Researching my Portuguese ancestors from Sao Miguel.GGGG-Grandparents were Jose de MATTOS DOURADO who married Maria Joaquina [?] and Antonio SOARES de MACEDO who married Constancia Augusta Isabel [?].
My GGG-Grandparents were Antonio de MATTOS DOURADO and Maria Ermina SOARES.Their children were born in Agua de Pau, Lagoa, Ponta Delgado, Sao Miguel.They had 4 kids I know of.Augusto de MATTOS, birthdate unknown.Manoel de MATTOS born 1882.Clara MATTOS born 18 August 1875 and died 31 December 1935 in Bridgeport, Fairfield, CT.Maria MATTOS born 22 June 1884 and died 11 July 1975 in Fall River, Bristol, MA.
My GG-Grandmother Clara married Jose PEREIRA in Sao Miguel.His parents were Antone PEREIRA and Francisca LUZEIRA.Jose was born about 1872 and he died 23 Jan 1930 in New Bedford, Bristol, MA.They immigrated sometime between 1904 & 1910.They had 2 kids both born in Agua de Pau, Sao Miguel.Marie Amelia PEREIRA born 15 August 1895; married Anthony PINHEIRO from Lisbon in 1910 New Bedford, MA; died 29 April 1932 in Bridgeport, Fairfield, CT.Mary PEREIRA was born 17 July 1904 and died 11 Feb 1988 in Fall River, Bristol, MA.
My GG-Grandaunt Maria MATTOS married Jacinto “Jesse” ALMEIDA.He was born in the Azores and died 20 April 1950.Their kids were born in Touissett, RI and Bristol, RI.Two are still living.Mary ALMEIDA was born 30 Oct 1912 & died 25 April 2002 in Fall River, MA.Joseph ALMEIDA was born 24 July 1919 and died 16 January 2002 in Fairfield, CT.
Also helping a cousin research the ancestors of Mary PEREIRA’s spouse.Mary married Caesar DUARTE sometime after 1930 in Bridgeport, CT.He was born 6 January 1897 in the Azores and died October 1963 in Fall River, MA.His parents were John DUARTE ROCHA and Sabina MORAES.John was a whaler who died about 1900 in Capelas, Ponta Delgado, Sao Miguel.After his death, Sabina immigrated to the US with her kids, supposedly through Ellis Island.She died the beginning of November 1934 in Fall River, MA.They had eight kids, including Caesar.Duarte “Edward” DUARTE ROCHA was born 14 August 1898 and died 21 October 1973.No known information on the remaining children:Joseph ROCHA, Alfred ROCHA, Lydia ROCHA, Rosalina ROCHA, Mary ROCHA, and Irene ROCHA.
If any of these name sounds familiar, please reply.