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== Title in the Language of the Record ==
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== What Is in the Collection? ==
  
Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Registros da Igreja Católica
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These records are in Portuguese. This collection will include baptism, marriage, and burial records created by various Catholic parishes and diocese in the state of Rio de Janeiro from 1616 to 1980.
  
== Record Description  ==
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Additional images will be published as they become available.
  
These records are in Portuguese. This collection will include baptism, marriage, and death records created by various Catholic parishes and diocese in the state of Rio de Janeiro from 1616 to 1980. Additional images will be published as they become available.  
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The records are written in [[Brazil Language and Languages|Portuguese]]; see the section "For Help Reading these Records" for access to translation helps.  
  
 
For additional details about these records and help using them see the wiki article: [[Brazil Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
 
For additional details about these records and help using them see the wiki article: [[Brazil Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
  
== Record Content  ==
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===To Browse This Collection===
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For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the wiki article: [[Brazil Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
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== Collection Content ==
  
Baptism records usually include the following information:  
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=== Sample Images  ===
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The information found in each record varies by year.
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Image:Brazil Rio de Janeiro Catholic Church Records(PPQ13-0515)DGS004625118Image298Baptism.jpg|Baptism Record
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'''Baptism records''' generally include the following information:  
  
 
*Date of baptism  
 
*Date of baptism  
 
*Place of baptism  
 
*Place of baptism  
*Name of child
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*Name  
*Child's birth date  
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*Birth date  
*Child's place of birth  
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*Place of birth  
 
*Legitimacy  
 
*Legitimacy  
 
*Parents' names  
 
*Parents' names  
 
*Godparents' names
 
*Godparents' names
  
Marriage records usually include the following information:  
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Image:Brazil Rio de Janeiro Catholic Church Records(PPQ13-0515)DGS004625137Image31Marriage.jpg|Marriage Record
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'''Marriage records''' may include the following:  
  
 
*Date of marriage  
 
*Date of marriage  
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*Names of groom and bride  
 
*Names of groom and bride  
 
*Groom's place of birth  
 
*Groom's place of birth  
*Groom's age, baptism date and residence  
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*Groom's age, baptism date, and residence  
 
*Groom's legitimacy  
 
*Groom's legitimacy  
 
*Groom's parents' names  
 
*Groom's parents' names  
 
*Bride’s place of birth  
 
*Bride’s place of birth  
*Bride's age, baptism date and residence  
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*Bride's age, baptism date, and residence  
 
*Bride’s legitimacy  
 
*Bride’s legitimacy  
 
*Bride's parents' names  
 
*Bride's parents' names  
*Witness' names
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*Witnesses' names
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Image:Brazil Rio de Janeiro Catholic Church Records(PPQ13-0515)DGS004001333Image73Death.jpg|Burial Record
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Death records usually include the following information:  
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'''Burial records''' usually include:  
  
*Date of death
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*Date and place of registration
*Place of death  
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*Registrant's name
*Name and age of deceased  
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*Date, place, and time of death  
*Marital status of deceased and spouse’s name
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*Name and age of deceased (keep in mind that death records for women may be filed under their married name)
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*Deceased's marital status/name of spouse
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*Deceased's origin and residence
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*Legitimacy
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*Cause of death
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*Names of deceased's parents
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*Residence of parents
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*Names of witnesses
 
*Burial place
 
*Burial place
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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:{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1719212 Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Catholic Church Records, 1616-1980]. Click on camera icon to see images.}}
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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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, age, and family relationships.
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Some record sets have indexes; these indexes were created at the end of the year. Copy errors could have been made in the index, so you want to find the actual record to verify the information is correct. Using the index is a helpful way to find the actual record.
  
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 appropriate "Municipality" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Parish" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years", which takes you to the images
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See the sections below for tips and uses for searching and finding the record of your ancestor in this collection and using the information in the record.
  
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:
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If you are unable to find a record for your ancestor in this collection, see the corresponding section below.  
  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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'''To search by image:'''<br> To Browse the collection you will need to follow this series of links: <br> ⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Municipality" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Parish" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years", which takes you to the images
*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.
 
  
==== For Help Reading These Records  ====
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Look at the image and compare the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.
  
These records are in Portuguese. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:
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== For Help Reading These Records  ==
  
*[[Portuguese Genealogical Word List]] <br>
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These records are in Portuguese. For help reading the records see the following guides:
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*[[Portuguese Genealogical Word List]]  
 
*[[Brazil Language and Languages]]
 
*[[Brazil Language and Languages]]
  
== Known Issues with This Collection ==
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, 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.  
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*Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.
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*Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth of each partner to find a couple's birth records and parents' names.
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*Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in census records [[Brazil Census]].  
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*Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.  
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*The name of a marriage officiator is a clue to their religion or area of residence in the county. However, ministers may have reported marriages performed in other counties.  
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*Compile the marriage entries for every person who has the same surname as the bride or groom; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.
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*Use the marital status to identify previous marriages.  
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*Witnesses often were relatives of the parents.
  
== Related Websites ==
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== Tips to Keep in Mind ==
  
[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/Brazil.pdf Brazil Research Help]
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When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.  
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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For death records, the information in records is usually reliable, but depends upon the knowledge of the informant.
  
*[[Brazil Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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Regarding marriage and death records, name changes, shortened names, or nicknames may have been used by your ancestors, so pay attention to other relationships (parents, spouse, siblings, children, etc.) that can confirm whether you have the right person/record.
*[[Brazil Church Records]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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Continue to search the marriage records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the bride and groom who may have married in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.
  
