Caribbean Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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What is in This Collection?

This index covers events from 1590 through 1928. 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.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

How Do I Search This Collection?

Search the Index

Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

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. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?

Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Use the age in the record to find an approximate birth year, which will help you find other records
  • Use the information in each record to find additional family members
  • Repeat this process with additional family members' records to find more generations of the family

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • Try to view the original record to check for possible errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records
  • Try variations in the spelling of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images; many names did not have standard spellings like they do now

Known Issues With This Collection

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Citing This Collection

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Collection Citation

"Caribbean Births and Baptisms, 1590-1928" Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Record Citation:
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