Manuel Viera - Flores to Mass to Oakland to Atwater
Manuel (Jesento)? Vieira was born 1859 in Cedros,Flores, Azores. He came to Boston around 1875 worked as a weaver till 1880 and returned to Flores. He then sailed for California , worked as a Barber in Modesto in 1883.
He married at Oaklandto Mary Soares b. Pico, Azores
her mother was Anna Filomena Jesento possibly Jacintho.
they moved to Swansea, Mass where Alfred J and Mary were born, then back to the Azores and again on to Californiato settle in Sebastapol where PalmyraTahoe,and Ernest, were born. He divorced Mary and moved to Oakland, operated a grocery store , then for Seventeen years was with the State Harbor Commission. He had a house on Howe street near
Pleasant Valley.His daughter Mary Josephine b. 1890 married Manuel Luiz (Noia) on 18 Nov 1909 in Stockton. This information came mostly from Mary Josepine ( my Great Grandmother or Little Granny as everyone called her). Any
connections ?I also Have Luiz (Noia) family info