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Zaforteza Early Origins



The surname Zaforteza was first found in Castile, in north central Spain.

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Zaforteza Spelling Variations


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Zaforteza Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Santa Maria, Santa Marie, St. Maria, St. Marie and many more.

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Zaforteza Early History


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Zaforteza Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zaforteza research. Another 273 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Zaforteza History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Zaforteza Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zaforteza Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Zaforteza 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: Francisco Santamaria and his brother Nicolas who settled in Nicaragua in 1562; Alonso De Santa Maria who came to Florida in 1587; and Diego De Santa Maria who arrived in 1596. Later migrants included Juan Santa Maria who immigrated to Puerto Rico in 1803.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    2. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. 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. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
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    The Zaforteza Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zaforteza 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 17 September 2013 at 15:25.

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