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Re: Portuguese of 17th Century Virginia

Topic: enslaved angola portugue africans and their surnames. african viginia court records of enslaved portugue angola africans. angola was a colony of portugal starting in the 1500's.

Angola african slaves and their portugue surnames in jamestown virginia in the 17th century.

1619-1629: John Pedro, Antoney Negro,angelo(angela on slave ships manifest) Isabelle Negro, Antonio the negro.
1630-1667-manuel rodriggus, mary rodriggus,(eventually got changed to driggus) bashasar farnado(eventually got changed to fernando), john francisco,
1634-tony longo
note: some of them became free africans.

topic:portugue sephardim jews descendents of barbados mixed with africans and other races immigrated to virginia.

Other surnames in virginia in the 17th century. Sephardim jews of portugue descent living in barbados, left barbados for virginia in the 17th century, surname sizemore, also spelled sisemore, one branch claimed they got mixed up wth the indians and filed an application on the guion roll. see:accessgenealogy.com for indian census and database. now, you can google all this information of portuguese of 17th century virginia enslaved africans. theres more enslaved portugue african from other sources and surnames, I'll post another time. for now i'll put this to rest.


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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