Hello to all:
Recently, I've been reviewing the information available
on Anthony Joaquin Almada of Marin County, CA and his
brother, Frank Almada.
Both recently passed, away, however I have learned that
these gentlemen descend from early dairy farmers in the
Novato area of Marin County and also in Petaluma, in Sonoma
County (northern CA)
The ancestors of Anthony and Frank were residents of Sao
Jorge,in the Azores,a group of islands in the possession
I suspect these Almadas were more closely related to the
Counts of Almada and Abranches, and that because the
first Count of Almada was himself born in the Azores, not
on mainland Portugal (like my ancestors were).
If anyone, family members or friends of this branch of the
Almadas, has further information on the above, please do
not hesitate to poste it.