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Fonseca Family History & Genealogy

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Early Fonsecas

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Delia Fonseca was born on July 2, 1865, and died at age 115 years old in August 1980. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Delia Fonseca.
Antonio Fonseca of Pembroke, Plymouth County, MA was born on July 18, 1873, and died at age 93 years old in July 1966.
Jessie Fonseca of Attleboro, Bristol County, MA was born on April 10, 1876, and died at age 92 years old in April 1968.
Francisco Diaz Fonseca of Puerto Rico was born on April 2, 1876, and died at age 98 years old in December 1974.
Augusta M Fonseca of New Orleans, Jefferson County, LA was born on August 17, 1877, and died at age 91 years old on January 15, 1969.
Maria Fonseca of Rhode Island was born on November 11, 1877, and died at age 85 years old in January 1963.
Carlina Fonseca of San Juan, San Juan County, PR was born on October 14, 1880, and died at age 90 years old on March 15, 1971.
Bartolome Diaz Fonseca of San Lorenzo, San Lorenzo County, Puerto Rico was born on August 24, 1880, and died at age 92 years old in May 1973.
Isidra Fonseca of La Puente, Los Angeles County, California was born on May 10, 1881, and died at age 90 years old in August 1971.
Clarence Fonseca of San Jose, Santa Clara County, California was born on June 25, 1881, and died at age 91 years old in May 1973.
Francisco Fonseca Arro of Puerto Rico was born on October 15, 1882, and died at age 85 years old in March 1968.
Jose Fonseca of Cumberland, Providence County, RI was born on March 22, 1882, and died at age 85 years old in December 1967.

