Mercedes Vieira

1882–1911 (Age 29)
Piancó, Paraíba, Brazil

The Life of Mercedes

When Mercedes Vieira was born in 1882, in Piancó, Paraíba, Brazil, her father, Antonio Vieira, was 25 and her mother, Maria Vieira, was 14. She died in 1911, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

Antonio Vieira
1857–1911
Maria Vieira
1868–1918
Joao Justino
1873–1913
Mamedes Vieira
1882–1911
Mercedes Vieira
1882–1911
Jose Mateus
1884–1909
Maria Pinto Vieira
1890–1922
Ezequiel Vieira
1892–1955
Juvencio Vieira
1894–1954
Maria Nene Justino
1895–1938

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Name Meaning

Galician and Portuguese:1. religious byname from Portuguese vieria ‘scallop’ (Late Latin veneria, a derivative of the name of Venus; the goddess was often depicted riding on a scallop). The scallop was a symbol of the pilgrim who had been to the shrine of Santiago de Compostela. 2. habitational name from any of numerous minor places called Vieiria.

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

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