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Continue to search the indexes and records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have lived in the same area or a nearby area.
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== What If I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For? ==
  
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/1719212/waypoints Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Catholic Church Records, 1616-1980]
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A boundary change could have occurred and the record of you ancestor is now in a neighboring. Search the records and indexes of neighboring cities, provinces, and regions.
  
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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Civil Registration records are also a good substitute when birth, marriage, and death records can’t be found or are unavailable.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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*[[Brazil Civil Registration- Vital Records]]
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*[[Brazil Civil Registration (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
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Or your ancestor immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or immigration/emigration records:
  
{{Collection citation|text = Municipal Civil Registry Offices in Rio Grande do Sul. Civil Registration. Arquivo Publico do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Allegre.}}
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[[Brazil Emigration and Immigration]]
  
[[Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul Civil Registration (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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== Known Issues With This Collection  ==
  
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Brazil-Rio-de-Janeiro-Catholic-Church-Records-1616-1980-known-issues&lang=en 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.
  
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. {{Collection citation| text = “Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Catholic Church Records, 1616-1980.” Images. ''FamilySearch.'' http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.}}<br>
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?  ==
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== Citing This Collection ==
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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image. <br><br>'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation| text = “Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Catholic Church Records, 1616-1980.” Images. ''FamilySearch''. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Paróquias Católicas ,Rio di Janeiro [Catholic Church parishes, Rio di Janeiro].}}
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Record Type: Church
Collection years: 1616-1980
Languages: Portuguese
Title in the Language: Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Registros da Igreja Católica
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What Is in the Collection?

These records are in Portuguese. This collection will include baptism, marriage, and burial records created by various Catholic parishes and diocese in the state of Rio de Janeiro from 1616 to 1980.

Additional images will be published as they become available.

The records are written in Portuguese; see the section "For Help Reading these Records" for access to translation helps.

For additional details about these records and help using them see the wiki article: Brazil Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records).

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Catholic Church Records, 1616-1980.

Collection Content

Sample Images

The information found in each record varies by year.

Baptism records generally include the following information:

  • Date of baptism
  • Place of baptism
  • Name
  • Birth date
  • Place of birth
  • Legitimacy
  • Parents' names
  • Godparents' names

Marriage records may include the following:

  • Date of marriage
  • Place of marriage
  • Names of groom and bride
  • Groom's place of birth
  • Groom's age, baptism date, and residence
  • Groom's legitimacy
  • Groom's parents' names
  • Bride’s place of birth
  • Bride's age, baptism date, and residence
  • Bride’s legitimacy
  • Bride's parents' names
  • Witnesses' names

Burial records usually include:

  • Date and place of registration
  • Registrant's name
  • Date, place, and time of death
  • Name and age of deceased (keep in mind that death records for women may be filed under their married name)
  • Deceased's marital status/name of spouse
  • Deceased's origin and residence
  • Legitimacy
  • Cause of death
  • Names of deceased's parents
  • Residence of parents
  • Names of witnesses
  • Burial place

How Do I Search the Collection?

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, age, and family relationships.

Some record sets have indexes; these indexes were created at the end of the year. Copy errors could have been made in the index, so you want to find the actual record to verify the information is correct. Using the index is a helpful way to find the actual record.

See the sections below for tips and uses for searching and finding the record of your ancestor in this collection and using the information in the record.

If you are unable to find a record for your ancestor in this collection, see the corresponding section below.

To search by image:
To Browse the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the appropriate "Municipality"
⇒Select the appropriate "Parish"
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type and Years", which takes you to the images

Look at the image and compare the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

For Help Reading These Records

These records are in Portuguese. For help reading the records see the following guides:

What Do I Do Next?

  • Use the marriage date and place as the basis for compiling a new family group or for verifying existing information.
  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth of each partner to find a couple's birth records and parents' names.
  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in census records Brazil Census.
  • Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
  • The name of a marriage officiator is a clue to their religion or area of residence in the county. However, ministers may have reported marriages performed in other counties.
  • Compile the marriage entries for every person who has the same surname as the bride or groom; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual.
  • Use the marital status to identify previous marriages.
  • Witnesses often were relatives of the parents.

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.

For death records, the information in records is usually reliable, but depends upon the knowledge of the informant.

Regarding marriage and death records, name changes, shortened names, or nicknames may have been used by your ancestors, so pay attention to other relationships (parents, spouse, siblings, children, etc.) that can confirm whether you have the right person/record.

Continue to search the marriage records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the bride and groom who may have married in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.

Continue to search the indexes and records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have lived in the same area or a nearby area.

What If I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For?

A boundary change could have occurred and the record of you ancestor is now in a neighboring. Search the records and indexes of neighboring cities, provinces, and regions.

Civil Registration records are also a good substitute when birth, marriage, and death records can’t be found or are unavailable.

Or your ancestor immigrated to another country. Search the records of nearby areas or immigration/emigration records:

Brazil Emigration and Immigration

Known Issues With This Collection

60x60px|Important.png Problems with this collection?
Veja uma lista de problemas conhecidos, soluções alternativas, dicas, restrições, correções futuras, notícias e outras informações úteis.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to 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.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

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


Citing This Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:

“Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Catholic Church Records, 1616-1980.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Paróquias Católicas ,Rio di Janeiro [Catholic Church parishes, Rio di Janeiro].


Image Citation

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Catholic Church Records, 1616-1980.