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== Image Visibility  ==
 
== Image Visibility  ==
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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
'''Portugal, Castelo Branco, Registros da Igreja Católica'''
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Portugal, Castelo Branco, Registros da Igreja Católica  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This Collection will include records from 1714 to 1911. The text of the records is in Portuguese.  
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This collection includes 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.  
  
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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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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|title=Portugal, Castelo Branco, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1911
 
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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, Castelo Branco, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1911" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. }}  
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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  ==
  
'''Most baptismal records contain:'''  
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'''Baptism records''' may contain the following information:
  
 
*Date and place of baptism  
 
*Date and place of baptism  
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*Names of maternal grandparents
 
*Names of maternal grandparents
  
'''Most marriage records contain:'''  
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'''Marriage records''' may contain the following information:
  
 
*Date and place of marriage  
 
*Date and place of marriage  
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*Names of the witnesses
 
*Names of the witnesses
  
'''Most death records contain:'''  
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'''Death records''' may contain the following information:
  
 
*Name, age and gender of deceased  
 
*Name, age and gender of deceased  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
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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=== Search the Collection  ===
  
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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'''To browse the collection by image''': <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.  
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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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.
*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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'''When searching''':<br> 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.  
  
 
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
  
====For Help Reading These Records====
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=== For Help Reading These Records ===
  
These records are in Portuguese. For help reading the records, see the
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These records are in Portuguese. For help reading the records, see the following resources:  
following wiki articles:
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[[Portuguese Genealogical Word List]]
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*[[Portuguese Genealogical Word List]]  
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*[[Portuguese Letter-writing Guide]]
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*Learning Center Resources:
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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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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.dholmes.com/master-list/castelo-branco/district-castelo-branco.html Portuguese Genealogist Master List]
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*[[Castelo Branco#Maps|Maps of Castelo Branco]]
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*[[Castelo Branco#History|Histories of Castelo Branco]]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[Portugal Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Portugal Genealogy|Portugal]]
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*[[Castelo Branco]]
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*[[Portugal Catholic Church Records]]
  
 
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== Citations for This Collection ==
  
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]
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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.  
  
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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'''Collection citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Portugal, Castelo Branco, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1911" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Catholic Church parishes, Castelo Branco.}}<br>
  
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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Latest revision as of 18:32, 26 May 2015

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

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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 includes 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.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Portugal, Castelo Branco, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1911.

Record Content

Baptism records may contain the following information:

  • 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

Marriage records may contain the following information:

  • 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

Death records may contain the following information:

  • 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

Search the Collection

To browse the collection by image:
⇒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.

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.

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 resources:

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Don't overlook FHL Place Portugal, Castelo Branco items or FHL Keyword Portugal, Castelo Branco 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.

Known Issues with This Collection

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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 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.


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, Castelo Branco, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1911" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Catholic Church parishes, Castelo Branco.

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, Castelo Branco, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1911.

 

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