Portugal, Braga, Marriage Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Braga, Portugal
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Location of Braga, Portugal
Record Description
Record Type: Marriage Files
Collection years: 1697-1910
Languages: Portuguese
Title in the Language: Portugal, Braga, Processos de Matrimônio
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University of Minho

What is in the Collection?

This collection includes records from 1697 to 1910.

It contains marriage files created by the Diocese of Braga in Portugal. These files include pre-marriage investigation files, marriage dispensations, and other marriage related documentation.

Collection Contents

Marriage files may include the following information:

  • Groom and Bride’s names, age, origin, marital status and residence
  • Parents’ names and origin
  • Marriage date and location

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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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Citing this Collection

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Collection citation:

“Braga, Catholic Church Records, Marriage Files, 1697-1910.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing University of Minho, Braga.

Image citation:

The image citation will be available once the collection is published.