Farra Leveille - ID#2015-309 - start date 19 Aug 2015 - updated 21 Sep 2015

 

Descendants of Faria & Gracia/Garcia/Grace - Kelly -  Hazel L Kelly Twombly

 

 

1st Generation

 

Marcellino/Marcelino is Charles Faria, b. 27 Sep 1884, Brava, Cape Verde Island, d. 29 May 1952, MA?

Alice Silvia Gracia/Grace, b. 2 May 1888, Madalena, Pico Island, Azores, d. 27 Apr 1914, New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA

m. 18 Mar 1905

 

Children:

 

Vasco Faria, b. b. 4 Feb 1906, New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA, d. 1 Apr 1982, Boston, MA - Vasco/Vascal is John Farra

Luiz/Louis Faria, b. 15 May 1907, New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA, d. 29 Jun 1991 - Obit

Bertha Faria, b. 16 Jul 1908, New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA, d. 22 Sep 1981, New Bedford, MA - 1930

Albert Faria, b. 2 Jun 1911, New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA - as of 6 Sep, have not found a death

Albert L Faria, b. 2 Jun 1913, MA, d. 6 Dec 1992, MA - shares the same birth date - 2 recorded births Albert & Alberto parents as Charles & Alice, Marcelino & Alice

 

To Gracia Silvia Sylvia Lineage

 

1900  |  1905 Marriage  |  1909  |  1910  |  1917 WWI Draft  |  1920  |  1928 Marriage  |

1930  |  1940  |  City Directories  |  Births  |  Deaths - SS-5 Apps  |  Find A Grave  |

 

Added 7 Feb 2016 Time-Line Nona P Brawn McKusick Faria

 

Note: all information that I found and that which was shared by the Researcher is to the best of my knowledge somewhat accurate, and records as shown following are as indexed, spelling and other information can or may be inaccurate to some degree.  A Work in Progress

 

 

 

 

1905

 

Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915

 

Name: Charles Faria - to view the marriage record - to view his SS App index
Birth Year: abt 1884
Birth Place: Brava, C De F Is
Marriage Date: 18 Mar 1905
Marriage Place: New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
Age at Marriage: 21
Father: Antone Faria
Mother: Mary Garcia
Spouse: Alice S Grace
Spouse Birth Place: Madelina, AZ is  Madalena, Pico Island, Azores
Spouse Age at Marriage: 19
Spouse Father: Manuel S Grace
Spouse Mother: Mary J Faria

 

Residence: New Bedford for both, Charles a Baker and Alice a Spinner
Clergyman: E. Williams of New Bedford, MA

 

Note: Father of Charles is Antone Faria, Mother of Alice is Mary J Faria, could be sister to Antone, also there a Garcia

 

 

 

1909 - Possible Arrival

 

Name: Marcilino A Faria
Age: 25
Estimated birth year: abt 1884
Birthplace: Brava, C.v.i. (Cape Verde Islands)
Gender: Male
Ethnic Background: Portuguese
Arrival Date: 20 Apr 1909
Port of Arrival: New Bedford, Massachusetts
Port of Departure: Brava, Cape Verde Islands, Spain
Ship Name: Foster Rice
Friend's Name: Alice Rais Faria
Last Residence: Massachusetts
Place of Origin: Massachusetts

 

Notes: possibly there is another arrival dated 1902/03

 

 

 

1910

 

Name: Marcellino Faris [Marcellino Faria]
Age in 1910: 26
Birth Year: abt 1884
Birthplace: Atlantic Islands - Cape Verde Islands
Home in 1910: New Bedford Ward 5, Bristol, Massachusetts
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1903
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Alice G Faris/Faria - Azores Islands
Father's Birthplace: Atlantic Islands
Mother's Birthplace: Atlantic Islands

Occupation: Laborer, Factory

Household Members:
Marcellino Faris, 26
Alice G Faris, 23, b. abt. 1887, Azores (the G is most likely for Grace/Gracia) immigrated 1893
Vasco Faris, 4, b. abt. 1906, MA
Luiz Faris, 2, b. abt. 1908, MA
Bertha Faris, 1 [1 3/12], b. abt. 1909, MA See 1920, 1930 age 21
Marcellino Faris, 0 [3/12], b. 14 Jul 1909, d. 29 May 1910, New Bedford, MA, Pneumonia

