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Page updated on 15 Sep 2012

 

The District of Coimbra is part of the Beira Litoral province. Below you can see the map of the district of Coimbra showing its "concelhos". 
Please click on each concelho to go to that specific area and see the posts or, if you prefer, use the links below

 

Mira Cantanhede Figueira da Foz Montemor-o-Velho Coimbra Soure Condeixa-a-Nova Penela Penacova Tábua Vila Nova de Poiares Miranda do Corvo Lousã Góis Arganil Pampilhosa da Serra Oliveira do Hospital
 
[Arganil] [Cantanhede] [Coimbra] [Condeixa-a-Nova] [Figueira da Foz] [Góis] [Lousã] [Mira] [Miranda do Corvo]
[Montemor-o-Novo] [Oliveira do Hospital] [Pampilhosa da Serra] [Penacova] [Penela] [Soure] [Tábua] [Vila Nova de Poiares]
 

Concelho of Arganil
List of parishes of Arganil

No researchers listed yet.



Concelho of Cantanhede
List of parishes of Cantanhede

Genealogists researching in the parish of Corticeiro de Cima, concelho of Cantanhede, district of Coimbra, Beira Litoral region:

Maria da Luz Miranda, 309 Roseville Avenue, Newark, New Jersey, 07107, U.S.A.
Email: mmiranda@turbo.kean.edu
Date submitted: before 1998
Village: Cortiçeiro de Cima
Concelho: Cantanhede
Surnames: Miranda, Frade, Dos Santos, Frade, Marques.
Comments: I would be very happy to recieve any information at all regarding my ancestors in Portugal. Thank You.


Genealogists researching in the parish of Covões, concelho of Cantanhede, district of Coimbra, Beira Litoral region:

Ana Aiello, 110 Eastern Ave, Kingsford, 2032 Sydney, Australia
Tel.: +61410659175
Email: anabela@iprimus.com.au
Date submitted: Mon, 2 Aug 2004
Surnames: Tavares Da Silva - Levira and Estarreja; Candido - Covões
Comments: Hi i am an Australian with a Portuguese background and I am wanting to find out information on my family history.



Concelho of Coimbra
List of parishes of Coimbra

Genealogists researching somewhere in the concelho of Coimbra, district of Coimbra, Beira Litoral region:

Maria Corrales, 88 Moose Hill Road, Trumbull, CT 06611, USA
Email: corralesm@earthlink.net
Date submitted: Thu, 23 May 2002
Surnames: de Almeida Olivares of Coimbra Portugal
Comments: Mi Bis-Abuela/My great grandmother: Ana María Irene Blandino Cabral Nacido/Born Enero 28, 1911 Santiago, hija de/daughter of: Juan Blandino Rodríguez and Micaela Cabral Figueredo. Micaela Cabral Figueredo hija del/daughter of: prócer Melchor María Cabral Luna y Agueda Figueredo Rivera. Melchor María Cabral de Luna born/nació el 24 de enero del 1815 en San Cristóbal. Era hijo de/son of: Marcos Cabral Aibar y María Ramona Luna de Andújar. Marcos Cabral Aibar nació/born 19 de mayo del 1792 en Hincha. Era hijo de/son of: Marcos Cabral Valera y María Aibar de Luna. Marcos Cabral Valera era hijo de/son of: Marcos Cabral Maldonado y Magdalena Valera Reyes. Marcos Cabral Maldonado era hijo de/son of: Miguel Cabral Torres y Leonor Maldonado de Heredia. Casaron el 21 de julio del 1724. Miguel Cabral Torres era hijo de/son of: Juan Cabral Gómez Olivares y Antonia de Torres Plasencia. Casaron el 11 de noviembre del 1692. Juan Cabral Gómez Olivares era hijo de/son of: Gaspar de Almeida Cabral y María Olivares de Tapia. Casaron el 7 de abril del 1649 en Santo Domingo. Gaspar de Almeida Cabral, Caballero del Hábito de Santiago, era hijo de Juan Cabral y Francisca de Almeida Olivares, naturales de la ciudad de Coimbra, Portugal. Saludos, Maria del Pilar


