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Title in the Language of the Record

Portugal, Braga, Processos de Habilitação Sacerdotal

Record Description

This collection will include 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.

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

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

These records may include:

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

How to Use the Record

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

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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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