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*'''Birth, Marriage, and Death Information:''' There was no government-mandated record of birth, marriage, or death until 2850, where the Catholic Church was required to keep the birth and death records for the government. The Catholic Church continued to do so until 1870, where n the records were moved to the Justice of the peace.<br> Prior to that date, all such events were recorded by the Catholic Church. [[Brazil Church Records|Learn more about Brazil Catholic Church Records.]]
 
*'''Birth, Marriage, and Death Information:''' There was no government-mandated record of birth, marriage, or death until 2850, where the Catholic Church was required to keep the birth and death records for the government. The Catholic Church continued to do so until 1870, where n the records were moved to the Justice of the peace.<br> Prior to that date, all such events were recorded by the Catholic Church. [[Brazil Church Records|Learn more about Brazil Catholic Church Records.]]
 
*'''Finding Parents:''' [[Brazil Church Records|Catholic church records]] frequently recorded the parents and grandparents of the person being baptized or married. This tradition was carried into [[Brazil Civil Registration|civil registration records]].
 
*'''Finding Parents:''' [[Brazil Church Records|Catholic church records]] frequently recorded the parents and grandparents of the person being baptized or married. This tradition was carried into [[Brazil Civil Registration|civil registration records]].
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== Brazil Record Finder  ==
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This Record Finder is designed to help you determine the best record to search for the type of information you are looking for. For a more complete list, visit [[Portugal Record Selection Table|Portugal Record Finder]].
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#CFF3FF" align="left" | '''What you are looking for:'''
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| width="35%" bgcolor="#CFF3FF" align="left" | '''Try these records first:'''
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| width="35%" bgcolor="#CFF3FF" align="left" | '''Other useful records:'''
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| Age
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| [[Brazil Church Records|Church Records]], [[Brazil Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
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| [[Brazil Census|Census]], [[Brazil Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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| Birth date and birthplace
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| [[Brazil Church Records|Church Records]], [[Brazil Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
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| [[Brazil Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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| Death information
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| [[Brazil Church Records|Church Records]], [[Brazil Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
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| Newspapers, [[Brazil Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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| Marriage information
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| [[Brazil Church Records|Church Records]], [[Brazil Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
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| [[Brazil Census|Census]],
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| Emigration information
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| [[Brazil Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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| [[Brazil Census|Census]], [[Brazil Biography|Biography]], Naturalization and Citizenship
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| Parents, children, and other family members
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| [[Brazil Church Records|Church Records]], [[Brazil Civil Registration|Civil Registration]], Directories
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| Newspapers, [[Brazil Biography|Biography]], [[Brazil Court Records|Court Records]]
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| Language helps
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| [[Portuguese Genealogical Word List|Word List]], Handwriting
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| [[Brazil Language and Languages]]
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[[Category:Brazil Research_Guidance]]
 
[[Category:Brazil Research_Guidance]]

Revision as of 14:15, 25 July 2017

Brazil Research Topics
Brazil flag
Beginning Research
Record Types
Brazil Background
Cultural Groups
Local Research Resources
Moderator
The FamilySearch moderator for Brazil is Giuseppe Martinengo

Brazil Research Strategies[edit | edit source]

Brazil Beginning Research
BYU Research Outline for Brazil
Getting Started
"How to" Guides
Portuguese Genealogical Word List
Reading Portuguese Handwritten Records"
Record Collections Available at FamilySearch for Brazil

Brazil Research Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Birth, Marriage, and Death Information: There was no government-mandated record of birth, marriage, or death until 2850, where the Catholic Church was required to keep the birth and death records for the government. The Catholic Church continued to do so until 1870, where n the records were moved to the Justice of the peace.
    Prior to that date, all such events were recorded by the Catholic Church. Learn more about Brazil Catholic Church Records.
  • Finding Parents: Catholic church records frequently recorded the parents and grandparents of the person being baptized or married. This tradition was carried into civil registration records.

Brazil Record Finder[edit | edit source]

This Record Finder is designed to help you determine the best record to search for the type of information you are looking for. For a more complete list, visit Portugal Record Finder.

What you are looking for: Try these records first: Other useful records:
Age Church Records, Civil Registration Census, Emigration and Immigration
Birth date and birthplace Church Records, Civil Registration Emigration and Immigration
Death information Church Records, Civil Registration Newspapers, Cemeteries
Marriage information Church Records, Civil Registration Census,
Emigration information Emigration and Immigration Census, Biography, Naturalization and Citizenship
Parents, children, and other family members Church Records, Civil Registration, Directories Newspapers, Biography, Court Records
Language helps Word List, Handwriting Brazil Language and Languages