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Title in the Language of the Record

Brasil, Pernambuco, Registro Civil

Record Description

These records are in Portuguese. This collection will include records of births, marriages, deaths and indexes created by various civil registration offices in the state of Pernambuco from 1804 to 2012. Additional images will be published as they become available.

For details about the history of these records and help using them see the wiki article: Brazil Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records).

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.

“Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2012.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.
Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the wiki article: Brazil Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Birth records usually include the following information:

  • Registration date and place
  • Informant's relationship and gender
  • Date, time, and place of birth
  • Name of the child
  • Legitimacy
  • Parents' names
  • Parents' civil status and residence
  • Mother's occupation and place of origin
  • Names of maternal grandparents
  • Father's occupation and place of origin
  • Names of paternal grandparents
  • Names of witnesses
  • Names, residence, and occupation of the parents


Marriage records usually include the following information:

  • Date, place and time of marriage
  • Names of bride and groom
  • Bride and groom's age, civil status and occupation
  • Groom's parents' names
  • Birth place of groom's parents
  • Bride's parents' names
  • Birth place of bride's parents
  • Names of witnesses


Death records usually include the following information:

  • Date and place of registration
  • Registrant's name
  • Date, place and time of death
  • Name and age of deceased
  • Deceased's marital status and name of spouse
  • Deceased's origin and residence
  • Legitimacy
  • Cause of death
  • Names of deceased's parents and their residence
  • Names of witnesses
  • Burial 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 appropriate "Municipality"
⇒Select the appropriate "Civil Registration Office "
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years ", 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 if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind: There may be more than one person in the records with the same name. You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name. Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

Known Issues with This Collection

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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 This Collection

Example for a Browsed 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 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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