Early Origins of the Alcara family
The surname Alcara was first found in the kingdom of 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
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alcara research.Another 117 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1523, 1542, 1565, 1593, 1523, 1542, 1565, 1593, 1616 and 1618 are included under the topic Early Alcara History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Alcara Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Alcara family (pre 1700)
Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, don Francisco and don Juan Alcaraz of... Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Alcara Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
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.