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Portugal Genealogy - Tracing Your Portuguese Family Tree

Explore online Portuguese databases, photographs, maps, and other genealogical records for tracing your Portuguese ancestors. Plus, guidance for tracing your family tree in Portugal.

Azores GenWeb
Resources and records for genealogists researching their ancestors in the Azore Islands of Portugal.

GenForum - Portugal Genealogy Forum
Post your surname or query, browse through past messages, or ask for help with your Portuguese genealogy research in this message board devoted to genealogy in Portugal.

National Archives of Portugal
The Instituto dos Arquivos Nacionais / Torre do Tombo, or National Archive of Portugal, maintains records dating from the 9th century to the present. In Portuguese.

Portuguese Ancestry
A searchable database of Portuguese names plus a genealogy discussion list and other resources for genealogy research in Portugal. Some resources only available to paying members.

Portuguese Family Histories
Many of the family histories included here are from the book Portuguese Pioneers of the Sacramento Area, by Lionel Rocha Holmes. Others have been added by various contributers.

Portuguese Passenger Ship Master List
A growing list of ships carrying passengers from Portugal to ports in the United States. Includes the ship name and date of arrival. Some also include the FHL or National Archives microfilm number.

RootsWeb - Portugal Mailing Lists
RootsWeb hosts several free genealogy mailing lists dedicated to family history research in Portugal.

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