Portugal, Braga, Priest Application Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection will include records from 1596 to 1911.  
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This collection includes records from 1596 to 1911.  
  
 
The collection includes priest application files created by the Catholic Church in the district of Braga. These files consist of documentation created during the process of proving the applicant's eligibility to become a member of the Catholic clergy, including genealogies and pedigrees. The text of the records is in Portuguese.  
 
The collection includes priest application files created by the Catholic Church in the district of Braga. These files consist of documentation created during the process of proving the applicant's eligibility to become a member of the Catholic clergy, including genealogies and pedigrees. The text of the records is in Portuguese.  
  
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/2125025/waypoints Browse]link from the collection landing page.
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== Record Content  ==
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'''Application records''' may include the following information:
  
 
*Applicant's full name  
 
*Applicant's full name  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
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===Search the Collection===
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'''To browse the collection by image''':<br> ⇒Select the "Distrito" (or Locality 1) category <br> ⇒Select the "Município" (or Locality 2) category <br> ⇒Select the "Freguesia" (or Locality 3) category <br> ⇒Select the "Tipo de registro e anos" category which takes you to the images.
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links: <br> ⇒Select the "Distrito" category <br> ⇒Select the "Município" category <br> ⇒Select the "Freguesia" category <br> ⇒Select the "Tipo de registro e anos" category which takes you to the images.  
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Search the collection by image 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.
  
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:
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'''When searching''': <br>
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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.
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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=== For Help Reading These Records  ===
*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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These records are in Portuguese. For help reading the records, see the following resources:  
 
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*[[Portuguese Genealogical Word List]]
These records are in Portuguese. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:  
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*[[Portuguese Letter-writing Guide]]
 
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*Learning Center Resources:
[[Portuguese Genealogical Word List]]  
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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://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Braga Braga]
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[[Braga#Maps|Maps of Braga]]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
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*[[Portugal]]
*[[Portugal, Diocese of Braga Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Braga]]
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*[[Portugal Catholic Church Records]]
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*[[Portugal, Diocese of Braga Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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==Citations for This Collection==
 
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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.
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/2125025/waypoints Portugal, Braga, Priest Application Files (Genere et Moribus), 1596-1911]
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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.  
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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]].
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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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.  
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{{Collection citation| text =“Portugal, Braga, Catholic Church Records, Priest Application Files, 1596-1911.”  Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Arquivo Distrital de Braga.}}  
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{{Collection citation| text =“Portugal, Braga, Catholic Church Records, Priest Application Files, 1596-1911.”  Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Braga District Archives.}}<br>
  
[[Portugal, Braga, Priest Application Files (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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Revision as of 19:59, 29 July 2014

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

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Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Portugal, Braga, Processos de Habilitação Sacerdotal

Record Description

This collection includes records from 1596 to 1911.

The collection includes priest application files created by the Catholic Church in the district of Braga. These files consist of documentation created during the process of proving the applicant's eligibility to become a member of the Catholic clergy, including genealogies and pedigrees. The text of the records is in Portuguese.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Portugal, Braga, Priest Application Files (Genere et Moribus), 1596-1911.

Record Content

Application records may include the following information:

  • Applicant's full name
  • Applicant's legitimacy
  • Parents' names
  • Names of paternal grandparents
  • Names of maternal grandparents

How to Use the Record

Search the Collection

To browse the collection by image:
⇒Select the "Distrito" (or Locality 1) category
⇒Select the "Município" (or Locality 2) category
⇒Select the "Freguesia" (or Locality 3) category
⇒Select the "Tipo de registro e anos" category which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image 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.

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, Braga items or FHL Keyword Portugal, Braga 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.

Related Websites

Maps of Braga

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.


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, Braga, Catholic Church Records, Priest Application Files, 1596-1911.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Braga District Archives.

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, Braga, Priest Application Files (Genere et Moribus), 1596-1911.