Mexico, Sinaloa, Civil Registration, 1861-1929 is a free collection at FamilySearch with browsable images for birth, marriage, death, and miscellaneous records from Sinaloa, Mexico.

 

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How to Read Mexican Birth Records - Handwritten Mexican Birth Records at FamilySearch

Example of a Mexican Birth Record at FamilySearch

 
 
 

How to Read Mexican Marriage Records in English - Handwritten Mexican Marriage records at FamilySearch

Example of a Mexican Marriage Record at FamilySearch

 
 
 

How to Read Mexican Death records in English - handwritten Mexican Death Record

Example of a Mexican Death Record at FamilySearch

 

 

 

 
 

What Can I Learn from Mexican Civil Registration Records?

The records usually contain the following information:
 
Birth

  • Place and date of the baptism or confirmation
  • Given name
  • Gender
  • Place and date of birth or age at baptism or confirmation
  • Parents’ names, sometimes their residence and/or place of birth
  • Names of maternal and paternal grandparents
  • Names’ of godparents

 
Marriage

  • Place and date of the marriage
  • Name of the groom
  • Age, place of birth, and/or residence of groom
  • Names of the groom’s parents
  • Name of the bride
  • Age, place of birth, and/or residence of bride
  • Names of the bride’s parents
  • Sometimes the parent’s place of origin and/or civil status
  • Names of witnesses

 
Death

  • Place and date of the burial
  • Burial place
  • Name of the principal
  • Place and date of birth or age at time of death
  • Cause of death
  • Residence of the deceased
  • Place of death
  • Civil status of the principal
  • If married, may give the name of the spouse

 

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