John Joseph Periera

10 January 1901–24 March 1974 (Age 73)
California, United States

The Life of John Joseph

John Joseph Periera was born on 10 January 1901. He died on 24 March 1974, in California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Santa Barbara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Joseph Periera
1901–1974
Thelma Camiel Nesper
1906–1993

Spouse and Children

    Male1901–1974Male

    Thelma Camiel Nesper

    Female1906–1993Female

World Events (3)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 2

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 5

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.

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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  • John Joseph Periera, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John J Periera, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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