Brazil, Bahia, Port of São Salvador Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
== Foreign Language Title  ==
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'''Listas de Passageiros do Porto de São Salvador, Bahia, Brasil.'''
  
Listas de Passageiros do Porto de São Salvador, Bahia, Brasil.
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== Record Description ==
 
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== Collection Time Period ==
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This collection of passenger arrival lists into Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, includes the years 1855-1964.  
 
This collection of passenger arrival lists into Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, includes the years 1855-1964.  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
  
 
Passenger lists from the Sea Port of Salvador in the State of Bahia, Brazil.  
 
Passenger lists from the Sea Port of Salvador in the State of Bahia, Brazil.  
  
=== Record Content  ===
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The passenger arrival list was used by legal inspectors to cross-examine each immigrant during a legal inspection prior to the person being allowed to live in Brazil. As immigrants arrived to the port of Salvador, they were registered by the Agência Central de Imigração (Central Agency for Immigration).
  
'''Key genealogical facts found in passenger lists may include:'''  
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Passenger lists were issued at time of embarkation to account and document all passengers traveling on board a ship. On arrival at the destination, this passenger lists were used to register each passenger as they disembarked.
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The information was supplied by the immigrant and his identification documents. Incorrect information was occasionally given, or mistakes may have been made when the immigration officer guessed at the spelling of foreign names.
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Brazil. Agência Central de Imigração. Listas de passageiros, 1855-1964. Arquivo Público do Estado da Bahia, Salvador, Brasil.<!--bibdescend-->}}
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[[Brazil, Bahia, Port of São Salvador Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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== Record Content  ==
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'''Passenger lists may include the following information:'''  
  
 
*Name of passenger  
 
*Name of passenger  
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*Sometimes place of origin or birth place
 
*Sometimes place of origin or birth place
  
== How to Use This Collection Records ==
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== How to Use the Record ==
  
To begin your search it is helpful to know the full name of your ancestor and the approximate date of immigration. Compare the information in the record to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct person. You may need to compare the information of more than one person to make this determination.  
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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 "Número de volume e anos" category which takes you to the images.<br>
  
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family. For example:
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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.  
  
Use passenger lists to:  
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'''You can use passenger lists to:'''
  
 
*Learn an immigrant’s place of origin  
 
*Learn an immigrant’s place of origin  
 
*Confirm their date of arrival  
 
*Confirm their date of arrival  
*Learn foreign names and their translation into Portuguese  
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*Learn foreign names and their Portuguese translations
 
*Find records in his or her country of origin such as emigrations, port records, or ship’s manifests
 
*Find records in his or her country of origin such as emigrations, port records, or ship’s manifests
  
You may also find these tips helpful:  
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'''You may also find these tips helpful:'''
  
 
*If your ancestor had a common name, be sure to look at all the entries for a name before you decide which is correct.  
 
*If your ancestor had a common name, be sure to look at all the entries for a name before you decide which is correct.  
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*If your ancestor has an uncommon surname, you may want to obtain the passenger list of every person who shares your ancestor’s surname if they lived in the same area or nearby. You may not know how or if they are related, but the information could lead you to more information about your own ancestors.
 
*If your ancestor has an uncommon surname, you may want to obtain the passenger list of every person who shares your ancestor’s surname if they lived in the same area or nearby. You may not know how or if they are related, but the information could lead you to more information about your own ancestors.
  
If you do not find the name you are looking for, try the following:  
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'''If you do not find the name you are looking for, try the following:'''
  
 
*Check for variant spellings of the name.  
 
*Check for variant spellings of the name.  
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*Search the passenger lists year by year.  
 
*Search the passenger lists year by year.  
 
*Search the indexes of other port cities.
 
*Search the indexes of other port cities.
 
== Record History  ==
 
 
The passenger arrival list was used by legal inspectors to cross-examine each immigrant during a legal inspection prior to the person being allowed to live in Brazil. As immigrants arrived to the port of Salvador, they were registered by the Agência Central de Imigração (Central Agency for Immigration).
 
