Where your ancestors from Aguascalientes? If so you will find that this post is very useful with resources to help you research your Mexican Genealogy. It is a list of resources that may help you locate your ancestors.. Please feel free to let me know in the comments if you know of any other resources that I left out and thus need to be added.
The first Spaniard in what is now Aguascalientes was Pedro Almindez Chirino whom arrived towards the end 1530 or at the beginning of 1531, under the command of Nuno de Guzman.
As you can see in the above paragraph, records many exist as early as the 1530’s. The Catholic church records begin in 1620 and the records for the Archdiocese of Guadalajara start as early as 1605. Also on the digitized archives of Aguascalientes one can find documents starting in 1598.
Catholic Church Records
- Aguascalientes, Catholic Church Records, 1620-1962 – (Browse Only)
- Archdiocese of Guadalajara, Miscellaneous Marriage Records, 1605-1910 – Includes Marriage Dispensations for Aguascalientes.
- Mexico, Baptisms, 1560-1950 – (Search Only) Note: Not everything has been indexed.
- Mexico, Deaths, 1680-1940 – (Search Only) Note: Not everything has been indexed.
- Mexico, Marriages, 1570-1950 – (Search Only) Note: Not everything has been indexed.
Civil Registration Records
- Mexico, Aguascalientes, Civil Registration, 1859-1961 – Search and browse available.
Facebook Pages or Groups
- Did not find any active Genealogy or History Facebook pages, profiles, or groups.
History of Aguascalientes
- Aguascalientes – Wikipidia.com’s page about History of Aguascalientes.
Information about Municipalities of Aguascalientes
- 11 Municipalities – Page that contains a map of Aguascalientes and all of it’s municipalities.
- 2005 Map of Political Divisions of Aguascalientes – You can download a PDF map of all municipalities and their divisions. Will help you locate a specific municipality for any given town.
- Directory of Municipalities – Contains more information about the municipalities and some even include phone numbers to contact their local government.
Aguascalientes Genealogy Forums
- Gen Forum – Forum about Aguascalientes, you can respond or post inquiries about your ancestors by just registering.
- Aguascalientes Ancestry Forums – Forum about Aguascalientes hosted by Ancestry.com
- Gobierno del Estado de Aguascalientes – Official website for the government of Aguascalientes.
- Acervo Digital del Archivo Historico del Estado de Aguascalientes – Colonial online digital archives for Aguascalientes covering 1598 to 1821.
Websites Focusing on Aguascalientes Genealogy Research
- Nuestros Ranchos – This blog focuses on genealogy for Jalisco, Jalisco, and Aguascalientes.
- Guadalajara Dispensas – Website dedicated to indexing and helping you locate marriage dispensations found for the diocese of Guadalajara. Many dispensations for Jalisco are listed.
I hope that you may find these resources to be helpful. Hopefully this list will continue to grow in the future as I come across more resources for Aguascalientes. Also if your favorite resource for the state of Aguascalientes is not mentioned here please send me an email I would love to include it.