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'''Catastro y Censo General de la Ciudad de Guatemala de 1877.''' == What is in This Collection? ==
== Collection Time Period ==This collection of census enumerations of the city of Guatemala was taken in 1877.  The census enumeration pages are written in Spanish on ledger-style forms with columns. The genealogical information found in the census includes: name and surname, age at the time of the census, marital status, occupation, origin, gender, literacy and religion. The census is divided by canton.
This collection of census enumerations of covers only the city of Guatemala , which at the time contained the majority of the country’s population. The census was taken by regular citizens, therefore, there may be some errors in 1877the spelling or data, as they recorded the information while the questions were answered verbally. The census enumerations are handwritten on ledger-style, legal-sized forms. The column headings at the top of the page are printed on the forms.
== Record Description ==The census was taken to identify the living population, their education, origin, and social groups.
The census enumeration pages are written in Spanish on ledger-style forms with columnsis a reliable source for statistical information. The 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 includes: names and surnames, ages at may also not be in the time of vital records. === Reading These Records === These records are written in Spanish. For help reading these records see the censusfollowing 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, marital statuses, origins, and religionsLesson 1] **[http://broadcast.lds. The census is divided by cantonorg/elearning/FHD/Community/en/FamilySearch/Handwriting/Spanish/lesson2/player. html Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 2]
=== Record Content ===If 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
The key genealogical facts found in the census enumeration schedules may include the following information: ===To Browse This Collection===
[[Image:{{Collection_Browse_Link|CID=CID1648736|title=Guatemala , Ciudad de Guatemala City , Census , 1877 (09-0207) DGS 4444042 49.jpg|thumb|right]] }}
== 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 1877 (09-0207) DGS 4444042 49.jpg|1877 Census record </gallery>
Census records are especially valuable == 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 quickly identify a family group, their residence, know:*Your ancestor's given name and the birthplace for each person along with their ages, which may help to search for other record types. Census records can provide surname*Identifying information about persons where church and civil records may be incomplete. However, use such as residence*Estimated marriage or birth year*Family relationships=== Search the information with caution, since it may contain inaccuracies. The informant (perhaps a member of Index ==={{Search Collection Link| CID=1648736}}=== View the family or a neighbor) may have not known Images === View images in this collection by visiting the facts or deliberately falsified '''{{RecordSearch|1648736|Browse Page|access=browse}}''':# Select '''Department'''# Select '''City'''# Select '''Parish'''# Select '''Canton'''# Select '''Record Type and Years''' to view the information<br> images.
== Record History<br> ==
This census covers only {{Tip | More images are available in the city of FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1648736 Guatemala, which at the time contained the majority of the country’s population. The census was taken by regular citizens. ThereforeCiudad de Guatemala, there may be some errors in the spelling or dataCensus, as they recorded the information while the questions were answered verbally1877]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. The census enumerations are handwritten on ledger-styleIn this case, legal-sized forms. The column headings at the top of the page are printed click on the formsa reference to find a camera icon to see images. }}
=== Why&nbsp;How Do I Analyze the Record Was Created 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]].
The census was taken to identify the living population, and their education, origin, and social groups. == What Do I Do Next? ==
=== Record Reliability ===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.
The census is a reliable source for statistical information. Some === I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===*Use the age, residence and names of the genealogical information that is not found in parents to locate other church and civil records can be used to help research *Compile information for every person who has the exact vital data. Some data found same surname as your ancestor; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the census may also not be in the vital records. surname is unusual
== Related Websites<br> = I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===
This section *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 article records of nearby countries or immigration/emigration records*[https://www.facebook.com/HispanicGenealogy Hispanic Genealogy Research] community on Facebook is incompletea 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. You com/GuatemalaGenealogy Investigación Genealógica en Guatemala] is another FamilySearch research community page on Facebook where you can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links post questions and upload images of documents. The majority of the posts on this page are in Spanish but you are welcome to related websites herepost on the page in English. Be sure to click like on the page on
== Related Wiki Articles =Research Helps ===The following articles will help you in your research for your family in [[Guatemala Genealogy|Guatemala]].* [[Guatemala Record Finder|Record Finder]]* [[Guatemala Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
*[[Guatemala, Guatemala|Guatemala, Guatemala]] == Citing This Collection ==*[[Guatemala|Guatemala]]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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{{H-langs|en== Citation for This Collection == The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records. A full bibliographic record is available in the Family History Library Catalog.  Guatemala, Guatemala, Ciudad de Guatemala, Censo de 1877. &nbsp;Archivo General de Centroamérica, Guatemala Citycenso, Guatemala. "Guatemala, Guatemala, Ciudad de Guatemala, Censo de 1877". Dirección General (Registros Históricos de Estadística, Guatemala. FHL&nbsp;microfilm, 6 reels. Family History Library, Salt lake City, Utah.<!--bibdescend-->  Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].  == Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections == 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 FamilySearch Collections) |Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  pt ==== Citation Example of Records Found in This Collection ==== Guatemala, Guatmala, Ciudad de Guatemala, Censo, de 1877. index and images, ''FamilySearch &nbsp;''(https://www.familysearch.org: accessed&nbsp;14&nbsp;March 2012). entry for Francisca Gonzales, age 50; citing Census Records, FHL micorfilm 744,850; &nbsp;Archivo General Registros Históricos de Centroamérica, Guatemala City, Guatemala. "Guatemala, FamilySearch |es=Guatemala, Ciudad de Guatemala, Censo de 1877". Dirección General (Registros Históricos de Estadística, Guatemala. FHL microfilm, 6 reels. Family History Library, Salt lake City, Utah. FamilySearch)}}[[Category:Guatemala|Guatemala CityCentral America FamilySearch Historical Records]]
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