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Re: Abraham in P.Rico and Virgin Isles

For reasons that only the people in those times can fathom, many of our ancestors chose to use different surnames when they registered for any civil (e.g. census) or religious event (e.g. baptism). Their descendants might use their maternal surname or choose to carry a specific combination of surnam...
by benart2
Sun Jul 01, 2012 8:49 pm
 
Forum: Puerto Rico
Topic: Abraham in P.Rico and Virgin Isles
Replies: 1
Views: 948

MOREIRA - Puerto Rico

Enrique Moreira and Quiteria de Sosa (or Souza) migrated to Puerto Rico around 1800 and settled in the town of Luquillo, in an area with fertile lands known as the "Barrio Pitahaya". They came from the wine-producing area of Porto (or Oporto) in Portugal. Their children included my paterna...
by benart2
Sun Feb 05, 2012 9:00 pm
 
Forum: Surnames L
Topic: MOREIRA - Puerto Rico
Replies: 0
Views: 546

MOREIRA - Puerto Rico

Enrique Moreira and Quiteria de Sosa (or Souza) migrated to Puerto Rico around 1800 and settled in the town of Luquillo, in an area with fertile lands known as the "Barrio Pitahaya". They came from the wine-producing area of Porto (or Oporto) in Portugal. Their children included my paterna...
by benart2
Sun Feb 05, 2012 9:00 pm
 
Forum: Puerto Rico
Topic: MOREIRA - Puerto Rico
Replies: 0
Views: 593

LISLE - Puerto Rico, USVI

Many French citizens migrated to Puerto Rico after the 1815 Spanish Edict which allowed non-Catholic Persons from other countries to enter the island and obtain parcels of land for development at little or no cost. A woman by the name of Ana Lisle appears among those listed as seeking such lands in ...
by benart2
Sun Feb 05, 2012 8:38 pm
 
Forum: Surnames L
Topic: LISLE - Puerto Rico, USVI
Replies: 0
Views: 506

LISLE - Puerto Rico, USVI

Many French citizens migrated to Puerto Rico after the 1815 Spanish Edict which allowed non-Catholic Persons from other countries to enter the island and obtain parcels of land for development at little or no cost. A woman by the name of Ana Lisle appears among those listed as seeking such lands in ...
by benart2
Sun Feb 05, 2012 8:38 pm
 
Forum: Puerto Rico
Topic: LISLE - Puerto Rico, USVI
Replies: 0
Views: 527

LISLE - Puerto Rico, USVI

Many French citizens migrated to Puerto Rico after the 1815 Spanish Edict which allowed non-Catholic Persons from other countries to enter the island and obtain parcels of land for development at little or no cost. A woman by the name of Ana Lisle appears among those listed as seeking such lands in ...
by benart2
Sun Feb 05, 2012 8:38 pm
 
Forum: US Virgin Islands
Topic: LISLE - Puerto Rico, USVI
Replies: 0
Views: 696

ONORMANDIA - Irish in Puerto Rico

In the late 17th. and early 18th. centuries, many Catholic Irish citizens had their lands confiscated and their church records destroyed as part of the political struggles between Catholic and Protestant groups. Some of these victims of persecution chose to enter miltary service under the Spanish fl...
by benart2
Wed Nov 17, 2010 4:18 pm
 
Forum: Surnames O
Topic: ONORMANDIA - Irish in Puerto Rico
Replies: 0
Views: 776

ONORMANDIA - Irish in Puerto Rico

In the late 17th. and early 18th. centuries, many Catholic Irish citizens had their lands confiscated and their church records destroyed as part of the political struggles between Catholic and Protestant groups. Some of these victims of persecution chose to enter miltary service under the Spanish fl...
by benart2
Wed Nov 17, 2010 4:18 pm
 
Forum: Puerto Rico
Topic: ONORMANDIA - Irish in Puerto Rico
Replies: 1
Views: 963

ONORMANDIA - Irish in Puerto Rico

In the late 17th. and early 18th. centuries, many Catholic Irish citizens had their lands confiscated and their church records destroyed as part of the political struggles between Catholic and Protestant groups. Some of these victims of persecution chose to enter miltary service under the Spanish fl...
by benart2
Wed Nov 17, 2010 4:18 pm
 
Forum: Colombia
Topic: ONORMANDIA - Irish in Puerto Rico
Replies: 0
Views: 1542

ONORMANDIA - Irish in Puerto Rico

In the late 17th. and early 18th. centuries, many Catholic Irish citizens had their lands confiscated and their church records destroyed as part of the political struggles between Catholic and Protestant groups. Some of these victims of persecution chose to enter miltary service under the Spanish fl...
by benart2
Wed Nov 17, 2010 4:18 pm
 
Forum: Costa Rica
Topic: ONORMANDIA - Irish in Puerto Rico
Replies: 0
Views: 1083

ONORMANDIA - Irish in Puerto Rico

In the late 17th. and early 18th. centuries, many Catholic Irish citizens had their lands confiscated and their church records destroyed as part of the political struggles between Catholic and Protestant groups. Some of these victims of persecution chose to enter miltary service under the Spanish fl...
by benart2
Wed Nov 17, 2010 4:18 pm
 
Forum: Cuba
Topic: ONORMANDIA - Irish in Puerto Rico
Replies: 0
Views: 770

ONORMANDIA - Irish in Puerto Rico

In the late 17th. and early 18th. centuries, many Catholic Irish citizens had their lands confiscated and their church records destroyed as part of the political struggles between Catholic and Protestant groups. Some of these victims of persecution chose to enter miltary service under the Spanish fl...
by benart2
Wed Nov 17, 2010 4:18 pm
 
Forum: Honduras
Topic: ONORMANDIA - Irish in Puerto Rico
Replies: 0
Views: 1152

ONORMANDIA - Irish in Puerto Rico

In the late 17th. and early 18th. centuries, many Catholic Irish citizens had their lands confiscated and their church records destroyed as part of the political struggles between Catholic and Protestant groups. Some of these victims of persecution chose to enter miltary service under the Spanish fl...
by benart2
Wed Nov 17, 2010 4:18 pm
 
Forum: Mexico (Caribbean)
Topic: ONORMANDIA - Irish in Puerto Rico
Replies: 0
Views: 1566

ONORMANDIA - Irish in Puerto Rico

In the late 17th. and early 18th. centuries, many Catholic Irish citizens had their lands confiscated and their church records destroyed as part of the political struggles between Catholic and Protestant groups. Some of these victims of persecution chose to enter miltary service under the Spanish fl...
by benart2
Wed Nov 17, 2010 4:18 pm
 
Forum: Nicaragua
Topic: ONORMANDIA - Irish in Puerto Rico
Replies: 0
Views: 1217

ONORMANDIA - Irish in Puerto Rico

In the late 17th. and early 18th. centuries, many Catholic Irish citizens had their lands confiscated and their church records destroyed as part of the political struggles between Catholic and Protestant groups. Some of these victims of persecution chose to enter miltary service under the Spanish fl...
by benart2
Wed Nov 17, 2010 4:18 pm
 
Forum: Panama
Topic: ONORMANDIA - Irish in Puerto Rico
Replies: 0
Views: 744
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