Maria Affonso Fernandes

1540–
São Vicente, São Paulo, Brazil

The Life of Maria

When Maria Affonso Fernandes was born about 1540, in São Vicente, São Paulo, Brazil, her father, Pedro Affonso, was 69 and her mother, India Tapuia, was 20. She married Marcos Fernandes o Velho in 1572. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Maria Affonso Fernandes
1540–
Marcos Fernandes o Velho
1535–1583
Marriage: 1572
Mécia Fernandes
1550–
Izabel Fernandes
1553–1607
Francisca Alvares Martins
1557–
Isabel Gonçalves
1567–1650
Catarina Alvares
1568–
Capitão Simão Alvares Martins
1570–
Maria Affonso
1580–1634
Marcos Fernandes O Moço
1583–
Pedro Alvares Martins
1580–1609

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1572
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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Name Meaning

Spanish and southern Italian: from the personal name Alfonso, the name of a number of Spanish and Portuguese kings. It derives from the Visigothic personal name Adelfonsus, composed of the elements hathu ‘war’ + funs ‘ready’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Genealogia Paulistana - Introdução

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