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{{FamilySearch_Collectionbreadcrumb|CID link1=[[Mexico Genealogy|Mexico]]| link2=| link3=CID1909191 |title link4=Mexico, Oaxaca, Catholic Church Records, 1559-1988|location link5=[[Oaxaca, MexicoGenealogy|Oaxaca]]}}<br>
[[Image:{{Mexico HR Infobox | CID = CID1909191 | title= Mexico, Oaxaca, Catholic Church Records, 1559-1988| location= Oaxaca (Mexico Orthographic Globe.svg)| LOC_01 = Oaxaca| LOC_02 = | alt_flag = Flag_of_Oaxaca.png|rightalt_flag_desc = Flag of Oaxaca|loc_map =MX Locator Map Mexico Orthographic Globe.svgOaxaca.png | record_type = Church | start_year = 1559| end_year = 1988| language = Spanish | title_language = Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Oaxaca, México| FS_URL_01 = [[Mexico Record Finder|Record Finder]]| FS_URL_02 = [[Mexico Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]] | FS_URL_03 = [[Mexico Genealogy]] | FS_URL_04 = [[Oaxaca, Mexico Genealogy]]| FS_URL_05 = [[Mexico Church Records]] | FS_URL_06 = [[Oaxaca Maps]]| FS_URL_07 = [[Oaxaca History]] | FS_URL_08 = [[Mexico Catholic Church Records - FamilySearch Historical Records]]| FS_URL_09 = | FS_URL_10 = | RW_URL_01 = | RW_URL_02 = | RW_URL_03 = | RW_URL_04 = | RW_URL_05 = | custodian = Catholic Church Parishes, Oaxaca}}
== Title What is in the Language of the Records This Collection? ==
Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de This collection of Catholic Church records, such as baptisms, marriages, deaths, and burials from the State of Oaxaca, México includes the years 1559 to 1988.
Often in Catholic Church records, separate books were kept for baptisms, confirmations, marriage information documents, marriages, and deaths. However, in smaller areas, all records may be recorded on one register. In larger parishes a separate book was usually maintained for confirmations, while in smaller parishes the confirmations may have been included with the baptisms. In larger parishes, most of the marriage banns (informaciones matrimoniales) may be registered separately. In smaller parishes, these records were included in the marriage entry or the confirmations may have been included with the baptisms or even with marriages. In larger parishes, a separate book of confirmations was usually maintained. These records are in relatively fair condition, with the exception of some older records that may be damaged and, therefore, hard to read or missing some information. Most of the older records are handwritten in narrative style and follow a common text with some variations depending on the style used by the priest. Newer records are handwritten in formatted registers; some are even written in ledger style registers. == Record Description = For Help Reading These Records ===
This collection of Catholic Church records, such as baptisms, marriages, deaths, and burials from the State of Oaxaca includes the years 1559 to 1988. The text of the These records is are written in Spanish. For additional details about the history of help reading these records and help using them, see the wiki article following guides: *[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]] *[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx BYU Spanish Script Tutorial] *FamilySearch Learning Center videos: **[Mexico Catholic Church 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 Historical /Handwriting/Spanish/lesson2/player.html Reading Spanish Handwritten Records), Lesson 2If you speak Spanish, the following free online lesson may be helpful to learn how to use the information in these records: *[https://familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/421 Registros Civiles y Parroquiales]. – Spanish ===To Browse This Collection===
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== Record Content What Can These Records Tell Me? =={| border="1"|-| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Baptismal and confirmation records''' | align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Marriage records''' | align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Death records''' |-| Date and place of baptism or confirmation| Date and place of the marriage|Name and age of deceased|-| Child’s name and gender| Names of bride and groom |Date and place of death |-|Child’s date and place of birth | Groom’s age, and civil status | Birth date, place and marital status of deceased|-| Names of parents | Name of groom’s father and statement of consent| Cause of death|-| Names of paternal grandparents| Father’s age, origin, and residence| Spouse’s name, if married|-| Names of maternal grandparents|Bride’s age and civil status| Parents’ names|-|Godparents| Name of bride’s father and statement of consent||-||Father’s age, origin, and residence||-||Witnesses’ names||}
== Collection Content ==
For additional details about these records and help using them see [[Mexico Catholic Church Records - FamilySearch Historical Records]].
