Joseph Constantino Souza

23 May 1875–10 March 1954 (Age 78)
Flores, Azores, Portugal

The Life of Joseph Constantino

When Joseph Constantino Souza was born on 23 May 1875, in Flores, Azores, Portugal, his father, João de Souza Coelho, was 35 and his mother, Úrsula Leopoldina da Silveira, was 32. He had at least 2 sons and 8 daughters with Mary Rose Dias. He lived in Judicial Township 5, Merced, California, United States in 1920 and Judicial Township 2, Merced, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 March 1954, in Merced, Merced, California, United States, at the age of 78.

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Joseph Constantino Souza
Mary Rose Dias
Irene Christine Souza
Clara Souza Sound
Thelma Souza Margaretic
Virginia "Virgie" Souza
Madalina Souza
Lucille Souza
Josephine Souza
Daniel David Souza
Edward George Souza
Ethel M Souza

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Parents and Siblings

    João de Souza Coelho


    Úrsula Leopoldina da Silveira











World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 16

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: variant of Sousa .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joe C Souza, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Souza, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph C Souza, "United States Census, 1920"

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