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Jamboree

June

01
Saturday
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Working More In-Depth with Mexican Parish Registrations

Presenter: Colleen Greene, MLIS


Mexican vital records are often called the richest genealogy records in the world. Parish registrations, extent back to the 16th century, record births, marriages, and burials, yet also contain multi-generational kinship clues. Learn how to find and analyze these online collections. We also discuss tools to interpret Spanish terms and handwriting. Even a non-Spanish speaker can be successful.

Level:
Beginner, Intermediate
Topic:
Methodology and or Research Strategies, Record Types, Repositories
Focus:
Hispanic