Difference between revisions of "Guatemala Church Records"
m (Parishes of Guatamala moved to Parishes of Guatemala: Guatemala was spelled Guatamala, which is incorrect.)
Revision as of 20:32, 28 February 2008
- === Baptismal Records ===
Names, surnames; dates and places of birth; date of baptism; names and surnames of parents, grandparents and godparents; sometimes race.
- === Marriage Records ===
Names and surnames of both groom and bride with dates and places of birth; residence, publication of admonitions or marriage bands, names and surnames of parents and witnesses; some times race and information of previous marriages.
- === Death and burial acts ===
Name and surname of deceased; date of death and place of burial; sometimes date and place of birth; name and surname of parents or spouse, other family.
- === Confirmation acts ===
Name, age; name and surname of parents; date and place of confirmation.
Where are the records:
Local parishes and ecclesiastical archives: (some in microfilm in the Family History Library); some in the General Archive of Central America, and some in the Archive of the Archbishop, both in the City of Guatemala.