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== What is in This Collection? ==
 
== What is in This Collection? ==
 
 
This collection includes records dating from 1737 to 1977 and contains baptism, confirmation, marriage, and death records from parishes in the Buenos Aires City as it existed at the end of the 20th century. Earlier registers are handwritten in narrative style, and later records were handwritten on printed forms.  
 
This collection includes records dating from 1737 to 1977 and contains baptism, confirmation, marriage, and death records from parishes in the Buenos Aires City as it existed at the end of the 20th century. Earlier registers are handwritten in narrative style, and later records were handwritten on printed forms.  
 
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Argentina is subdivided into twenty-three provinces (Spanish: provincias, singular provincia) and one autonomous city (ciudad autónoma), Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, which is the federal capital of the nation (Spanish: capital federal) as decided by Congress.
Argentina is subdivided into twenty-three provinces (Spanish: provincias, singular provincia) and one autonomous city (ciudad autónoma), Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, which is the federal capital of the nation (Spanish: '''Capital Federal''') as decided by Congress.
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Buenos Aires City, or capital federal, was founded in 1580 (after an aborted attempt 40 years earlier) and was part of the provinces in the area—first Asunción then Buenos Aires—until 1880, when the city was separated from Buenos Aires Province and federalized (put under direct control of the national government).  
 
 
Buenos Aires City, or Capital Federal, was founded in 1580 (after an aborted attempt 40 years earlier) and was part of the provinces in the area—first Asunción then Buenos Aires—until 1880, when the city was separated from Buenos Aires Province and federalized (put under direct control of the national government).  
 
 
=== Image Visibility ===
 
=== Image Visibility ===
 
{{Image Visibility}}
 
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=== Reading These Records ===  
 
=== Reading These Records ===  
These records are written in Spanish. For help reading these records see the following guides:  
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These records are written in Spanish. For help reading these records please see the following:  
 
*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]  
 
*[[Spanish Genealogical Word List]]  
*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/Spanish/en/welcome.aspx BYU Spanish Script Tutorial]  
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*[https://script.byu.edu/Pages/the-spanish-documents-pages/sp-overview(english) BYU Spanish Script Tutorial]  
 
*FamilySearch Learning Center videos:  
 
*FamilySearch Learning Center videos:  
 
**[http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Community/en/FamilySearch/Handwriting/Spanish/lesson1/player.html Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 1]  
 
**[http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Community/en/FamilySearch/Handwriting/Spanish/lesson1/player.html Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 1]  
 
**[http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Community/en/FamilySearch/Handwriting/Spanish/lesson2/player.html Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 2]  
 
**[http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Community/en/FamilySearch/Handwriting/Spanish/lesson2/player.html Reading Spanish Handwritten Records, Lesson 2]  
 
 
If you speak Spanish, the following free online lesson may be helpful to learn how to use the information in these records:  
 
If you speak Spanish, the following free online lesson may be helpful to learn how to use the information in these records:  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/421 Registros Civiles y Parroquiales] – Spanish
 
*[https://familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/421 Registros Civiles y Parroquiales] – Spanish
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==  
 
== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==  
 
The following information may be found in these records:  
 
The following information may be found in these records:  
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'''Birth Records'''
 
'''Birth Records'''
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=== Coverage Table ===
 
=== Coverage Table ===
 
 
As of 13 February 2018 this collection included records from the following parishes:
 
As of 13 February 2018 this collection included records from the following parishes:
 
 
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== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
 
== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
 
Before using this collection it is helpful to know:
 
Before using this collection it is helpful to know:
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*Identifying information such as residence
 
*Identifying information such as residence
 
*Estimated marriage or birth year
 
*Estimated marriage or birth year
 
 
=== Search the Index ===
 
=== Search the Index ===
 
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# Select '''Parish'''
 
# Select '''Record Type and Years''' to view the images.
 
# Select '''Record Type and Years''' to view the images.
 
 
 
{{HR Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1974184 Argentina, Capital Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1737-1977]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.}}
 
{{HR Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1974184 Argentina, Capital Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1737-1977]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.}}
 
 
=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
 
=== 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. Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
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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. Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log |research log]].
 
