January 24, 2024

Genealogy Resources for Aguascalientes
Last Names of Nuevo Leon

Are your ancestors from Aguascalientes? If so, in this post you will find Genealogy Resources for Aguascalientes to help you research your Mexican and Spanish Colonial Genealogy. It is a list of resources that you can use to 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 who arrived towards the end of 1530 or at the beginning of 1531, under the command of  Nuño de Guzman.

As you can see in the above paragraph, records may exist as early as the 1530s. 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

Civil Registration Records

  • Request Official Birth Certificate – The Mexican government website to request an official birth certificate. Note: This is for more recent ancestors or, if born in Mexico, to request your own.

Census Records

Facebook Group

Cemeteries for Aguascalientes

History of Aguascalientes

  • Aguascalientes – Wikipidia.com’s page about the History of Aguascalientes.

Information about Municipalities of Aguascalientes

  • 11 Municipalities – Page that contains a map of Aguascalientes and all of its municipalities.

Maps of Aguascalientes

  • David Rumsey Map Collection – Here you will find old maps of Aguascalientes, perfect to help locate towns/cities whose names have changed.

Aguascalientes State

History Book About Aguascalientes

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 Genealogy Resources for Aguascalientes to be helpful. Hopefully, this list of Genealogy Resources for Aguascalientes 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.

Genealogy Resources for the Other Mexican States

Mexican Genealogy Resources by State

First published 12-4-2013 last updated 1-24-2024

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Moises Garza

I have doing my family genealogy since 1998. I am also the creator of this blog Mexican Genealogy, and my personal blog We Are Cousins. To always be up to date with both of these sites follow me on facebook. To contact me or book me for a presentation, buy my books, and or learn more about me visit my personal website at www.moisesgarza.com.

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  1. Just wondering why under Facebook pages – you don’t list your Aguascalientes Fenealogy Farcebook page? Thanks, mary Ellen

  2. Hi Mr. Garza, Do you have an address for the Archdiose of Aguascalientes and San Luis Potosi?
    My dad's family is from SLP, and my mom's from Aguqascalientes.
    I'm trying to see if i can get birth and marriage certificates, and learn the names of more family members.

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