Louis Gomez Serrao

10 August 1886–27 January 1930 (Age 43)
Hilo, Hawaii, Hawaii, United States

The Life of Louis Gomez

When Louis Gomez Serrao was born on 10 August 1886, in Hilo, Hawaii, Hawaii, United States, his father, Antonio Gomes Serrao, was 30 and his mother, Maria Gloria Luis, was 22. He lived in Hilo, Hawaii, Hawaii Territory, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1921. He died on 27 January 1930, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States.

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Antonio Gomes Serrao
Maria Gloria Luis
Louis Gomez Serrao
Mary G. Serrao
Agnes Serrao
Antone Gomes Serrao
Leslie Luis Serrao
William Lewis Serrao
Albert G Serrao

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 12

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Portuguese (Serrão): topographic name from Latin serranus ‘mountain dweller’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Louis Serrao in household of Antone G Serrao, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Louis Serrao, "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"
  • Louis Serrao, "Find A Grave Index"

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