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== Title in the Language of the Record ==
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== Title in the Language of the Record ==
  
Listas de Passageiros do Porto de São Salvador, Bahia, Brasil.
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Brasil, Bahia, Porto de São Salvador, Listas de Passageiros
  
== Collection Time Period ==
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== Record Description ==
  
This collection of passenger arrival lists into Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, includes the years 1855-1964.  
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This collection of passenger arrival lists into the port of São Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, includes the years 1855-1964.  
  
== Record Description  ==
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The records are in Portuguese; see the section "For Help Reading these Records" for access to translation helps.
  
Passenger lists from the Sea Port of Salvador in the State of Bahia, Brazil.
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=== Record Content  ===
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== Record Content  ==
  
'''Key genealogical facts found in passenger lists may include:'''
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Image:Brazil Bahia Port of Sao Salvador Passenger Lists (PPQ11-0595)DGS100347878Image34PassList With Callout.jpg|Passenger List
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'''Passenger lists''' may include the following information:
 
*Name of passenger  
 
*Name of passenger  
 
*Age  
 
*Age  
*Occupation  
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*Marital status
*Port of destination
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*Nationality
*Port of embarkation
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*Occupation
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*Date of arrival to Brazil
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*Port of arrival
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*Port of departure
 
*Sometimes place of origin or birth place
 
*Sometimes place of origin or birth place
  
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
To begin your search, it is helpful to know the full name of your ancestor and the approximate date of immigration. Compare the information in the record to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct person. You may need to compare the information of more than one person to make this determination.  
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These records may be used to document your immigrant ancestor's trip to Brazil, but do not overlook the possibility of finding ancestors that were merely vacationing, visiting relatives, or traveling on business.
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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.
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If you are unable to find a record for your ancestor in this collection, see the corresponding section below.
  
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family.
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Read this article to help you search names [http://www.ancestry.com/cs/Satellite?childpagename=USLearningCenter%2FLearning_C%2FPageDefault&pagename=LearningWrapper&cid=1265125628231 5 Ways to Win the Name Game]
  
For example, you can use passenger lists to:
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=== Search the Collection ===
  
*Learn an immigrant’s place of origin
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'''To search by image:'''<br> 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 "Número de volume e anos" (Volume Number and Years) category which takes you to the images.<br>
*Confirm their date of arrival
 
*Learn foreign names and their Portuguese translations
 
*Find records in his or her country of origin such as emigrations, port records, or ship’s manifests
 
  
You may also find these tips helpful:
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Search the collection by image 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.
  
*If your ancestor had a common name, be sure to look at all the entries for a name before you decide which is correct.
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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. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.  
*Continue to search the passenger lists to identify siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same or other generations who may have immigrated at the same time.
 
*If your ancestor has an uncommon surname, you may want to obtain the passenger list of every person who shares your ancestor’s surname if they lived in the same area or nearby. You may not know how or if they are related, but the information could lead you to more information about your own ancestors.
 
  
If you do not find the name you are looking for, try the following:
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=== For Help Reading these Records ===
  
*Check for variant spellings of the name.
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These records are in Portuguese. For help reading the records see the following guides:
*Look for an index. Records are often indexed by local historical and genealogical societies.  
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*[[Portuguese Genealogical Word List]]
*Search the passenger lists year by year.
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*[[Brazil Language and Languages]]
*Search the indexes of other port cities.
 
  
== Record History  ==
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=== Using the Information ===
  
The passenger arrival list was used by legal inspectors to cross-examine each immigrant during a legal inspection prior to the person being allowed to live in Brazil. As immigrants arrived to the port of Salvador, they were registered by the Agência Central de Imigração (Central Agency for Immigration).  
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You can use passenger lists to learn an immigrant’s place of origin, confirm their date of arrival, learn foreign names and their Portuguese translations, and find records in his or her country of origin such as emigrations, port records, or ship’s manifests.
  
=== Why the Record Was Created  ===
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If just the country is given, use the last name to search for your ancestor and his/her family in his/her home country; this is called a surname search and helps to pinpoint what cities/provinces/states were the hometowns of families.
  
Passenger lists were issued at time of embarkation to account and document all passengers traveling on board a ship. On arrival at the destination, this passenger lists were used to register each passenger as they disembarked.  
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Also, use the last name to search for any possible relatives that may have traveled after or before your ancestor.  
  
=== Record Reliability ===
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=== Tips to Keep in Mind ===
  
 
The information was supplied by the immigrant and his identification documents. Incorrect information was occasionally given, or mistakes may have been made when the immigration officer guessed at the spelling of foreign names.  
 
