Peru, Puno, Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Peru, Puno, Civil Registration, 1890-2005 .
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|Flag of the Republic of Peru|
|Location of Puno, Peru|
|Record Type:||Civil Registration|
|Title in the Language:||Peru, Puno, Registro Civil|
|Regional Archive of Puno, Peru|
- 1 What is in the Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Contents
- 4 How Do I Search the Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in the Collection?
This collection includes births, marriages, deaths, and indexes created by civil registration offices in the department of Puno, Peru for the years 1890-2005. Some of these records have been indexed and are available for search.
Additional images and indexed records will be published as they become available.
Reading These Records
To Browse this Collection
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Peru, Puno, Civil Registration, 1890-2005.|
What Can These Records Tell Me?
The following information is usually found in these records:
|Birth records||Marriage records||Death records|
|Date and place of the registration||Date and place of the registration||Time, date and place of registration|
|Child’s name and gender||Names of the bride and groom||Deceased’s name, gender and age (keep in mind that death records for women may be under their married name)|
|Date, time and place of birth||Date and place of marriage||Race, age and civil status of deceased|
|Legitimacy||Groom’s age, civil status, nationality, race and occupation||Cause of death|
|Religious affiliation||Names of groom’s parents and their residence||Date, place and time of death|
|Parents’ names, ages, origin and residence||Bride’s age, civil status, nationality, race and occupation||Civil status and occupation of deceased|
|Witnesses’ name, age, civil status and residence||Names of bride’s parents, origin and residence||Parents’ names of deceased if a minor|
|Sometimes, grandparents’ names||Bride and groom’s religious affiliation||Presenter’s origin, nationality and residence|
|Names, residence and ages of witnesses||Names of witnesses|
The information in each record varies by year.
As of 9 December 2016 this collection included records from the following provinces.
How Do I Search the Collection?
You can search the index or view the images or both. Before using this collection it is helpful to know:
Search The Index
Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.
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View The Images
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For Help Reading these Records
For help reading these Spanish records see the following guides:
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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.
What Do I Do Next?
I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?
I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?
A boundary change could have occurred and the record of your ancestor is now in a neighboring region. These regions neighbor Puno:
Church records are also a good substitute when birth, marriage, and death records can’t be found or are unavailable.
Your ancestor may have immigrated to another country. Bolivia borders Puno, Peru on the east. Search the records of nearby areas or immigration/emigration records:
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.
How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?