Mexico, Colima, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Mexico, Colima Catholic Church Records, 1707-1969 .
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|Flag of the United Mexican States|
|Location of Colima, Mexico|
|Title in the Language:||Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica en el Estado de Colima, México|
|Catholic Church Parishes, Colima|
- 1 What is in the Collection?
- 2 Collection Contents
- 3 How Do I Search the Collection?
- 4 What Do I Do Next?
- 5 Known Issues with This Collection
- 6 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in the Collection?
This collection of the Catholic Church records from parishes in the state of Colima, Mexico covers the years of 1707-1969. These records are written in Spanish.
In 1797, the parishes of the then province of Colima, were part of the Bishopric of Guadalajara. In December of 1881, the Diocese of Colima was established, with 13 parishes, namely Almoloyán, Colima, Cuautitlán, Ejutla, Jilotlán, Pihuamo, Purificación, Tecalitlán, Tecomán, Tomatlán, Tonila, Tuxcacuesco, and Zapotitlán, covering a total of about 141,742 inhabitants.
To Browse this Collection
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Baptism records may contain the following information:
- Date of baptism
- Name of baptized
- Names of parents
- Parish of parents
Marriage records may contain the following information:
- Names of persons married
- Parishes of persons married
- Ages of persons married
- Parents of persons married
Death records may contain the following information:
- Name of deceased
- Spouse of deceased
- Residence of deceased
- Date deceased
- Cause of death
How Do I Search the Collection?
Search by Name by visiting the Collection Page: This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page
⇒ Select the "City or Town" category
⇒ Select the "Parish" category
⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images.
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
For Help Reading These Records
These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following resources:
- Mexico Language and Languages
- Spanish Genealogical Word List
- BYU Spanish Script Tutorial
- FamilySearch Learning Center videos:
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Known Issues with This Collection
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Citing This Collection
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- "Mexico, Colima Catholic Church Records, 1707-1969." Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Parroquias Católicas, Colima (Catholic Church parishes, Colima).
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