Genealogists researching in the city of Coimbra, concelho of Coimbra, district of Coimbra, Beira Litoral region:

Marty and Alice Sullivan, 234 Taho Circle, Valrico, Fl 33594
Tel: (813) 684-2735
Email: martys3@prodigy.net or MARTIN340@excite.com
Date submitted: Fri, 28 Apr 2000
Surname: Fontina or Fontinha
Town: Coimbra
Comments: I am sending this for my wife who is trying to trace her Father's family. Her maiden name is Fontina or Fontinha before they Americanized it. Her Father's name: Antonio Fontina, his parents names are: Emanuel & Barbara Fontinha of Coimbra. My wife is trying to find out if her Father had any brothers or sisters, or maybe she might have some relatives still living in the area, any information will be appreciated. Thank you, Marty Sullivan


Elayne Black, 25 So. Bertrand Road, Mount Arlington, NJ 07856, USA
Tel: 973-601-9167
Email: elayneb@optonline.net
Date submitted: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 (updated 11 Aug 2012)
Surnames: Ingraco from Serra do Calvo, Lourinha, Pereira from Serra do Calvo, Lourinhã, de Almeida from Coimbra
Comments: Virginia de Almeida was related to Antonio Jose De Almeida, President of Portugal


Hans Rumland, 38676 Berchfield Road, Lady Lake, Florida
Tel.: 352-259-6571
Email: guardian@amnetline.com
Date submitted: Sat, 26 Mar 2005
Surnames: Coimbra: Cabral, de Almeida, Olivares
Comments: I am looking for a connection between Juan Cabral and Francisca de Almeida Olivares, citizens of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal, who emigrated to the Dominican Republic before 1649, and the Cabral Family of Coimbra and Belmonte, Portugal. The following shows several generations of the descendants of Juan (João) Cabral and Francisca de Almeida Olivares in Republica Dominicana:
Their son, Gaspar de Almeida Cabral married María Olivares de Tapia on April 7, 1649 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Gaspar was Caballero del Hábito de Santiago. Their son, Juan Cabral Gómez Olivares married Antonia de Torres Plasencia on November 11,1692. Their son, Miguel Cabral Torres married Leonor Maldonado de Herediaon on July 21, 1724. Their son, Marcos Cabral Maldonado married Magdalena Valera Reyes. Their son, Marcos Cabral Valera married María Aibar de Luna. Their son, Marcos Cabral Aibar was born May 19, 1792 in Hincha, and married María Ramona Luna de Andújar.


Genealogists researching in the parish of São João do Campo, concelho of Coimbra, district of Coimbra, Beira Litoral region:

Marta Pratas, 27 Wheeler Point Road, Newark, New Jersey 07105
Email: pratasm@eden.rutgers.edu
Date submitted: before 1998
Parish: Gandara de Ança, Granja de Ançã
Surnames: Pratas, Vieira, Catelo, Garrido, Cavaco, Tinoco, Felix.
Comments: My father was born in São João do Campo, very close to Cantanhede. I hope this information is helpful, unfortunately I don't know much else.


Genealogists researching in the parish of Vil de Matos, concelho of Coimbra, district of Coimbra, Beira Litoral region:

Antonio Coimbra, Acse 2 Conj 4 Lote 31/32, Palmas, Tocantins, Brasil
Email: ascoimbra@hotmail.com
Date submitted: before 1998
Surnames: Leitão
Comments: I am looking for my grandfather relatives in Portugal, his name was José da Silva Leitão, he came from Vil De Matos-Coimbra, was born in 1872 and in 1915 he immigrated to Brasil, died in 1960. He left many relatives in Coimbra, one of them was Policarpo, and a sister named Ana. Thanks . Antonio Coimbra, from Brazil



Concelho of Condeixa-a-Nova
List of parishes of Condeixa-a-Nova

No researchers listed yet.