Line 31, living at 573 South Water St.  Census taken 20 Apr 1910

 

Notes: Alice G/Grace, immigrated 1893, she could of been married prior to 1905, as Vasco b. 1906, Marcellino immg: 1903

Also, in 1910, there is the daughter Allice Grace, 14, b. May 1886, Portugal, of Manuel S and Mary

 

Researching a marriage 1903-1904 between Alice Grace and Marcellino Faria

 

 

Name: Sadie Souza
Age in 1910: 9
Birth Year: abt 1901
Birthplace: Portugal
Home in 1910: Fall River Ward 9, Bristol, Massachusetts
Race: White
Gender: Female
Immigration Year: 1904
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital Status: Single
Father's name: John Souza
Father's Birthplace: Portugal
Mother's name: Maria Souza
Mother's Birthplace: Portugal

Household Members:
John Souza, 48, b. abt. 1862, Portugal - Immigrated 1903
Maria Souza, 49, b. abt. 1861, Portugal
Maria Souza, 22, b. abt. 1888, Portugal
Lena Souza, 18, b. abt. 1892, Portugal
Manuel Souza, 15, b. abt. 1895, Portugal
Sadie Souza, 9
Antonio Souza, 5, b. abt. 1905, MA

Helmer Combra, 29, Boarder, husband
Evangelina Combra, 24, Boarder, wife
Maria Combra, 5, Boarder, daughter
Manuel Corrier, 34, Boarder

Notes: John immigrated 1903, wife and children in 1904....which is classic, Husband first, works and sets up Housekeeping, sending for family.  Sadie Souza, age 25, m. 1 Dec 1928, Bristol Co., MA to Vasco Faria, age 22

 

 

 

 

WWI Draft

 

Name:     Peter P Faria
City:     North Easton
County:     Bristol
State:     Massachusetts
Birthplace:     Massachusetts
Birth Date:     24 Jul 1894
Race:     Portuguese
Draft Board:     41

86 High St. Somerset, Bristol Co., MA to view this image

 

Other possible WWI hit

Name: Peter Antonia Faria
City: New Bedford
State: Massachusetts
Birth Date: 29 Jun 1888
Draft Board: 3

 

Lives at 29 Cannon St.

Born: Brava, Cape Verde Islands

List Race as African

Single, with one dependent a 1 yr old Baby

 

 

 

 

 

1920 - parents Marcelino (incarcerated) & Alice, d. 27 Apr 1914, New Bedford, MA

 

Children:

 

Albert L Faria, 12, b. abt. 1908, MA
Bertha Faria, 11, b. abt. 1909, MA
Lewis Faria, 8, b. abt. 1912, MA

 

are living with their grand-parents Maria Julia nee Silvia & Manuel Silvia Grace/Gracia - Vasco Faria, b. 1906, MA is not

 

 

 

 

Name: Vasco Faria
Marriage Year: 1928
Marriage Place: New Bedford, Massachusetts
Volume Number: 36
Page Number: 386
Index Volume Number: 98
Reference Number: F63.M36 v.98

and the only Sadie Sousa as Souza, the following confirming same volume and page number, however different index volume and reference numbers

Name: Sadie Souza
Marriage Year: 1928
Marriage Place: New Bedford, Massachusetts
Volume Number: 36
Page Number: 386
Index Volume Number: 104
Reference Number: F63.M36 v.104

 

 

 

 

 

1930 - see the Grace/Gracia Tree

 

Name: Maria J Grace
Birth Year: abt 1866
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: New York
Marital Status: Widowed
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1930: New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts
Street address: County Street
Ward of City: 6 Part of Block: 1534
House Number in Cities or Towns: 160
Dwelling Number: 131
Family Number: 321
Home Owned or Rented: Rented
Home Value: 24.00
Radio Set: No
Lives on Farm: No
Age at First Marriage: 15
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Azores
Mother's Birthplace: Azores
Able to Speak English: Yes

