Spain, Province of Granada, Miscellaneous Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Title in the Language of the Record

España, Granada, Varios Documentos

Record Description

This collection includes records from 1592 to 1900.

This collection includes military records or quintas (1700-1900), hospital death records (1749-1834) and foster home records (1700-1900). The records were originally housed in the Archivo de la Diputación de Granada, in Granada, Spain.

For a list of records by categories and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Spain, Province of Granada, Miscellaneous Records, 1592-1900." Images. FamilySearch. : accessed 2013. Citing Archivo de la Diputación de Granada.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

These military records may contain the following information:

  • Name and age of draftee
  • Date and location of enlistment
  • Date and place of birth
  • Literacy and occupation
  • Origin, including name of parish, city/town, and province
  • Parents' names
  • Civil status and religion
  • Complete physical description

These hospital records may contain the following information:

  • Name, age and gender of patient
  • Civil status of patient
  • Names of the patient's parents
  • Parents' age, residence and origin
  • Name of the spouse (if married)
  • Observations (notes) of doctor
  • If the patient died, date and place of death/burial

These foster home records may contain the following information:

  • Date and time of arrival at orphanage
  • Name, age and gender of the child/orphan
  • Name of parish where baptized
  • Sometimes, a birth place is given

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the “Tipo de registro y años” 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.

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Contributions to This Article

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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 Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Spain, Granada, Miscellaneous Records, 1592-1900,” images, FamilySearch ( accessed 5 September, 2012), Quintas, 1922, Legajo 424-3; image 54 of 144 images, Antonio Pania Gonzales, 1922; citing Town Hall, Motril, Granada, Spain.