Josephine Evangaline Gerevas

Female7 September 1890–14 February 1979

Brief Life History of Josephine Evangaline

When Josephine Evangaline Gerevas was born on 7 September 1890, in California, United States, her father, Joseph Antonio "Jose" or "Joe" Gerevas Sr, was 37 and her mother, Luiza Luisa Fraga, was 37. She married John Edward Freitas on 15 August 1908, in Solano, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. She lived in Fairfield, Solano, California, United States in 1930 and Suisun Judicial Township, Solano, California, United States in 1940. She died on 14 February 1979, in Solano, California, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Suisun City, Solano, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Edward Freitas
1887–1981
Josephine Evangaline Gerevas
1890–1979
Marriage: 15 August 1908
Olinda Francen Freitas
1909–1971
Frances G Freitas
1912–1998
Edward Ralph Bud Freitas
1914–2006
Juanita Diane Freitas
1916–1985
Maria Agnes Freitas
1919–
Dorothy Jeanne Freitas
1922–2011
Barbara Ruth Freitas
1926–2010
Ina Claire Freitas
1930–2020

Sources (22)

  • Josephine Frietas in household of John Edward Frietas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Josphine Evangaline Gerevas - Government record: Death record or certificate: birth-name: Josphine Evangaline Gerevas
  • Josphine E Gervas, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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  • Marriage
    15 August 1908Solano, California, United States
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

    Age 1

    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 6

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 26

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    From the Old German ger~wisa, a war leader; or ger-wis, very wise or prudent.

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