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== Getting started with Mexican research  ==
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Welcome to the México page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the México page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Mexican records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The México Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential! The following articles and links are most useful for getting started with Mexican research.<br>
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== Getting Started with Mexico Research  ==
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Welcome to the México page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the México page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Mexican records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The México Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential! The following articles and links are most useful for getting started with Mexican research.
  
*[[Mexico Quick Start Guide|Mexico Quick Start Guide]]
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*[[Mexico Quick Start Guide]]
*[[Mexico Locating Place of Origin|Finding the Place of Origin of your Ancestor in Mexico]]  
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*[[Mexico Locating Place of Origin]]  
*[[Improve your Search Results for Hispanic Ancestors in FamilySearch.org|Improve your Search Results in FamilySearch.org]]
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*[[Improve your Search Results for Hispanic Ancestors in FamilySearch.org]]  
*[[Mexico Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]  
*[[Mexico Church Records|Catholic Church Records]]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1307314 1930 Mexico National Census]
 
*[[Mexico Gazetteers|Finding the Locality]]  
 
*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=Spanish%20Handwriting Reading Spanish Handwritten Records]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/spanish-script-tutorial/92 Spanish Script Tutorial]
 
 
 
[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 ''See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to Latin American research.'']
 
  
 
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== Si usted entiende español  ==
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== Jurisdictions - States  ==
 
== Jurisdictions - States  ==
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*[[Estado de México|Estado de México]]  
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= Research Tools  =
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== Research Tools  ==
  
 
*All [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&region=MEXICO records collections for Mexico] available on FamilySearch.org.  
 
*All [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&region=MEXICO records collections for Mexico] available on FamilySearch.org.  
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*[[Mexico Locating Place of Origin]] This article is for those whose Mexican ancestors came to the United States.  
 
*[[Mexico Locating Place of Origin]] This article is for those whose Mexican ancestors came to the United States.  
 
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/mexico Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Mexico]  
 
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/mexico Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Mexico]  
*[[Spanish Letter Writing Guide]]
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*[http://mexicangenealogy.info/ Mexican Genealogy] - A website to educate and provide its readers with resources to locate their Mexican Ancestors, whom at one point lived in Mexico. Also on [https://www.facebook.com/MexicanGenealogy Facebook].  
*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
 
*[http://mexicangenealogy.info/ Mexican Genealogy] - A website&nbsp;to educate and provide its readers with resources to locate their Mexican Ancestors, whom at one point lived in Mexico. Also on [https://www.facebook.com/MexicanGenealogy Facebook.]
 
 
*[[File:Mexico_Research_Outline.pdf|Mexican Research Outline]]
 
*[[File:Mexico_Research_Outline.pdf|Mexican Research Outline]]
*Research Guide:[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/Mexico.pdf BYU Research Outline for Mexico]  
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*Research Guide: [http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/Mexico.pdf BYU Research Outline for Mexico]  
 
*[[Mexico Civil Registration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Mexico Civil Registration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 ''See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to Latin American research.'']  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 ''See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to Latin American research.'']  
*[[Mexico Websites|Websites]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to Latin American research].
  
'''Wiki articles describing these collections are found at:'''
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==Reading Spanish==
  
*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Central_America,_Colonial_Census_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) Central America, Colonial Census Records (FamilySearch&nbsp;Historical Records)]
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*[[Mexico Language and Languages]]  
*[[Mexico, Baja California and Baja California Sur, Catholic Church Parish Records|Mexico, Baja California and Baja California Sir States Catholic Records (FamilySearch Historical Records]])
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*[[Spanish Letter Writing Guide]]  
*[[Mexico Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
*Mexico 1930 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx BYU Spanish Script Tutorial]
*[[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico_Catholic_Church_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)]]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/spanish-script-tutorial/92 Spanish Script Tutorial]
*[[Mexico Civil Registration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico Civil Registraion Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*FamilySearch Learning Center videos:
*[[Mexico Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-spanish-handwritten-records-lesson-1-the-spanish-alphabet/217 Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 1]
*[[Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-spanish-handwritten-records-lesson-2-words-and-dates/218 Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 2]
*[[Mexico Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-spanish-handwritten-records-lesson-3-reading-spanish-records/220 Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 3]
*Mexico, Mexico State Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historica Records)<br>
 
*[[Mexico, State of Mexico Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, State of Mexico Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Mexico, State of Morelos Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, State of Morelos Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Mexico, State of Quintana Roo Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, State of Quintana Roo Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records]]  
 
*[[Mexico, State of San Luis Potosi Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, State of San Luis Potosi Civil Registrations (FamilySearch]][[Mexico, State of San Luis Potosi Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Mexico, San Luis Potosi Historical Archive Miscellaneous Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, San Luis Potosi Historical Archive Miscellaneous Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
 
*[[Mexico, State of Sonora Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Mexico, State of Sonora Civil Registrations (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
  
 
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The additional four influences that played a part in the development of Spanish surnames were patronymic, occupational, descriptive or nickname, and geographical (estates, manors, and dominions) terms. [[Mexico Names, Personal|Read more...]]  
 
The additional four influences that played a part in the development of Spanish surnames were patronymic, occupational, descriptive or nickname, and geographical (estates, manors, and dominions) terms. [[Mexico Names, Personal|Read more...]]  
  
[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Latin%20America%22 ''See the tutorials in FamilySearch.org pertaining to Latin American research.'']
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== Did You Know ==
 
 
== Did you know? ==
 
  
*Land records are primarily used to learn where an individual lived and when he or she lived there. They often reveal other information, such as the name of a spouse, heir, other relatives, or neighbors. You may learn where a person lived previously, his or her occupation, and other clues for further research. [[Mexico Land and Property|Read more...]]
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Land records are primarily used to learn where an individual lived and when he or she lived there. They often reveal other information, such as the name of a spouse, heir, other relatives, or neighbors. You may learn where a person lived previously, his or her occupation, and other clues for further research. [[Mexico Land and Property|Read more...]]
  
 
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*[[Mexico Church Directories]]
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*[[Mexico Civil Registration|Mexico Civil Registration/ Vital Records]]
 
*[[Mexico Census]]
 
 
 
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[[Category:North_America]] [[Category:Countries]]
 
[[Category:North_America]] [[Category:Countries]]

Revision as of 19:15, 23 July 2014

Mexico Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
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Mexico Background
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Getting Started with Mexico Research

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Welcome to the México page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the México page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Mexican records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The México Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential! The following articles and links are most useful for getting started with Mexican research.

Si usted entiende español

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Research Tools

Reading Spanish

Featured Content

In 1568, Phillip II decreed that the Moors should abandon their names and adopt Spanish names. Thus, some Moorish names such as Ben-egas became Venegas.

The additional four influences that played a part in the development of Spanish surnames were patronymic, occupational, descriptive or nickname, and geographical (estates, manors, and dominions) terms. Read more...

Did You Know

Land records are primarily used to learn where an individual lived and when he or she lived there. They often reveal other information, such as the name of a spouse, heir, other relatives, or neighbors. You may learn where a person lived previously, his or her occupation, and other clues for further research. Read more...

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