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=== Baptisms<br /> ===
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=== Baptisms<br> ===
  
 
Children were generally baptized within a few days of birth. Baptismal records usually give the following information:
 
Children were generally baptized within a few days of birth. Baptismal records usually give the following information:
  
* infant’s place and date of baptism <br />
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* infant’s place and date of baptism <br>
 
* name and status of legitimacy
 
* name and status of legitimacy
* parents’, godparents’, and sometimes grandparents’ names. <br />
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* parents’, godparents’, and sometimes grandparents’ names. <br>
* You may also find the child’s birthday <br />
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* You may also find the child’s birthday <br>  
** [[Racial Distinctions in Mexico Catholic Church Parish Registers|'''racial distinction''']]<br />
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** [[Racial Distinctions in Mexico Catholic Church Parish Registers|'''racial distinction''']]<br>
** family’s place of residence or birthplace of parents <br />
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** family’s place of residence or birthplace of parents <br>
 
** If a child died within a few days of baptism, or if a child grew up and married, this information has sometimes been added as a note.
 
** If a child died within a few days of baptism, or if a child grew up and married, this information has sometimes been added as a note.
  
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* '''[http://immigrants.byu.edu/Downloads/Spanish_Extraction_Guide/Default.htm Reading Spanish baptism records]'''
 
* '''[http://immigrants.byu.edu/Downloads/Spanish_Extraction_Guide/Default.htm Reading Spanish baptism records]'''
* '''Spanish Genealogical Word List''''''<br />'''
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* '''Spanish Genealogical Word List''''''<br>'''
 
* '''[[Locating Mexico Catholic Church Parish Records|Locating Mexico Catholic Church parish records]]'''
 
* '''[[Locating Mexico Catholic Church Parish Records|Locating Mexico Catholic Church parish records]]'''
 
* '''Catholic Church history and organization in Mexico'''
 
* '''Catholic Church history and organization in Mexico'''
* '''http://www.familysearch.org<br />'''
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* '''http://www.familysearch.org<br>'''
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[[Category:Mexico]]

Revision as of 04:32, 22 January 2008

Baptisms

Children were generally baptized within a few days of birth. Baptismal records usually give the following information:

  • infant’s place and date of baptism
  • name and status of legitimacy
  • parents’, godparents’, and sometimes grandparents’ names.
  • You may also find the child’s birthday
    • racial distinction
    • family’s place of residence or birthplace of parents
    • If a child died within a few days of baptism, or if a child grew up and married, this information has sometimes been added as a note.

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