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[[Peru Genealogy|Peru]]
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|title=Peru, Baptisms, 1556-1930}} <br>
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|title=Peru Baptisms, 1556-1930
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| record_type =Baptisms  
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| language = English
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| title_language = Perú, Bautismos, 1556-1930
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| FS_URL_02 = [[Peru Church Records]]
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| FS_URL_03 = [[Peru Civil Registration|Peru Civil Registration]]
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| FS_URL_04 = [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/6/66/Peru_Research_Outline.pdf Peru FamilySearch Research Outline]
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| FS_URL_05 = [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results#count=20&query=%2Bplace%3A%22Peru%22 FamilySearch Library Catalog Place Peru]
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
== Record Description  ==
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1556 to 1930. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the [[International Genealogical Index (IGI) (FamilySearch Historical Records) |International Genealogical Index]] or Vital Records Index collections.
  
This index is an electronic index for the years 1556 to 1930. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.  
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== Collection Content  ==
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
  
 
=== Coverage Table  ===
 
=== Coverage Table  ===
  
The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>
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A Coverage Table for this collection is available in the wiki article [[Peru Baptisms, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
 
{| border="1"
 
|-
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Locality'''
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Baptisms, 1556-1930'''
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Marriages, 1600-1940'''
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Deaths, 1750-1930'''
 
|-
 
| Amazonas
 
| 51,397
 
| 8,314
 
| 61
 
|-
 
| Ancash
 
| 233,639
 
| 74,891
 
| 5,065
 
|-
 
| Arequipa
 
| 424,074
 
| 83,472
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Ayacucho
 
| 0
 
| 16
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Cajamarca
 
| 347,828
 
| 84,552
 
| 10,284
 
|-
 
| Callao
 
| 18,755
 
| 9,519
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Huancavelica
 
| 18,342
 
| 3,101
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Huánuco
 
| 444
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Ica
 
| 116,845
 
| 21,940
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Junín
 
| 0
 
| 121
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| La Libertad
 
| 0
 
| 40
 
| 2,388
 
|-
 
| Lambayeque
 
| 176,965
 
| 30,041
 
| 11
 
|-
 
| Lima
 
| 55,875
 
| 51,385
 
| 21,971
 
|-
 
| Loreto
 
| 0
 
| 14
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Moquegua
 
| 13,432
 
| 11,717
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Pasco
 
| 0
 
| 11
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Peru
 
| 2,366,269
 
| 4,719
 
| 61,452
 
|-
 
| Piura
 
| 4,608
 
| 4,962
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Puno
 
| 84,872
 
| 30,457
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| San Martín
 
| 140
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Tacna
 
| 99,976
 
| 23,969
 
| 25
 
|-
 
| Tumbes
 
| 0
 
| 5
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Ucayali
 
| 0
 
| 2
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Total
 
| 4,013,461
 
| 443,248
 
| 101,257
 
|}
 
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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==What Can This Collection Tell Me?==
  
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.
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The records in this collection usually contain the following information:
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*Name
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*Gender
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*Christening date and place
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*Parents' names
  
{{Collection citation | text= "Peru, Baptisms, 1556-1930." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}
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The records may also include:
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*Race
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*Date of birth
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*Place of birth
  
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
== Record Content and Use  ==
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As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, some identifying information such as an estimated event date, residence, age, and family relationships.
  
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
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'''Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1508603 Collection Page]:'''<br> 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 look at the information on several individuals comparing the information about them to your ancestors to make this determination.
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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==What Do I Do Next?==
  
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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When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family. Keep in mind:
  
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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*The information in church records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.
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*Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800's.
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*There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Peru Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki 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.
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
  
== Related Websites  ==
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*Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in census records.
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*Use the residence and names of the parents to locate other church and land records.
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*Occupations listed can lead you to other types of records such as employment or military records.
 +
*Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
 +
*The name of the officiator is a clue to their religion or area of residence in the county. However, ministers may have reported marriages performed in other counties.
 +
*Compile information for every person who has the same surname as your ancestor; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.
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*Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.
  
*[http://www.geneaservice.nl/navigator/peru/index.html Peru Surname Search]
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=== I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now? ===
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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*Civil registration records are also a good source of genealogical information. See [[Peru Civil Registration|Peru Civil Registration]] for further information.  You should obtain copies of both church records and civil registration, when possible, since they do not necessarily provide the same information. For example, baptismal registers sometimes provide the names of the fathers of illegitimate children when the civil registration does not.
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*There may be more than one person with the same name.
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*You ancestor may be using a nickname or alias.
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*Even though this is an index there may still be inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.
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*A boundary change could have occurred and the record of your ancestor is now in a neighboring area. Search the records and indexes of neighboring cities, provinces, and regions.
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*Your ancestor may have immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby countries or immigration/emigration records: [[Peru Emigration and Immigration]]<br><br>
  
*[[Peru|Peru]]
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
*[[Peru Church Records]]
 
*[[Peru Civil Registration|Peru Civil Registration]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Peru Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki 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.
  
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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.  
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'''Collection Citation''':<br>
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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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 Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
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Record Description
Record Type: Baptisms
Collection years: 1556-1930
Languages: English
Title in the Languages: Perú, Bautismos, 1556-1930
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
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Genealogical Society of Utah


What is in the Collection?

This index is an electronic index for the years 1556 to 1930. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Collection Content

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Coverage Table

A Coverage Table for this collection is available in the wiki article Peru Baptisms, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records)

What Can This Collection Tell Me?

The records in this collection usually contain the following information:

  • Name
  • Gender
  • Christening date and place
  • Parents' names

The records may also include:

  • Race
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth

How Do I Search the Collection?

As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, some identifying information such as an estimated event date, residence, age, and family relationships.

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 look at the information on several individuals comparing the information about them to your ancestors to make this determination.

What Do I Do Next?

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family. Keep in mind:

  • The information in church records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.
  • Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800's.
  • There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in census records.
  • Use the residence and names of the parents to locate other church and land records.
  • Occupations listed can lead you to other types of records such as employment or military records.
  • Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
  • The name of the officiator is a clue to their religion or area of residence in the county. However, ministers may have reported marriages performed in other counties.
  • Compile information for every person who has the same surname as your ancestor; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?

  • Civil registration records are also a good source of genealogical information. See Peru Civil Registration for further information. You should obtain copies of both church records and civil registration, when possible, since they do not necessarily provide the same information. For example, baptismal registers sometimes provide the names of the fathers of illegitimate children when the civil registration does not.
  • There may be more than one person with the same name.
  • You ancestor may be using a nickname or alias.
  • Even though this is an index there may still be inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.
  • A boundary change could have occurred and the record of your ancestor is now in a neighboring area. Search the records and indexes of neighboring cities, provinces, and regions.
  • Your ancestor may have immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby countries or immigration/emigration records: Peru Emigration and Immigration

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 Wiki 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:

"Peru, Baptisms, 1556-1930." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.


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 Peru Baptisms, 1556-1930.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

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