Spain, Aragón, Miscellaneous Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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|Location of Aragón, Spain|
|Title in the Language:||España, Aragón, registros varios|
|Archivos Históricos Provinciales|
These are miscellaneous records from the Historical Provincial Archives of the provinces of Huesca, Teruel and Zaragoza, Spain. These records include genealogies and nobility records. Additionally you may find school records, voter registrations, and other miscellaneous records. Additional images will continue to be published as they become available.
What is in This Collection?
Aragon is a landlocked region in northeastern Spain. It has three provinces; Huesca, Zaragoza and Teruel. The Ebro River travels through the center of Aragon and the Pyrenees Mountains are in the northern region.
|Baron Valdeolivos Archives and Library||Family histories||1655-1950|
|Baron Valdeolivos Archives and Library||Pedigrees||1575-1826|
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and compare the information about the individuals listed to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind there may be more than one person in the records with the same name and you will want to look carefully at dates, places and relations to identify your ancestor from another person. You also may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name if they were known by a nickname or changed their name from the original birth record name. Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life and may be listed in records with any of those variations.
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Once you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These records are often brief so it can be easy to confuse individuals. Compare what information is given with what you already know about your ancestor to make sure it is the correct person. Next, record any new information about your ancestor found in the record, such as dates, places, event, occupation, immigration year, other relatives. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example:
- Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have been born, married or died nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify. Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.
- Use the event date and ages of ancestors to search for original birth, marriage, or death records in the county of the event. These records may have the maiden name of the mother, verify parents, and provide more clues to this family.
- Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900. If the officiator of a marriage or death was a minister, you may be able to determine to which religion or congregation your ancestor belonged. Look for church records of the birth, marriage, or death which may provide more information on the family.
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Spain.
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- “Spain, Aragón, Miscellaneous Records, 1536-1951.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Los Archivos Históricos Provinciales de Huesca, Teruel, y Zaragoza (The Historical Provincial Archives of Huesca, Teruel, and Zaragoza).
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