Through the Eyes of the Parish Priest, 9 Lessons
Through the Eyes of the Parish Priest: IntroductionPresenter: Debbie Gurtler
Catholic parish records are among the richest resources for family history research in Spain and Latin America. Catholicism has been the predominant religion in these countries for centuries. As a result, the local parish priest recorded the happiest and saddest events of the lives of our ancestors, from their baptism as an infant to their final resting place. Come learn about the history, use and content of parish records to flesh out the lives of your ancestors. Tips and strategies will be presented which will facilitate your success in locating and searching these records. Stories from parish records will be shared to highlight the richness of the records. All the videos together will take you 39:16 to complete.