Mexico Genealogy

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North America

Guide to Mexico ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Country Information

Mexico is a country in North America bordered by the United States, Belize, and Guatemala. It was formerly a colony of Spain. The official language is Spanish.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Mexico Research

Links to articles on getting started with Mexico research.

Mexico Research Tools

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Mexico Map

  • For states numbered 1-7, click on their names in the legend. The map area for those states is too small to access accurately. Notice also that Sonora is spelled Sonara and Oaxaca is spelled Oasaca.
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  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Mexico," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 24 March 2016.