Maria Perpétua Vieira Mendes

24 May 1916–14 June 1964 (Age 48)
Senador Pompeu, Ceará, Brazil

The Life of Maria Perpétua

When Maria Perpétua Vieira Mendes was born on 24 May 1916, in Senador Pompeu, Ceará, Brazil, her father, Joao Tertulino Vieira, was 33 and her mother, Maria Tertulino Vieira, was 25. She married Argemiro Mendes Pereira on 21 December 1931, in Ceará, Brazil. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 14 June 1964, at the age of 48.

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Argemiro Mendes Pereira
Maria Perpétua Vieira Mendes
Marriage: 21 December 1931
maria madalena mendes vieira
Luís Mendes Vieira

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21 December 1931
Ceará, Brazil


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Name Meaning

Galician and Portuguese:1. religious byname from Portuguese vieria ‘scallop’ (Late Latin veneria, a derivative of the name of Venus; the goddess was often depicted riding on a scallop). The scallop was a symbol of the pilgrim who had been to the shrine of Santiago de Compostela. 2. habitational name from any of numerous minor places called Vieiria.

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

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