Cape Verde Islands Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Collection Time Period
This index covers events from 1894 through 1922.
For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This index is an index of the marriages throughout the Cape Verde Islands. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.
Why This Record Was Created
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.
Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were married in the Cape Verde Islands.
The index is an electronic database of information transcribed from original records.
The key genealogical facts found in marriage index entries may include:
- Name of bride and groom
- Names of the parents
- Marriage date
- Marriage place
- Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
How to Use the Record
Use this index to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.
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Sources of This Collection
Each entry in this index has a source listed. The index may be a compilation of records from a variety of sources, including the following:
- Family Records
- Church Records
- Civil Registration
How to Cite Your Sources
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