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{{Record_Search_article|CID=CID1883382 |location=Mexican|title=Mexico, Veracruz, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1970}}  
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''[[Mexico Genealogy| Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Veracruz, Mexico Genealogy|Veracruz]]''
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{{FamilySearch_Collection
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|title=Mexico, Veracruz, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1978
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== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
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'''Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Veracruz, México'''
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== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
  
== Record Description  ==
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Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Veracruz, México
  
This collection of Catholic Church parish records includes the years 1590-1970.
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
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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This collection of Catholic Church parish records includes the years 1590 to 1978. These records are written in [[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish]].  
  
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/1883382/waypoints Browse].
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{{Collection Browse Link
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|title=Mexico, Veracruz, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1978
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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
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| text=Archbishoprics and Dioceses in Veracruz. Mexico, Veracruz, Catholic Church records. Catholic parishes throughout Veracruz, Mexico. }}
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Digital images of original records housed at various Catholic Church archive repositories throughout the State of Veracruz, Mexico.
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[[Mexico, Veracruz 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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'''These records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Baptism or confirmation records''' may contain the following:  
  
*Date and place of baptism  
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*Date and place of baptism or confirmation
 
*Child's name and gender  
 
*Child's name and gender  
 
*Child's date and place of birth  
 
*Child's date and place of birth  
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*Before 1820, social class of the parents
 
*Before 1820, social class of the parents
  
<br>'''These records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Marriage records''' may contain the following:  
  
 
*Date and place of marriage  
 
*Date and place of marriage  
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*Length of time witnesses have known couple.
 
*Length of time witnesses have known couple.
  
<br>'''These records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Death or burial records''' may contain the following:  
  
 
*Name and age of deceased  
 
*Name and age of deceased  
*Date and place of death  
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*Date and place of death or burial
 
*Cause of death  
 
*Cause of death  
 
*Origin and residence of deceased  
 
*Origin and residence of deceased  
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*Sometimes, burial information
 
*Sometimes, burial information
  
== How to Use the Records  ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
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" category<br>⇒ Select the "Nombre de Parroquia" category<br>⇒ Select the "Tipo de registro y años" category which takes you to the images.  
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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.  
  
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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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.  
  
== Known Issues with This Collection ==
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=== For Help Reading These Records ===
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Mexico, Veracruz 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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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following resources:
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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]
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=== Other Searches ===
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=== Surrounding Localities ===
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Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. Veracruz is a long, thin state. [[Tamaulipas]] is on the north, [[Tabasco]] to the east, [[Chiapas]] with a small southeast border, [[Oaxaca]] along the southeast, then [[Puebla]], [[Hidalgo]], and [[San Luis Potosí]] moving north along the western border.  
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.protopage.com/mexicogenealogy Mexico Research]
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*[[Veracruz Maps]]
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*[[Veracruz History]]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
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*[[Mexico Genealogy|Mexico]]
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*[[Veracruz, Mexico Genealogy|Veracruz]]
 
*[[Mexico Church Records]]  
 
*[[Mexico Church Records]]  
*[[Veracruz|Veracruz]]
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*[[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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== How You Can Contribute ==
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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. <br><br>
  
{{Contributor_invite}}  
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Mexico, Veracruz, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1978." Database with images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Parroquias Católicas, Veracruz (Catholic Church parishes, Veracruz).}}
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
  
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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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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|CID=CID1883382
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|title=Mexico, Veracruz, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1978
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
  
“Mexico, Veracruz, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1970,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-20928-28479-35?cc=1883382&amp;wc=11988889: accessed 10 July, 2012), Chinameca &gt; San Juan Bautista &gt; Bautismos 1952-1959 &gt; image 555 of 606 images, Amelia Zamera, 1958; citing Parroquia de Chinameca, Veracruz, Mexico.
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'''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link
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[[Category:Mexico FamilySearch Historical Records|Catholic]]

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Title in the Language of the Records

Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Veracruz, México

What is in the Collection?

This collection of Catholic Church parish records includes the years 1590 to 1978. These records are written in Spanish.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Veracruz, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1978.

Collection Contents

Baptism or confirmation records may contain the following:

  • Date and place of baptism or confirmation
  • Child's name and gender
  • Child's date and place of birth
  • Legitimacy
  • Parents' names
  • Godparents' names
  • Before 1820, social class of the parents

Marriage records may contain the following:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names of the bride and groom
  • Groom's date and place of birth
  • Groom's date and place of baptism and date and place of confirmation
  • Groom's age, civil status, origin and residence
  • Names of groom's parents, their origin and residence
  • Bride's date and place of birth
  • Bride's date and place of baptism and date and place of confirmation
  • Names of bride's parents, their age, occupation and residence
  • Names of the witnesses
  • Witnesses' civil status, occupation, origin, and residence
  • Length of time witnesses have known couple.

Death or burial records may contain the following:

  • Name and age of deceased
  • Date and place of death or burial
  • Cause of death
  • Origin and residence of deceased
  • Spouse's name, if married
  • Sometimes, burial information

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, Veracruz items or FHL Keyword Mexico, Veracruz 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. Veracruz is a long, thin state. Tamaulipas is on the north, Tabasco to the east, Chiapas with a small southeast border, Oaxaca along the southeast, then Puebla, Hidalgo, and San Luis Potosí moving north along the western border.

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, Veracruz, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1978." Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Parroquias Católicas, Veracruz (Catholic Church parishes, Veracruz).


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, Veracruz, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1978.


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, Veracruz, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1978.