Brazil, Land Grant Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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|title=Brazil, Land Grant Records, 1714-1888
 
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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
 
Registro de Sesmarias no Brasil.
 
 
== Record Description  ==
 
 
This Collection includes records from 1714-1888. The collection includes administrative documents surrounding the concession and confirmation of land grants (sesmarias) during the colonial and early-national periods. The records also include personal information such as names, birth dates, and places of origin, for some of Brazil's earliest immigrants who settled in what would become the states of Alagoas, Bahia, Ceará, Espírito Santo, Goiás, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais, Pará, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Piauí, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, São Paulo, and Sergipe. These records are currently housed in the National Archives in Rio de Janeiro.
 
 
=== &nbsp;Citation for This Collection  ===
 
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records. {{Collection citation
 
| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Brazil, Land Grant Records. National Archives, Rio de Janeiro.<!--bibdescend-->
 
}} [[Brazil, Land Grant Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
 
 
== Record Content  ==
 
 
Key genealogical facts found in land grants may include:
 
 
*Full name
 
*Family members
 
*Residence
 
*Dates of important life events
 
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
 
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒ Select the "_____________" category<br> ⇒ Select the "_____________" category<br> ⇒ Select the "_____________" category which takes you to the images<br> Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
 
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
 
*[http://www.arquivonacional.gov.br/cgi/cgilua.exe/sys/start.htm?tpl=home Arquivo Nacional do Rio de Janeiro]
 
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
 
*[[Brazil Land and Property]]
 
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
 
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection  ===
 
 
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.
 

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