Re: Montiero Family
I might have some information that you might be interested in.
1. BENEDICT MATHAIS ANTHONY4 MONTEIRO (son of JOHN BAPTIST Monteiro3, grand-son of ANTONIO JOAQUIM Monteiro2, and great-grandson of JOAO BAPTISTA Monteiro1)1 was born 24 Feb 1887. He married BLANCHE CECILE HENDROFF (note: spelling) 23 Sep 1916 in Kuala Lumpur, daughter of ARNOLD HENDROFF and ELIZABETH ???. She was born 23 Sep 1899 in Kuala Lumpur. Baptism: 23 Sep 1899, St John's Church, KL
Here's a rough out line of the children on John Baptist Monteiro. I only know of 7.
Descendants of John Baptist Monteiro
1 Mr. John Baptist Monteiro b: Singapore +Ms. Maria Elizabeth De Souza b: 1855 Singapore d: 30 Nov 1935 in 69-A McNair Road Father: Isidoro De Souza Mother: Catherine De Souza
.... 2 Ms. Bela Monteiro
.... 2 Ms. Jane Marie Monteiro +Mr. John Harry Minjoot
.... 2 Ms. Lucy Rachel Monteiro b: 18 Oct 1882 Singapore Baptism: 29 Oct 1882 St Joseph's Church, Portuguese Mission god-father: Gualdino Gonsalo Pereira god-mother: Michaela Cornelius (nee De Souza)+Mr. John Francis Soh b: 10 Dec 1901 Seremban Occupation: Clerk m: 6 Feb 1923 St Joseph's Church, Portuguese Mission Father: Swee L. Soh Mother: Hay Chin
.... 2  Mr. Thomas Edward Monteiro b: 2 Dec 1884 Singapore d: 11 Apr 1944 in Singapore+Ms. Ester Allen b: Singapore Father: George Allen Mother: Virginie ???
.... *2nd Wife of  Mr. Thomas Edward Monteiro:
........ +Ms. Elisabeth Pereira b: 23 Nov 1889 Singapore m: 3 Oct 1916 St Joseph's Church, Portuguese Mission Father: Francisco S. Pereira Mother: Mathilda Do Rozario Baptism: 30 Nov 1889 St Joseph's Church, Portuguese Mission god-father: Jovita Pereira god-mother: Emilly Miller
.... 2 Mr. Benedict Mathais Anthony Monteiro b: 24 Feb 1887 +Ms. Blanche Cecile Hendroff b: 23 Sep 1899 Kuala Lumpur m: 23 Sep 1916 Kuala Lumpur Father: Arnold J. Hendroff Mother: Elizabeth ??? Baptism: 23 Sep 1899 St John's Church, KL
.... 2 Ms. Ricarda Edwina? Monteiro b: 20 Nov 1888 Baptism: 8 Dec 1888 St Joseph's Church, Portuguese Mission god-father: Rev. Conigo Nicolau Ignacio Lento god-mother: Henrieta Da Conceicao
.... 2 Mr. Adolphus Monteiro b: Abt. 1894 d: 29 Jul 1965 in 309 Upper Serangoon Road, Singapore
I have other stuff, and it appears that we might be related through the wife of John Baptist Monteiro. Antonio is noted to be from Goa. I'd be interested to learn more about Benedict's Family tree. Do e-mail me directly.