The Franco da Costa Family
from Seville, Adalucia, Spain
c.1570

  • The family crests above are of Spanish & Portuguese origin.
    I'm not yet sure of the significance of the bones - if that's what they are?
  • The Spanish surname Franco is derived from the father's given name (patronymic) was first found in Castile, in northern Spain
    Variations include Francos, Franca, Franc's and Frances.
  • The da Costa family would have originally lived on a slope, riverbank or along the coast.
    The surname da Costa is originally derived from the Old French word Coste, which referred to a slope or bank by the river, was first found in Castile and was preeminent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.
    Spelling variations include Acosta, Costa, Costas and Dacosta.
    First found in Castile

  • Seville is the artistic, cultural, and financial capital of southern Spain.
    It is the capital of the autonomous community of Andalusia and of the province of Seville.
  • See also The Jewish Virtual Library

Seville in the 16th. Century


Coat of Arms of Seville


Plaza de Espana

The Juderia (Jewish Quarter)

The Juderia (Jewish Quarter)
 

14th. Generation
 
Patriarch FRANCO da COSTA
9th. Great Grandfather
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c.1621
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
unknown
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c.1646
 
 

Sarah Franco da Costa nee ....?
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c.1625
 
27 Tishrei 5441 (20 Oct 1680)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Oct 1680
Beth Haim Cemetery, Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, Amsterdam
Sara Franco da Costa
 
unknown
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Burial Record #8610

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8GGF
 

13th. Generation
 
David FRANCO da COSTA
8th. Great Grandfather
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c.1647
Seville, Andalucia, Spain
17 Cheshvan 5475 (26 Oct 1714)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Oct 1714
Beth Haim Cemetery, Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, Amsterdam
David Franco da Costa
 
Patriarch FRANCO da COSTA
Sarah
Franco da Costa nee .... ?

Burial Record #7447

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11 Elul 5434 (12 Sep 1674)
Portuguese Israel Synagogue, Amsterdam

Marriage Notice
(TiM 689-281)


Portuguese Marriages
(Key Ref. #18)

Sarah 'Jacob' de PINTO
8th. Great Grandmother
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c.1658
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
18 Av 5481 (11 Aug 1721)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Aug 1721
Beth Haim Cemetery, Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, Amsterdam
Sara Franco de Pinta
 
Jacob 'Abraham' de PINTO
Rebecca 'Abraham' ISRAEL PEREIRA

Burial Record # 8616

Children:
7GGF/A
    1. Rebecca 'David' FRANCO da COSTA married her uncle
    2. Rachel 'David' FRANCO da COSTA married
        Jacob 'David' de PINEDO

    3. Emanuel 'David' FRANCO da COSTA  married his 1st. cousin
        Rebecca 'Aaron' de PINTO 

    4. Hannah 'David' FRANCO da COSTA married
        Joshua 'Solomon' CURIEL
 

  • Marriage Notice: 30 Nov 1674
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12th. Generation
 
Emanuel 'David' FRANCO da COSTA
7th. Great Grandfather
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1678
 
Aug/Sep 1750
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
30 Av 5510 (01 Sep 1750)
Beth Haim Cemetery, Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, Amsterdam
Imanuel Franco da Costa (vader David)
 
David FRANCO da COSTA
Sarah 'Jacob' de PINTO

Burial Record #8498

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02 Tamuz 5462 (28 Jun 1702)
Portuguese Israel Synagogue, Amsterdam

Marriage Notice
(TiM 703- 97)


Portuguese Marriages
(Key Ref. #790)

Rebecca 'Aaron' de PINTO
7th. Great Grandmother
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1685
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
25 Tamuz 5487 (14 Jul 1727)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Jul 1727
Beth Haim Cemetery, Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, Amsterdam
Ribca de Pinto (vader Aharon)
 
Aaron 'Jacob' de PINTO
Gracia
alias Abigail 'Jacob' NUNES HENRIQUES

Burial Record #8594

Children:
6GGM/U/A
 

  • Marriage Notice: 09 Jun 1702
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