Mexico, Nayarit, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Access the records: Mexico, Nayarit, Catholic Church Records, 1596-1967 .
- 1 Title in the Language of the Records
- 2 Record Description
- 3 Record Content
- 4 How to Use the Records
- 5 Related Websites
- 6 Related Wiki Articles
- 7 How You Can Contribute
- 8 Citations for This Collection
Title in the Language of the Records
Registros Paroquiales de la Iglesia Católica del Estado de Nayarit, México
This collection of Catholic Church records for the State of Nayarit includes the years 1596 to 1967. These records are written in Spanish.
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Mexico, Nayarit, Catholic Church Records, 1596-1967.|
Baptism or confirmation records may contain the following information:
- Date and place of baptism or confirmation
- Child's name and gender
- Date and place of birth
- Legitimacy of child
- Names of the parents
- Names of paternal and maternal grandparents
- Names of godparents
Marriage records may contain the following information:
- Date and place of marriage
- Groom's name, legitimacy and birth date
- Groom's baptismal date
- Names of groom's parents
- Bride's name, legitimacy and birth date
- Bride's baptismal date
- Names of bride's parents
- Names of witnesses
- Sometimes, the race of the betrothed
Death records may contain the following information:
- Name, age and residence of deceased
- Date and place of death
- Cause of death
- Parents' names or name of spouse, if married
- Sometimes, burial information
How to Use the Records
Search the Collection
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⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search 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:
- Mexico Language and Languages
- Spanish Genealogical Word List
- BYU Spanish Script Tutorial
- FamilySearch Learning Center videos:
|FHL Place Mexico, Nayarit items or FHL Keyword Mexico, Nayarit items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Mexico Archives and Libraries.|
Related Wiki Articles
- Mexico Church Records
- Mexico Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
How You Can Contribute
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Citations for This Collection
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- "Mexico, Nayarit, Catholic Church Records, 1596-1967." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Parroquias Católicas, Nayarit (Catholic Church parishes, Nayarit).
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