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This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the [[International Genealogical Index (IGI) (FamilySearch Historical Records) |International Genealogical Index]] or Vital Records Index collections.
 
This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the [[International Genealogical Index (IGI) (FamilySearch Historical Records) |International Genealogical Index]] or Vital Records Index collections.
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== What Can these Records Tell Me? ==
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The following information is may be found in these records:
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*Name
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*Birth Date
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*Birth Place
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*Age
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*Spouse's Name
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*Spouse's Birth Date
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*Spouse's Birth Place
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*Spouse's Age
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*Event Date
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*Event Place
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*Father's Name
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*Mother's Name
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*Spouse's Father's Name
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*Spouse's Mother's Name
  
 
== Collection Contents ==
 
== Collection Contents ==
 
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
 
 
=== Coverage Table  ===
 
=== Coverage Table  ===
  
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==How Do I Search the Collection?==
 
==How Do I Search the Collection?==
'''Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1473012 Collection 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.
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Before using this collection it is helpful to know:
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*Your ancestor's given name and surname
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*Identifying information such as residence
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*Estimated marriage or birth year
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=== Search the Index ===
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Search by name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1473012 Collection Page]. <br>
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#Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have.<br>
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#Click '''Search''' to show possible matches.
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For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
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Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.<br><br>
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
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*If possible, look at the actual image of the record to verify the information found in the online description.
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*Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1307314?collectionNameFilter=true Mexico 1930 census records].
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*Use the residence and names of the parents to locate other church and land records.
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*Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
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*Compile information for every person who has the same surname as your ancestor; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.
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*Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.
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=== I Can’t Find The Person I’m Looking for, What Now? ===
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*Check for variants of given names, surnames, and place names. Transcription errors could occur in any handwritten record; also, it was not uncommon for an individual be listed under a nickname or an abbreviation of their name.
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*Civil registration records are also a good source of genealogical information. You should obtain copies of both church records and civil registration, when possible, since they do not necessarily provide the same information. For example, baptismal registers sometimes provide the names of the fathers of illegitimate children when the civil registration does not.
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*There may be more than one person with the same name.
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*Even though this is an index there may still be inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.
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*A boundary change could have occurred and the record of your ancestor is now in a neighboring area. Search the records and indexes of neighboring cities, provinces, and regions.
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*Your ancestor may have immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby countries or immigration/emigration records.<br><br>
  
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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Record Description
Record Type: Marriages
Collection years: 1570-1950
Languages: English
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What is in the Collection?

This index is an electronic index for the years 1570 to 1950.

This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

What Can these Records Tell Me?

The following information is may be found in these records:

  • Name
  • Birth Date
  • Birth Place
  • Age
  • Spouse's Name
  • Spouse's Birth Date
  • Spouse's Birth Place
  • Spouse's Age
  • Event Date
  • Event Place
  • Father's Name
  • Mother's Name
  • Spouse's Father's Name
  • Spouse's Mother's Name

Collection Contents

Coverage Table

A Coverage table for this collection is available in the wiki article Mexico Marriages, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records)

How Do I Search the Collection?

Before using this collection it is helpful to know:

  • Your ancestor's given name and surname
  • Identifying information such as residence
  • Estimated marriage or birth year

Search the Index

Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.

  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have.
  2. Click Search to show possible matches.

For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.

What Do I Do Next?

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • If possible, look at the actual image of the record to verify the information found in the online description.
  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in Mexico 1930 census records.
  • Use the residence and names of the parents to locate other church and land records.
  • Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
  • Compile information for every person who has the same surname as your ancestor; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.

I Can’t Find The Person I’m Looking for, What Now?

  • Check for variants of given names, surnames, and place names. Transcription errors could occur in any handwritten record; also, it was not uncommon for an individual be listed under a nickname or an abbreviation of their name.
  • Civil registration records are also a good source of genealogical information. You should obtain copies of both church records and civil registration, when possible, since they do not necessarily provide the same information. For example, baptismal registers sometimes provide the names of the fathers of illegitimate children when the civil registration does not.
  • There may be more than one person with the same name.
  • Even though this is an index there may still be inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.
  • A boundary change could have occurred and the record of your ancestor is now in a neighboring area. Search the records and indexes of neighboring cities, provinces, and regions.
  • Your ancestor may have immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby countries or immigration/emigration records.

Known Issues with This Collection

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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.

Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation

"Mexico, Marriages, 1570-1950." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Mexico Marriages, 1570-1950.


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