Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
|This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.|
Access the records: Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933 .
- 1 Title in the Language of the Records
- 2 Record Description
- 3 Record Content
- 4 How to Use the Records
- 5 Known Issues with This Collection
- 6 Related Websites
- 7 Related Wiki Articles
- 8 Contributions to This Article
- 9 Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
Title in the Language of the Records
Registros Parroquiales de la Iglesia Católica en el Distrito Federal de México
This collection of Catholic Church parish records covers the years 1536 to 1933.
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.
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.
- Archbishoprics and Dioceses in Mexico. Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church records. Archivo Diocesano de Mexico, Mexico.
Digital copies of original records are also housed at various local Catholic Church parish archives throughout the Distrito Federal, Mexico. Such as:
- Iglesia Católica. Nuestra Señora de Lourdes (Centro, Distrito Federal). Registros parroquiales, 1897-1933.
- Iglesia Católica. San Pedro Apóstol (Cuajimalpa, Distrito Federal). Registros parroquiales, 1886-1923.
- Iglesia Católica. San Diego (Tacubaya, Distrito Federal). Registros parroquiales, 1908-1919.
Key genealogical facts found in most baptismal records:
- Date of baptism
- Name of the baptized
- Age of the baptized or the date of birth
- Place where baptized and/or place of birth
- Gender of the baptized
- Parents' names and sometimes their residence or places of origin
- Grandparents’ names and/or Godparents' names
- Witness’s name
How to Use the Records
To search the records using the index: Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
To browse the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Nombre de Parroquia y Colonia" category
⇒Select the "Tipo de Registro y Años" category 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.
Known Issues with This Collection
For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.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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Contributions to This Article
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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections
Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection
"Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F3KW-YFX : accessed 29 May 2012), Reyes Cirilo Morales Avila, baptized 9 February 1919 citing Church Records, FHL microfilm 0,227,023; Arquidiocesis de Mexico, Ciudud de Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico.