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da Silva (Azores)

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Re: da Silva (Azores)

Posted: 18 Jan 2013 5:20PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Sylva Silva Sylvia Silvia da Silva
Hi,
I know this a really old post, not sure if you still come on this site. But I am researching my husband's Portuguese family. Their name was Sylva / Silva /Sylvia/ Silvia / da Silva. They settled in New Bedford, MA. I found several on the 1855 MA census. Let me know if any of these names/dates ring a bell.

John b. 1815, Portugal
Mary b. 1825, Portugal
Mary J b. 1845, Massachusetts
Joseph b. 1845, Massachusetts
George b. 1855, Massachusetts
John Jr. b. 1850, Massachusetts
Antone b. 1845, Massachusetts
Lousia b. 1805 Portugal

In this census they were listed as Sylvia, later on I mostly see them as Silva or Sylva.

I'd love to hear about your New Beford Da silva family.
Thanks,
Jill
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
amandamarieke... 1 Aug 2003 3:19AM GMT 
Darryl Da Silva 14 Nov 2005 8:10PM GMT 
amandamarieke... 15 Nov 2005 1:28AM GMT 
damon 18 Jan 2006 5:44AM GMT 
jill anne 19 Jan 2013 12:20AM GMT 
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