Book of Deaths of the Freguesia de Nossa Senhora dos Milagres, São João do Cariri (1786-1800) / Livro de Óbito da Freguesia de Nossa Senhora dos Milagres – São João do Cariri 1786 a 1800

This volume contains death records from 1786 to 1800 of free, freed, and Indian men, women, and children, listed as white, black, "parda", mulatta, and "crioula". The deceased were from the parish of Nossa Senhora dos Milagres, Costa da Mina, and elsewhere. Some were buried in white habits (cotton, linen). Burials took place at the main church, at the Capela do Congo, and elsewhere. Sacraments were administered by priests of Cariri: Joaquim José de Veras and Verissimo Machado. A priest accidentally included the death record of a "parda" slave and four baptisms of white and Indian children in this volume.

Extent and format of original material: 1 handwritten volume with 202 folios, including cover and inside cover. Bound, restored volume of handwritten records. Hard cover (not original cover). Pages are numbered from folio 200.

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