Joseph Calixto Freitas

Male14 October 1899–20 June 1942

Brief Life History of Joseph Calixto

Joseph Calixto Freitas was born on 14 October 1899, in Madeira, Portugal. He married Emma Loretta Silva in 1928, in California, United States. He lived in Santa Clara Judicial Township, Santa Clara, California, United States in 1940. He died on 20 June 1942, in Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California, United States.

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Joseph Calixto Freitas
Emma Loretta Silva
Marriage: 1928

Sources (5)

  • Joseph Freitas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph Calixto Freitas, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Joseph C Freitas, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1928California, United States
  • World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 1

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Age 7

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.


    Age 12

    New constitution separates church from state. Manuel Jose de Arriaga elected first president of republic.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Manuel, Jose, Fernando, Carlos, Mario, Luis, Sergio, Armando, Augusto, Jorge, Juanita, Ana. Portuguese Joao, Joaquim, Marcio, Mateus, Paulo, Afonso, Agostinho, Caetano, Duarte, Guilherme, Henrique, Margarida.

    Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of numerous places called Freitas, or a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of stony ground, from Portuguese (pedras) freitas ‘broken stones’, Late Latin (petrae) fractae. Compare Fleitas .

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

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