I am glad you cleared that up. I have a habit going back and forth--very
inconsistent. My thinking was, the older the
record you keep you keep the older spelling. I was making myself a *little*
On Sun, Aug 6, 2017 at 10:10 AM, linda <menesesli...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I wasn't trying to make a point about reflecting and respecting the
> original Portuguese, though I see how my post could easily be taken to mean
> that-- particularly since I didn't add any helpful notes for context!
> I like to work out the translation of a difficult record by transcribing
> it first. Yesterday morning, I only had enough time to add my
> transcription to this thread before I had to go out. I must have posted
> within a few minutes of Cheri's translation, and it looks like Cheri's
> additions fill in most of the record's missing info.
> I hope the transcription was helpful in confirming your reading of the
> record. Best practices for transcriptions are different than for data
> entry into genealogy software, so it depends on what your goals are, but
> Cheri makes a good point about using standardized modern spellings when
> entering names into a database.
> please don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions!
> best of luck with your research :)
> On Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 9:34:58 PM UTC-7, Azores Genealogy group
>> Many thanks to Cheri and Linda for your assistance.
>> Linda, my intent is as much as possible to ensure names and place names
>> are recorded in Portuguese so I record what is shown on the record and then
>> bracket the correct name for example the word George will appear in the
>> transcription as "island of São George (Jorge)" Is seems that during one
>> particular period in the church records for Santa Barbara, Manadas, that
>> the scribe uses English spelling for some words such as Joseph is being
>> used instead of José as an example. I accept your point that our intent
>> should always be to reflect and respect Portuguese. Obrigado.:-)
>> On Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 10:41:17 AM UTC+10, Azores Genealogy group
>>> Can anyone assist in completing the following? Thanks Tony
>>> On the nineteenth day of the month of February of one thousand seven
>>> hundred and nineteen ____ _____ P________ ______town of Manadas of the
>>> island of São George ______ ____ _____ ______ ___ _____ impediments ____
>>> _____ ______ __ P_______ __ ____ _______ ___ _____ ___ Joao de Souza
>>> P_______ ____ ___ ___ ________ ___ ___ _ ____ ________ _ _________ Manoel
>>> de ______ _____ _____ ___ _____ __ ____ __ Marcelino *Pereira* ______
>>> _____ _____ _____ ______ __ ______ _____ __ ________ ___ ___ ____
>>> infamilia e _____ Paschoal de Souza son of Paschoal de Souza and of
>>> Maria Amarantes with Maria Pereira Oliveira daughter of *Joao* *Cardosa*
>>> and of Angela *Pereira* ____ natives and residents ____ _____ town of
>>> _______ ___ ____ __________ ____ ___ _____and _____ ___ __ ___ ____ _____
>>> ____ of ___ *Mother Church *__ ____ _____ ___ _____ _____ _______ __
>>> era ut supra Vicar _______ da ______
>>> George de Souza __ Silveira
>>> Marcelino P_______ *Alono* _________
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