Peru, Junín, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Peru, Junín, Civil Registration, 1881-2005
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|Flag of the Republic of Peru|
|Flag of Junin|
|Location of Junín, Peru|
|Record Type:||Civil Registration|
|Title in the Language:||Perú, Junín, Registro Civil|
|Archivo Regional de Junín (Junin Regional Archive, Huancayo).|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?
This collection includes records from 1881-2005. It includes births, marriages, deaths, indexes and other records created by civil registration offices in the department of Junín, Peru. Additional images will be published as they become available.
As of 12 December 2016 this collection included records from the following provinces.
Reading These Records
These records are written in Spanish. For help reading these records see the following guides:
- Spanish Genealogical Word List
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- Registros Civiles y Parroquiales – Spanish
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What Can These Records Tell Me?
The following information may be found in these records:
How Do I Search This Collection?
You can search the index or view the images or both. Before using this collection it is helpful to know:
- Your ancestor's given name and surname
- Identifying information such as residence
- Estimated marriage or birth year
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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?
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?
- Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information
- Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth of each partner to find a couple's birth records and parents' names
- Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in census records
- Use the residence and names of the parents to locate church and land records
- Occupations listed can lead you to other types of records such as employment or military records
- Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
- The name of the officiator is a clue to their religion or area of residence in the county. However, ministers may have reported marriages performed in other counties
- Compile the marriage entries for every person who has the same surname as the bride or groom; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual
- Continue to search the marriage records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the bride and groom who may have married in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify
- Use the marriage number to identify previous marriages
- When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct
I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?
- Check for variant spellings of the surnames
- Check for a different index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume
- Search the indexes and records of nearby localities
- A boundary change could have occurred and the record of your ancestor is now in a neighboring region. These regions neighbor Junin:
- Pasco and Ucayall on the north
- Cusco on the eas,
- Ayacucho and Huancavelica on the south, and
- Lima on the west
- Your ancestor may have immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or immigration/emigration records:
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Peru.
Citing This Collection
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
- Collection Citation
- "Perú, Junín, registro civil, 1881-2005." Database with images. FamilySearch. https://FamilySearch.org : 9 May 2018. Archivo Regional de Junín (Junin Regional Archive), Huancayo.
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