2 edition of quest for the story of Antonio and Maria from the Azores to Washington Township found in the catalog.
quest for the story of Antonio and Maria from the Azores to Washington Township
Doris Machado Van Scoy
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-298).
|Statement||Doris Machado Van Scoy.|
|LC Classifications||F869.W25 V36 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 298 p. :|
|Number of Pages||298|
|LC Control Number||93100732|
Azores History. The Azores are an archipelago, formed by nine islands, discovered and settled by the Portuguese in the beginning of the 15th century. The official date of the discovery of the Azores is by the Portuguese explorer, Diogo de Silves, who first saw the islands of Santa Maria and São Miguel. This is Sete Cidades, a massive dormant volcano in western São Miguel, the largest island of the Azores archipelago. A set of nine volcanic islands in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, the Azores.
The Azores (/ ə ˈ z ɔːr z / ə-ZORZ, also US: / ˈ eɪ z ɔːr z / AY-zorz; Portuguese: Açores [ɐˈsoɾɨʃ]), officially the Autonomous Region of the Azores (Região Autónoma dos Açores), is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal (along with Madeira).It is an archipelago composed of nine volcanic islands in the Macaronesia region of the North Atlantic Ocean, about 1, km ( THE AZORES By Eva Newton In , the uninhabited 9 islands that comprise the Azores, was discovered by Portuguese seamen. These islands are located some Sao Miguel, just to the northwest of Santa Maria, was the second of the group to be discovered. It is the largest of the islands in this archipelago, with a length of 41 miles and.
The weeks and months passed and soon the little Maria-of-the-forest had grown into a lovely little girl five years old. Her kind foster mother made a bonnet for her out of the bright red sash which she had found wrapped about her the first time she saw her. It made Maria's dark eyes look even brighter than before. MADEIRA AND THE AZORES The Madeira archipelago, located about miles from the northwest coast of Africa and miles southwest of Portugal itself, consists of the main island of Madeira and a smaller one, Porto Santo, twenty-five miles to the northeast. Though previously known, the islands were uninhabited when claimed by the Portuguese around
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"THE SEARCH FOR ANTONIO AND MARIA" by Doris Machado van Scoy. Author's search for her Azorean ancestors, who settled in Washington Township, Alameda Co., CA and the island of Faial.
Many local families are mentioned. On this 8-day itinerary, visit the Green Island of Sao Miguel and the Lilac Island of Terceira. On Sao Miguel, explore the city of Ponta Delgada and enjoy tours of the western and eastern ends of the island. After a short inter-island flight to Terceira, discover the rich culture and history of Angra do Heroísmo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Antonio’s line is connected to the Barbosa da Silva’s. It goes back several generations to the original settler, Rui Lopes, a knight, who settled on Sao Miguel island. He was the son of Rui Esteves Barbosa and Filipa da Silva, and married Branca Gil de Miranda in in Lisboa (Lisbon), Portugal.
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Antonio was born on May 4in San Pablo City, Laguna. Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch.
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I have been there 7 times over the last 20 years, and when we go, we visit family and sight-see through the eyes of the locals. Santa Maria is our "home" island and the one I am most familiar with. It is low-key. Quest Diagnostics empowers people to take action to improve health outcomes.
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Step by step directions for your drive or walk. Easily add multiple stops, live traffic, road conditions, or satellite to your route. Find nearby businesses, restaurants and hotels. Explore. Finding a passport request date is key in your research as it provides a close time frame to the departure of your ancestor from the Azores, and his arrival in the destination country.
If you have ancestors from São Miguel, or Santa Maria islands, it is most certain that your ancestor requested the passport in Ponta Delgada.
the Facebook Azores Genealogy page and does research for others. His focus is on Pico and Terceira. Some of what is offered on the site has a fee associated with it and there a lot of advertising links. x Census records for Washington Township in Alameda County, transcribed by Anthony Gualco Angra, Terceira was the center of government for the Azores, and when the Spanish took control of Portugal inthey wanted to claim the Azores as well.
On Jthe Terceirans along with other Azoreans fought the Spanish in a bloody land battle where cattle were released by the Azoreans to disperse and stop the invaders.
Official MapQuest website, find driving directions, maps, live traffic updates and road conditions. Find nearby businesses, restaurants and hotels. Explore. It would appear that Jorge Delmar and Luna Benarus will close the book on the story of the Jews of the Azores.
But some researchers believe there is another Jewish story on this archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic, one that pre-dates the Bensaudes’ arrival by some three hundred years, which continues to live on in mysterious ways. Antonio had been a modest, soft-spoken companion during my first hours in this little outpost of Portugal, miles due west of Lisbon in the North Atlantic Ocean.
But about this particular. The Azores archipelago has a colorful past dating back to its discovery in the 15th century. Throughout its history, it has experienced prosperity, piracy, and revolution.
These days, it is renowned for its easy-going atmosphere and spectacular scenery, attracting tourists. Comments: My Grandfather, Antonio Medeirtos, was born in San Miguel, Azores on August 1, My Grandmother Mary Gloria (or vice versa) maiden name Medeiros, born March 1, came to San Miguel at age 10 from another island.
The Azores archipelago began to appear on portolan charts during the 14th century, well before its official discovery date. The first map to depict the Azores was the Medici Atlas (). Its depiction was subsequently replicated in the Pizzigani brothers map ofthe Catalan Atlas (), the Pinelli–Walckenaer Atlas (), the Corbitis Atlas (c.
–), the charts of. The Washington Post logo. An earlier version of this story stated the Azores are owned by Portugal. The islands are an autonomous region of that nation.
But Maria opted to stay behind to. The Azores archipelago is about 1, miles off the coast of Europe, about a third of the way to North America across the Atlantic. The islands belong to Portugal, and the official historical record has long held that they were uninhabited until Portuguese expeditions colonized them in the 15th century.
But a controversial alternative theory is gaining ground. Azores. results. Joao Leal da Terra, Pico, Azores. Karen Lolmaugh 9/06/ Norberto Teixeira Borges.
Alicia Olson 10/13/ Leal Y-DNA research u update u 1st close match ever! Oscar Leal 2/21/ Silva's Sao Miguel to Fall River, MA. 3/16/ Joseph Rodrigues-first Portuguese settler in America.After Santa Maria, the next island discovered was Sao Miguel, followed by Terceira (meaning “the third”).
Then the central group of islands were found; Graciosa, Sao Jorge, Pico, and Faial. And finally the western two islands of Corvo and Flores were sighted in The Azores.
The Azores, the westernmost portion of the European Union, lies five hours’ flight away from the US East Coast – as near to Boston as to Brussels, and quintessentially Atlantic. The nine inhabited islands sprouted as tips of volcanoes in relatively recent times.