Maria Carneiro

Brief Life History of Maria

When Maria Carneiro was born before 1615, in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, her father, Sebastião Coelho Barradas, was 25 and her mother, Catarina de Barros Fajardo, was 15. She married Manuel Álvares de Sousa in 1632, in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1705, in her hometown.

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Family Time Line

Manuel Álvares de Sousa
1600–1680
Maria Carneiro
1615–1705
Marriage: 1632
Capitão Pedro de Sousa Barros
1631–1700
Maria de Souza
1632–1735
Francisca de Sousa
1638–1700
Gaspar Alvares de Sousa
–1680
Geraldo Coelho Barradas
–1736
Isabel Manuel Álvares de Sousa
1641–1705
Catarina
1643–1668
Domingos Coelho Barradas
1648–1710
Luzia
1654–
Sebastião
1658–

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  • Brazil, São Paulo, Catholic Church Records, 1640-2012; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939F-KV9B-4P?cc=2177299&wc=M5JC-4WT%3A371870001%2C373676502%2C373711201

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Antonio, Jose, Manuel, Carlos, Mario, Americo, Claudio, Enrique, Aida, Aires, Alberto, Alda, Alfredo. Portuguese Joao, Ademir, Aloisio, Heitor.

Portuguese: from carneiro ‘ram’ (from an unattested Latin word carnariu, a derivative of caro ‘flesh’), applied as a nickname for a good-natured person.

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

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