Our Mexico genealogists research on location. They will find and analyze the best records available to further your family history research. They can search the archives and libraries in Mexico, including:
Church records, civil, censuses, court, military, emigration, land
Each state has jurisdiction over its own archives. Contain birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, land, church, notarial, probates, judgments, court records
Every municipio in Mexico has jurisdiction over its own archives. Contain wills, probate inventories, transfers, land deeds. Two of the most important municipio archives are El Archivo del Municipio and El Archivo del Registro Civil, which are comparable to county courthouses in the U.S.
The dominant religion is Catholicism. Baptisms, marriages, and burials are usually kept by local parishes.
Extensive collection of manuscripts and published sources
Northeastern Mexico records
University of Texas at Austin
Over 600,000 volumes on Latin American history and records from southern Texas and Northern Mexico
Large collection of Latin American records
Parish records of the state of Sonora and large Latin American collection
Extensive collection of records on the southern Mexican states
Note: There are also several archives in Spain that hold many records about the European discovery, exploration, and colonization of Mexico. These include: Archivo General de Indias, Archivo General Militar de Segovia, Archivo Central Militar del Servicio Histórico Militar, and Archivo Histórico Nacional.
Our professional researchers can do research projects of many sizes and for many budgets. We customize the amount of research provided according to your needs.
If you would like to learn how our genealogists can further your research, request a research quote.
Some of the major records sources that can be used for genealogy research in Mexico include: