Portugal Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This index is an electronic database of information. The entries are primarily from the [[International Genealogical Index|International Genealogical Index]] (IGI) along with some entries derived from compiled and original records such as:
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1570 to 1910. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
  
*Family Records
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=== Coverage Table  ===
*Church Records
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*Civil Registration
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The index may also include indexes generated by the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church.  
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The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.  
  
There may be entries that cite one of the following specific sources:
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*"Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850: a Family Register for the People" by James Arnold
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*"Paul Dingwell Genealogical Collection" by Paul Dingwell
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*A county or state vital record registration
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These entries are in this collection for one of the following reasons:
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*They were submitted by private individuals to the LDS Church and as such are part of the IGI resulting in their inclusion in this index.
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*They have been indexed through the internet indexing project sponsored by the LDS Church. If this is the case, the index they are a part of has been included as part of this database.
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The Vital Record Index databases are not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records although some sub-indexes (an index to a set of records within the database) have been found. When we identify a sub-index, we remove it from the database and post it separately on FamilySearch under its appropriate title.
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For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This is an index of some births or baptisms throughout Portugal. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.&nbsp; This index is not complete for any particular place or region.<br>
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This collection includes the years 1570 through 1910. 
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.
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Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Portugal.
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The citation below refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Genealogical Society of Utah. Portugal, Baptisms. &nbsp;Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.<!--bibdescend-->}}
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This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.&nbsp;
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]]. <br>
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=== Record Content  ===
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The key genealogical facts found in birth or baptism index entries may include:
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*Name of the child
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*Gender
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*Names of the parents
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*Birth date
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*Birthplace
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*Baptism date (if the source is a church record)
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*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
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== Coverage Table  ==
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This collection is a partial index of records for the localities listed below as of April 2010. The table below shows the number of records by locality. Localities not listed may not have any records in this collection.
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Most of these records date from the time period indicated in the columns below; however, there may be records before and after these dates. Record counts where the locality information was incomplete are included below under the country name. Because of this, you may wish to search only by country.
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As this is an index of records compiled from various sources, it is strongly recommended that you verify the information in original records. Due to privacy laws not all records may be displayed.<br>
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== How to Use the Record  ==
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== Record Content and Use ==
  
Use this index to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.  
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
  
In birth or baptism records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or baptism, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.
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== How to Use the Record ==
 
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=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection ===
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Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:
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*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
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If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog&catSearchType=film_number Family History Library Catalog].  
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.  
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
[http://www.mygenealogist.com/portugal-genealogy.htm Portugal Genealogy]  
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[http://www.mygenealogist.com/portugal-genealogy.htm Portugal Genealogy]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[[Portugal Catholic Church Records]]  
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*[[Portugal|Portugal]]
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*[[Portugal Catholic Church Records]]
  
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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"Portugal Baptisms, 1570-1910." index, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]): accessed 1 April 2011, entry for Joaquim Norvo Dos Reis, baptized 17 April 1854; citing Church Records, FHL microfilm 1,039,039; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled 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|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|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in 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.
  
"Portugal, Baptisms. 1570-1910" database, FamilySearch (https://.familysearch,org: accessed 30 April 2012), Maria Nunes, 21 January 1839; citing Church Records; FHL microfilm 1,039,039; International Genealogical Index, Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.  
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[[Category:Portugal|Vital]]

Revision as of 16:23, 21 November 2013

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

Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1570 to 1910. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Baptisms, 1570-1910 Marriages, 1670-1910 Deaths, 1640-1910
Beja 15,890 0 0
Coimbra 21,525 3,130 9,206
Évora 8,176 2,890 0
Funchal 61,191 8,950 217
Guarda 0 183 0
Leiria 89,878 12,111 21,364
Lisbon 1,504 0 0
Portalegre 2,205 3,340 0
Porto 29,809 6,576 28,033
Portugal 12,348 6,840 6,750
Setúbal 80,029 2,284 2,168
Viseu 101,799 8,969 32,496
Totals 424,354 55,273 100,234

Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

How to Use the Record

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

Related Websites

Portugal Genealogy

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

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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.

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, Baptisms, 1570-1910." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.