Questions tagged [mexico]

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Passenger to the Caribbean from Spain

I’ve been looking for ship passenger manifests from Spain to the Caribbean, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. I’ve never been able to find anything originating from Spain. Has anyone had any luck with this. I ...
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Mexico - What would require Declaration of Legitamate Birth?

We find a Legal record of my great grandfather declaring the legitimacy of my grandfather. It includes the statement that he had legitimate civil marriage with his wife, who was deceased. At that time,...
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How long after birth would a Catholic baptism have occurred in the late 19th Century in Mexico?

How long after an infant's birth would the baptism have occurred in the Catholic church in the 1890s in Mexico? I've found a record of a baptism that may be my grandfather's, but it is almost a year ...
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Finding 1919 birth record from Veracruz, Mexico?

I am looking for information regarding my grandmother who was born in a place call Ixhuacán de los Reyes, Veracruz, Mexico back in 1919. Her mother and twin brother died apparently at birth and she ...
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Ways to find headstone names in Mexican cemeteries?

I am a complete newbie. I've heard there are compilations and other documentation of headstones, foot-stones, etc. from cemeteries in various countries. Is there such a compilation for Mexico? ...
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How were non-Catholic births/weddings/deaths recorded in Mexico City (about 1926)

If two non-Catholics married in 1924 in Mexico City, was it possible to marry outside the Catholic church? Case One: Both were Christian but not Catholic Case Two: Both were not Christian If so, ...
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How to get copy of birth certificate from Hildalgo, Mexico from 1927?

Is getting a copy of a birth certificate from Hildalgo, Mexico from 1926 or 1927 easy for a non-Spanish speaking amateur? If so, how might I go about doing that? If not, how might I go about finding ...