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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Burial permits from the city of Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia. Some of these records have been indexed and are searchable as part of this collection. Additional indexed records will be published as they become available.

Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

These records are written in Spanish. For help reading these records see the following guides:

If you speak Spanish, the following free online lesson may be helpful to learn how to use the information in these records:

=== To Browse This Collection === (Use if a “Browse Collection”, but not “Fakey Browse”) (DO NOT CHANGE THE CODE)

You will be able to browse through images in this collection when it is published.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in this record:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Age
  • Date of burial
  • Name of Parents
  • Cause of death
  • Profession
  • Marital status
  • Spouse


== Collection Content == (Only use these headings and sub-headings when available)

Sample Images[edit | edit source]

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name the person
  • Approximate date of death
  • Age

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

You will be able to search this collection when it is published.


=== View the Images === (Not for collections with a fakey browse/DFNL)

You will be able to view the images in this collection when it is published.

View the Images (Only for Fakey Browse Collections with a DFNL page)[edit | edit source]

You will be able to view images in this collection when it is published.


How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

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 research log.

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Add any new information to your records
  • Make sure to fully transcribe and cite the record entry for future reference; see the section Citing This Collection for assistance. Save or print a copy of the image
  • Use the age to determine a birth year
  • Use the estimated birth year and birthplace to locate the birth record
  • Use the locality and the spouse's name to locate a marriage record church and/or civil records
  • Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the deceased who may have been buried in the same cemetery or nearby

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Check for variant spellings of the names
  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct
  • You may need to search for your ancestor using a nickname. Click here for a list of Spanish name abbreviations

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Colombia.

== Citing This Collection == (Copy and Paste this section) 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. Before the collection publishes and the full citation is created use this template as a placeholder

Collection Citation:
A citation will be available on the Collection Details page when the collection is published.

After the collection is published use the citation from the landing page and format it as follows

Collection Citation
Collection Name Database, or Images, or Database with images. FamilySearch. https://www.FamilySearch.org : publication date. Custodian.
Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record.
Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.