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Marriage Report


Description Relates that Leonardo Sanchez, a permanent resident of Cuba and a baptized Catholic, married Marcelina Diaz. She was born in Matanzas and they had two daughters, who were both baptized and registered in the book for those of European descent in their parish church. Report concerns whether or not their children, who were of "mixed race," could be considered white, determined by which book their baptisms are recorded in. Churches would use different books for Europeans, whites, and minorities.
Created Date 1864-03-05
Subject Marcelina Diaz / Books / Slaves / White / Leonard Sanchez / Civil Governor / Racial Differentiation / Mixed / Havana
Series Chinese Immigrants in Cuba Baptism/Marriage/Death Documents Series, Chinese Immigrants in Cuba Court Case Series
Type Image
Language Spanish
Identifier Local: Melikian1814 / Melikian3505
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