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Title in the Language of the Record
Brasil, Arquivo Nacional do Rio de Janeiro, Registro Civil
This collection includes civil registers of births, marriages and deaths from the municipality of Rio de Janeiro. Although these records originate from various civil registration offices within Rio de Janeiro, they are available in hard-copy only at the National Archives.
Citation for This Collection
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- Civil Registry. Brazil, Rio de Janeiro National Archives, Civil Registration. National Archives, Rio de Janeiro.
Key genealogical facts found in most birth records may include:
- Name of the child
- Parents’ names
- Birth date and place
- Name of grandparents
Key genealogical facts found in most marriage records may include:
- Date and place of marriage
- Groom’s name, age, civil status, occupation
- Bride’s name, age, civil status, occupation
- Parents’ names
Key genealogical facts found in most death records may include:
- Date and place of death
- Name, origin and age of the deceased
- Parents’ names
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 "Município" category
⇒ Select the "Região Administrativa" category
⇒ Select the "Tipo de Registro 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.
Related Wiki Articles
- Brazil Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Brazil Civil Registration- Vital Records
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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection
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“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.