Portugal, Beja, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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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, Beja, Catholic Church Records collection is available 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  ==
  
Registros Paroquiais da Igreja Católica do Distrito de Beja, Portugal.
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Registros Paroquiais da Igreja Católica do Distrito de Beja, Portugal  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This is a collection of Catholic Church baptisms, marriages, and deaths for the year of 1881-1911, which were created in parishes of the District of Beja, Portugal. The ecclesiastical jurisdiction for the District of Beja is the Diocese of Beja. This District is divided into 13 municipalities (municípios):  
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These Catholic Church records were created by parishes primarily in the district of Beja but also in the districts of Évora, Faro, and Setúbal, all of which are housed in the Arquivo Distrital de Beja. This collection includes: baptisms, marriages, and deaths between the years 1550 - 1911. Additional images will be published as they become available. This District of Beja is divided into 13 municipalities (municípios):  
  
 
*Aljustrel  
 
*Aljustrel  
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The records were handwritten in Portuguese. Parishes in the District of Beja are part of the Beja Diocese. Each parish priest kept the original register in the parish archive and a duplicate copy was later sent to the Diocesan Archive to keep the records centralized and kept at a higher state of preservation. However, this collection of records is housed at the Beja District Archive. Not all localities may be represented at once. Additional images will be published as they become available.  
 
The records were handwritten in Portuguese. Parishes in the District of Beja are part of the Beja Diocese. Each parish priest kept the original register in the parish archive and a duplicate copy was later sent to the Diocesan Archive to keep the records centralized and kept at a higher state of preservation. However, this collection of records is housed at the Beja District Archive. Not all localities may be represented at once. Additional images will be published as they become available.  
  
=== Record Content  ===
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For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2001878/waypoints Browse]link from the collection landing page.
  
'''Some key genealogical facts found in baptism records are:'''
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
*Date and place of the event
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
*Name of child
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*Date of birth and gender
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*Legitimacy
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*Parents’ names, residence, and/or places of origin
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*Names of witnesses or godparents’ names
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'''Some key genealogical facts found in marriage records are:'''
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{{Collection citation | text= "Portugal, Beja, Catholic Church Records, 1550-1911." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. }}
  
*Date and place of the event
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[[Portugal, Beja District Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
*Names of the bride and groom
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*Civil statuses (widowed, single, divorced) of bride and groom at time of the event
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*Place of origin and/or residence of bride and groom
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*Names of parents
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*Names of witnesses
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'''Some key genealogical facts found in death records are:'''
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== Record Content  ==
  
*Place and date of death
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'''Baptismal records usually contain the following information:'''
*Name of the deceased
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*Civil status of deceased person at time of death
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*Civil status and name of spouse, if married at time of death
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*Cause of death
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*Sometimes names of living parents and children
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*Sometime if the deceased left a testament (will)
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*Place of burial (cemetery)
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== How to Use the Record  ==
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*Date and place of baptism
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*Child's name and gender
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*Child's date and place of birth
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*Parents' names, their occupation and origin
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*Names of paternal grandparents
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*Names of maternal grandparents
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*Names of godparents, their civil status and occupation
  
''This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying appropriate information here.''  
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'''Marriage records usually contain the following information:'''  
  
== Related Websites  ==
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*Date and place of marriage
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*Names of the bride and groom
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*Groom's age, date and place of birth
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*Groom's baptismal date and place
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*Groom's occupation, civil status and origin
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*Names of groom's parents
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*Bride's age, date and place of birth
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*Bride's baptismal date and place
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*Bride's occupation, civil status and origin
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*Names of bride's parents
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*Names of witnesses, their civil status, occupation and residence
  
''This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.''  
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'''Death records usually contain the following information:'''  
  
*[http://adbja.dgarq.gov.pt/ District of Beja Archive (Portuguese)]
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*Place and date of death
*[http://www.diocese-beja.pt/site/index.php Diocese of Beja (Portuguese)]
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*Name, age and gender of deceased
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*Occupation, civil status, origin and residence of deceased
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*Spouse's name, if married
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*Cause of death
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*Parents' names, occupation and origin
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*Sometimes, burial information
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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== How to Use the Record ==
  
''This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to other related wiki articles here.''
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To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒ Select the "District" category<br> ⇒ Select the "Municipality" category<br> ⇒ Select the "Civil Parish" category <br> ⇒ Select the "Parish" category <br> ⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images.<br>
  
[[Portugal Catholic Church Records]]
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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. Keep in mind:
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*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.
  