Concelho of Figueira da Foz
List of parishes of Figueira da Foz

Genealogists researching in the parish of Buarcos, concelho of Figueira da Foz, district of Coimbra, Beira Litoral region:

Suzanne Grear(Grilo), Box 862, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada, B0T 1W0
E-Mail: sgrear@ns.sympatico.ca
Date submitted: Sat, 29 Apr 2006
Surnames: Grilo, da Silva
Comments: My husband's father Antonio Grilo born in Buarcos, county of Figueira da Foz, Coimbra, Beira Litoral, Portugal in 1895. Parents: Joao dos Santos Grilo and Maria Rosa da Silva. He has three brothers: Julio, Joao, Venancio and a sister Rosa. Antonio came to the US and later to Canada where he had a wife and family, my husband one of his sons. Antonio has passed away and lost all contact with his family in Portugal. All we have is his birth certificate. We have a daughter who resembles her Portuguese family heritage and would be much like to meet some of her relatives from Portugal. If anyone can help me please e-mail me.


Genealogists researching in the city of Figueira da Foz, concelho of Figueira da Foz, district of Coimbra, Beira Litoral region:

Jan Johnson, New Zealand
Email: jansjohns@hotmail.com
Date submitted: Thu, 3 May 2001
Surname: Faria
Town: Figueira da Foz
Comments: My family have been trying to locate our Portugeuse ancestry. My great-grandfather was Antonio Joaquim De Faria from Figuera Da Foz, he had a brother named Manuel who moved to Brazil. Antonio came to New Zealand. I would appreciate any assistance. Incidentally, one of my sisters was in Portugal and attemted thorough research to no avail. Once again, thanks. Jan (Ms)


Sandra Vasconcelos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Email: sandra_regin@hotmail.com
Date submitted: Fri, 12 Feb 1999
Town: Figueira da Foz (Coimbra) and Cascais (Lisboa)
Comments: Hi, I'm brasilian and I'm looking for my portuguese roots. I live in Rio de Janeiro and my mother's family come from Portugal. My mother single surname was Gomes da Costa. Her father was Joaquim da Costa Gomes from Cascaiz. Her mother was Eugenia Gomes Lourenço from Figueira da Foz. My mother fathers was cousins. My mother Grandpa was Serafim Marinheiro Mau. My brother discover that this surname "Mau" come from the surname "Mauchel". My father was born in a brasilian state called Pernambuco. My father mother was Santina Pais de Vasconcelos. Her single surname was Santina Pais Caminha. Her father was João Batista Vasconcelos. My father's grandpa was Liberio ... de Vasconcelos. It's al I know at this moment.


Genealogists researching in the parish of Lavos, concelho of Figueira da Foz, district of Coimbra, Beira Litoral region:

August Silva, 23287 Wayfarer Ct., Auburn, CA 95602-8154
Email: gnasilva@jps.net
Date submitted: Fri, 29 Sep 2000
Village: Carvalhais
Parish: Lavos
Concelho: Figueira da Foz
Surnames: da Silva, Ramalho, Marques, in Carvalhais, Portugal
Comments: Carlos de Silva owned land in Carvalhais, married Adelaide Ramalho, three children born to them in Portugal. Antonio, Joaquim, and Augusto. Carlos left for US in 1926, and wife and three children followed in 1929. Carlos had brother who died in World War II and a brother who was an exporter/importer in Lisboa. Adelaide, raised her two half brothers, Manuel and Larry Ramalho after their Mother died in childbirth. Adelaide had a brother who was a banker in Figueira da Foz. We know of one cousin, we must have more.



Concelho of Góis
List of parishes of Góis

Genealogists researching in the parish of Góis, concelho of Góis, district of Coimbra, Beira Litoral region:

Alberto Baeta Neves Mussa, Rua José Linhares 122/502, Rio de Janeiro, CEP:22430-220, Brasil
Email: mussa@west.com.br
Date submitted: Sun, 7 Apr 2002
Surname: Baeta Neves
Comments: Meu nome é Alberto Baeta Neves Mussa e estou pesquisando a história da família Baeta Neves. Descobri um antepassado SEMEÃO DIAS BAETA, nascido cerca de 1694 em Vila de Góes, comarca de Arganil, Coimbra. Gostaria de saber se é possível avançar nessa pesquisa. Obrigado



