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Church documents in indigenous languages?

Does anyone recall where in Mexico, in the early settlement days. that there were some documents in the churches serving indigenous people that were in the language of the Indians of that locality?

Testamentos de Tecolotlan Jal

Hola primos, estoy buscando el testamento de Luis Fletes que murió el 11 de mayo de 1796 en Juchitlán Jalisco. La acta de defunción indica que había hecho su testamento.

Lugar, o lugares más indicados para buscar testamentos de gente que vivió en Juchipila

Soy descendiente de Alonso Velasco y de Ana Flores de la Torre, los dos residentes en Juchipila.

Surnames of abandoned children

In my research, I have encountered a baptism record that indicates a child (possibly my 3rd G-grandfather) was abandoned at the house of a woman in Guadalajara in 1781.

The Cathe4dral del Senor del Santo Sepulcro

Can someone point me in the right direction?

Pre 1682 bapismal records for Ayotlan.

FamilySearch currently has baptismal records until 1682 for Ayotlan. However, there are some references to there being baptismal records back until 1622.

San Matias, Pinos Zacatecas


Does anyone know where to find baptism records for San Matias, Pinos, Zacatecas between 1647-1680?.


Happy hunting in 2020!


Research Digest, Vol 167, Issue 5

Sometimes in old documents when people referred to certain family relations, they didn’t meant them to be as present day.


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