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Trujillo, Venezuela
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Location of Trujillo, Venezuela
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1607-2011
Language:
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Venezuela, Diocesis de Trujillo, registros parroquiales

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Record Description[edit | edit source]

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Catholic Church records created by parishes in the Diocese of Trujillo, Venezuela. These records include: baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and deaths. Additional images will be published as they become available.


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Research Helps[edit | edit source]

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