Josepha Cavalcante Ferreira

1899–1964 (Age 65)
Pesqueira, Pernambuco, Brazil

The Life of Josepha

When Josepha Cavalcante Ferreira was born in 1899, in Pesqueira, Pernambuco, Brazil, her father, Jose Pepeu, was 44 and her mother, Clara Cavalcante, was 38. She married Francisco Ferreira Da Silva in 1918, in Pesqueira, Pernambuco, Brazil. She died in 1964, in her hometown, at the age of 65.

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Francisco Ferreira Da Silva
Josepha Cavalcante Ferreira
Marriage: 1918

Spouse and Children

Pesqueira, Pernambuco, Brazil

Parents and Siblings

    Jose Pepeu


    Clara Cavalcante




Name Meaning

Italian: from a medieval personal name derived from cavalcare ‘to ride’, from Latin caballicare. The form Cavalcanti also became established in Spain.

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

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