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Discover your

Whether you've always known about your ancestry in Portugal or have just come across it, The Portuguese Genealogist will help you navigate those roots and branch out this chapter of your family's history.


Each service is customized according to the client's goals and our commitment is to provide all resources for you to enjoy your heritage. You will always be in contact with your genealogist for any questions and findings.

By being a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the researcher abides by the Code of Ethics and Professional Practices.

The initial consultation is free.

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Genealogy & Family History Research

All family history research projects are supported by:

  • A professional investigation report

  • Digital copies of all records

  • Log of consulted sources

  • Family tree chart built on (when suitable)

Projects start at 10 hours research packages.

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Consulting & Research Planning

  • Family tree and research reviewing

  • Research planning

  • Suggestion of further documentation

  • On-site research & document retrieval

  • Transcriptions and translations

  • Research support in Portuguese-speaking countries

  • Paleography assistance

  • Brick wall analysis and support

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Family Tree Building & Design

Take your research to the next level with a one-of-a-kind design made just for your family tree.

  • High resolution, PDF and TIFF format

  • Up to 10 generations

  • Color scheme of your choice



The Portuguese Genealogist is a project for providing quality genealogical research in Portugal.

maria loio genealogist

Located in Portugal, my main focus is client satisfaction through the delivery of rigorous, documented and reliable research. With a vast experience in investigation, I'm a 

member of APGEN and Associação Brasileira de Pesquisadores de História e Genealogia, and Master in Leisure, Heritage and Development by the University of Coimbra, Portugal.

I look forward to assisting you in your quest to meet, explore and enjoy your Portuguese ancestry.

- Maria Loio, genealogy researcher 

Our mission is to help uncover your family's history. With our priviledged access to sources and personalized assistance, we open doors for a deeper connection between present generations and the amazing legacy their ancestors left behind. 

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