Portugal, Santarém, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Title in the Language of the Record ==
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== Title in the Language of the Record ==
Portugal, Santarém, Registros Paroquiais
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== Record Description ==
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Portugal, Santarém, Registros Paroquiais
This collection includes Catholic Church records created by parishes in the district of Santarém. These records include: baptisms, marriages, and deaths. Additional images will be published as they become available. The records are housed at the Arquivo Distrital de Santarém.
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=== Citation for This Collection ===
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== Record Description  ==
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, Santarém, Catholic Church Records, 1881-1911.” Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Arquivo Distrital de Santarém.}}
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This collection includes Catholic Church records created by parishes in the district of Santarém. These records include: baptisms, marriages, and deaths. The text of the records is in Portuguese. Additional images will be published as they become available. The records are housed at the Arquivo Distrital de Santarém.  
  
[[Portugal, Santarém, Catholic Church 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 ==
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'''These baptism records may contain the following information:'''
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Image:Portugal, Santarém, Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)Marriage Record7474585.jpg|Marriage Record  
*Child’s name and gender
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Image:Portugal Santarém Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)Baptism Record7474129.jpg|Baptism Record
*Date and place of baptism
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Image:Portugal Santarém Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)Death Record7474914.jpg|Death Record
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'''Baptism records may contain the following information:'''  
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*Child’s name and gender  
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*Date and place of baptism  
 
*Parents’ names and residence
 
*Parents’ names and residence
  
'''These marriage records generally contain the following information:'''  
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'''Marriage records generally contain the following information:'''  
*Marriage date and place
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*Bride’s name, age, origin and residence
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*Marriage date and place  
*Groom’s name, age, origin, residence and occupation
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*Bride’s name, age, origin and residence  
*Parents’ names
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*Groom’s name, age, origin, residence and occupation  
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*Parents’ names  
 
*Witnesses’ names
 
*Witnesses’ names
  
'''These death records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Death records usually contain the following information:'''  
*Name of the deceased
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*Age, gender, origin and residence
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*Name of the deceased  
*Date and place of death
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*Age, gender, origin and residence  
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*Date and place of death  
 
*Witnesses’ names
 
*Witnesses’ names
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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== How to Use the Record ==
To search this collection, it would be helpful to know the following information:
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*Name of ancestor
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To search this collection, it would be helpful to know the following information:  
*Date of event
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*Name of ancestor  
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*Date of event  
 
*Parish of event
 
*Parish of event
  
====Search the Collection====  
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==== Search the Collection ====
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>
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To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links: <br> ⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page <br> ⇒Select the "District" category <br> ⇒Select the "Municipality" category <br> ⇒Select the "Civil Parish" category <br> ⇒Select the "Parish" category <br> ⇒Select the "Record Type and Years" category which takes you to the images.<br>  
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>
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⇒ Select the " Distrito" category<br>
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⇒ Select the "Município" category<br>
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⇒ Select the "Freguesia" category<br>
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⇒ Select the "Paróquia" category<br>
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⇒ Select the "Tipo de registro e anos" category which takes you to the images.<br>
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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.
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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:
  
====Using the Information====
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
*Use the age to calculate a birth date.
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
*Birth and marriage records usually give the parents’ names. Look for records of the parents.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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==== Using the Information ====
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*Use the age to calculate a birth date.  
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*Birth and marriage records usually give the parents’ names. Look for records of the parents.  
 
*The same parish may include records for siblings or other family members.
 
*The same parish may include records for siblings or other family members.
  
====For Help Reading These Records====
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==== For Help Reading These Records ====
These records are in Portuguese. For help with reading the records, see the following wiki article:  
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[[Portuguese Genealogical Word List]]
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These records are in Portuguese. For help with reading the records, see the following wiki article: [[Portuguese Genealogical Word List]]  
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==== Tips to Keep in Mind  ====
  
====Tips to Keep in Mind====
 
 
*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.  
 
*When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.  
 
*Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who records in the same or nearby parishes.
 
*Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who records in the same or nearby parishes.
  
====Unable to Find your Ancestor?====
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==== Unable to Find your Ancestor? ====
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*Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. In addition local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.  
 
*Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. In addition local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.  
 
*Search the records of nearby parishes.
 
*Search the records of nearby parishes.
  
== Related Websites ==
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== Related Websites ==
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Europe/Portugal.pdf Portuguese Genealogical Research]
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Europe/Portugal.pdf Portuguese Genealogical Research]  
 
*[http://digitarq.adstr.dgarq.gov.pt/ Arquivo Distrital de Santarém]
 
*[http://digitarq.adstr.dgarq.gov.pt/ Arquivo Distrital de Santarém]
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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== Related Wiki Articles ==
*[[Portugal Church Records]]
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== 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/2128189/waypoints Portugal, Santarém, Catholic Church Records, 1881-1911]
  
== 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.  
 
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]].
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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]].  
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
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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 Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.
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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, Santarém, Catholic Church Records, 1881-1911.Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Arquivo Distrital de Santarém.}}

Revision as of 15:53, 20 December 2013

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

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Portugal, Santarém, Registros Paroquiais

Record Description

This collection includes Catholic Church records created by parishes in the district of Santarém. These records include: baptisms, marriages, and deaths. The text of the records is in Portuguese. Additional images will be published as they become available. The records are housed at the Arquivo Distrital de Santarém.

Record Content

Baptism records may contain the following information:

  • Child’s name and gender
  • Date and place of baptism
  • Parents’ names and residence

Marriage records generally contain the following information:

  • Marriage date and place
  • Bride’s name, age, origin and residence
  • Groom’s name, age, origin, residence and occupation
  • Parents’ names
  • Witnesses’ names

Death records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Age, gender, origin and residence
  • Date and place of death
  • Witnesses’ names

How to Use the Record

To search this collection, it would be helpful to know the following information:

  • Name of ancestor
  • Date of event
  • Parish of event

Search the Collection

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "District" category
⇒Select the "Municipality" category
⇒Select the "Civil Parish" category
⇒Select the "Parish" category
⇒Select the "Record Type and Years" 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. 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.

Using the Information

  • Use the age to calculate a birth date.
  • Birth and marriage records usually give the parents’ names. Look for records of the parents.
  • The same parish may include records for siblings or other family members.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Portuguese. For help with reading the records, see the following wiki article: Portuguese Genealogical Word List

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who records in the same or nearby parishes.

Unable to Find your Ancestor?

  • Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. In addition local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
  • Search the records of nearby parishes.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Portugal Church Records

Contributions to This Article

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Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


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, Santarém, Catholic Church Records, 1881-1911

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, Santarém, Catholic Church Records, 1881-1911.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Arquivo Distrital de Santarém.