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Catastro y Censo General de la Ciudad de Guatemala de 1877.  == Record Description What is in This Collection? ==
This collection of census enumerations of the city of Guatemala was taken in 1877.
The census was taken to identify the living population, their education, origin, and social groups.
The census is a reliable source for statistical information. Some of the genealogical information that is not found in other records can be used to help research the exact vital data. Some data found in the census may also not be in the vital records. === Reading These Records === These records are written in Spanish. For a list of help reading these records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select see the following guides: *[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]] *[https://familysearchscript.byu.orgedu/Pages/searchSpanish/imageen/index#uri=https%3Awelcome.aspx BYU Spanish Script Tutorial] *FamilySearch Learning Center videos: **[http://apibroadcast.familysearchlds.org/recordselearning/FHD/collectionCommunity/1648736en/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  === Citation for This Collection === The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch/Handwriting/Spanish/lesson1/player.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the authorhtml Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records. Lesson 1]  {{Collection citation | text= "Guatemala, Ciudad de Guatemala, Census, 1877" Index and Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. **[http://FamilySearchbroadcast.lds.org : accessed 2013/elearning/FHD/Community/en/FamilySearch/Handwriting/Spanish/lesson2/player. Citing Dirección General de Estadística. Archivo General de Centro América.}} html Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 2]
[[GuatemalaIf you speak Spanish, Guatemala City, 1877 General Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record the following free online lesson may be helpful to learn how to use the information in this collectionthese records: *[https://familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/421 Registros Civiles y Parroquiales]] – Spanish
== Record Content =To Browse This Collection===
'''Census enumeration schedules generally contain the following information:''' <gallery>{{Collection_Browse_Link|CID=CID1648736Image:|title=Guatemala , Ciudad de Guatemala City , Census , 1877 (09-0207) DGS 4444042 49.jpg|Census record </gallery> }}
== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
'''Census enumeration schedules''' generally contain the following information:
*Complete locality including the canton, street, house number, block number, and parish name
*Given name and surname of each individual living in each house or property
*Race: whites, Indians (natives), mixed (mulatto)
== How to Use the Records Collection Content =====Sample Image===<gallery>Image:Guatemala Guatemala City Census records are especially valuable to quickly identify a family group, their residence, and the birthplace for each person along with their ages, which may help to search for other record types. Census records can provide information about persons where church and civil records may be incomplete. However, use the information with caution, since it may contain inaccuracies. The informant 1877 (perhaps a member of the family or a neighbor09-0207) may have not known the facts or deliberately falsified the informationDGS 4444042 49. jpg|1877 Census record </gallery>
'''To == How Do I Search This Collection? ==You can search using the indexor view the images or both. Before using this collection it is helpful to know:*Your ancestor'''<br> Fill in the requested s given name and surname*Identifying information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare such as residence*Estimated marriage or birth year*Family relationships=== Search the information about Index ==={{Search Collection Link| CID=1648736}}=== View the ancestors Images === View images in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is collection by visiting the correct family or person. You may need '''{{RecordSearch|1648736|Browse Page|access=browse}}''':# Select '''Department'''# Select '''City'''# Select '''Parish'''# Select '''Canton'''# Select '''Record Type and Years''' to compare view the information about more than one person to find your ancestorimages.
'''To search the Browse Images collection you will need to follow this series of links:'''<br> ⇒Select "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒Select "Department" category<br> ⇒Select "City" category<br> ⇒Select "Parish"<br> ⇒Select "Canton"<br> ⇒Select "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images.<br>
Look at the {{Tip | More images one by one comparing are available in the information with what you already know about your ancestors FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1648736 Guatemala, Ciudad de Guatemala, Census, 1877]. Some catalog records link to determine which one is your ancestormultiple references. You may need In this case, click on a reference to compare the information about more than one person find a camera icon to make this determinationsee images. }}
== Related Websites = 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 [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/guatemala.html Guatemala Genealogy] *[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/71/ Guatemala Genealogy Queries]== What Do I Do Next? ==
== Related Wiki Articles ==Census records are especially valuable to quickly identify a family group, their residence, and the birthplace for each person along with their ages, which may help to search for other record types. These records can provide information about persons where church and civil records may be incomplete. However, use the information with caution, since it may contain inaccuracies. The informant (perhaps a member of the family or a neighbor) may have not known the facts or deliberately falsified the information.
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===*[[GuatemalaUse the age, Guatemala]] residence and names of the parents to locate other church and civil records *[[Guatemala]]Compile information for every person who has the same surname as your ancestor; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual
== Contributions to This Article = I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===
{{Contributor invite}} *Check for variants of given names, surnames, and place names. Transcription errors could occur in any handwritten record; also, it was not uncommon for an individual be listed under a nickname or an abbreviation of their name*Civil registration records are also a good source of genealogical information. You should obtain copies of both church records and civil registration, when possible, since they do not necessarily provide the same information. For example, baptismal registers sometimes provide the names of the fathers of illegitimate children when the civil registration does not*There may be more than one person with the same name *You ancestor may be using a nickname or alias *Your ancestor may have immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby countries or immigration/emigration records*[https://www.facebook.com/HispanicGenealogy Hispanic Genealogy Research] community on Facebook is a page sponsored by FamilySearch and here you may also post a question or upload an image of a document for further assistance. *[https://www.facebook.com/GuatemalaGenealogy Investigación Genealógica en Guatemala] is another FamilySearch research community page on Facebook where you can post questions and upload images of documents. The majority of the posts on this page are in Spanish but you are welcome to post on the page in English. Be sure to click like on the page on
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections = Research Helps ===Citations The following articles will help you in your research for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images your family in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch[Guatemala Genealogy|Guatemala]].org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1648736/waypoints * [[Guatemala, Ciudad de Record Finder|Record Finder]]* [[Guatemala, Census, 1877Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
When == Citing This Collection ==Citations help you copy information from a record, keep track of places you should list where have searched and sources you have found the information. This will help you or Identifying your sources helps others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the recordsused.
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]. {{Collection_Published}}{{Record_Citation}}
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