Honduras Deaths - FamilySearch Historical Records
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- Burial date and place
- Death place
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- Date of birth
- Place of birth
- Parents' names
- Spouse's name
- Names of other family members
- Marital status
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Add any new information to your records
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- Make sure to fully transcribe and cite the record entry for future reference
- Use the age to find an approximate birth year to begin your search in Honduras, Catholic Church Records *Use the information to find more. For instance, use the age listed in the record to estimate a year of birth, if that is yet undetermined
- It is often helpful to extract the information on all children with the same parents. If the surname is unusual, you may want to compile entries for every person of the same surname and sort them into families based on the names of the parents
- Continue to search the records to identify siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same or other generations who were born in the same town or nearby location
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation
- 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
- Here are some tips and techniques that will help you Improve your Search Results for Hispanic Ancestors in FamilySearch.org
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