Chihuahua, Mexico Online Genealogy Resources


Are your ancestors form Chihuahua Mexico? If they are then this list will help you locate them. This is a listing of genealogy resources that can help you research your Mexican Genealogy and your ancestors from Chihuahua, Mexico.

Nueva Vizcaya was the first northern province of New Spain to be explored and settled by the Spanish. In about 1528, a group of Spaniard explorers, led by Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca, first arrived at the actual territory of what is now Chihuahua. The conquest of this new territory lasted nearly one hundred years and encountered heavy resistance from the Conchos tribe, but the desire of the Spanish to transform the region into a mining center led to a strong strategy to control this area.

You can expect to find records going all the way back up until 1632 maybe earlier if you get lucky.

Catholic Church Records

Civil Registration Records

Facebook Pages or Groups

  • Parral Chihuahua – This is not really a Facebook page dedicated to genealogy but I know that it will be of interest to anyone from Parral. They do have many old photos.

History of Chihuahua

  • Chihuahua – Wikipidia.com’s page about History of Chihuahua.

Information about Municipalities of Chihuahua

Chihuahua Genealogy Forums

  • Gen Forum – Forum about Chihuahua, you can respond or post inquiries about your ancestors by just registering.

Chihuahua State

  • Archivos Históricos en Chihuahua - Blog dedicated to provide information regarding all the different archives for the state of Chihuahua. This blog contains great information both Genealogical and for Research.

Websites Focusing on Chihuahua Genealogy Research

  • Archivos Históricos en Chihuahua - Blog dedicated to provide information regarding all the different archives for the state of Chihuahua. This blog contains great information both Genealogical and for Research.

I am fully aware that there are more resources out there but this is a start. As I come across more of them I will be posting them on this page. Also if your favorite resource is not mentioned here please send me an email I would love to include it.

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