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Title in the Language of the Record
Portugal, Évora, Registros da Iglesia Católica
Copies of baptism, marriage, and burial records created by the Catholic Church and housed at the Évora District Archive in Portugal.
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- Catholic parishes in Evora. Portugal, Evora, Catholic Church Records. Evora District Archive, Portugal.
These baptismal records may contain the following information:
- Date and place of baptism
- Child's name and gender
- Child's date and place of birth
- Siblings of child being baptized
- Parents' names
- Paternal grandparents and their origin
- Maternal grandparents and their origin
- Name of godfather, his occupation and origin
- Name of godmother, her occupation and origin
These marriage records may contain the following information:
- Date and place of marriage
- Groom's name and age
- Groom's civil status and origin
- Names of groom's parents, their civil status and origin
- Bride's name and age
- Bride's civil status and origin
- Names of bride's parents, their civil status and origin
- Names of the witnesses, their residence and origin
These death records may contain the following information:
- Date and place of death
- Name, age and gender of deceased
- Marital status and origin of deceased
- Sometimes, name of spouse, if married
- Sometimes, names of parents if deceased is a minor
- Burial information
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Related Wiki Articles
- Portugal Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Portugal Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Portugal Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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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 Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires. When the citation has been replaced with a citation specific to the collection being described, the heading should be changed to “Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection” in Heading style 3.
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