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There may be many places in Brazil with the same or similar names. You will need to use a gazetteer to identify the specific town where your ancestor lived and the jurisdictions of the municipality, district, and state where records about him or her were kept.  
 
There may be many places in Brazil with the same or similar names. You will need to use a gazetteer to identify the specific town where your ancestor lived and the jurisdictions of the municipality, district, and state where records about him or her were kept.  
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=== Finding Place Names in the Family History Library Catalog  ===
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=== Finding Place Names in the FamilySearch Catalog  ===
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Place names in the Family History Library Catalog are listed under their modern names and current municipalities and states as they existed in 1993. To find the municipality that a town is filed under in the Family History Library Catalog, you can do a  
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Place names in the FamilySearch Catalog are listed under their modern names and current municipalities and states as they existed in 1993. To find the municipality that a town is filed under in the FamilySearch Catalog, you can do a  
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"Place Search" in the catalog at [http://www.FamilySearch.org www.FamilySearch.org]. Because of the many changes in place names, the Family History Library uses one gazetteer as the standard guide for listing places in the Family History Library Catalog. Regardless of the names a place may have had at various times, all Brazilian places are listed in the Family History Library Catalog as they are listed in:  
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"Place Search" in the catalog at [http://www.FamilySearch.org www.FamilySearch.org]. Because of the many changes in place names, the Family History Library uses one gazetteer as the standard guide for listing places in the FamilySearch Catalog. Regardless of the names a place may have had at various times, all Brazilian places are listed in the FamilySearch Catalog as they are listed in:  
    
''Cadastro de Municípios (Survey of Municipalities''). Rio de Janeiro: Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, 1993. (FHL book 981 E5c)  
 
''Cadastro de Municípios (Survey of Municipalities''). Rio de Janeiro: Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística, 1993. (FHL book 981 E5c)  
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