=== Sample Images ===
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Image:Mexico, oaxaca, ccr, baptism.jpg|1865 BaptismRecordImage:Mexico, oaxaca, ccr, confirmation.jpg|ConfirmationRecordImage:Mexico, oaxaca, ccr, marriage.jpg|1948 MarriageRecordImage:Mexico, oaxaca, ccr, marriage info, consent.jpg|1967 Marriage InformationImage:Mexico, oaxaca, ccr, death.jpg|1960 DeathRecord</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 know:*Your ancestor'''Baptism s given name and confirmation records''' may contain the following: surname*Identifying information such as residence*Estimated marriage or birth year*Family relationships
*Date and place baptism or confirmation *Child's name and gender *Child's date and place of birth *Names of === Search the parents Index ===*Names of paternal grandparents {{Search Collection Link*Names of maternal grandparents | CID=CID1909191 *Godparents}}
=== View the Images ===View images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1909191/waypoints Browse Page]. <br># Select '''Marriage recordsCity or Town''' may contain # Select '''Parish'''# Select '''Record Type and Years''' to view the following: images. <br>
*Date and place of marriage *Names of {{Tip | More images are available in the bride and groom *Groom's age and civil status *Name of groom's father and statement of consent *Father's ageFamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1909191 Mexico, originOaxaca, residence and religion *Bride's age and civil status *Name of bride's father and statement of consent *Father's ageCatholic Church Records, origin1559-1988]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, residence and religion *Witnesses' namesclick on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.}}
'''Death === 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''' may contain the following: or images. Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
==What Do I Do Next?===== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===*Name and Add any new information to your records*Use the information to find more. For instance, use the age listed in the record to estimate a year of deceased birth, if that is yet undetermined*Date and Use the birth date or age along with the place of death birth to find the family in [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1307314?collectionNameFilter=true 1930, Mexico National Census]. The census can help you find if your ancestors were married civilly or by the Catholic Church or both. Then you can proceed looking in those records for more information*Cause of death 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 *Spouse's nameContinue to search the records to identify children, siblings, if married parents, and other relatives in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent*Parents' namesMake sure to fully transcribe and cite the record entry for future reference; see the section [[#Citing This Collection|Citing This Collection]] for assistance. Save or print a copy of the image
== How =I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?===*[[Mexico, Oaxaca, Civil Registration - FamilySearch Historical Records]] are also a good substitute when church records of births, marriages, and deaths cannot be found or are unavailable*A useful Coverage Table for Mexico Baptisms is available in the wiki article [[Mexico Baptisms, Coverage Table - FamilySearch Historical Records]]*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. Click here for a list of [http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Community/en/FamilySearch/Handwriting/Spanish/Lesson2/SpanishNameAbbreviations.pdf Spanish name abbreviations] *Also, consider looking at collections for surrounding localities. [[Guerrero]] is to the west, [[Puebla]] to the northwest, [[Veracruz]] to the north, and [[Chiapas]] to Use the east*New information is constantly being indexed, microfilmed or updated. Periodically check back to see if your ancestor’s records have been added. You can see if the area you’ve been looking in has been recently updated by going to [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list Historical Records Collections]. ==Watch for an asterisk for recently added or updated records
=== Search the Collection Research Helps === '''To browse the collection by image''':<br> ⇒ Select the "Browse" link The following articles will help you in the initial search page<br> ⇒ Select the "City or Town" <br> ⇒ Select the "Parish" <br> ⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.  Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is research for your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  === For Help Reading These Records === These records are family in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following resources:  *[[Mexico Language and LanguagesGenealogy|Mexico]] .*[[Spanish Genealogical Word ListMexico Record Finder|Record Finder]] *[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx BYU Spanish Script Tutorial] *FamilySearch Learning Center videos: **[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-spanish-handwritten-records-lesson-1-the-spanish-alphabet/217 Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 1] **[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-spanish-handwritten-records-lesson-2-words-Mexico Research Tips and-dates/218 Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 2] **[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-spanish-handwritten-records-lesson-3-reading-spanish-records/220 Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 3] === Other Searches === {{FHL Search TipStrategies|foreigntwo=|level1=Mexico|level2=Oaxaca}}  === Surrounding Localities === Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. [[Guerrero]] is to the west, [[Puebla]] to the northwest, [[Veracruz]] to the north, Research Tips and [[ChiapasStrategies]] to the east.
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== Related Websites Citing This Collection == *[[Oaxaca Maps]] *[[Oaxaca History]] == Related Wiki Articles == *[[Mexico Genealogy|Mexico]] *[[Oaxaca]] *[[Mexico Church Records]] *[[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]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.
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== Citations for This Collection == Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image. <br><br>  '''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation H-langs| texten= "Mexico, Oaxaca, Catholic Church Records, 1559-1988." Database with images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Parroquias Católicas, Oaxaca (Catholic Church parishes, Oaxaca).}}<br> <br>'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link|CID=CID1909191 |title=Mexico, Oaxaca, Catholic Church Historical Records, 1559-1988}}  '''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link|CID=CID1909191 |titlept=MexicoMéxico, Oaxaca, Catholic Church Records, 1559-1988Registros da Igreja Católica (Registros Históricos do FamilySearch)}}
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