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== Title in the Language of the Records ==
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| title=Spain Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officers, 1826-1960
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| title_language = España, registros de viudas y húerfanos de oficiales españoles
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| FS_URL_01 = [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Spain%22 Reading Spanish handwritten records]
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España, registros de viudas y húerfanos de oficiales españoles
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== What Is In The Collection?  ==
  
== Record Description  ==
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This collection will include digital images of pension classification records for the widows and orphans of Spanish officials from 1826 to 1960. Included in many of these files are wills and birth, marriage, and death certificates. Original records are housed at the Archivo General de la Administración in Alcalá de Henares, Spain.
  
This collection will include digital images of pension classification records for the widows and orphans of Spanish officials from 1835 to 1960. Included in many of these files are wills and birth, marriage, and death certificates. These records are handwritten in Spanish. Records are housed at the Archivo General de la Administración in Alcalá de Henares, Spain.
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=== Reading These Records === 
  
For an alphabetical list of names currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1972899/waypoints Browse]link from the collection landing page.  
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These records are written in [[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish]]; also see the section [[Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officers (FamilySeach Historical Records)#For Help Reading These Records|For Help Reading These Records]] for translation helps.
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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===To Browse 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.
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|title=Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officers, 1826-1960
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{{Collection citation | text= "Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officials, 1860-1960" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archivo General de la Administración, Alcalá de Henares.}}
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
 
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The following information is often found in these records:  
[[Spain, Pension Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officials (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
 
 
 
== Record Content  ==
 
 
 
<gallery>
 
Image:Antonio Aytes, Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans.jpg
 
Image:Diego Abad, Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans.jpg
 
</gallery> '''These pension records may include the following information:'''
 
  
 
*Name of deceased official/pensioner  
 
*Name of deceased official/pensioner  
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*Names of children/orphans
 
*Names of children/orphans
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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For additional information about the other records you may find among the pensions (birth, marriage, death certificates, or wills) and help using them, see the wiki article [[Spain Civil Registration - Vital Records]].
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒ Select the "Nombre del interesado y datos del expediente" which takes you to the images.
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== Collection Contents ==
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'''Sample Images of pension records'''
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<gallery>
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Image:Antonio Aytes, Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans.jpg|Pension Record, Page 1
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Image:Diego Abad, Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans.jpg|Pension Record, Page 2
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</gallery>
  
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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== How Do I Search the Collection?  ==
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Before using this collection it is helpful to know:
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*Your ancestor's given name and surname
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*Estimated marriage or birth year
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=== View The Images ===
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View images in this collection by visiting the  
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[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1972899/waypoints Browse Page]. <br>
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# Select '''Name on File and File Information''' to view the images. <br>
  
Name are listed in alphabetical order in the "Browse through images" section that is listed on the initial collection page. Select the name (nombre) or date (dato) of your ancestor if they appear on the list of names, and you should see images of those records.
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
  
== Related Websites  ==
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
  
*[http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Military_Records_in_Hispanic_Research Military Records in Hispanic Research]
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Spain%22 Reading Spanish handwritten records]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx Script tutorial for Spanish]
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1972899 Spain Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officers, 1826-1960]. Click on camera icon to see images.}}
  
*[[Spain]]
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
*[[Spain Military Records|Spain Military Records]]<br>
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Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.<br>
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
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*Before you move on – Get a copy of the citation of exactly where you found your ancestors record for further reference.  The image citation is available by clicking on the information tab at the bottom left of the screen where you’ve found your ancestor.
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*When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
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*Use the residence and names of the parents to locate other church and land records.
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*Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
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*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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=== I Can’t Find The Person I’m Looking for, What Now? ===
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*New information is constantly being indexed, microfilmed or updated.  Periodically check back and see if your ancestor’s records have been added.
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*Church records are also a good source of genealogical 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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*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
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*Check for variants of given names, surnames, and place names. Transcription errors could occur in any handwritten record; also, it was not uncommon for an individual be listed under a nickname or an abbreviation of their name. Click here for a list of [http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Community/en/FamilySearch/Handwriting/Spanish/Lesson2/SpanishNameAbbreviations.pdf Spanish name abbreviations]
  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
  
When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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{{Contributor_invite}}
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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== Citing this Collection ==
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in 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.<br>
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'''Collection Citation''': <br> {{Collection citation | text= "Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officials, 1826-1960" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Administrative General Archives, Alcalá de Henares, Spain.}} <br>
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'''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link
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|title=Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officers, 1826-1960
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"Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officials, 1860-1960", digital images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://www.familysearch.org&nbsp;: accessed 26 April 2012), Alba, Vicente - Caja 17800, Exp. 71, 1874 &gt; Image 1 of 1; entry for Vicente de Alba, dated 25 April 1874; Spain. Social Security (Seguridad Social). Expedientes de viudas y huerfanos, 1860-1960. Archivo General de la Administración, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain.
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Record Description
Record Type: Military
Collection years: 1826-1960
Languages: Spanish
Title in the Language: España, registros de viudas y húerfanos de oficiales españoles
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
General Archive of the Administration


What Is In The Collection?

This collection will include digital images of pension classification records for the widows and orphans of Spanish officials from 1826 to 1960. Included in many of these files are wills and birth, marriage, and death certificates. Original records are housed at the Archivo General de la Administración in Alcalá de Henares, Spain.

Reading These Records

These records are written in Spanish; also see the section For Help Reading These Records for translation helps.

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officers, 1826-1960.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The following information is often found in these records:

  • Name of deceased official/pensioner
  • Name of petitioner
  • Name of widows
  • Names of children/orphans

For additional information about the other records you may find among the pensions (birth, marriage, death certificates, or wills) and help using them, see the wiki article Spain Civil Registration - Vital Records.

Collection Contents

Sample Images of pension records

How Do I Search the Collection?

Before using this collection it is helpful to know:

  • Your ancestor's given name and surname
  • Estimated marriage or birth year

View The Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page.

  1. Select Name on File and File Information to view the images.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.

What Do I Do Next?

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • Before you move on – Get a copy of the citation of exactly where you found your ancestors record for further reference. The image citation is available by clicking on the information tab at the bottom left of the screen where you’ve found your ancestor.
  • When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
  • Use the residence and names of the parents to locate other church and land records.
  • Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
  • 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.

I Can’t Find The Person I’m Looking for, What Now?

  • New information is constantly being indexed, microfilmed or updated. Periodically check back and see if your ancestor’s records have been added.
  • Church records are also a good source of genealogical 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.
  • 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
  • Check for variants of given names, surnames, and place names. Transcription errors could occur in any handwritten record; also, it was not uncommon for an individual be listed under a nickname or an abbreviation of their name. Click here for a list of Spanish name abbreviations


How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


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:

"Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officials, 1826-1960" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Administrative General Archives, Alcalá de Henares, Spain.


Image Citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officers, 1826-1960.