Tuesday, September 9, 2014

UPDATE - 5,772 Born in Greece - Brazil, Sao Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980



UPDATE - June 17, 2015
This database now includes 5,772 people who are listed as being born in Greece  

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Originally published September 9. 2014
FamilySearch.org has a FREE database titled BRAZIL, SAO PAULO, IMMIGRATION CARDS, 1902-1980.  There are 1,597 people who are listed as being born in Greece.


Record Description

This collection contains immigration cards issued by Brazilian consulates around the world. These cards were then presented at the port of entry by foreigners visiting or immigrating to Brazil through the port of Santos in São Paulo from 1902-1980. These records are housed at the Arquivo Público do Estado de São Paulo.
The records are in Portuguese.
Additional images will be published as they become available.


Immigration cards may contain the following information:
  • Name of immigrant
  • Date and place of immigration
  • Nationality
  • Family members (including parents)
  • Birth information