Amapa, Brazil Genealogy
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Guide to State of Amapa family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
The area of Amapá was disputed over from the 16th century until the early 20th century. the course of history. While originally a part of Brazil, the area was overrun by the French in the 18th century, until the 20th century. Finally in 1900 Commision of Geneva ceded the area as a territory of Brazil, which was originally incorporated into the State of Para until 1943 when Amapá became a federal territory. Amapá did not gain statehood until October 5, 1988.
Those interested in obtaining records from Amapá can contact The State of Amapá Cultural Foundation:
Fundação de Estado da Cultura do Amapá - FUNDECAP
Av. Ivaldo Veras s/nº - Jardim Marcozero - Macapá - AP - CEP. 68903-032
Tel: (0**96) 3212-2033