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{{Record_Search_article|CID=CID1804458 |location=Mexican|title=Mexico, Zacatecas, Church Records, 1796-1959|scheduled=}}<br>
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''[[Mexico Genealogy| Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Zacatecas, Mexico Genealogy|Zacatecas]]''
  
== Title in the Language of the Record ==
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| title= Mexico, Zacatecas, Catholic Church Records, 1605-1980
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| location= Mexico
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| LOC_01 = Zacatecas
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| record_type = Church
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| start_year = 1605
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| end_year = 1980
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| language = Spanish
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| title_language = Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Zacatecas, México
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| FS_URL_01 = [[Mexico Genealogy]]
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| FS_URL_02 = [[Zacatecas, Mexico Genealogy]]
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| FS_URL_03 = [[Mexico Church Records]]
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| RW_URL_01 = [[Zacatecas Maps]]
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| RW_URL_02 = [[Zacatecas History]]
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| custodian = Catholic Church Parishes, Zacatecas
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'''Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Zacatecas, 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 Zacatecas includes the years 1605 to 1980. The text of the records is in Spanish.
  
This collection of Catholic Church records for the State of Zacatecas includes the years 1605-1977.
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== Collection Contents ==
 
 
For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article [[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
 
 
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
 
 
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. <br>
 
 
 
{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Diocese of Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Mexico. Registros parroquiales, 1605-1977. Original records are also housed in local parish archives throughout the State of Zacatecas.<!--bibdescend-->}}<br>
 
 
 
[[Mexico, Zacatecas 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  ==
 
  
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=== Sample Images ===
 
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<gallery>
Image:Mexico zacatecas ccr baptism.jpg|Baptism
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Image:Mexico zacatecas ccr baptism.jpg|Baptism Record
Image:Mexico zacatecas ccr confirmation.jpg|Confirmation
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Image:Mexico zacatecas ccr confirmation.jpg|Confirmation Record
 
Image:Mexico zacatecas ccr marriage info.jpg|Marriage Information
 
Image:Mexico zacatecas ccr marriage info.jpg|Marriage Information
 
Image:Mexico zacatecas ccr marriage.jpg|Marriage Record
 
Image:Mexico zacatecas ccr marriage.jpg|Marriage Record
Image:Mexico zacatecas ccr death.jpg|Death
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Image:Mexico zacatecas ccr death.jpg|Death Record
 
</gallery>  
 
</gallery>  
  
'''The key genealogical facts found in most baptism records are:'''  
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'''Baptism or confirmation records''' may contain the following:
  
*Date of baptism<br>
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*Date and place of baptism or confirmation
*Place of the event and usually the parish saint name<br>
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*Name and gender of child
*Name of the person being baptized<br>
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*Names of the parents  
*Names of the parents<br>
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*Age of the person being baptized or the person’s birth date  
*Age of the person being baptized or the person’s birth date<br>
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*Legitimacy  
*Gender<br>
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*Before 1820, social class of the parents  
*Legitimacy<br>
 
*Before 1820, social class of the parents<br>
 
 
*Sometimes the person’s race
 
*Sometimes the person’s race
  
<br>'''The key genealogical facts found in most marriage records are:'''  
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'''Marriage records''' may contain the following:
  
*Date of marriage<br>
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*Date and place of marriage  
*Place of the event and usually the parish saint name<br>
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*Names of the betrothed  
*Names of the betrothed <br>
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*Names of the parents  
*Names of the parents<br>
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*Names of the witnesses  
*Names of the witnesses<br>
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*Ages and marital statuses of the betrothed  
*Ages and marital statuses of the betrothed <br>
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*Places of origin and residence of the betrothed and sometimes that of the parents  
*Places of origin and residence of the betrothed and sometimes that of the parents<br>
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*Legitimacy of the betrothed  
*Legitimacy of the betrothed<br>
 
