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Alcara Early Origins



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.

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Alcara Spelling Variations


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Alcara Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Alcaraz, Alcaras and others.

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Alcara Early History


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Alcara Early History



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.

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Alcara Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Alcara Early Notables (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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    2. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    10. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
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    The Alcara Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Alcara Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 8 September 2015 at 08:53.

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