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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, Santarém, Catholic Church Records collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images can be viewed at a [https://familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch Center] near you.
  
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
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== Record Description  ==
 
== 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.  
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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. The records are housed at the Arquivo Distrital de Santarém.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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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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[[Portugal, Santarém, 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  ==
  
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'''Baptism records''' may contain the following information:  
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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  
 
*Child’s name and gender  
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*Parents’ names and residence
 
*Parents’ names and residence
  
'''Marriage records generally contain the following information:'''
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'''Marriage records''' generally contain the following information:  
  
 
*Marriage date and place  
 
*Marriage date and place  
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*Witnesses’ names
 
*Witnesses’ names
  
'''Death records usually contain the following information:'''
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'''Death records''' usually contain the following information:  
  
 
*Name of the deceased  
 
*Name of the deceased  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
To search this collection, it would be helpful to know the following information:
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=== Search the Collection  ===
  
*Name of ancestor
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'''To browse the collection by image''': <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>
*Date of event
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*Parish of event
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==== Search the Collection  ====
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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.
  
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>
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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.  
  
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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=== Using the Information  ===
 
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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.
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==== Using the Information  ====
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*Use the age to calculate a birth date.  
 
*Use the age to calculate a birth date.  
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*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: [[Portuguese Genealogical Word List]]
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These records are in Portuguese. For help reading the records, see the following resources:  
  
==== Tips to Keep in Mind  ====
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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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=== 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?  ===
  
 
*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.
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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, Santarém, 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://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/Europe/Portugal.pdf Portuguese Genealogical Research]  
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*[[Santarem#Maps|Maps of Santarém]]  
*[http://digitarq.adstr.dgarq.gov.pt/ Arquivo Distrital de Santarém]
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*[[Santarem#History|Histories of Santarém]]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
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*[[Portugal Genealogy|Portugal]]
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*[[Portugal Church Records]]
 
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== Citations for This Collection ==
  
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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, Santarém, Catholic Church Records, 1544-1911.” Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Arquivo Distrital de Santarém [Santaréem District Archives].}}<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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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, Santarém, Catholic Church Records collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images can be viewed at a FamilySearch Center near you.

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. The records are housed at the Arquivo Distrital de Santarém.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Portugal, Santarém, Catholic Church Records, 1544-1911.

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

Search the Collection

To browse the collection by image:
⇒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.

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.

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 reading the records, see the following resources:

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

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Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

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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, Santarém, Catholic Church Records, 1544-1911.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Arquivo Distrital de Santarém [Santaréem District Archives].

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, Santarém, Catholic Church Records, 1544-1911.

 

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