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Re: Faria(s) from Sonim
Posted by: Katherine Farias (ID *****5517) Date: September 10, 2005 at 08:25:19
In Reply to: Faria(s) from Sonim by Tony Faria of 415

Hi Tony: My father told me that our ancestors hailed from Lisbon, as I recall. That our name used to be "FARIA" but when my grand-fther came to Fall River Mass, he put an "S" on it as a way of separating him from his brother in a family feud over Property in Portugal. My Aunt always addressed me as "Katherine Faria" in her letters to me, as she never used the "s" on her maiden name.....

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