Peru, Puno, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Title in the Language of the Record
Registro Civil de Puno, Peru
This collection includes births, marriages, deaths, and indexes created by civil registration offices in the department of Puno, Peru. Some of these records have been indexed and are available for search. The text of the records is in Spanish. Additional images and indexed records will be published as they become available.
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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.
- "Peru, Puno, Civil Registration, 1890-2005" Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.
Most birth records contain:
- Place and date of registration
- Name of child and gender
- Date, time and place of birth
- Parents’ names, age, nationality, origin and residence
How to Use the Record
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- There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
- You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
- Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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To search the collection using the browse, you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Province" category
⇒Select the "District or Municipality" category
⇒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.
Related Wiki Articles
- Peru Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Peru Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Peru Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
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