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NOTE: Most missing records are available on microfilm. To view films, see Where do I find a family history center?.

Known Issues[edit | edit source]

Question 1[edit | edit source]

Question 1: Some records are missing. Where can the records be viewed?
Answer 1: See answers below for information about known missing records and respective film numbers, if available, or alternate online location:

  • Praxedis G. Guerrero > Praxedis G. Guerrero > Bautismos 1871-1873, 1897-1957 is missing multiple pairs of pages, for example, 140-141, 148-149, and 152-153. Praxedis G. Guerrero was originally founded as San Ignacio in 1849.
  • Chihuahua > Chihuahua > Sagrario > Bautismos 1709-1736 are not available online. They can be found on Film 162660.
  • Chihuahua > Doctor Belisario Domínguez > San Lorenzo is missing the following waypoints that can be found on Film 162588:
    o Confirmaciones 1902, 1918, 1920, 1922
    o Bautismos, matrimonios, y Defunciones 1766 -1794 (sin orden)
    o Matrimonios 1776-1791, 1859-1884, 1884-1891, 1891-1907, 1918-1924, y 1954-1955
  • Chihuahua > Juárez > Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe : Deaths for the years 1856- Sep 1872 are missing online. They can be found on Film # 162731, images 9-11.
  • Chihuahua > Gran Morelos > San Nicolás de Carretas > Bautismos 1857-1875 year range should be 1857-1865.
  • There is a set of films listed in the Catalog for “Catalogo del Ramo Misiones [Field or Branch Missions], 1622-1825 México (Distrito Federal). Secretaría General. Real Hacienda” that have a red notice which says “Mexico Catholic Church Records are available online, click here.” These records are not available. To view these records, from the Catalog, search by Keywords (beta): Ramo Misiones.
  • Chihuahua > Balleza > San Pablo and Chihuahua > Belleza > San Pablo are the same locality of Balleza. In addition, Chihuahua > Belleza > San Pablo > Bautismos 1819-1923 year span and locality should read as Chihuahua > Balleza > San Pablo > Bautismos 1819-1823.

Question 2[edit | edit source]

Question 2: The Event Type and Year Range (waypoint) title does not properly reflect the actual digital record content. How can I determine what digital records are likely to be found within a collection?
Answer 2: The list of known waypoint discrepancies describes the event type or year range existing in the collection:

  • Aquiles Serdán > Santa Eulalia > Bautismos 1743-1837 is described in the Catalog as Film 162590: Bautismos 1749-1837 (incluye Matrimonios 1752-1769). The marriage records are located on Image 341-380.
  • Aquiles Serdán > Santa Eulalia > Bautismos 1709-1726, 1744-1748, 1753-1773 is described in the Catalog as Film 162596: Bautismos 1709-1726, 1744-1748, 1753-1773 (incluye Matrimonios y Defunciones).
  • Balleza > San Pablo > Matrimonios 1820-1825, 1833-1895, 1909-1924 is described in the Catalog as Film 1222927: Matrimonios 1820-1825 (incluye bautismos), Matrimonios 1833-1895, 1909-1924. Images 18-60 are records of baptisms from 1820-1825.
  • Doctor Belisario Domínguez > San Lorenzo > Confirmaciones 1902-1918 and > Matrimonios 1766-1794, 1776-1791, 1859-1884, 1884-1891, 1891-1907, 1918-1924, 1954-1955 both contain the entire Film 162588. At both waypoints, the images are arranged as follows:
Items 1 and 2 are Confirmations (images 3-94 are for 1902; images 98-127 are for 1918; images 128-130 are for 1920; images 131-141 are for 1922; images 142-145 are for 1918);
Item 3 Bautismos, matrimonios, y Defunciones 1766 -1794 (sin orden) (Images 148- 390)
Item 4 1776-1791 Matrimonios (Images 392-484)
Item 5 1859-1884 Matrimonios (Images 486-711)
Item 6 1884-1891 Matrimonios (Images 713-826)
Item 7 1891-1907 Matrimonios (Images 830-951)
Item 8 1917-1924 Matrimonios (Images 953-989)
Item 9 1954-1955 Matrimonios (Images 992-1004).
  • Hidalgo del Parral > San José > Defunciones 1649-1723 includes Bautismos 1674-1701 on images 112-302. NOTE: The records’ reference to the parish of San Diego de Minas Nuevas is not an error. Minas Nuevas (or Villa Escobedo) is located in Hidalgo del Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico
  • Juárez > Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe > Defunciones 1856-1886 contains births, marriages, and deaths from 1776-1886 in Images 5-36; the remaining images are Defunciones 1872-1886.
  • Rosales > Santa Cruz > Matrimonios 1816-1824, 1848-1867, 1871-1956 images are found in Rosales > Santa Cruz > Matrimonios 1935-1957.
  • Rosales > Santa Cruz > Matrimonios 1935-1957 images are found in Rosales > Santa Cruz > Matrimonios 1816-1824, 1848-1867, 1871-1956.
  • Santa Bárbara > Santa Bárbara > Bautismos 1810-1833, 1868-1881 year span should be 1810-1833, 1850-1865, 1868-1881.
  • Valle de Allende > San Bartolome> Bautismos 1662-1686, 1692-1744 year span should be 1662-1744, 1782.