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'''[[Brazil Genealogy|Brazil]]'''
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| title_language =Batismo Brasil
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| FS_URL_01 =[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Brazil%22 FamilySearch Brazil Research Help]
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| FS_URL_02 =[[Brazil Church Records|Brazil Church Records]]
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| RW_URL_01 =[http://www.arquivonacional.gov.br/cgi/cgilua.exe/sys/start.htm?tpl=home National Archives of Brazil]
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| RW_URL_02 =[http://genealogygemspodcast.blogspot.com/2009/04/millions-of-brazil-rio-de-janeiro-civil.html Brazil Civil Registration]
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| RW_URL_03 =[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/LatinAmerica/Brazil.pdf Brazil Research Outline]
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== Record Description  ==
 
  
This Collection will include records from 1688 to 1935. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
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== What Is in the Collection? ==
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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This Collection will include records from 1688 to 1935 for the country of Brazil.  The earliest vital records in Brazil were made by the churches.  The vast majority of Brazilian were Catholic and the local parish kept records. In 1860's the civil government began keeping vital records. A law was passed in 1850 requiring registration of births, however some areas of the country they did not begin keeping records until the 1920's.
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information for collections published in FamilySearch.org. Source citations include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.<br>
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This collection may include information previously published in the [[International Genealogical Index (IGI) (FamilySearch Historical Records) |International Genealogical Index]] or Vital Records Index collections, please see the coverage table below to find which areas of the country are in this collection and the time periods.
  
{{Collection citation | text= "Brazil, Baptisms, 1688-1935." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}
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==Collection Content ==
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Children were generally baptized within a few days of birth. Baptismal records usually give the place and date of baptism and birth, infant's name and parents' names. If the child died within a few days of baptism, the death information may also be included.  
  
 
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=== Coverage Table  ===
== Record Content and Use  ==
 
 
 
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
 
 
 
== Coverage Table  ==
 
  
 
The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>  
 
The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>  
  
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== Related Websites  ==
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*[http://genealogygemspodcast.blogspot.com/2009/04/millions-of-brazil-rio-de-janeiro-civil.html Brazil Civil Registration]
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==How Do I Search the Collection?==
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As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your relative's first name, or some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships. <br>
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'''Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1500708 Collection Page]:'''<br>
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Fill in the requested information in the boxes on the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches.
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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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.
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*[[Brazil Church Records|Brazil Church Records]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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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.
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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<br> '''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Brazil, Baptisms, 1688-1935." Database. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}<br><br>
  
When you copy information from the 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 do not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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==How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?==
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Record Description
Record Type: Baptisms
Collection years: 1688-1935
Languages: Portuguese
Title in the Language: Batismo Brasil
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City



What Is in the Collection?

This Collection will include records from 1688 to 1935 for the country of Brazil. The earliest vital records in Brazil were made by the churches. The vast majority of Brazilian were Catholic and the local parish kept records. In 1860's the civil government began keeping vital records. A law was passed in 1850 requiring registration of births, however some areas of the country they did not begin keeping records until the 1920's.

This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections, please see the coverage table below to find which areas of the country are in this collection and the time periods.

Collection Content

Children were generally baptized within a few days of birth. Baptismal records usually give the place and date of baptism and birth, infant's name and parents' names. If the child died within a few days of baptism, the death information may also be included.

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Baptisms, 1688-1935 Marriages, 1750-1890 Deaths, 1730-1955
Alagoas 11,685 21,234 0
Amazonas 3 1 0
Bahia 7,501 0 0
Brazil 137,736 202,199 26,849
Ceara 1 0 0
Espirito Santo 1 0 0
Maranhão 1,212 0 8,573
Mato Grosso 1 0 0
Minas Gerais 73,959 86,615 1
Pará 2 0 0
Paraíba 12,468 48,304 0
Parana 23,628 4,373 0
Pernambuco 4 23 0
Rio de Janeiro 13,211 1,463 0
Rio Grande do Norte 3 0 0
Rio Grande do Sul 138,453 59,274 3,293
Santa Catarina 26,829 18,218 0
Sao Paulo 73,141 33,284 5,014
Sergipe 8 0 0
Total 519,846 474,988 43,730


How Do I Search the Collection?

As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your relative's first name, or some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships.
Search by Name by visiting the Collection Page:
Fill in the requested information in the boxes on the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches.

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.


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, Baptisms, 1688-1935." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Brazil Baptisms, 1688-1935.

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How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

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