José Maria Dantas Pereira

Male1 October 1772–23 October 1836

Brief Life History 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
Maria Eugénia da Cunha Pessoa
Marriage: 24 June 1803
Victorino João Carlos Dantas Pereira
Maria Francisca da Cunha Dantas Pereira de Andrade
Mariana Augusta da Cunha Dantas Pereira
António Pedro Eusébio Dantas Pereira
Pedro Maria Dantas Pereira

Sources (3)

  • José Maria Dantas in entry for José de Souza Baracho, "Portugal, Santarém, Catholic Church Records, 1544-1911"
  • José Maria Dantas in entry for Maria de Souza Baracho, "Portugal, Santarém, Catholic Church Records, 1544-1911"
  • José Maria Dantas Pereira in entry for Joze de Sanola Pimenta, "Portugal, Santarém, Catholic Church Records, 1544-1911"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 June 1803São Nicolau, Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    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.


    Age 17

    Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen.

    Name Meaning

    Portuguese and Galician: habitational name, with fused preposition d(e) ‘from’, from any of the many places called Antas in Portugal and Galicia (Spain), from the plural of anta ‘dolmen’.

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

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