 
*Sometimes the race of the betrothed
 
*Sometimes the race of the betrothed
  
<br>'''The key genealogical facts found in most burial or death records are:'''  
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'''Death or burial records''' may contain the following:
  
*Date of death or burial<br>
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*Date and place of death or burial  
*Place of burial or death <br>
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*Name of the deceased  
*Name of the deceased person <br>
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*Sometimes the names of the parents or the spouse, if the deceased was married  
*Sometimes the names of the parents or the spouse, if the deceased was married <br>
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*Age of the deceased person at time of death  
*Age of the deceased person at time of death<br>
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*Place of residence or origin of the deceased person  
*Place of residence or origin of the deceased person <br>
 
 
*Sometimes the race of the deceased
 
*Sometimes the race of the deceased
  
== How to Use the Records  ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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'''Search by name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1804458 Collection Page]:'''
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
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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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'''View  images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1804458/waypoints Browse 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>  
  
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 if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.  
  
== Related Web Sites  ==
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'''When searching''':<br> As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
  
*[http://www.worldgenweb.org/~mexwgw/zacatecas/ Mexico GenWeb]
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== For Help Reading These Records  ==
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following resources:
  
*[[Mexico Church Records]]
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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]
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== Surrounding Localities ==
  
{{Contributor invite}} <br>
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Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. [[Durango]] is to the west, [[Coahuila]] to the north, [[San Luis Potosí]] to the east, and [[Jalisco]] and [[Aguascalientes]] on the south. Zacatecas also shares about a six mile border with [[Nayarit]] to the southwest, and about a seven mile border with [[Nuevo León]] to the northeast.
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== Known Issues with This Collection ==
  
When you copy information from the record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find th record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you do not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
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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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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Mexico-Zacatecas-Catholic-Church-Records-1605-1980-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.
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
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== Citing this Collection ==
  
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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>
  
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Mexico, Zacatecas, Catholic Church Records, 1605-1980." Database with Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Catholic Church parishes, Zacatecas.}} <br>
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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“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 FamilySearch Historical Records|Catholic]]
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== How You Can Contribute ==
  
[[Category:Mexico|Catholic]]
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1605-1980
Languages: Spanish
Title in the Language: Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Zacatecas, México
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
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Catholic Church Parishes, Zacatecas


What is in the Collection?

This collection of Catholic Church records for the State of Zacatecas includes the years 1605 to 1980. The text of the records is in Spanish.

Collection Contents

Sample Images

Baptism or confirmation records may contain the following:

  • Date and place of baptism or confirmation
  • Name and gender of child
  • Names of the parents
  • Age of the person being baptized or the person’s birth date
  • Legitimacy
  • Before 1820, social class of the parents
  • Sometimes the person’s race

Marriage records may contain the following:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names of the betrothed
  • Names of the parents
  • Names of the witnesses
  • Ages and marital statuses of the betrothed
  • Places of origin and residence of the betrothed and sometimes that of the parents
  • Legitimacy of the betrothed
  • Sometimes the race of the betrothed

Death or burial records may contain the following:

  • Date and place of death or burial
  • Name of the deceased
  • Sometimes the names of the parents or the spouse, if the deceased was married
  • Age of the deceased person at time of death
  • Place of residence or origin of the deceased person
  • Sometimes the race of the deceased

How Do I Search the Collection?

Search by name by visiting the Collection Page: Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.


View images in this collection by visiting the Browse 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 if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

When searching:
As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

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. Durango is to the west, Coahuila to the north, San Luis Potosí to the east, and Jalisco and Aguascalientes on the south. Zacatecas also shares about a six mile border with Nayarit to the southwest, and about a seven mile border with Nuevo León to the northeast.

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, Zacatecas, Catholic Church Records, 1605-1980." Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Catholic Church parishes, Zacatecas.


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, Zacatecas, Catholic Church Records, 1605-1980.


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, Zacatecas, Catholic Church Records, 1605-1980.

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.