The information was supplied by the immigrant and his identification documents. Incorrect information was occasionally given, or mistakes may have been made when the immigration officer guessed at the spelling of foreign names.  
 +
 +
These type-written records may have been transcribed from hand-written lists. So errors may be found in the spellings of names.
 +
 +
When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
 +
 +
Remember that your ancestor's name may be spelled according to the new country's native language or the language of your ancestor's home country.
 +
 +
Clerks may have written/spelled the name of your ancestor as they heard it, not as it is spelled in your ancestor's native language. Learn about pronunciation of your ancestor's native language.
 +
 +
The port your ancestor departed from may not be his/her hometown.
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=== Unable to Find your Ancestor?  ===
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If you think your ancestor may have immigrated to Brazil and you cannot find him/her in this collection, then check the records of other ports in Brazil. Information on these other ports can be found here, [[Brazil Emigration and Immigration]].
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=== General Information about These Records ===
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The passenger arrival list was used by legal inspectors to cross-examine each immigrant during a legal inspection prior to the person being allowed to live in Brazil. As immigrants arrived to the port of Salvador, they were registered by the Agência Central de Imigração (Central Agency for Immigration).
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Passenger lists were issued at time of embarkation to account and document all passengers traveling on board a ship. On arrival at the destination, these passenger lists were used to register each passenger as they disembarked.
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
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*[http://www.arquivonacional.gov.br/cgi/cgilua.exe/sys/start.htm?tpl=home National Archives of Brazil]
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*[http://www.memorialdoimigrante.org.br/acervodigital/livros.php Museum of Immigration]
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*[http://www.migrationinformation.org/Profiles/display.cfm?ID=311 Immigration in Brazil]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~brawgw/immigration.html BrazilGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~brawgw/immigration.html BrazilGenWeb]  
 
*[http://diarq.fpc.ba.gov.br/node/126 Arquivo Público da Bahia]  
 
*[http://diarq.fpc.ba.gov.br/node/126 Arquivo Público da Bahia]  
 
*[http://www.cbg.org.br/arquivos_genealogicos_h_02.html Colégio Brasileiro de Genealogia]
 
*[http://www.cbg.org.br/arquivos_genealogicos_h_02.html Colégio Brasileiro de Genealogia]
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/LatinAmerica/Brazil.pdf Brazil Research Outline]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Brazil%22 Brazil Research Help]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
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*[[Brazil, Port of Rio de Janeiro, Passenger and Immigrant Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
[[Brazil Emigration and Immigration]]  
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*[[Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Immigration Cards (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Brazil Immigration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Portuguese Immigration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Brazil Emigration and Immigration]]
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*[[Brazilian Research: Getting Started]]
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*[[Brazil]]
  
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== 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.
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found it. This will help you or others to find the same record again.  
 
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
 
 
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection  ====
 
  
*"Delaware Marriage Records," index and images, FamilySearch ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]): accessed 4 March 2011, entry for William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, married 23 November 1913; citing marriage certificate no. 859; FHL microfilm 2,025,063; Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
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Keep track of records where you did not find information about your ancestor so you and others will not waste time looking through these records in the future.  
*“El Salvador Civil Registration,” index and images, FamilySearch ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]): accessed 21 March 2011, entry for Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, born 9 April 1880; citing La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal de San Salvador.
 
  
== Sources of Information for This Collection  ==
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
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Title in the Language of the Record

Brasil, Bahia, Porto de São Salvador, Listas de Passageiros

Record Description

This collection of passenger arrival lists into the port of São Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, includes the years 1855-1964.

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

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Brazil, Bahia, Passenger Lists, 1855-1961.

Record Content

Passenger lists may include the following information:

  • Name of passenger
  • Age
  • Marital status
  • Nationality
  • Occupation
  • Date of arrival to Brazil
  • Port of arrival
  • Port of departure
  • Sometimes place of origin or birth place

How to Use the Record

These records may be used to document your immigrant ancestor's trip to Brazil, but do not overlook the possibility of finding ancestors that were merely vacationing, visiting relatives, or traveling on business.

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.

Read this article to help you search names 5 Ways to Win the Name Game

Search the Collection

To search by image:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Número de volume e anos" (Volume Number and Years) category which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image 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.

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. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

For Help Reading these Records

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

Using the Information

You can use passenger lists to learn an immigrant’s place of origin, confirm their date of arrival, learn foreign names and their Portuguese translations, and find records in his or her country of origin such as emigrations, port records, or ship’s manifests.

If just the country is given, use the last name to search for your ancestor and his/her family in his/her home country; this is called a surname search and helps to pinpoint what cities/provinces/states were the hometowns of families.

Also, use the last name to search for any possible relatives that may have traveled after or before your ancestor.

Tips to Keep in Mind

The information was supplied by the immigrant and his identification documents. Incorrect information was occasionally given, or mistakes may have been made when the immigration officer guessed at the spelling of foreign names.

These type-written records may have been transcribed from hand-written lists. So errors may be found in the spellings of names.

When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.

Remember that your ancestor's name may be spelled according to the new country's native language or the language of your ancestor's home country.

Clerks may have written/spelled the name of your ancestor as they heard it, not as it is spelled in your ancestor's native language. Learn about pronunciation of your ancestor's native language.

The port your ancestor departed from may not be his/her hometown.

Unable to Find your Ancestor?

If you think your ancestor may have immigrated to Brazil and you cannot find him/her in this collection, then check the records of other ports in Brazil. Information on these other ports can be found here, Brazil Emigration and Immigration.

General Information about These Records

The passenger arrival list was used by legal inspectors to cross-examine each immigrant during a legal inspection prior to the person being allowed to live in Brazil. As immigrants arrived to the port of Salvador, they were registered by the Agência Central de Imigração (Central Agency for Immigration).

Passenger lists were issued at time of embarkation to account and document all passengers traveling on board a ship. On arrival at the destination, these passenger lists were used to register each passenger as they disembarked.

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Keep track of records where you did not find information about your ancestor so you and others will not waste time looking through these records in the future.

Citation for This Collection

When looking at an image, the citation is found 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, Bahia, Passenger Lists, 1855-1961.


The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Brazil, Bahia, Passenger Lists, 1855-1961." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Arquivo Público, São Salvador, Brazil.