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Known Issues

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Question #1: Some indexed records have been attributed to the wrong place or with incorrect dates. How can I determine the correct marriage information?
Answer #1: The event place and date can be checked by viewing the Catalog section containing the film notes. Search the Catalog using the film number included in the record detail page. A list of known problems below provides correct indexing information.

  • Indexed records with event place of Funchal, Brazil, Porto, Brazil, or Viseu, Brazil are from Portugal, not Brazil.
  • Indexed records associated with Batch M88015-3 have non-standard event place names for the Diocese of Funchal, Portugal, which is also Madeira Island.

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