{{Contributor_invite}}
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====For Help Reading These Records====
  
== Citation for This Collection ==
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These records are in Portuguese. For help reading the records, see the
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following wiki articles:
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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[[Portuguese Genealogical Word List]]
  
<!--bibdescbegin-->Portugal. Catholic Church Parishes in the Beja District. Parish records, 1881-1911. Arquivo Distrital de Beja, Beja, Portugal.<!--bibdescend-->
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].  
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Portugal, Beja District Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== Related Websites ==
  
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.  
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*[http://adbja.dgarq.gov.pt/ District of Beja Archive (Portuguese)]
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*[http://www.diocese-beja.pt/site/index.php Diocese of Beja (Portuguese)]
  
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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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
===== Citation Examples for Records Found in FamilySearch Historical Collections  =====
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*[[Portugal Catholic Church Records]]
  
''The following are examples of records found in different collections. Please help FamilySearch Wiki by replacing these examples with a citation for a record you have found in this collection.''
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
  
'''''Example for an Indexed Collection:'''''
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“Delaware Marriage Records,” database and digital images, FamilySearch ([https://www.familysearch.org]: accessed 4 March 2011), William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, 1890; citing Delaware, State Marriage Records, no. 859, Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
'''''Example for a Browsed 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/2001878/waypoints Portugal, Beja, Catholic Church Records, 1550-1911]
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, FamilySearch ([https://www.familysearch.org]: accessed 28 February, 2012), Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.  
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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.  
  
''When the citation has been replaced with a citation specific to the collection being described, the heading should be changed to '''Citation Examples for Records Found in This Collection''' (Heading 4).''
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].

Revision as of 17:20, 18 October 2013

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

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, Beja, Catholic Church Records collection is available 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

Registros Paroquiais da Igreja Católica do Distrito de Beja, Portugal

Record Description

These Catholic Church records were created by parishes primarily in the district of Beja but also in the districts of Évora, Faro, and Setúbal, all of which are housed in the Arquivo Distrital de Beja. This collection includes: baptisms, marriages, and deaths between the years 1550 - 1911. Additional images will be published as they become available. This District of Beja is divided into 13 municipalities (municípios):

  • Aljustrel
  • Almodôvar
  • Alvito
  • Barrancos
  • Beja
  • Castro Verde
  • Cuba
  • Ferreira do Alentejo
  • Mértola
  • Moura
  • Ourique
  • Serpa
  • Vidigueira

The records were handwritten in Portuguese. Parishes in the District of Beja are part of the Beja Diocese. Each parish priest kept the original register in the parish archive and a duplicate copy was later sent to the Diocesan Archive to keep the records centralized and kept at a higher state of preservation. However, this collection of records is housed at the Beja District Archive. Not all localities may be represented at once. Additional images will be published as they become available.

For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browselink from the collection landing page.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Portugal, Beja, Catholic Church Records, 1550-1911." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Baptismal records usually contain the following information:

  • Date and place of baptism
  • Child's name and gender
  • Child's date and place of birth
  • Parents' names, their occupation and origin
  • Names of paternal grandparents
  • Names of maternal grandparents
  • Names of godparents, their civil status and occupation

Marriage records usually contain the following information:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Names of the bride and groom
  • Groom's age, date and place of birth
  • Groom's baptismal date and place
  • Groom's occupation, civil status and origin
  • Names of groom's parents
  • Bride's age, date and place of birth
  • Bride's baptismal date and place
  • Bride's occupation, civil status and origin
  • Names of bride's parents
  • Names of witnesses, their civil status, occupation and residence

Death records usually contain the following information:

  • Place and date of death
  • Name, age and gender of deceased
  • Occupation, civil status, origin and residence of deceased
  • Spouse's name, if married
  • Cause of death
  • Parents' names, occupation and origin
  • Sometimes, burial information

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 "District" category
⇒ Select the "Municipality" category
⇒ Select the "Civil Parish" category
⇒ Select the "Parish" category
⇒ Select the "Record Type and Years" 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. 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.

For Help Reading These Records

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

Portuguese Genealogical Word List

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We especially need language translations for both content and images. For specific needs, please look for callout boxes throughout the article or visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.


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


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Portugal, Beja, Catholic Church Records, 1550-1911

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.