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

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Title in the Language of the Record

Portugal, Beja, registros vários

Record Description

This collection will include records from 1609-1950. These records include diocesan marriage files, marriages dispensations, marriage impediments, priest application files, registers of non-Catholic births, civil registration births, marriages, deaths, legitimization records, passport application files, passport registers, and censuses of military-age men. The records are housed at the Arquivo Distrital de Beja. Additional images will be published as they become available.

=== 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.

“Portugal, Beja, Miscellaneous Records, 1609-1950.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Arquivo Distrital de Beja.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:

  • Name
  • Date and place of event
  • Date and place of birth
  • Residence
  • Family members

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "District"
⇒Select the appropriate "Municipality"
⇒Select the appropriate "Freguesia"
⇒Select the appropriate "Parish"
⇒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.

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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

“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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