Researching in Brazil




Although the pages below are not in English, they offer an important resource for your genealogical research in Brazil. I added the most important links we have right now. I will continue adding links as they become available. If you need any help, do not hesitate to contact through my email or leaving a message at the bottom of this page.

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Family Search database for Brazil
https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list?page=1&countryId=1927159

Database from Records Preservation for Goiás, Minas Gerais and São Paulo
http://www.recordspreservation.org/

Emmigration from Portugal to Brasil
http://www.remessas.cepese.pt/remessas/

  • RIO DE JANEIRO State

ARQUIVO NACIONAL

Immigrant arrivals at Rio de Janeiro Port.
Database with more than 200K immigrants names from 1885 to 1891.

Portuguese living in Brazil between  1808 – 1842
Database with 64.194 records with a variety of information, like: age, marriage, profession, addresses, etc.

List of steamers and passengers manifests that arrived in Rio de Janeiro Port between 1875 – 1964
This is a partial database, constantly updated by the Brazilian National Archives.

Luso-Brasileira History

Resource for Luso-Brasileira History

BIBLIOTECA NACIONAL

Hemeroteca Digital Brasileira

Jornais digitalizados com busca por palavra chave.

  • SÃO PAULO State

ARQUIVO PÚBLICO DO ESTADO DE SÃO PAULO
http://www.arquivoestado.sp.gov.br/site/acervo/repositorio_digital

MEMÓRIA DO IMIGRANTE
http://200.144.6.120/memoriaimigrante/index.php

MUSEU DA IMIGRAÇÃO DO ESTADO DE SÃO PAULO

  •  MINAS GERAIS State
Arquivo Público Mineiro
http://www.siaapm.cultura.mg.gov.br/

  • SANTA CATARINA State
Joinville Historic Archive

Immigration, ships, etc.

  • PERNAMBUCO State
Newspaper digitized at Cepe – Companhia Editora de Pernambuco
Jornal Diário da Manhã (1927-1985)

Jornais Século 19 – Recife
  • RIO GRANDE DO SUL State
Genealogias do Rio Grande do Sul

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