 
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
 
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
 
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
 
*Add any new information to your records
 
*Add any new information to your records
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*Occupations listed can lead you to other types of records such as employment or [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Argentina_Military_Records military records]
 
*Occupations listed can lead you to other types of records such as employment or [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Argentina_Military_Records military records]
 
*Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family
 
*Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family
 
 
=== I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now? ===
 
=== I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now? ===
 
*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   
 
*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   
 
*Check for variants of given names, surnames, and place names or [http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Community/en/FamilySearch/Handwriting/Spanish/Lesson2/SpanishNameAbbreviations.pdf Spanish name abbreviations]  
 
*Check for variants of given names, surnames, and place names or [http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Community/en/FamilySearch/Handwriting/Spanish/Lesson2/SpanishNameAbbreviations.pdf Spanish name abbreviations]  
 
*Also, [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Argentina_Emigration_and_Immigration immigration/emigration records] can be useful to find ancestors  
 
*Also, [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Argentina_Emigration_and_Immigration immigration/emigration records] can be useful to find ancestors  
 
 
[https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Argentina_Civil_Registration 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.
 
[https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Argentina_Civil_Registration 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.
 
 
New information is constantly being indexed, microfilmed or updated.  Periodically check back and see if your ancestor’s records have been added.  You can see if the area you’ve been looking in has been recently updated by going to [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list Historical Records Collections] and notice the asterisk for recently added or updated records.
 
New information is constantly being indexed, microfilmed or updated.  Periodically check back and see if your ancestor’s records have been added.  You can see if the area you’ve been looking in has been recently updated by going to [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list Historical Records Collections] and notice the asterisk for recently added or updated records.
 
 
If you are stuck and can’t read a document or you’re not sure where to go next in your research, you can ask for help through these resources:
 
If you are stuck and can’t read a document or you’re not sure where to go next in your research, you can ask for help through these resources:
Hispanic Genealogy Research community on Facebook is a page sponsored by FamilySearch and here you may also post a question or upload an image of a document for further assistance. The Hispanic Genealogy Research page is designed especially for those who have Hispanic ancestry but may not be fluent in Spanish. Be sure to click like on the page on your first visit so you can receive information and updates from the page in your news feed.
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Hispanic Genealogy Research community on Facebook is a page sponsored by FamilySearch and here you may also post a question or upload an image of a document for further assistance. The Hispanic Genealogy Research page is designed specifically for those who have Hispanic ancestry but may not be fluent in Spanish. Be sure to click like on the page on your first visit so you can receive information and updates from the page in your news feed.
 
Investigación Genealógica en Argentina is another FamilySearch research community page on Facebook where you can post questions and upload images of documents. The majority of the posts on this page are in Spanish but you are welcome to post on the page in English. Be sure to click like on the page on your first visit so you can receive information and updates from the page in your news feed
 
Investigación Genealógica en Argentina is another FamilySearch research community page on Facebook where you can post questions and upload images of documents. The majority of the posts on this page are in Spanish but you are welcome to post on the page in English. Be sure to click like on the page on your first visit so you can receive information and updates from the page in your news feed
 
 
=== Research Helps ===
 
=== Research Helps ===
 
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in [[Argentina Genealogy|Argentina]].
 
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in [[Argentina Genealogy|Argentina]].
 
* [[Argentina Record Finder|Record Finder]]
 
* [[Argentina Record Finder|Record Finder]]
 
* [[Argentina Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
 
* [[Argentina Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
 
 
== Citing This Collection ==
 
== 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.  
 
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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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
 
== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
 
 
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Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1737-1977
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Title in the Language: Registros Parroquiales de la Provincia de Capital Federal
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Parroquias Católicas, Buenos Aires (Catholic Church parishes, Buenos Aires)


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection includes records dating from 1737 to 1977 and contains baptism, confirmation, marriage, and death records from parishes in the Buenos Aires City as it existed at the end of the 20th century. Earlier registers are handwritten in narrative style, and later records were handwritten on printed forms. Argentina is subdivided into twenty-three provinces (Spanish: provincias, singular provincia) and one autonomous city (ciudad autónoma), Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, which is the federal capital of the nation (Spanish: capital federal) as decided by Congress. Buenos Aires City, or capital federal, was founded in 1580 (after an aborted attempt 40 years earlier) and was part of the provinces in the area—first Asunción then Buenos Aires—until 1880, when the city was separated from Buenos Aires Province and federalized (put under direct control of the national government).

Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

Whenever possible FamilySearch makes images and indexes available for all users. However, rights to view these data are limited by contract and subject to change. Because of this there may be limitations on where and how images and indexes are available or who can see them. Please be aware some collections consist only of partial information indexed from the records and do not contain any images.

For additional information about image restrictions see Restrictions for Viewing Images in FamilySearch Historical Record Collections.

Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

These records are written in Spanish. For help reading these records please see the following:

If you speak Spanish, the following free online lesson may be helpful to learn how to use the information in these records:

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection using the waypoints on the Collection Browse Page for Argentina, Capital Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1737-1977.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

Birth Records

  • Date of event
  • Place of event
  • Name of Child
  • Child's birth date
  • Father’s name
  • Father’s origin and age
  • Mother’s name
  • Mother’s origin and age
  • Parents' residence
  • Names of godparents

Confirmation Record

  • Confirmation date
  • Name
  • Gender
  • Godparents

Marriage Records

  • Date of event
  • Place of event
  • Name of groom
  • Groom’s age, race, origin and civil status
  • Groom’s place of residence
  • Groom's religion
  • Groom's occupation
  • Names of groom's parents and their origin
  • Can read and write
  • Name of bride
  • Bride’s age, race, origin and civil status
  • Bride’s place of residence
  • Bride’s religion
  • Bride's occupation
  • Names of bride's parents and their origin
  • Can read and write
  • Witness's name, age, origin and residence

Death Records

  • Name of deceased
  • Date of death
  • Age of deceased
  • Residence of deceased
  • Cause of death
  • Witness's name, age and residence

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

For additional details about these records and help using them see Argentina Catholic Church Records - FamilySearch Historical Records.

Sample Images[edit | edit source]

Coverage Table[edit | edit source]

As of 13 February 2018 this collection included records from the following parishes:

Parish Parish Parish
Inmaculada Concepción Nuestra Señora de Balvanera Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe
Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria Nuestra Señora de La Merced Nuestra Señora de la Piedad
Nuestra Señora del Carmen Nuestra Señora del Pilar Nuestra Señora del Socorro
Nuestra Señora de Montserrat San Bernardo San Carlos Borromeo
San Cristóbal San José de Flores San Juan Evangelista
San Miguel Arcángel San Nicolás de Bari San Pedro González Telmo
Santa Lucía, Virgen y Mártir

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Search by name on the Collection Details Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

View the Images[edit | edit source]

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page

  1. Select City or Town
  2. Select Parish
  3. Select Record Type and Years to view the images.

How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

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. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Add any new information to your records
  • Check the image the index was taken from to see if there is additional information
  • Make sure to fully transcribe and cite the record entry for future reference; see the section Citing This Collection for assistance. Save or print a copy of the image
  • Use the information to find more. For instance, use the age listed in the record to estimate a year of birth, if that is yet undetermined
  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth of each spouse to find a couple's birth records and parents' names
  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in Argentina Census records
  • Compile the marriage entries for every person who has the same surname as the bride or groom; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual
  • Occupations listed can lead you to other types of records such as employment or military records
  • Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family

I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • 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
  • Check for variants of given names, surnames, and place names or Spanish name abbreviations
  • Also, immigration/emigration records can be useful to find ancestors

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. New information is constantly being indexed, microfilmed or updated. Periodically check back and see if your ancestor’s records have been added. You can see if the area you’ve been looking in has been recently updated by going to Historical Records Collections and notice the asterisk for recently added or updated records. If you are stuck and can’t read a document or you’re not sure where to go next in your research, you can ask for help through these resources: Hispanic Genealogy Research community on Facebook is a page sponsored by FamilySearch and here you may also post a question or upload an image of a document for further assistance. The Hispanic Genealogy Research page is designed specifically for those who have Hispanic ancestry but may not be fluent in Spanish. Be sure to click like on the page on your first visit so you can receive information and updates from the page in your news feed. Investigación Genealógica en Argentina is another FamilySearch research community page on Facebook where you can post questions and upload images of documents. The majority of the posts on this page are in Spanish but you are welcome to post on the page in English. Be sure to click like on the page on your first visit so you can receive information and updates from the page in your news feed

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Argentina.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation can be viewed by clicking the drop-down arrow next to Document Information.
Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]

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 Historical Records/Guidelines for Articles.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.