Portugal, Castelo Branco, 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, Castelo Branco, Catholic Church Records collection is available only&nbsp;to the members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. These images are available on microfilm for viewing at a [https://www.familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch Cente]r; for instructions, see [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Ordering_Microfilm_or_Microfiche_from_a_Family_History_Center Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche].
  
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
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Portugal, Castelo Branco, Registros da Igreja Católica
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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This Collection will include records from 1714 to 1911. The text of the records is in Portuguese.
  
 
Copies of baptism, marriage, and burial records created by Catholic parishes in the district of Castelo Branco. Additional images will be published as they become available.  
 
Copies of baptism, marriage, and burial records created by Catholic parishes in the district of Castelo Branco. Additional images will be published as they become available.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/2013604/waypoints Browse]link from the collection landing page.  
 
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The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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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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[[Portugal, Castelo Branco, Catholic Church Records (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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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
  
'''Key genealogical information found in most baptismal records:'''  
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'''Most baptismal records contain:'''  
  
*Date and place of the event
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*Date and place of baptism
*Name of the person baptized
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*Name and gender of child
*Gender and date of birth or age
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*Child's date and place of birth  
*If legitimate or illegitimate
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*Father's name, occupation and origin
*Parents’ names and residence or places of origin  
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*Mother's maiden name, and origin  
*Names of the paternal and maternal grandparents  
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*Names of paternal grandparents  
*Names of the godparents
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*Names of maternal grandparents
  
'''Key genealogical information found in most marriage records:'''  
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'''Most marriage records contain:'''  
  
*Date and place of the event
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*Date and place of marriage
*Names of the bride and groom  
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*Names of the groom and bride
*Sometimes their civil statuses (widowed, single, divorced) at the time of the event
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*Groom's age, civil status, occupation and origin
*Places of origin or residence of the bride and groom  
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*Groom's date and place of baptism
*Parents’ names and their civil statuses
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*Names of groom's parents
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*Bride's age, civil status, occupation and origin
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*Bride's date and place of baptism
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*Names of bride's parents
 
*Names of the witnesses
 
*Names of the witnesses
  
'''Key genealogical information found in most deaths records:'''  
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'''Most death records contain:'''  
  
*Place and date where the person died
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*Name, age and gender of deceased
*Name of the deceased
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*Date and place of death
*Civil status and name of the spouse, if married at the time of death
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*Civil status and and place of origin
*Place of burial
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*Spouse's name, if married  
*Parents’ names  
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*Parents' names, if deceased is a minor
*Cause of death
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*Names of children
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*Burial information
  
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
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To search this collection <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "District" where you ancestors lived <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Municipality" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Civil Parish" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Parish" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" and you will see images of those 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:
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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.
  
 
When browsing this collection it is helpful to know the following:  
 
When browsing this collection it is helpful to know the following:  
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*The name of the parents or spouse
 
*The name of the parents or spouse
  
To search this collection select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the Distrito where you ancestors lived ⇒Select the appropriate Município ⇒Select the appropriate Freguesia ⇒Select the appropriate Paróquia ⇒Select the record type, and you should see images of those records.
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==== For Help Reading These Records  ====
  
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family.  
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These records are in Portuguese. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
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[[Portuguese Genealogical Word List]]
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Portugal, Castelo Branco, 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.  
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.dholmes.com/master-list/castelo-branco/district-castelo-branco.html Portuguese Genealogist Master List]
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[http://www.dholmes.com/master-list/castelo-branco/district-castelo-branco.html Portuguese Genealogist Master List]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[Portugal Baptism (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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[[Portugal Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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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/2013604/waypoints Portugal, Castelo Branco, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1911]
  
 
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.  
 
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]].  
 
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  ===
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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.
  
{{Incomplete Citations}}  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Portugal, Castelo Branco, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1911" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. }}  
  
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; 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. When the citation has been replaced with a citation specific to the collection being described, the heading should be changed to “Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection” in Heading style 3.
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[[Portugal, Castelo Branco, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]

Revision as of 16:16, 21 November 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, Castelo Branco, Catholic Church Records collection is available only to the members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. These images are available on microfilm for viewing at a FamilySearch Center; for instructions, see Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche.

Title in the Language of the Record

Portugal, Castelo Branco, Registros da Igreja Católica

Record Description

This Collection will include records from 1714 to 1911. The text of the records is in Portuguese.

Copies of baptism, marriage, and burial records created by Catholic parishes in the district of Castelo Branco. Additional images will be published as they become available.

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

Record Content

Most baptismal records contain:

  • Date and place of baptism
  • Name and gender of child
  • Child's date and place of birth
  • Father's name, occupation and origin
  • Mother's maiden name, and origin
  • Names of paternal grandparents
  • Names of maternal grandparents

Most marriage records contain:

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

Most death records contain:

  • Name, age and gender of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Civil status and and place of origin
  • Spouse's name, if married
  • Parents' names, if deceased is a minor
  • Names of children
  • Burial information

How to Use the Record

To search this collection
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "District" where you ancestors lived
⇒Select the appropriate "Municipality"
⇒Select the appropriate "Civil Parish"
⇒Select the appropriate "Parish"
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years" and you will see images of those records.

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.

When browsing this collection it is helpful to know the following:

  • The place where the event occurred
  • The name and surname of the person
  • The approximate date of the event
  • The name of the parents or spouse

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

Portuguese Genealogist Master List

Related Wiki Articles

Portugal Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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.

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, Castelo Branco, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1911

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.

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, Castelo Branco, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1911" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.