José Maria Dantas Pereira

1 October 1772–23 October 1836 (Age 64)
Alenquer, Lisbon, Portugal

The Life of José Maria

José Maria Dantas Pereira was born on 1 October 1772, in Alenquer, Lisbon, Portugal as the son of Victorino António Dantas Pereira and Quitéria Margarida de Andrade. He married Maria Eugénia da Cunha Pessoa on 24 June 1803, in São Nicolau, Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 23 October 1836, in Montpellier, Hérault, Languedoc-Roussillon, France, at the age of 64.

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José Maria Dantas Pereira
1772–1836
Maria Eugénia da Cunha Pessoa
Marriage: 24 June 1803
Victorino João Carlos Dantas Pereira
1804–1867
Maria Francisca da Cunha Dantas Pereira de Andrade
Mariana Augusta da Cunha Dantas Pereira
António Pedro Eusébio Dantas Pereira
1824–
Pedro Maria Dantas Pereira
1826–1905

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 June 1803
São Nicolau, Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Victorino António Dantas Pereira

    MaleMale

    Quitéria Margarida de Andrade

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1778 · Treaty of Alliance with American Colonies

Age 6

After the battle of Saratoga France realized that America might be worth backing. They formed an alliance with the colonies and sent naval fleets to help with the war.
1783 · Treaty of Paris is Signed 

Age 11

While Benjamin Franklin was the ambassador to France he negotiated with the French during the war to keep them on the American side. At the same time the Treaty of Paris was established.
1789

Age 17

Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen.

Name Meaning

Galician (or Portuguese): unexplained; probably variant spelling of Dantas (D’Antas), a habitational name from any of the many places called Antas in Portugal and Galicia, plural of anta ‘dolmen’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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