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The Kenyan D'Souzas and Satellite Families of North America Updated September 5, 2001
About Our Family Research
Family research began at the D'Souza/Rocha Reunion in Mississauga, Ontario for the celebration of George and Imelda Gonsalves' Ruby Wedding Anniversary. This was attended by the largest gathering of D'Souza/Rocha and satellite family members in North America (to my knowledge), with members coming all the way from Africa, Asia and Europe for the occasion!
Uncle George and Aunt Imelda's ACTUAL Ruby (40th) Wedding Anniversary was on February 5, 1997, but had to be celebrated in May 1997 due to scheduling and logistics involved in such a huge undertaking.
This was my very first meeting and, in most cases, actual knowledge of family relatives, including cousins' existences and with the help of my Godmother, Lavita Fernandes, I was able to compile a rough draft of our family tree. I finally got around to making a better draft on paper in early 2001 and using software provided by my new parents-in-law, entered the data into a Family Tree program suitable for editing - entry and retreival of information about our family tree.
A week later I discovered that it was in fact quicker for me to use Genealogy.com to set up this homepage and hopefully make our family tree easily accessible to everyone via the internet. Please inform me of any inaccuracies so that I can correct them and help me with any missing or incomplete information.
Brett D'Souza Family Tree - 5 Generations (17 KB) The Brett D'Souza Family Tree begins with my maternal grandmother's parents all the way down to
what was, to the best of my knowledge, progeny as of 1997. Consequently, any assistance in correcting
and updating it will be greatly appreciated!