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Graciosa map

Graciosa belongs to the Central Group and is 12.5 km long and 8.5 km wide. It is known as "The White Island" because of the delicate landscape and the names that were given to some places on the island that included the word "Branca" or white.

Listed here by Freguesia, which is the village or town, are the names of the Churches and the years for which the LDS Church has microfilmed their records. Those films are available at your local Family History Center or the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Also, Azorean Church records are being digitized and made available online. If they are available, they can be found at the following sites: (Links are provided in the table below)

or town)

Concelho (Council)
Church Name
LDS Microfilmed Records Dates
Guadalupe Santa Cruz Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe 1625 - 1873
CCA Records
Luz Santa Cruz Nossa Senhora da Luz 1612 - 1873
CCA Records
Praia Santa Cruz Sao Mateus 1591 - 1873
CCA Records
Santa Cruz da Graciosa Santa Cruz Santa Cruz 1672 - 1873
CCA Records