Fonseca Family Members

Surnames: Follick - Fontilea

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Updated Fonseca Biographies

James Victor Fonseca
James Victor Fonseca was born on June 21, 1959. James Fonseca was in a relationship with Lima Lynn Bergmann, and has a child Lyndsy Marie Fonseca. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember James Victor Fonseca.
Lyndsy Marie Fonseca
Lyndsy Marie Fonseca was born on January 7, 1987 in Oakland, Alameda County, California United States to Lima Lynn Bergmann and James Victor Fonseca. Lyndsy Fonseca married Noah Whipple Bean, and has children Greta Lilia Bean and Evelyn Estella Bean. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Lyndsy Marie Fonseca.
Jenaro Fonseca
Jenaro Fonseca was born to Eulalio Fonseca (1929 - 1973) and Natividad Lopez Sandoval (born in Nayarit, Mexico in 1924).
Maria A. (Onofre) Fonseca
Mary Ann Onofre was born to Eloisa P. Onofre.She had siblings Joe, Frank, Gloria, and Lydia Onofre. Maria A Onofre, age 18, married Humberto F. Fonseca on October 10, 1970, in Bexar County, Texas. They divorced on January 13, 1987, after 17 years of marriage and four children, in Bexar County. Their children included Humberto, Carmen, and Diana Fonseca.
He was funny and worked hard and liked nice trucks, clothes and jewelry. He loved his little dog named Daisy. They were good friends for 16 years. He died from covid-19 just a few months after Daisy died.
Carmen (Cantu) Fonseca
Carmen Cantu was born on May 23, 1955 in Cameron, Texas to parents Candelaria Munoz and Hector Cantu. At age 16, she married Esquiel "Big Zeke" Fonseca Jr. (age 17) on February 6th 1972 in Cameron Texas and they lived in the Sagemont subdivision in Houston together. Esquiel worked for Crown Cork and Seal in Sugarland for 25 years and they have four grown children. Carmen is notoriously best known for the murder of her husband apparently to receive the $220,000 life insurance they had for her husband as shown on Netflix's "I Am A Killer" in the season 2 episode titled "Honorable Intentions". The case began December 22, 1996 when a group of construction workers found a white Lincoln on the side of the road on Texas 8 beltway with a man slumped over the steering wheel inside the car. Cops were called, and the man was pronounced dead on the scene. It was discovered that the victim had been shot at least 7 times in the head, torso, and neck, his wallet was missing, and 9mm bullet casings were also found on the scene. Carmen showed up on the scene saying that when her husband was "missing" she decided to retrace his steps and followed the route he would have taken home in hopes to find him, and thats when she came across the police and crime scene. She willing when with law enforcement to give a statement, acting as an innocent and worried wife. Not long after, the police arrested the murderer, Mark Arthur, who was driving a stolen car with the murder weapon (gun) inside the vehicle. It was discovered by police that Carmen and Mark knew each other as Carmen's son, Esqeuil "Little Zeke" Fonesca Jr, was in a street gang called "Maniac Latin Disciple Nation" with Mark Arthur. According to court documents, it was also found that a year prior to the murder Carmen (40 years old at the time) had an affair with Mark who was 17 years old at the time, became pregnant with Arthur's child, and then had a miscarriage. This is when it was believed that Carmen came up with the plan to murder her husband in order to obtain his $200k life insurance money. It was speculated that Big Zeke abused Carmen, and young Mark, having dealt with domestic abuse in his own childhood hated abusers, and apparently beat up Big Zeke at some point. It is theorized that Mark was afraid Big Zeke would retaliate and ultimately lead to Mark assisting in the murder of Big Zeke. During the investigation, Carmen gave police lost of conflicting information and storied that lead them to believe she was involved in hiring Mark to murder her husband. On January 17, 1997, whether on purpose or by accident, admitted to discussing the murder of her husband with Mark, advising Mark on Big Zeke's location, and giving him a pager in order to collect his payment of money and a car once the job was done. It is noted that she insists that she never told Mark to outright kill her husband. We may never know what really happened leading up to the murder, but more can be read about her case here: Carmen Cantu Fonseca v. The State of Texas--Appeal from 180th District Court of Harris County. Carmen is currently incarcerated in the Texas State Prison after being charged with aggregated assault on August 20, 1995, capital murder on December 21, 1996 and finally being sentenced to life in prison on April 3, 1998. According to inmate records, Carmen will be eligible for parole on Jan 16, 2037.
Pedro Fonseca Sant of Caguas, Caguas County, PR was born on May 17, 1952, and died at age 59 years old on July 18, 2011. Pedro Fonseca Sant was buried at Puerto Rico National Cemetery Section PC Site 70 #50 Avenida Cementerio Nacional, in Bayamon, Pr.
Pedro Fonseca of Bronx, Bronx County, NY was born on February 20, 1924, and died at age 66 years old on September 25, 1990.
Guadalupe Fonseca of Pharr, Hidalgo County, TX was born on August 16, 1922, and died at age 74 years old on November 23, 1996.
Humberto Fuentes Fonseca of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas was born on October 11, 1948, and died at age 59 years old on May 17, 2008.
Faustino Fonseca of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas was born on July 26, 1930, and died at age 80 years old on March 25, 2011.
Ricardo Fonseca Andi of Bayamon, Bayamon County, PR was born on August 4, 1930, and died at age 77 years old on October 10, 2007. Ricardo Fonseca Andi was buried at Puerto Rico National Cemetery Section K Site 1876 #50 Avenida Cementerio Nacional, in Bayamon, Pr.
Benjamin Fonseca of El Paso, El Paso County, TX was born on March 3, 1920, and died at age 85 years old on June 17, 2005.
Santiago V Fonseca Jr of Texas was born on February 26, 1951, and died at age 59 years old on May 12, 2010.
Ramon L Fonseca of Bayamon, Bayamon County, PR was born on January 22, 1931, and died at age 77 years old on April 17, 2008. Ramon Fonseca was buried at Puerto Rico National Cemetery Section O Site 966 #50 Avenida Cementerio Nacional, in Bayamon, Pr.
Robert Fuentes Fonseca of San Antonio, Bexar County, TX was born on October 12, 1949, and died at age 43 years old on March 8, 1993.
Erasmo Fonseca Jr of Texas was born on December 26, 1963, and died at age 42 years old on May 30, 2006.
Baudel Fonseca of McAllen, Hidalgo County, Texas was born on December 8, 1920, and died at age 63 years old in March 1984.
Moises Guerrero Fonseca of Dallas, Dallas County, Texas was born on October 4, 1958, and died at age 50 years old on March 27, 2009.
Victor Fonseca of Gustine, Merced County, California was born on October 10, 1917 in Andorra or Portugal, and died at age 66 years old in February 1984.

