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Title in the Language of the Record

Portugal, Braga, Processos de Matrimônio

Record Description

This collection includes records from 1697 to 1910.

It contains marriage files created by the Diocese of Braga in Portugal. These files include pre-marriage investigation files, marriage dispensations, and other marriage related documentation.

You will be able to browse through images in this collection when it is published.

Record Content

Marriage files may include the following information:

  • Groom and Bride’s names, age, origin, marital status and residence
  • Parents’ names and origin
  • Marriage date and location

How to Use the Record

Search the Collection

To browse the collection by image:
⇒ Select the "distrito"
⇒ Select the "município"
⇒ Select the "freguesia"
⇒ Select the "paróquia"
⇒ Select the "tipo de registro e anos" which takes you to the images.

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.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Portuguese. For help reading the records, see the following resources:

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How You Can Contribute

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.

Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information (often called citing your sources). This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection citation:

“Braga, Catholic Church Records, Marriage Files, 1697-1910.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing University of Minho, Braga.

Image citation:

The citation for an image will be available on each image once the collection is published.


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