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Registros e Aplicações de Pasaportes, Portugal
This collection of passport records includes the years 1800-1946. Collection of passport registers and passport application files are housed at the Arquivo Distrital de Braga, University of Minho, Portugal. Additional images will be published as they become available.
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- District or Municipal Offices. Passports, 1846-1946. Braga District Archive (Arquivo Distrital de Braga), Portugal.
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- Place of origin
- Departure and arrival
- Name of principal
- Name of spouse and children, if traveling together
- Age or date of birth
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“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.