Mexico Record Finder

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Record Finder Table for Mexico[edit | edit source]

The following Record Finder table assists researchers in determining record types that may list the information they are looking for.

Order of Records[edit | edit source]

The typically most reliable sources are listed at the top of the list. However, depending on the time period of the record and location, multiple records in the list may need to be searched to achieve the objective. Alternative records are listed as well in case traditional records do not provide the desired information.

List of Topics[edit | edit source]

This Record Finder table links to the Mexico topic Wiki pages, containing databases and other information about accessing the records.

Vital Events[edit | edit source]

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Birth date and place
Marriage place and date
Death date, place, and burial

Maiden Names and Family Members[edit | edit source]

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Maiden name
Parents, children, spouses, and other family members
Living relatives

Immigration and Country of Origin[edit | edit source]

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Immigration date
Country and town of origin


Residences and Locations[edit | edit source]

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Residence

Personal Details and Affiliations[edit | edit source]

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Nobility
Occupation
Religion
Social activities
Physical description

Reading Spanish Records[edit | edit source]

Vocabulary
Handwriting
Naming patterns
Writing for records

States of Mexico[edit | edit source]

Dark thin font green pin Version 4.png The topic articles listed above give general background, record contents details, and research methods. More specific help is available in topic articles for each state of Mexico, including links to actual records.