León shares about a 10 mile border with [[Texas Genealogy|Texas]] on the north and about a 7 mile border with [[Zacatecas]] on the southwest.
  
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
*Mexico, Catholic 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-Nuevo-Le%C3%B3n-Catholic-Church-Records-1667-1981-known-issues&lang=en See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.]
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You can find Bautismos, 1846-1848, Bautismos, 1855-1858, but 1848-1855 are missing
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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-Nuevo-Le%C3%B3n-Catholic-Church-Records-1667-1981-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, Catholic Church Records
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== Related Websites  ==
*Nuevo León
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*Salinas Victoria
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*Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe
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*Bautismos 1790-1830 (Images 1 through 375 end 4 May 1818)
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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 can be viewed on FHL INTL Film 605403.
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*[[Nuevo León Maps]]
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*[[Nuevo León History]]
  
*Mexico, Catholic Church Records
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
*Chihuahua
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*Juárez
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*Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe
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*Bautismos 1830-1834
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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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*[[Mexico Genealogy|Mexico]]
 
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*[[Nuevo León, Mexico Genealogy|Nuevo León]]
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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*[[Mexico Church Records]]
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*[[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
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== How You Can Contribute ==
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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{{Contributor_invite}}
  
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.
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== Citing this Collection ==
  
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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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, Nuevo León, Catholic Church Records, 1667-1981." Database with Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Parroquias de la Iglesia Católica, Nuevo León (Catholic Church parishes, Nuevo León).}}
  
{{Incomplete Citations}}
 
  
“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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[[Category:Mexico|Nuevo Leon]]
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Title in the Language of the Record

Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Nuevo León, México

What is in the Collection?

This collection of Catholic Church records from the Diocese of Nuevo Leon includes the years 1667 to 1981. These records are written in Spanish.

Nuevo Leon is known for having a large population of Lebanese descendants.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Nuevo León, Catholic Church Records, 1667-1981.

Collection Contents

Baptism or confirmation records may include the following:

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

Marriage records may include the following:

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

Death or burial records may include the following

  • 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, may give name of the spouse
  • Whether principal left progeny

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

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:

Other Searches

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Don't overlook FHL Place Mexico, Nuevo León items or FHL Keyword Mexico, Nuevo León items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Mexico Archives and Libraries.

Surrounding Localities

Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. Coahuila is to the west, Tamaulipas to the east, and San Luis Potosí to the southwest. Nuevo León shares about a 10 mile border with Texas on the north and about a 7 mile border with Zacatecas on the southwest.

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.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

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.


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, Nuevo León, Catholic Church Records, 1667-1981." Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Parroquias de la Iglesia Católica, Nuevo León (Catholic Church parishes, Nuevo León).


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, Nuevo León, Catholic Church Records, 1667-1981.

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, Nuevo León, Catholic Church Records, 1667-1981.