Uruguay, Civil Registration, 1879-1930 is a free, searchable text collection at FamilySearch for civil registrations of births in Uruguay between 1879 and 1930.

 

FamilySearch provides this coverage table for this collection:

 

Place (Departamento) Event Type Years Covered in Index Number of Records
Artigas Birth 1884-1885 107
Canelones Birth 1870-1872, 1874-1904, 1914, 1919, 1921-1922, 1924-1930 22,936
Colonia Birth 1873-1903, 1913 13,768
Florida Birth 1880, 1884-1895 4,291
Lavalleja Birth 1843, 1860, 1862, 1864, 1866-1867, 1872, 1874-1875, 1878-1901, 1917-1918, 1921-1924, 1930 9,658
Maldonado Birth 1875-1903, 1981 3,830
Montevideo Birth 1828-1830, 1843, 1853, 1855, 1857, 1862-1930, 1983-1984, 1987-1988, 1998 127,080
Paysandú Birth 1807, 1845-1846, 1848, 1852, 1857-1859, 1861-1862, 1864-1865, 1867-1900, 1981 9,956
Rocha Birth 1886-1899, 1982 4,478
Salto Birth 1820, 1833, 1844, 1866-1867, 1869-1870, 1873-1874, 1877-1901, 1905, 1907, 1909-1910, 1913, 1923, 1926, 1930, 1985, 1988, 1993 11,263
San José Birth 1789, 1855, 1869, 1872, 1876-1901, 1922-1923, 1930, 1991, 1993 11,983
Soriano Birth 1855, 1868, 1871-1873, 1875-1901, 1903, 1906, 1926-1930, 1987 13,236
Tacuarembó Birth 1082, 1184, 1862, 1865, 1867, 1871-1930 6,500
Treinta y Tres Birth 1878, 1880-1882, 1884-1899 2,045

 

 

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[su_heading size=”18″]What Can I Learn from these Uruguay birth records?[/su_heading]

Records may include:

  • Name of the child
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Gender
  • Birth Certificate number and section number
  • Name of Parents
  • Link to a family tree at FamilySearch

 

[su_heading size=”18″]What Do I Do Next?[/su_heading]

With information provided in the marriage record you can:

  • “Use the residence and names of the parents to locate church and land records
  • Search the collection for other entries for individuals who have the same surnames as your ancestors; they may be relatives. This is especially helpful in rural areas or when the surname is unusual”

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