Early Origins of the Alcara family
Castile, where a nobleman of unknown name who aided in the reconquest of the city of Alcaraz in 1213, was given that city's name to bear as his surname by King Don Alfonso VIII of Castile. One of his descendants was Mateo de Alcaraz, who was with Don Fernando III, " the Saint, " in 1227, during the conquest of Baeza, and the founding of the house of Lorca.
Early History of the Alcara family
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Alcara Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Alcaraz, Alcaras and others.
Early Notables of the Alcara family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Alcara family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francisca de Marchena Alcaraz, who arrived in the Dominican Republic in 1563; with his wife and three children, Giwin Alcaraz, who arrived in New Orleans in 1829.
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