Household Members:
Maria J Grace, 64 - nee Faria- wife of deceased Manuel S Grace
Wilhirmina Grace, 35, b. abt. 1895, MA See 1900 Minnie, 1910 Wilhelmina
Bertha Faria, 21, b. abt. 1909, MA - is the daughter of Marcellino & Alice nee Grace Faria, as per the 1910 census above

Relation to Head of House:

Daughter (Child) Daughter-in-law (Daughter)

if Maria was the mother she would of had Bertha at age 48

Name: Albert Faria
Birth Year: abt 1911
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Boarder
Home in 1930: New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts
Street address: Blackmer Street

Occupation: Truck Driver
Industry: Wholesale Fruit Co

 

Name: John Faria
Birth Year: abt 1906
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Roomer
Home in 1930: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Street address: Hawkins Street
Ward of City: 3
Block: 9
Institution: Wayfarer's Lodge
House Number in Cities or Towns: 30
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Massachusetts
Mother's Birthplace: Massachusetts
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Waiter
Industry: Restaurant
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker

 

Notes: Not born ME, parents born MA, not Portugal...I see you added to your Ancestry Profile Tree, 24 Oct 2010, and had logged in yesterday 13Sep 2015, which could be in error, if you had not.

 

 

1940

 

Name: Vascal Faria - see > Birth  - to view the 1940 census image
Respondent: Yes
Age: 34
Estimated birth year: abt 1906
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Street: Massachusetts Avenue
House Number: 935
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 5A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 92
Occupation: House Painter
Industry: Buildings
House Owned or Rented: Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 18
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 8th grade
Class of Worker: Working on own account
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: Yes

Household Members:
Vascal Faria, 34
*Sadie Faria, 28, b. abt. 1912, MA

 

*Sadie Farias, b. 12 Sep 1911, Fall River, MA - Page 242 - line 1826, parents Unreadable Father's name Marra?, Mother Rosie Shalhood, living at 298 Jencke, father a weaver, both parents born Syria

 

Living at 935 Massachusetts Ave

 

 

Name: Louis Faria
Age: 33
Estimated birth year: abt 1907
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Missouri
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Street: Massachusetts Avenue
House Number: 933
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 5A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 90
Occupation: Cook
Industry: Restaurant
House Owned or Rented: Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 17
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: High School, 1st year
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 1040
Income Other Sources: No

Household Members:
Louis Faria, 33
Maria Faria, 33
Michelle Faria, 8
Anette Faria, 6
Roger Faria, 5
Lillian Faria, 2
Marcelle Faria, 9/12 - m. Donald Cicero

 

 

 

 

Births

 

Massachusetts, Birth Records, 1840-1915

 

Name: Vasco Faria is John Farra
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 4 Feb 1906
Birth Place: New Bedford, MA
Father: Marcelino Faria is Charles Faria
Mother: Alice Gracia is also Grace

*Big Note:* as the name Alice Gracia is very close to what you shared "Alres Grace"

 

 

Massachusetts, Birth Records, 1840-1915 for Bertha Faria

 

Name: Bertha Faria
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 16 Jul 1908
Birth Place: New Bedford, MA
Father: Maurcellino Faria
Mother: Alice Garcia

 


Massachusetts, Birth Records, 1840-1915 for Albert Faria
Births Registered in the city of New Bedford

Name: Albert Faria
Birth Date: 1911
Birth Place: New Bedford, MA
Father: Faria
Line: 1762
Parents Charles Faria and Alice Grace - Charles occupation Baker, Charles born Cape Verde, Alice Pico Azores


Massachusetts, Birth Index, 1901-1960 and 1967-1970
Index to Births in Massachusetts, 1911-1915

Name: Albert Faria
Birth Date: 1911
Birth Place: New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
Volume Number: 598
Page Number: 354
Index Volume Number: 84
Reference Number: F63.M362 v.84


Massachusetts, Birth Records, 1840-1915 for Alberto Faria
Births Registered in the city of New Bedford

Name: Alberto Faria
Birth Date: 1913
Birth Place: New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
Volume Number: 614
Page Number: 356
Index Volume Number: 84
Reference Number: F63.M362 v.84

