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My name is Ian Monteiro and I started this site.

It is believed that the Monteiro’s were originally Sephardic Jews from Spain. Jews settled in the land of Sepharad (or Sefarad), as Spain was called in Hebrew language, very early. It was often claimed that their arrival to Spain happened soon after the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar II conquered Jerusalem and destroyed the Temple in 586 BC. There was a legend among the Sephardim (i.e. the Spanish Jews) that Toletum (Toledo), the capital city of Spain, was founded by Jewish refugees from Jerusalem.They moved to Portugal during the Inquisition to escape torture and prosecution. They became Catholics but practiced no religion. One Monteiro went to the East on the “Alburgue” as a sailor or soldier. It is believed that we are all his descendants. When the Dutch came over, he escaped to Timor. Apparently there is a large family of Monteiro’s in Timor.

Our family tree is posted online on this site! There are 1609 names in our family site.

If you are a family member of the Monteiro clan or believe you are or even just love looking at Monteiro's, please don't hesistate to request for membership!

 The site was last updated on Mar 2 2015, and it currently has 154 registered member(s). If you wish to become a member too, please click here.   Enjoy!


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Mar 02, 2015
Johanna Dekker joined another family site: Fran Callinan Web Site
Feb 28, 2015
Johanna Dekker joined another family site: verlin Web Site
Johanna Dekker joined another family site: Roberts Web Site
Feb 24, 2015
WHITBY WA joined another family site: Schippers Family Web Site
Jan 08, 2015
Russell Keyt updated his profile.
Russell Keyt updated his profile.
Jan 05, 2015
Ian Monteiro upgraded the site to the PremiumPlus plan
Jan 02, 2015
Ian Monteiro published a new version of the Monteiro family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Ian Monteiro added the photo 1525176 10151775361016307 873580540 n to album Family photos
 
Dec 12, 2014
Ian Monteiro published a new version of the Monteiro family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Nov 20, 2014
Lillian Jalleh joined another family site: Germania Yordanoff Web Site
Nov 08, 2014
Ian Monteiro published a new version of the Monteiro family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Sep 28, 2014
Nicholas Philip Monteiro invited Jerry Monteiro to the site.
Nicholas Philip Monteiro updated his profile.
Nicholas Philip Monteiro invited Cedric Arthur Monteiro to the site.
Sep 20, 2014
Russell Keyt joined another family site: Keyt Web Site
Aug 29, 2014
Ian Monteiro published a new version of the Monteiro family tree from the Family Tree Builder
July 20, 2014
Ian Monteiro published a new version of the Monteiro family tree from the Family Tree Builder
July 18, 2014
Ian Monteiro published a new version of the Monteiro family tree from the Family Tree Builder
July 14, 2014
Esmé Frances Moreira updated her profile.
July 10, 2014
Ian Monteiro published a new version of the Monteiro family tree from the Family Tree Builder
July 09, 2014
Lillian Jalleh commented on person <Private> Lang :
 Hi Ian. You have the wrong picture of Coco. :) 
Lillian Jalleh updated the details of <Private> Barter and <Private> Barter in family tree Monteiro
Ian Monteiro invited Varian Monteiro to the site.
July 06, 2014
Corinne Massang updated her profile.
Ian Monteiro updated the details of <Private> Hajenko (born Massang) in family tree Monteiro
Ashli Shay D'Cruz updated the details of <Private> Guillen in family tree Monteiro
Ian Monteiro invited Ashli Shay D'Cruz to the site.
Ian Monteiro published a new version of the Monteiro family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Ian Monteiro added the photo Coco Adela Mae Lang to album Family photos
 
 
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