Maria Joaquina da Costa

1871–1953 (Age 82)
Negreiros, Barcelos, Braga, Portugal

The Life of Maria Joaquina da

Maria Joaquina da Costa was born in 1871, in Negreiros, Barcelos, Braga, Portugal as the daughter of Joao Jose Nogueira and Maria Gertrudes Costa. She had at least 2 sons with Joao da Fonseca. She died on 27 April 1953, at the age of 82.

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Joao da Fonseca
Maria Joaquina da Costa
Celestino Henrique da Fonseca
Antonio da Fonseca

Spouse and Children



    Celestino Henrique da Fonseca



Parents and Siblings

    Joao Jose Nogueira


    Maria Gertrudes Costa




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Age 40

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

Name Meaning

Portuguese, Catalan, Italian, and southern French:1. topographic name for someone who lived on a slope or river bank, or on the coast (ultimately from Latin costa ‘rib’, ‘side’, ‘flank’, also used in a transferred topographical sense), or a habitational name from any of numerous places named Costa or named with this word. 2. of Greek origin ( see Costas ).

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

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