Parents Marcelino Faria and Alice Garcia/Gracia, born Cape Verde and Pico Azores
Line 1523
Marcelino's occupation: Mill Operator


 

Deaths

 


MA Death Index

Name: John Farra
Certificate: 002446
Death Place: Boston
Death Date: 1 Apr 1982
Birth Place: Maine
Birth Date: 4 Feb 1906

Per SSDI

SSN: 016-12-0571
died Mar 1982
State (Year) SSN issued: Massachusetts (Before 1951)

 


Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003

Name: Louis Faria
Certificate: 031655
Death Place: Hopedale
Death Date: 29 Jun 1991
Birth Place: Massachusetts
Birth Date: 15 May 1907

 

 

Name: Albert Faria
Certificate: 058117
Death Place: Winchester
Death Date: 6 Dec 1992
Birth Place: Massachusetts
Birth Date: 2 Jun 1913

 

 

Name: Bertha Frias
Certificate: 043045
Death Place: New Bedford
Death Date: 22 Sep 1981
Birth Place: Massachusetts
Birth Date: 16 Jul 1908

 

 

Obituary - Deceased

Name: Louis Faria
Event Type: Obituary
Event Place: Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Age: 84
Relationship to Deceased: Deceased
Birth Year (Estimated): 1907
Birthplace: New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA
Death Date: About 30 Jun 1991

Spouse and Children
Marie A nee Bernier Faria: wife

  1. Roger L Faria: Son: Male

  2. Michelle Gerry: Daughter: Female

  3. Annette D'Orsi: Daughter: Female

  4. Lillian Marchant: Daughter: Female

  5. Marcelle Faria: Daughter: Female

  6. Carol Mcneill: Daughter: Female

Parents and Siblings

Albert F Faria: Brother: Male
Charles Faria: Father: Male
Alice Grace Faria: Mother: Female

Citing this Record

"United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV54-ZQ8T : accessed 22 August 2015), Annette D'Orsi in entry for Louis Faria, Massachusetts, United States, ; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, GenealogyBank.com (http://www.genealogybank.com : 2014); citing , born-digital text.

 

 

 

Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007

 

Name: Charles Faria - a possible to 16 Mar 1905 marriage to Alice S Grace
SSN: 026-09-8437
Birth Date: 27 Sep 1884
Birth Place: Cape Verde I, Republic of Cape Verde
Claim Date: 29 May 1952
Type of Claim: Life Claim
Notes: 29 May 1952: Name listed as CHARLES FARIA

 

Description

This database picks up where the SSDI leaves off, with details such as birth date and parentsí names extracted from information filed with the Social Security Administration through the application or claims process.

 


Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007

Name: Albert Faria
SSN: 010-14-0331
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 2 Jun 1911
Birth Place: New Bedford, Massachusetts
Father Name: Marcelino Faria
Mother Name: Alice Garcia
Death Date: 6 Dec 1992
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Jul 1937: Name listed as ALBERT FARIA

 

 



Find A Grave

Louis Faria
Birth: unknown
Death: Jun. 29, 1991
Burial: Hopedale Village Cemetery
Hopedale, Worcester Co., MA

 

 

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Research Notes:

Faria, deFaria, Faraias, Farais, Farish, Farrish, Farea, Faoro, Farra, Farrar, Farrer, Farris, Freire, Ferria, Ferra, Ferris, Ferro, Fair, Fasia

 

Places that John and Louis lived, unknown year time frame of each location, a work in progress

New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA - 1905
Dexter, Penobscot Co., ME - possibly 1906
Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA
Bellingham, Norfolk Co., MA
Hopedale, Worcester Co., MA

 

Children:


F: John Farra, b. 4 Feb 1906, grew up Dexter, ME, lived in Boston, Suffolk Co. / Brookline,Norfolk Co., MA, d. 1 Apr 1982, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA


Louis Faria, b. 15 May 1907, New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA, d. 29 Apr 1991

Daughter: Jill believes John Farra/Faira, age 53, m. 1959, Barbara Kelly, Mother