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Title in the Language of the Record

Portugal, Braga, Processos de Matrimônio

Record Description

This collection will include records from 1697 to 1910.

It contains marriage files created by the Diocese of Braga in Portugal. These files include pre-marriage investigation files, marriage dispensations, and other marriage related documentation. 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.

District Archive of Braga. Portugal, Braga, Marriage Files. University of Minho, Braga.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in most marriage files may include:

  • Groom and Bride’s names, age, origin, marital status and residence
  • Parents’ names and origin
  • Marriage date and location

How to Use the Record

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the distrito
⇒ Select the município
⇒ Select the freguesia
⇒ Select the paróquia
⇒ Select the tipo de registro e anos 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.

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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 also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

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

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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