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'''Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Chiapas, México'''.
 
  
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
This collection contains baptism, confirmation, marriage, marriage information and death records for the states of Chiapas and Huehuetenango in Mexico. The collection includes years 1558 to 1978.  
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This collection contains Catholic Church records of baptisms, confirmations, marriages, marriage information, and deaths for the state of Chiapas in Mexico, with some records from parishes in Huehuetenango in Guatemala. The collection includes years 1557 to 1978. These records are written in [[Spanish Genealogical Word List|Spanish]].  
  
 
For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article [[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
 
For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article [[Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
  
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1616412/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
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For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1616412/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
 
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
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===To Browse this Collection===
  
{{Collection citation | text= "Mexico, Chiapas, Catholic Church Records, 1558-1978." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Archivo Histórico Diocesano de San Cristobóbal de la Casas.}}  
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Digital images of original records housed at various Catholic Church parish archives throughout the state of Chiapas.
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== Collection Contents ==
 
 
[[Mexico, Chiapas State, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
 
 
 
== Record Content  ==
 
  
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=== Sample Images ===
 
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Image:Mexico chiapas ccr baptism.jpg|Baptism
 
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'''These baptismal records generally contain the following information:'''
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'''Baptismal records''' generally contain the following information:  
  
 
*Date and place of baptism  
 
*Date and place of baptism  
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*Sometimes the child's race
 
*Sometimes the child's race
  
'''These marriage records generally contain the following information:'''
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'''Marriage records''' generally contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name of the diocese  
 
*Name of the diocese  
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*Sometimes the legitimacy and race of the bride and groom
 
*Sometimes the legitimacy and race of the bride and groom
  
'''These burial or death records generally contain the following information:'''
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'''Burial or death''' records generally contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name and age of deceased  
 
*Name and age of deceased  
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*Sometimes race of the deceased
 
*Sometimes race of the deceased
  
== How to Use the Records  ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page<br>⇒ Select the Nombre del estado<br>⇒ Select the Nombre de ciudad/pueblo<br>⇒ Select the Nombre de parroquia<br>⇒ Select the Tipo de Registro y Años which takes you to the images.  
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'''View  images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1616412/waypoints Browse Page] '''<br>⇒ Select the City or Town <br>⇒ Select the "Parish"<br>⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.  
  
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
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Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
  
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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=== For Help Reading These Records ===
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Mexico, Chiapas State, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
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These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following resources:  
  
== Related Websites  ==
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*[[Mexico Language and Languages]]
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*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx BYU Spanish Script Tutorial]
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*FamilySearch Learning Center videos:
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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]
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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]
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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]
  
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~thecohens/birthindexes-lat.html Mexico, Chiapas, Catholic Church Records, 1558-1978]
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{{Tip | More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1616412 Mexico, Chiapas, Catholic Church records, 1557-1978]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.}}
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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== Surrounding Localities ==
  
*[[Chiapas|Chiapas]]  
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Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. [[Oaxaca]] is on the western boarder, [[Veracruz]] shares a small part of the western border, [[Tabasco]] is on the north and northeastern, and [[Guatemala Genealogy|Guatemala]] is on the eastern.
*[[Mexico Church Records|Mexico Church Records]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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== Known Issues with This Collection ==
  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Mexico-Chiapas-Catholic-Church-Records-1557-1978-known-issues&lang=en article]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
  
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.
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
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== Citing This Collection ==
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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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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Mexico, Chiapas, Catholic Church 7Records, 1557-1978." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Archivo Histórico Diocesano de San Cristobóbal de la Casas.}}<br> <br> '''Image Citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link
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'''[[#top|Top of Page]]'''
  
“Mexico, Chiapas State, Catholic Church Records, 1558 - 1978,” images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org: accessed 22 May 2012), Chiapas &gt; Las Rosas &gt; Las Rosas &gt; Bautismos 1965 - 1970 &gt; Image 200 of 369, Obidio Garcia, baptized 29 April 1967; citing Diocese of Chiapas, now Archdiocese of Tuxtla Gutierrez, Registros Parroquiales, FHL 2,020 microfilm reels, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
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Record Description
Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1557-1978
Languages: Spanish
Title in the Language: Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Chiapas, México.
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
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Archivo Histórico Diocesano de San Cristobóbal de la Casas


What is in the Collection?

This collection contains Catholic Church records of baptisms, confirmations, marriages, marriage information, and deaths for the state of Chiapas in Mexico, with some records from parishes in Huehuetenango in Guatemala. The collection includes years 1557 to 1978. These records are written in Spanish.

For additional details about the history of these records and help using them, see the wiki article Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records).

For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Chiapas, Catholic Church Records, 1557-1978.

Collection Contents

Sample Images

Baptismal records generally contain the following information:

  • Date and place of baptism
  • Name of child
  • Child's birth date and place
  • Gender
  • Legitimacy
  • Names of parents
  • Before 1820, social class of the parents
  • Sometimes the child's race

Marriage records generally contain the following information:

  • Name of the diocese
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Groom's name and age
  • Groom's marital status and residence
  • Names of groom's parents and their residence
  • Bride's name and age
  • Bride's marital status and residence
  • Names of bride's parents and their residence
  • Names of the witnesses and their residence
  • Sometimes the legitimacy and race of the bride and groom

Burial or death records generally contain the following information:

  • Name and age of deceased
  • Date of death or burial
  • Place of death or burial
  • Sometimes name of spouse, if married
  • Sometimes names of parents
  • Origin or residence of deceased
  • Sometimes race of the deceased

How Do I Search the Collection?

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page
⇒ Select the City or Town
⇒ Select the "Parish"
⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Spanish. For help reading the records, see the following resources:

Surrounding Localities

Unable to find your ancestor? Try looking through records in the surrounding localities. Oaxaca is on the western boarder, Veracruz shares a small part of the western border, Tabasco is on the north and northeastern, and Guatemala is on the eastern.

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

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.


Citing This Collection

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.


Collection Citation:

"Mexico, Chiapas, Catholic Church 7Records, 1557-1978." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Archivo Histórico Diocesano de San Cristobóbal de la Casas.

Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Chiapas, Catholic Church Records, 1557-1978.

Top of Page

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

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.