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Elisa L. Lopes Cardoso
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1912
Death: 2005

Married John F. Cardoso: March 20, 1936 at St. Josephs Church, Lincoln, CA.

Elisa was born March 3, 1912, in Caveira, Flores, the daughter of Joaquim Pedro Lopes (born March 15, 1875) and Maria Joaquina de Sousa (born July 12, 1889), who married in Caveira in October 1910. The other children: Laura, Louie, Gerald, and Jaime. All but Gerald were born in Flores; Gerald in Placer County.

Elisa spoke Portuguese at home because her mother did, even after 40 years. Elisa's siblings went to school in Lincoln but Elisa was older and taught herself.

John and Elisa Cardoso had three children: (names taken out for privacy)

John was a fruit farmer, working for others at first and then buying his own fruit ranch in October 1941 on Taylor Road in Loomis. He died April 2, 1953.

The long-widowed Elisa raised her three children alone. She rented out her fruit ranch until 1959, then sold it and moved to Loomis.

[Elisa Lopes Cardoso]

Family links: 
  John F. Cardoso (1904 - 1953)*
  Marlene Marie Cardoso (1949 - 1990)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Auburn Cemetery
Placer County
California, USA
Created by: Glenda Ragan
Record added: Aug 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75690354
Elisa L. <i>Lopes</i> Cardoso
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Elisa L. <i>Lopes</i> Cardoso
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Elisa L. <i>Lopes</i> Cardoso
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