 
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
 
 
Passenger lists were issued at time of embarkation to account and document all passengers traveling on board a ship. On arrival at the destination, this passenger lists were used to register each passenger as they disembarked.
 
 
=== Record Reliability  ===
 
 
The information was supplied by the immigrant and his identification documents. Incorrect information was occasionally given, or mistakes may have been made when the immigration officer guessed at the spelling of foreign names.
 
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~brawgw/immigration.html BrazilGenWeb]  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~brawgw/immigration.html BrazilGenWeb]  
 
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*[http://diarq.fpc.ba.gov.br/node/126 Arquivo Público da Bahia]  
[http://diarq.fpc.ba.gov.br/node/126 Arquivo Público da Bahia]  
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*[http://www.cbg.org.br/arquivos_genealogicos_h_02.html Colégio Brasileiro de Genealogia]
 
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[http://www.cbg.org.br/arquivos_genealogicos_h_02.html Colégio Brasileiro de Genealogia]  
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[[Brazil Emigration and Immigration]]  
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*[[Brazil Emigration and Immigration]]
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection  ====
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
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*"Delaware Marriage Records," index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org)&nbsp;: accessed 4 March 2011, entry for William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, married 23 November 1913; citing marriage certificate no. 859; FHL microfilm 2,025,063; Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
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*“El Salvador Civil Registration,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org)&nbsp;: accessed 21 March 2011, entry for Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, born 9 April 1880; citing La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal de San Salvador.
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== Sources of Information for This Collection  ==
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<!--bibdescbegin-->Brazil. Agência Central de Imigração. Listas de passageiros, 1855-1964. Arquivo Público do Estado da Bahia, Salvador, Brasil.<!--bibdescend-->
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{{Incomplete Citations}}
  
Detailed instructions for adding citations are also listed in the wiki article: [[How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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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 Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.

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Title in the Language of the Record

Listas de Passageiros do Porto de São Salvador, Bahia, Brasil.

Record Description

This collection of passenger arrival lists into Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, includes the years 1855-1964.

Passenger lists from the Sea Port of Salvador in the State of Bahia, Brazil.

The passenger arrival list was used by legal inspectors to cross-examine each immigrant during a legal inspection prior to the person being allowed to live in Brazil. As immigrants arrived to the port of Salvador, they were registered by the Agência Central de Imigração (Central Agency for Immigration).

Passenger lists were issued at time of embarkation to account and document all passengers traveling on board a ship. On arrival at the destination, this passenger lists were used to register each passenger as they disembarked.

The information was supplied by the immigrant and his identification documents. Incorrect information was occasionally given, or mistakes may have been made when the immigration officer guessed at the spelling of foreign names.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

Brazil. Agência Central de Imigração. Listas de passageiros, 1855-1964. Arquivo Público do Estado da Bahia, Salvador, Brasil.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Passenger lists may include the following information:

  • Name of passenger
  • Age
  • Occupation
  • Port of destination
  • Port of embarkation
  • Sometimes place of origin or birth place

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Número de volume e anos" category 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.

You can use passenger lists to:

  • Learn an immigrant’s place of origin
  • Confirm their date of arrival
  • Learn foreign names and their Portuguese translations
  • Find records in his or her country of origin such as emigrations, port records, or ship’s manifests

You may also find these tips helpful:

  • If your ancestor had a common name, be sure to look at all the entries for a name before you decide which is correct.
  • Continue to search the passenger lists to identify siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same or other generations who may have immigrated at the same time.
  • If your ancestor has an uncommon surname, you may want to obtain the passenger list of every person who shares your ancestor’s surname if they lived in the same area or nearby. You may not know how or if they are related, but the information could lead you to more information about your own ancestors.

If you do not find the name you are looking for, try the following:

  • Check for variant spellings of the name.
  • Look for an index. Records are often indexed by local historical and genealogical societies.
  • Search the passenger lists year by year.
  • Search the indexes of other port cities.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

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: How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.