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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 help reading these records see the following guides: *[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]] *[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx BYU Spanish Script Tutorial] *FamilySearch Learning Center videos: **[http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Community/en/FamilySearch/Handwriting/Spanish/lesson1/player.html Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 1] **[http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Community/en/FamilySearch/Handwriting/Spanish/lesson2/player.html Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 2]
For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collectionIf you speak Spanish, select the following free online lesson may be helpful to learn how to use the information in these records: *[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/recordsask/collectionlearningViewer/1648736/waypoints Browse421 Registros Civiles y Parroquiales] link from the collection landing page. – 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)
== Collection Content =====Sample Image===<gallery>Image:Guatemala Guatemala City Census 1877 (09-0207) DGS 4444042 49.jpg|1877 Census record </gallery> == 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 Use know:*Your ancestor's given name and surname*Identifying information such as residence*Estimated marriage or birth year*Family relationships=== Search the Index ==={{Search Collection Link| CID=1648736}}=== View the Records Images ===View images in this collection by visiting the '''{{RecordSearch|1648736|Browse Page|access=browse}}''':# Select '''Department'''# Select '''City'''# Select '''Parish'''# Select '''Canton'''# Select '''Record Type and Years''' to view the images.
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 (perhaps a member of the family or a neighbor) may have not known the facts or deliberately falsified the information.
'''To search using {{Tip | More images are available in the indexFamilySearch Catalog at [https:'''<br> Fill in the requested information in the initial search page//familysearch. This org/search will return a list of possible matches/catalog/1648736 Guatemala, Ciudad de Guatemala, Census, 1877]. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list Some catalog records link to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if multiple references. In this is the correct family or person. You may need case, click on a reference to compare the information about more than one person find a camera icon to find your ancestorsee images. }}
'''To === How Do I Analyze the Results? === Compare each result from your search the Browse Images collection with what you will need know to follow this series determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of links:'''<br> ⇒Select "Browse" link your research 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 imagesa [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].<br>
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. == What Do I Do Next? ==
==== For Help Reading 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 ====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.
These records are in Spanish. === I Found the Person I Was Looking For help reading , What Now? ===*Use the age, residence and names of the parents to locate other church and civil records, see *Compile information for every person who has the same surname as your ancestor; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the following wiki articles: surname is unusual
[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]] <br> === I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===
== Related Websites *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
=== Research Helps ===The following articles will help you in your research for your family in [[Guatemala Genealogy|Guatemala]].*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/guatemala.html [Guatemala GenealogyRecord Finder|Record Finder]] *[http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/71/ [Guatemala Genealogy QueriesResearch Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
== Related Wiki Articles 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.
*[[Guatemala, Guatemala]] {{Collection_Published}}*[[Guatemala]]{{Record_Citation}}
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
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{{H-langs|en== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections == Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1648736/waypoints Guatemala, Ciudad de Guatemala, Censuscenso, 1877]  When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or 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 records.  A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite (Registros Históricos de FamilySearch Collections]].  ) | pt === Citation for This Collection === The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the authorGuatemala, custodianCiudad de Guatemala, publisher and archive for the original records.  {{Collection citation Censo de 1877 (Registros Históricos de FamilySearch | textes= "Guatemala, Ciudad de Guatemala, Census, Censo de 1877" Index and Images. <i>(Registros Históricos de FamilySearch</i>. http)}}[[Category://Central America FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Dirección General de Estadística. Archivo General de Centro América.}}Historical Records]]
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