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{{FamilySearch_Collection|CID=CID2015323 |title=Spain, Province of Badajoz, Municipal Records, 1519-1641|location=Spain}}<br>  
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|title=Spain, Province of Badajoz, Municipal Records, 1519-1641
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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
Registros Municipales de la Provincia de Badajoz, España
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España, Provincia de Badajoz, Registros Municipales
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection includes census records for the cities of Fregenal de la Sierra and Higuera la Real in the province of Badajoz. The text of the records is in Spanish. This collection is being published as images become available.  
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This collection includes census records for the cities of Fregenal de la Sierra and Higuera la Real in the province of Badajoz.  
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The records are in Spanish; see the section "For Help Reading these Records" for access to translation helps.
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This collection is being published as images become available.  
  
 
For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article [[Spain, Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
 
For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article [[Spain, Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
  
For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2015323/waypoints Browse]link from the collection landing page.
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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
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The information in each record varies by year.
  
 
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'''Census records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Census records''' usually contain the following information:  
 
 
 
*Names  
 
*Names  
 
*Ages  
 
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
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Censuses are useful in tracking your ancestor's migration within Spain. Also, use census records to find out the names and information for other family members (siblings of your ancestor, cousins, grandchildren, etc.)
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===Search the Collection===
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'''To search by image:'''<br>
 
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 "Province" category<br>⇒ Select the "City or Municipality" category<br>⇒ Select the "Parish" category<br>⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images.<br>  
 
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 "Province" category<br>⇒ Select the "City or Municipality" category<br>⇒ Select the "Parish" category<br>⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images.<br>  
  
Search the collection by image 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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Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.  
  
As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
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'''When searching:'''<br>
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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 residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.  
  
==== For Help Reading These Records ====
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===For Help Reading These Records===
  
 
These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:  
 
These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:  
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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]
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=== Tips to Keep in Mind ===
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When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  
[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]  
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=== Unable to Find your Ancestor?  ===
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A boundary change could have occurred that changed where records were kept. If you are unable to find your ancestor(s) in these civil registers, then try searching in the areas surrounding Asturias.
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Or your ancestor immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or immigration/emigration records:
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[[Spain Emigration and Immigration]]
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
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The following is a link to a research outline for Spain:<br> [http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Europe/Spain.pdf Spain Research Outline]<br> It contains information about tracing a family through local records, a letter-writing guide for genealogical requests and their Spanish translations, Spanish and Latin word lists, a list of archives and genealogical societies, and a list of books available at the Family History Library.
[http://gedcomindex.com/Subdivisions/esbd.html Badajoz Spain]  
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*[http://censoarchivos.mcu.es/CensoGuia/archivodetail.htm?id=10222 Información del Archivo Histórico Municipal de Badajoz]
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*[http://gedcomindex.com/Subdivisions/esbd.html Badajoz Spain]  
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
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*[[Spain Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
[[Spain]]  
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*[[Spain Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Spain Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Spain, Catastro de Ensenada (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Spain, Consular Records of Emigrants (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Spain, Records of Widows and Orphans of Spanish Officers (FamilySeach Historical Records)]]
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*[[Murcia Civil Registration - Vital Records]]
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*[[Spain Civil Registration - Vital Records]]
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*[[Badajoz]]
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*[[Spain Census]]
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*[[Spain]]
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the “Show Citation” box. [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/2015323/waypoints, Spain, Province of Badajoz, Municipal Records, 1519-1641]
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again.
  
When you copy information from a record, you should 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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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.  
  
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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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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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
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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.  
 
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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{{Collection citation | text= "Spain, Province of Badajoz, Municipal Records, 1519-1641." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Historical Municipal Archives, Badajoz, Spain.}}
{{Collection citation | text= "Spain, Province of Badajoz, Municipal Records, 1519-1641." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. }}
 

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Title in the Language of the Record

España, Provincia de Badajoz, Registros Municipales

Record Description

This collection includes census records for the cities of Fregenal de la Sierra and Higuera la Real in the province of Badajoz.

The records are in Spanish; see the section "For Help Reading these Records" for access to translation helps.

This collection is being published as images become available.

For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article Spain, Municipal Records (FamilySearch Historical Records).

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Spain, Province of Badajoz, Municipal Records, 1519-1641.

Record Content

The information in each record varies by year.

Census records usually contain the following information:

  • Names
  • Ages
  • Residence
  • Nationality or place of origin

How to Use the Record

Censuses are useful in tracking your ancestor's migration within Spain. Also, use census records to find out the names and information for other family members (siblings of your ancestor, cousins, grandchildren, etc.)

Search the Collection

To search by image:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "Province" category
⇒ Select the "City or Municipality" category
⇒ Select the "Parish" category
⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

When searching:
As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

For Help Reading These Records

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

Tips to Keep in Mind

When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.

Unable to Find your Ancestor?

A boundary change could have occurred that changed where records were kept. If you are unable to find your ancestor(s) in these civil registers, then try searching in the areas surrounding Asturias.

Or your ancestor immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or immigration/emigration records:

Spain Emigration and Immigration

Related Websites

The following is a link to a research outline for Spain:
Spain Research Outline
It contains information about tracing a family through local records, a letter-writing guide for genealogical requests and their Spanish translations, Spanish and Latin word lists, a list of archives and genealogical societies, and a list of books available at the Family History Library.

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

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 FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should 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.

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 for This Collection

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, Province of Badajoz, Municipal Records, 1519-1641.

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.

"Spain, Province of Badajoz, Municipal Records, 1519-1641." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Historical Municipal Archives, Badajoz, Spain.