Manoel Affonso Pereira

28 June 1884–8 August 1965 (Age 81)
Divino Salvador, Braga, Portugal

The Life of Manoel Affonso

When Manoel Affonso Pereira was born on 28 June 1884, in Divino Salvador, Braga, Portugal, his father, Manoel Affonso Pereira, was 22 and his mother, Eufrasia Roza de Sousa, was 23. He married Maria Conceicao Correia in March 1914, in Briteiros São Salvador e Briteiros Santa Leocádia, Guimarães, Braga, Portugal. He died on 8 August 1965, in Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Colonia, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States.

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Manoel Affonso Pereira
Maria Conceicao Correia
Marriage: March 1914

Spouse and Children

March 1914
Briteiros São Salvador e Briteiros Santa Leocádia, Guimarães, Braga, Portugal

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 10

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Manuel A Pereira in entry for Manuel A Pereira, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Manuel Afonso Pereira, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Manuel Perry, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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