Concelho of Lousã
List of parishes of Lousã

Genealogists researching in the parish of Vilarinho, concelho of Lousã, district of Coimbra, Beira Litoral region:

Alan Silvia,5 Zamora Court, Clifton Park, New York, 12065
Email: silvilj@localnet.com
Date Submitted: Fri, 22 Oct 1999
Village: Vilarinho(povo de fiscal)
Concelho: Lousã
Surnames: Ferreira, Serra
Comments: My grandfather Adelino Serra emigrated to US / Fall River, Mass then Providence, R.I. in about 1918. He was from Coimbra/Lousa/Vilarinho (Pova de Fiscal) area. He was born September 13, 1892. His parents were Jose Firminio and Maria Ferreira Serra. He had 4 brothers (Manuel,Antonio, Joaquim, Joseph) and four sisters (Angelina, Maria, Rita, Piedade). All other siblings remained in Portugal except one brother Antonio who emigrated to Santos, Brasil. My grandfather served in the Portuguese military prior to coming to USA. I am looking for any information concerning family or possible parish to begin search for family records.



Concelho of Mira
List of parishes of Mira

Genealogists researching in Portomar concelho of Mira, district of Coimbra Beira Litoral region:

Miguel A. da Rocha Labrego, 4315 Pearson Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 1911, USA
Tel: (215) 338-9558
Email: mlabrego@pobox.upenn.edu
Homepage: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Prairie/1106
Date submitted: Fri, 2 May, 2003
Surnames: d' Almeida, Arrais, Domingues, Ferreira, d' Oliveira, Pimentel.
Comments: I am looking for ANY information on my 3rd great grandfather, Antonio José Ferreira Pimentel who was born in the 1820's or so in Portomar, Mira in the district of Coimbra. He married Anna Domingues d'Almeida who was also from the same place. I am also looking for more infromation on another 3rd great grandfather, Manuel Francisco d'Oliviera Arrais who was also born in the 1820's or so in Portomar, Mira in the district of Coimbra. He married Anna Rosa de Jesus of the Vagos area. His parents were Jose d' Oliviera Arrais and Joaquina Domingues. Both of which were from Portomar (I think). If you or someone you know has ANY information on these individuals, please e-mail me at once! Thank You!


Genealogists researching in the parish of Seixo de Mira, concelho of Mira, district of Coimbra, Beira Litoral region:

Maria da Luz Miranda, 309 Roseville Avenue, Newark, New Jersey, 07107, U.S.A.
Email: mmiranda@turbo.kean.edu
Date submitted: before 1998
Parish: Seixo de Mira
Concelho: Mira
Surnames: Miranda, Frade, Dos Santos Frade, Marques.
Comments: I would be very happy to recieve any information at all regarding my ancestors in Portugal. Thank You.



Concelho of Miranda do Corvo
List of parishes of Miranda do Corvo

No researchers listed yet.



Concelho of Montemor-o-Velho
List of parishes of Montemor-o-Velho

No researchers listed yet.



Concelho of Oliveira do Hospital
List of parishes of Oliveira do Hospital

No researchers listed yet.



Concelho of Pampilhosa da Serra
List of parishes of Pampilhosa da Serra

Genealogists researching in the parish of Pampilhosa da Serra, concelho of Pampilhosa da Serra, Beira Litoral region:

Mary Ann Santos, PO Box 358, New York, NY 10012
Tel: 212-998-5702
Email: santosm@is2.nyu.edu
Date submitted: before 1998
Surnames: Pereira



Concelho of Penacova
List of parishes of Penacova

No researchers listed yet.



Concelho of Penela
List of parishes of Penela

No researchers listed yet.



Concelho of Soure
List of parishes of Soure

No researchers listed yet.



Concelho of Tábua
List of parishes of Tábua

Genealogists researching in the parish of Midões, concelho of Tábua, Beira Litoral region:

Michael Price, PO Box 621894, Orangevale, CA 95662 USA
Tel:(916)988-5136
Email: none
Date submitted: before 1998
Village: Cadoiço
Surnames: Augusto



Concelho of Vila Nova de Poiares
List of parishes of Vila Nova de Poiares

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