Lucia Elizabeth Pereira

21 August 1896–30 September 1981 (Age 85)
Maui, Hawaii Territory, United States

The Life of Lucia Elizabeth

When Lucia Elizabeth Pereira was born on 21 August 1896, in Maui, Hawaii Territory, United States, her father, Manuel Pereira, was 44 and her mother, Marie Eugenia Fernandez, was 38. She married John Pereira Sitra on 12 December 1914, in Paia, Maui, Kingdom of Hawaii. She lived in Hayward, Alameda, California, United States in 1935 and Oakland Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. She died on 30 September 1981, in Santa Rosa, Sonoma, California, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

William Robert Wallace
Lucia Elizabeth Pereira
Marriage: 27 August 1924
Wilma Lorraine Wallace
John William Wallace
James Douglas Wallace

Spouse and Children

27 August 1924
Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States


    Wilma Lorraine Wallace


    John William Wallace


    James Douglas Wallace


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 10

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 23

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Portuguese, Galician, and Jewish (Sephardic): topographic name from Portuguese pereira ‘pear tree’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word in Portugal and Galicia. The surname is also common in western India, having been taken there by Portuguese colonists.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucilla Sitra in household of John P Sitra, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lucy E Wallace in household of William R Wallace, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lucy Perreira in household of Manuel Perreira, "United States Census, 1910"

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