Honduras Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Honduras
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1730-1930
Language: English
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What is in This Collection?

This index is an electronic index for the years 1730 to 1930.

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?

  • The name of the child
  • Gender
  • Date and place of christening
  • Date of birth
  • The names of the parents

Collection Content

These records are published in the World Miscellaneous Marriages collection.

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Baptisms, 1730-1930 Marriages, 1800-1910* Deaths, 1750-1900
Choluteca 34,493 1,678 158
Colón 13,691 211 0
Comayagua 1,203 2,408 0
Copán 6,469 4,155 0
El Paraíso 1,706 0 0
Francisco Morazán 49,748 4,961 0
Honduras 6,343 1,436 0
Intibucá 9,836 0 0
La Paz 10,954 302 0
Lempira 15,583 4,474 0
Ocotepeque 17,408 4,347 0
Olancho 26,492 4,607 352
Santa Bárbara 0 582 212
Valle 21,760 1,569 0
Totals 215,686 30,730 722

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Collection Citation

"Honduras bautismos, 1730-1930." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

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