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La Rioja Province, Argentina Genealogy

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|-| align="center" style=History==*In 1813 Cuyo's intendancy was created, and General José de San Martín assumed the position of governor, separating from the control of Córdoba, Mendoza, San Juan and San Luis, leaving La Rioja under the dependency of Córdoba.*There was a period of anarchy until Facundo Quiroga managed to impose himself with his rural militias and stabilize the government by appointing Nicolás Dávila in September 1821.*La Rioja was one of the thirteen provinces signatories of the Argentine Constitution of 1853, by which the Argentine Republic was constituted.*On February 3, 1881, an interprovincial treaty was signed with the province of San Luis, defining the boundaries between both provinces.*The province of La Rioja has a population of approximately 388,000 people. <ref>Wikipedia Collaborators, "background: rgbProvincia de La Rioja (238, 238Argentina), 238); font-family: verdana;" | In ''Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia'Topics'''|-| align="left" style="background, https: rgb// Visited November 27, 243, 253);" | 2017.</ref>
*[[Province of La Rioja History|History]] ==Departments==*[[Province of La Rioja Maps{|Maps]]
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== Getting started with research in La Rioja ==
''See FamilySearch Tutorials on [*&fq=place%3A%22LatinLatin%20America%22 20Research&show=lessons&message=true Latin American Research.]''<br>
'''Most of your genealogical research for Argentina will be in two main record types: civil registration and church records. This article will teach you methods for locating and searching these two record groups.'''
'''Bautismos''' are infant baptisms, which are used for birth information. '''Información matrimonial''' are documents collected in preparation for a marriage. '''Matrimônios'''' are marriages. '''Defunciones''' are deaths. '''Entierros''' are burials'". Índice''' is the index.
*'''1714-1970''' - {{RecordSearch|1974188|Argentina, La Rioja, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1970|access-browse}} at [http FamilySearch Historical Records], browsable — index and images, incomplete.
*'''1645-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1520570|Argentina Baptisms, 1645-1930}} at [ FamilySearch Historical Records], index, incomplete.
*'''1722-1911''' - {{RecordSearch|1520572|Argentina Marriages, 1722-1911}} at [ FamilySearch Historical Records], index, incomplete.<br>
=== 2. Microfilm Copies of Church Records Searched at a Family History Center in the FamilySearch Catalog ===If the locality and time period you need are not included in the online records, the next step is to find them in the microfilm collection of the Family History Library. These microfilms may Currently, they are being digitized, and plans are to complete that project by 2020. Check back occasionally to see if your records have become available. In the meantime, some of them might be viewed available at a [ '''Family History CentersCenter'''] around the worldnear you. <br>To find a microfilm:
:::a. Click on this link to see a list of [ ''' records for Argentina, Province of La Rioja'''].
:::d. Click on '''"Church Records"''' topic. Click on the blue links to specific record titles.
:::e. Choose the correct '''event and time period''' for your ancestor.
:::f. Some combination of these icons will appear at the far right of the microfilm listed for the record. [[File:FHL icons.png|100px]]. Clicking on the magnifying glass will take you to the index. Clicking on the camera will take you to an online digital copy of the microfilm. Clicking on the microfilm reel will lead to information on how to rent the film. Family History Center staff will assist you in ordering the film.
=== 3. Writing to a Catholic Priest for Church Records ===
Baptism, marriage, and death records may be searched by contacting or visiting local parish or diocese archives in Argentina. Argentina has no single repository of church records. Write your request in Spanish whenever possible. '''''This method is not always reliable. Officials might or might not respond.'''''
Write a brief request in Spaniah Spanish to the proper church using this address as guide replacing the information in parentheses:<br>
:'''Reverendo Padre'''
When requesting information, send the following:<br>
*Money for the search fee, usually $10.00, and an international reply coupon (IRC)
*Full name and the sex of the ancestor sought
*Names of the ancestor’s parents, if known
*Online interactive slideshow lessons are available to help you learn to read these records:
:*[ {{LearningCenter2|203|Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 1] : The Spanish Alphabet}}:*[https{{LearningCenter2|206|Reading Spanish Handwritten Records Lesson 2:// and-dates/218 Dates}} :*{{LearningCenter2|207|Reading Spanish Handwritten RecordsLesson 3: Reading Spanish Records}}<br>  *Detailed instructions for reading Spanish records, examples of common documents, Lesson 2and practice exercises for developing skills in translating them can be found in the [[Spanish Records Extraction Manual|'''Spanish Records Extraction Manual.''']] :*[https://familysearchscript.byu.orgedu/learningcenterPages/lesson/reading-spanish-handwritten-records-lesson-3-reading-spanish-records/220 Reading home.aspx '''The Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 3Documents Script Tutorial''']also provides lessons and examples.<br>  
==== Tips for finding your ancestor in the records ====
*If earlier generations (parents, grandparents, etc.) do not appear in the records, search neighboring parishes.
*Search the death registers for all known family members.
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== Research Tools ==
'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''
*[[Argentina Baptisms (- FamilySearch Historical Records)|Argentina Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records]] *[[Argentina, La Rioja Province Catholic Church Records (- FamilySearch Historical Records)|Argentina, La Rioja Province Catholic Church Records (- FamilySearch Historical Records)]] *[[Argentina 1869 Census (- FamilySearch Historical Records)|Argentina 1869 Census (- FamilySearch Historical Records)]] *[[Argentina, 1895 Census Population Schedules (- FamilySearch Historical Records)|Argentina, 1895 Census Population Schedules (- FamilySearch Historical Records)]] *[[Argentina Marriages (- FamilySearch Historical Records)|Argentina Marriages (- FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
== Featured Content ==
*'''[[Argentina Census]]'''
*'''1869''' - {{RecordSearch|1462401|Argentina, National Census, 1869}} at [ /search/ FamilySearch] — index and images*'''1895''' - {{RecordSearch|1410078|Argentina, National Census, 1895}} at [ FamilySearch] — index and images
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