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{{Record_Search_article|CID=CID1909116 |title=Mexico, Yucatan Catholic Church Records|location=Mexican}}<br>  
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{{Record_Search_article|CID=CID1909116 |title=Mexico, Yucatán, Catholic Church Records, 1543-1977|location=Mexican}}<br>  
  
 
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
  
México, Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del estado de Yucatan.
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'''México, Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del estado de Yucatan.'''
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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This collection of Catholic Church records for the State of Yucatan covers the years 1543-1970.
  
 
Usually separate registers were maintained for baptisms, marriages, and deaths. However, in localities with a small population the records of baptisms, marriages, and burials were recorded in the same register. Confirmations were usually recorded with the baptismal registers, but can also be found with deaths or marriages. Generally, entries were created in chronological order. Early registers may have some ecclesiastical documents written in Latin.  
 
Usually separate registers were maintained for baptisms, marriages, and deaths. However, in localities with a small population the records of baptisms, marriages, and burials were recorded in the same register. Confirmations were usually recorded with the baptismal registers, but can also be found with deaths or marriages. Generally, entries were created in chronological order. Early registers may have some ecclesiastical documents written in Latin.  
  
Catholic Church parish records cover 95 to 100% of a city’s population. This collection only includes the parish records that were centralized into the diocesan archive.&nbsp;
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Catholic Church parish records cover 95 to 100% of a city’s population. This collection only includes the parish records that were centralized into the diocesan archive.
  
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/1909116/waypoints Browse].  
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Mexican Catholic Church parish registers were created to record baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and burials occurring in the parish.  
  
This collection of Catholic Church records for the State of Yucatan covers the years 1543-1970.&nbsp;
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Catholic Church parish records are a reliable source for doing Mexican genealogical research.
  
Mexican Catholic Church parish registers were created to record baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and burials occurring in the parish.  
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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/1909116/waypoints Browse].  
 
 
Catholic Church parish records are a reliable source for doing Mexican genealogical research.<br>
 
  
 
=== Citation For This Collection  ===
 
=== Citation For This Collection  ===
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Digital images of original records housed at various Catholic Church archive repositories throughout the State of Yucatan, Mexico.  
 
Digital images of original records housed at various Catholic Church archive repositories throughout the State of Yucatan, Mexico.  
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[[Mexico, Yucatan 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  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
  
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:
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'''Key genealogical information found in Catholic Church baptismal records include:'''
 
 
Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church baptismal records include:
 
  
[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Baptisn.jpg|thumb|right|Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Baptisn.jpg]]  
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[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Baptisn.jpg|thumb|right]]  
  
 
*Place and date of the baptism  
 
*Place and date of the baptism  
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*Names of godparents
 
*Names of godparents
  
Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church marriage records include:
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'''Key genealogical information found in Catholic Church marriage records include:'''
  
[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Marriage.jpg|thumb|right|Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Marriage.jpg]]  
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[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Marriage.jpg|thumb|right]]  
  
 
*Place and date of the marriage  
 
*Place and date of the marriage  
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*Names of witnesses
 
*Names of witnesses
  
Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church burial records include:  
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'''Key genealogical information found in Catholic Church burial records include:'''
  
[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Burial.jpg|thumb|right|Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Burial.jpg]]  
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[[Image:Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Burial.jpg|thumb|right]]  
  
 
*Place and date of the burial  
 
*Place and date of the burial  
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*If principal left progeny
 
*If principal left progeny
  
Important genealogical information found in Catholic Church confirmation records include:  
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'''Key genealogical information found in Catholic Church confirmation records include:'''
  
 
*Date and place of confirmation  
 
*Date and place of confirmation  
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== How to Use The Records  ==
 
== How to Use The Records  ==
  
To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page  
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To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>
⇒ Select the Nombre de Ciudad/Pueblo  
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⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>
⇒ Select the Nombre de Parroquia  
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⇒ Select the Nombre de Ciudad/Pueblo<br>
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⇒ Select the Nombre de Parroquia <br>
 
⇒ Select the Tipo de registro y años which takes you to the images.  
 
⇒ Select the Tipo de registro y años 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.  
 
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.  
  
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.<br>
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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.
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
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*[http://portal.sre.gob.mx/chicago/pdf/ofRegCivilMex.pdf Mexico Civil Registration PDF document]
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*[http://www.rcivil.df.gob.mx/ Dirección General del Registro Civil del Distrito Federal]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
{{Incomplete Citations}}
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“Mexico, Yucatán, Catholic Church Records, 1543-1977,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-18890-462-40?cc=1909116&wc=12853433: accessed 30 August, 2012), Ixil > San Bernabe > Bautismos 1955-1970 > image 400 of 414 images, Antonio Esparza Mendez, 1970; citing Parroquia de Ixil, Yucatan, Mexico.  
 
 
“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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[[Category:Mexico]]

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Title in the Language of the Records

México, Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del estado de Yucatan.

Record Description

This collection of Catholic Church records for the State of Yucatan covers the years 1543-1970.

Usually separate registers were maintained for baptisms, marriages, and deaths. However, in localities with a small population the records of baptisms, marriages, and burials were recorded in the same register. Confirmations were usually recorded with the baptismal registers, but can also be found with deaths or marriages. Generally, entries were created in chronological order. Early registers may have some ecclesiastical documents written in Latin.

Catholic Church parish records cover 95 to 100% of a city’s population. This collection only includes the parish records that were centralized into the diocesan archive.

Mexican Catholic Church parish registers were created to record baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and burials occurring in the parish.

Catholic Church parish records are a reliable source for doing Mexican genealogical research.

For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

Citation For This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

Archbishoprics and Dioceses in Yucatan. Mexico, Yucatan, Catholic church records. Catholic parishes in Yucatan.

Digital images of original records housed at various Catholic Church archive repositories throughout the State of Yucatan, Mexico.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Key genealogical information found in Catholic Church baptismal records include:

Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Baptisn.jpg
  • 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

Key genealogical information found in Catholic Church marriage records include:

Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Marriage.jpg
  • 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

Key genealogical information found in Catholic Church burial records include:

Mexico Chihuahua Church Records Burial.jpg
  • 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

Key genealogical information found in Catholic Church confirmation records include:

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

How to Use The Records

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the Nombre de Ciudad/Pueblo
⇒ Select the Nombre de Parroquia
⇒ Select the Tipo de registro y años 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.

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.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Mexico, Yucatán, Catholic Church Records, 1543-1977,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-18890-462-40?cc=1909116&wc=12853433: accessed 30 August, 2012), Ixil > San Bernabe > Bautismos 1955-1970 > image 400 of 414 images, Antonio Esparza Mendez, 1970; citing Parroquia de Ixil, Yucatan, Mexico.