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Faria Genealogy and Faria Family History Information

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  • Jorge Amado (1912 - 2001)
    Biography in English see Wikipédia Ver Biografía en español Wikipedia Jorge Amado nasceu a 10 de agosto de 1912, na fazenda Auricídia, no distrito de Ferradas, município de Itabuna, sul do Estado...
  • Manuel Godoy y Álvarez de Faria, duque de la Alcudia y de Sueca (1767 - 1851)
    Golden Fleece - Knights: Spanish Branch Manuel de Godoy - Manuel de Godoy From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Don Manuel Francisco Domingo de Godoy (di Bassano) y Alvarez...
  • Maria de Faria (c.1520 - c.1590)
  • Sir Rogério de Faria (1770 - 1848)
  • Faria (deceased)

About the Faria surname

One of the oldest families in Portugal, given that since the time of Dom Afonso Henriques lived João de Faria, the father of Blessed Dom Godinho, archbishop of the death of João Peculiar. Appears later in the reign of Dom Afonso III, a Friar João de Faria, cleric of the king and his adviser, the Order of Preachers. This Brother John was a brother or son of Dona Teresa Martinez, widow of Peter Martins of the Infanta, whom the Archdeacon of Braga, Pedro Viegas, bought the 13th of the Kalends of March 1305, the census of five maravedis, paid for inherited from the Chapel of St. Palo in Vermoim.