Surname Saturday: Costa Carneiro of Maia

I took a brief hiatus from Surname Saturday.  I’m continuing through my Azorean maternal roots.  The last entry I did was on Pacheco de Resendes of Maia.  Today, I will post about the Costa Carneiro’s of Maia.

The first person of this surname in my tree is Josefa Costa Carneiro.  She was my 6th great grandmother.  She was also my 6th cousin 9 times removed.  How do you like them cross circuits?  LOL  That’s what happens when a family lives in one place for many generations.  They become related to themselves.

Josefa was born ca 1700 in Maia, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel Island, Azores.  Her parents were Tomaz da Costa Carneiro and Ana de Souza, both of Maia.  They were married 18 Jun 1704 in Maia.  Tomaz was also married to Maria do Couto, the daughter of Manoel Correia and Maria do Couto.

Josefa married Manoel Pacheco de Resendes 11 Feb 1727 in Maia.  Manoel was the son of Jordao de Souza and Francisca de Resendes Tavares.  So far, I only have one child for Josefa and Manoel, a son also named Manoel Pacheco de Resendes.

This line goes back to Josefa’s 7th great grandparents.  The last ancestor is my 15th great grandparent.  As with many Azorean lines, most of the older ancestors have different surnames.  The surnames weren’t always carried forward.  In fact, it seems, they enjoyed confusing me by choosing surnames out of thin air (or so it seems.)  Because of this reason, I’ve decided to list all generations here rather than write up several smaller posts.

This is the ahnentafel chart of Josefa Costa Carneiro:

Ahnentafel of Josefa Costa CARNEIRO – 26 Nov 2011
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First Generation
1.  Josefa Costa CARNEIRO: born about 1700 in Maia, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel Island.

Second Generation
2.  Tomaz da Costa CARNEIRO: born about 1675 in Maia, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel Island; married on 18 Jun 1704 in Maia, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel Island; died before Feb 1727.

3.  Ana de SOUSA: born about 1675 in Maia, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel Island.

Third Generation
4.  Antao Rebelo TEIXEIRA: married.

5.  Margarida da Costa CARNEIRO.

6.  Francisco CORREIA BULHAO: born in Maia, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel Island; married on 13 May 1682 in Maia, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel Island.

7.  Barbara de SOUSA: born in Maia, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel Island.

Fourth Generation
10.  Antonio Carneiro da COSTA: married.

11.  Maria Rebelo de ALBERNAZ.

12.  Francisco Afonso BULHOES: married; died on 28 May 1676 in Maia, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel Island.

13.  Ana CORREIA.

14.  Antonio de SOUSA: born in Maia, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel Island; married; died before 13 May 1682.

15.  Maria RIBEIRO: born in Maia, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel Island.

Fifth Generation
22.  Manoel Rebelo HOMEM: married.

23.  Margarida Furtado de Albernaz.

24.  Manoel Bulhao de MELLO: married.

25.  ??? ???.

Sixth Generation
44.  Antonio GONCALVES.

45.  Luzia Vieira.

46.  Diogo Fernandes HOMEM: married.

47.  Ines de ALBERNAZ.

48.  Joao AFONSO: married on 11 Jan 1590 in Maia, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel Island.

49.  Isabel Bulhoa de MELO: died on 28 Nov 1609 in Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel Isl., Acores.

Seventh Generation
90.  Fernao Vieira da SILVA: married.

91.  Eva LOPES.

92.  Luis Fernandes da COSTA: born in Viseu, Portugal; married in Madeira.

93.  Isabel DIAS.

98.  Henrique BULHAO: married.

99.  Leanor VAZ.

Eighth Generation
180.  Pedro Viera da SILVA: born in Portugal; married.

181.  ??? ???.

182.  Alvaro LOPES: married.

183.  Mecia AFONSO.

Ninth Generation
360.  Duarte GALVAO: married.

361.  ??? ???.

366.  Francisco Anes de PRAIA: married.

367.  Mecia AFONSO?.

Tenth Generation
734.  Afonso Anes da ROCHA MACHADO: married.

 

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  1. Frieda Risvold says:

    I have a childhood friend whose name is Robert L. Carneiro. Does he somehow fit
    into your family tree? His bio is on Facebook, but if you have any questions that I might answer, I’d be glad to help.

  2. Frieda, I don’t think there is a connection as my Carneiro’s are back a few generation. Though if your friend’s roots are from Maia, Sao Miguel Island, then there might be a chance there is a connection further back.

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