Starting Sept. 5, 2014, Genealogy.com will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: DaSilva Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: Joseph DaSilva 1870-1944 Pico, Azores/US
Posted by: lisa looney Date: July 01, 2000 at 20:37:02
In Reply to: Re: Joseph DaSilva 1870-1944 Pico, Azores/US by Evaristo F. DaSilva Jr. of 226

My Joseph E. Da Silva Da Santo was b. 1870 in the Azores and came to the US around 1889 and settled in the Boston, Mass area. He married Maria Conceciao Soares. Little is known about those early days and I wish I knew more about the "old country" and exactly where all they lived there. All I know is Maria is from Pico and the rest is a mystery. I do have an outline and more recent family history. My family used the name interchangably "Da Silva "Da Santo" and then just "Silva" and then just "Santo". I don't know why, but I heard it was a common thing to change names and use former surnames or maiden names formerly used. Infortunately, I never knew my herigage until the older relatives were gone and all I have left are a few vital docs and bits and pieces. Please contact me at looneybin@cfl.rr.com

Sincerely, Lisa


Followups:
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/dasilva/messages/45.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network