Maria de Moura Franco

1904–1986 (Age 82)
Bahia, Brazil

The Life of Maria de Moura

When Maria de Moura Franco was born about 1904, in Bahia, Brazil, her father, Leopoldo Augusto de Moura, was 27 and her mother, Maria Magdalena Mascarenhas, was 26. She married Edson Teixeira Franco about 1927, in Bahia, Brazil. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1986, in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Edson Teixeira Franco
Maria de Moura Franco
Marriage: about 1927
Vania de Moura Franco
Wanda da Conceição Franco
Lucio de Moura Franco
Jubal de Moura Franco

Spouse and Children

about 1927
Bahia, Brazil


Parents and Siblings

    Leopoldo Augusto de Moura


    Maria Magdalena Mascarenhas




Name Meaning

1 Spanish and Italian: from a personal name, in origin an ethnic name for a Frank, a member of the Germanic people who inhabited the lands around the river Rhine in Roman times. See also Frank . The personal name was popularized by the cult of San Franco di Assergi.2 Italian and Spanish: nickname or status name from franco ‘free’ (usually denoting a freed slave).3 Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Spanish surname.

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

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