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== Image Visibility  ==
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Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The Portugal, Évora, Catholic Church Records collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images can be viewed at a [https://familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch Center] near you.
  
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
'''Portugal, Évora, Registro Civil e Outros Registros Vários'''
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Portugal, Évora, Registro Civil e Outros Registros Vários  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection will include records from 1554-1938. There are various record types housed at the Arquivo Distrital de Évora, Portugal. This collection includes: civil registration records of births, marriages, deaths, passport registers, Catholic Church marriage dispensations, testaments and death records from the Santa Casa da Misericórdia. Additional images will be published as they become available.  
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This collection will include records from 1554 to 1938. There are various record types housed at the Arquivo Distrital de Évora, Portugal. This collection includes civil registration records of births, marriages, deaths, passport registers, Catholic Church marriage dispensations, testaments and death records from the Santa Casa da Misericórdia. Additional images will be published as they become available.  
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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
  
'''Testaments (wills) may contain the following information:'''  
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'''Birth records''' may contain the following information:  
 
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*Name of notary public
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*Date and place issued
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*Name of testator
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*Place of residence and sometimes place of origin
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*Age or date of birth
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*Spouse’s name and age or birth date
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*Names of heirs and their ages or birth date and place of residence
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'''Birth records may contain the following information:'''
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*Place and date of registration  
 
*Place and date of registration  
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*Parents' names
 
*Parents' names
  
'''Marriage records may contain the following information:'''
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'''Marriage records''' may contain the following information:  
  
 
*Place and date of registration  
 
*Place and date of registration  
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*Bride’s parents' names and their place of origin
 
*Bride’s parents' names and their place of origin
  
'''Death records may contain the following information:'''
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'''Death records''' may contain the following information:  
  
 
*Place and date of death  
 
*Place and date of death  
 
*Name of deceased person  
 
*Name of deceased person  
*Deceased place of origin  
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*Deceased's place of origin  
*Deceased age at time of death  
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*Deceased's age at time of death  
*Deceased marital status, name of spouse if married  
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*Deceased's marital status, name of spouse if married  
 
*Cause of death  
 
*Cause of death  
*Deceased place of residence  
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*Deceased's place of residence  
 
*Place of burial  
 
*Place of burial  
 
*Parents’ names and their place of origin
 
*Parents’ names and their place of origin
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'''Testaments (wills)''' may contain the following information:
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*Name of notary public
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*Date and place issued
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*Name of testator
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*Place of residence and sometimes place of origin
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*Age or date of birth
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*Spouse’s name and age or birth date
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*Names of heirs and their ages or birth date and place of residence
  
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
To search the collection image by image <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Município" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Tipo de registro e anos" which takes you to the images.
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=== Search the Collection ===
  
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:
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'''To browse the collection by image''': <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Município" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Tipo de registro e anos" which takes you to the images.  
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
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Search the collection by image 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.  
*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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==== For Help Reading These Records ====
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'''When searching''':<br> As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s '''given name''' and '''surname''', some identifying information such as '''residence''' and '''age''', and '''family relationships'''. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used '''nicknames''' or '''different names''' at different times.
  
These records are in Portuguese. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
  
[[Portuguese Genealogical Word List]]  
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These records are in Portuguese. For help reading the records, see the following resources:
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*[[Portuguese Genealogical Word List]]  
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*[[Portuguese Letter-writing Guide]]
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*Learning Center Resources:
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-portuguese-handwritten-records-lesson-1-portuguese-letters/213 Portuguese Handwriting Lesson 1]
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-portuguese-handwritten-records-lesson-2-dates-words-and-names/215 Portuguese Handwriting Lesson 2]
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-portuguese-handwritten-records-lesson-3-reading-portuguese-records/216 Portuguese Handwriting Lesson 3]
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/361 Historic Centre of Évora]  
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*[[Evora#Maps|Maps of Evora]]  
*[http://www.ricksteves.com/plan/destinations/port/01evora.htm History of Évora]
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*[[Evora#History|History of Evora area]]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[Civil registration offices in Portugal]]  
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*[[Portugal Genealogy|Portugal]]
*[[Portugal]]
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*[[Evora]]  
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*[[Portugal Civil Registration]]
  
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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== Citations for This Collection ==
 
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Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/2146190/waypoints Portugal, Évora, Civil Registration and Miscellaneous Records, 1554-1938]
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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]].
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information (often called [[Transfer the Information#Cite_Your_Sources|citing your sources]]). This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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'''Collection citation''':<br> {{Collection citation| text = “Portugal, Évora, Civil Registration and Miscellaneous Records, 1554-1938.” Images. ''FamilySearch.'' http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Évora District Archive.}}<br>
  
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. {{Collection citation| text = “Portugal, Évora, Civil Registration and Miscellaneous Records, 1554-1938.” Images. ''FamilySearch.'' http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Arquivo Distrital.}} <br>[[Portugal, Évora, Civil Registration and Miscellaneous Records (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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Latest revision as of 23:04, 30 April 2015

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

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Contents

Image Visibility

Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The Portugal, Évora, Catholic Church Records collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images can be viewed at a FamilySearch Center near you.

Title in the Language of the Record

Portugal, Évora, Registro Civil e Outros Registros Vários

Record Description

This collection will include records from 1554 to 1938. There are various record types housed at the Arquivo Distrital de Évora, Portugal. This collection includes civil registration records of births, marriages, deaths, passport registers, Catholic Church marriage dispensations, testaments and death records from the Santa Casa da Misericórdia. Additional images will be published as they become available.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Portugal, Évora, Civil Registration and Miscellaneous Records, 1554-1938.

Record Content

Birth records may contain the following information:

  • Place and date of registration
  • Informant's name, age and residence
  • Child's name
  • Place and date of birth
  • Parents' names

Marriage records may contain the following information:

  • Place and date of registration
  • Name of groom
  • Groom’s place of origin and residence
  • Groom’s age
  • Groom’s marital status
  • Name of bride
  • Bride’s place of origin and residence
  • Bride’s age
  • Bride’s marital status
  • Groom’s parents' names and their place of origin
  • Bride’s parents' names and their place of origin

Death records may contain the following information:

  • Place and date of death
  • Name of deceased person
  • Deceased's place of origin
  • Deceased's age at time of death
  • Deceased's marital status, name of spouse if married
  • Cause of death
  • Deceased's place of residence
  • Place of burial
  • Parents’ names and their place of origin

Testaments (wills) may contain the following information:

  • Name of notary public
  • Date and place issued
  • Name of testator
  • Place of residence and sometimes place of origin
  • Age or date of birth
  • Spouse’s name and age or birth date
  • Names of heirs and their ages or birth date and place of residence

How to Use the Record

Search the Collection

To browse the collection by image:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Município"
⇒Select the appropriate "Tipo de registro e anos" which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image 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.

When searching:
As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Portuguese. For help reading the records, see the following resources:

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Don't overlook FHL Place Portugal, Évora items or FHL Keyword Portugal, Évora items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see Portugal Archives and Libraries.

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Contributions to This Article

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Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information (often called citing your sources). This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. 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. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection citation:

“Portugal, Évora, Civil Registration and Miscellaneous Records, 1554-1938.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Évora District Archive.

Image citation:

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Portugal, Évora, Civil Registration and Miscellaneous Records, 1554-1938.

 

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