Popular Fonseca Biographies

Jenaro Fonseca
Jenaro Fonseca was born to Eulalio Fonseca (1929 - 1973) and Natividad Lopez Sandoval (born in Nayarit, Mexico in 1924).
Maria A. (Onofre) Fonseca
Mary Ann Onofre was born to Eloisa P. Onofre.She had siblings Joe, Frank, Gloria, and Lydia Onofre. Maria A Onofre, age 18, married Humberto F. Fonseca on October 10, 1970, in Bexar County, Texas. They divorced on January 13, 1987, after 17 years of marriage and four children, in Bexar County. Their children included Humberto, Carmen, and Diana Fonseca.
Carmen (Cantu) Fonseca
Carmen Cantu was born on May 23, 1955 in Cameron, Texas to parents Candelaria Munoz and Hector Cantu. At age 16, she married Esquiel "Big Zeke" Fonseca Jr. (age 17) on February 6th 1972 in Cameron Texas and they lived in the Sagemont subdivision in Houston together. Esquiel worked for Crown Cork and Seal in Sugarland for 25 years and they have four grown children. Carmen is notoriously best known for the murder of her husband apparently to receive the $220,000 life insurance they had for her husband as shown on Netflix's "I Am A Killer" in the season 2 episode titled "Honorable Intentions". The case began December 22, 1996 when a group of construction workers found a white Lincoln on the side of the road on Texas 8 beltway with a man slumped over the steering wheel inside the car. Cops were called, and the man was pronounced dead on the scene. It was discovered that the victim had been shot at least 7 times in the head, torso, and neck, his wallet was missing, and 9mm bullet casings were also found on the scene. Carmen showed up on the scene saying that when her husband was "missing" she decided to retrace his steps and followed the route he would have taken home in hopes to find him, and thats when she came across the police and crime scene. She willing when with law enforcement to give a statement, acting as an innocent and worried wife. Not long after, the police arrested the murderer, Mark Arthur, who was driving a stolen car with the murder weapon (gun) inside the vehicle. It was discovered by police that Carmen and Mark knew each other as Carmen's son, Esqeuil "Little Zeke" Fonesca Jr, was in a street gang called "Maniac Latin Disciple Nation" with Mark Arthur. According to court documents, it was also found that a year prior to the murder Carmen (40 years old at the time) had an affair with Mark who was 17 years old at the time, became pregnant with Arthur's child, and then had a miscarriage. This is when it was believed that Carmen came up with the plan to murder her husband in order to obtain his $200k life insurance money. It was speculated that Big Zeke abused Carmen, and young Mark, having dealt with domestic abuse in his own childhood hated abusers, and apparently beat up Big Zeke at some point. It is theorized that Mark was afraid Big Zeke would retaliate and ultimately lead to Mark assisting in the murder of Big Zeke. During the investigation, Carmen gave police lost of conflicting information and storied that lead them to believe she was involved in hiring Mark to murder her husband. On January 17, 1997, whether on purpose or by accident, admitted to discussing the murder of her husband with Mark, advising Mark on Big Zeke's location, and giving him a pager in order to collect his payment of money and a car once the job was done. It is noted that she insists that she never told Mark to outright kill her husband. We may never know what really happened leading up to the murder, but more can be read about her case here: Carmen Cantu Fonseca v. The State of Texas--Appeal from 180th District Court of Harris County. Carmen is currently incarcerated in the Texas State Prison after being charged with aggregated assault on August 20, 1995, capital murder on December 21, 1996 and finally being sentenced to life in prison on April 3, 1998. According to inmate records, Carmen will be eligible for parole on Jan 16, 2037.
Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Alfred Fonseca.
Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Mario Gonzalez Fonseca.
Benjamin Fonseca died in 1968. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Benjamin Fonseca.
Anthony Daniel Herrera-Fonseca
Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Anthony Daniel Herrera-Fonseca.
Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Manuel Fonseca.
He was funny and worked hard and liked nice trucks, clothes and jewelry. He loved his little dog named Daisy. They were good friends for 16 years. He died from covid-19 just a few months after Daisy died.
Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Francisco Fonseca.
Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Jacob Daniel Fonseca.
Cipriana S Fonseca of El Paso, El Paso County, TX was born on September 17, 1928, and died at age 80 years old on May 18, 2009.
Fidela (Fonseca) Lopez was born on December 30, 1936 in Lyford, Texas United States. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Fidela (Fonseca ) Lopez.
Vanita Fonseca of TX was born circa 1937. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Vanita (Rahm) Fonseca.
Belinda (Ortega) Fonseca was born to Juan Ortega Sr and Maria Salas Ortega, and has siblings Leonard Salas Ortega Sr., Junior Leonard Ortega, and Richard M Ortega. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Belinda (Ortega) Fonseca.
Jesus Fonseca was born at El paso tx. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Jesus Fonseca.
Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Daniel Martin Fonseca.
Lyndsy Marie Fonseca
Lyndsy Marie Fonseca was born on January 7, 1987 in Oakland, Alameda County, California United States to Lima Lynn Bergmann and James Victor Fonseca. Lyndsy Fonseca married Noah Whipple Bean, and has children Greta Lilia Bean and Evelyn Estella Bean. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Lyndsy Marie Fonseca.
Oliver J Fonseca of New Bedford, Bristol County, MA was born on April 4, 1911, and died at age 78 years old on August 20, 1989.
Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Roy Fonseca.

Fonseca Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Fonseca family member is 68.0 years old according to our database of 2,823 people with the last name Fonseca that have a birth and death date listed.

Life Expectancy

68.0 years

Oldest Fonsecas

These are the longest-lived members of the Fonseca family on AncientFaces.

Delia Fonseca was born on July 2, 1865, and died at age 115 years old in August 1980. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Delia Fonseca.
115 years
Peter J Fonseca of Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, SC was born on March 12, 1892, and died at age 105 years old on February 20, 1998.
105 years
Paula Fonseca of Caguas, Caguas County, PR was born on March 12, 1894, and died at age 104 years old on November 7, 1998.
104 years
M Guadalup Fonseca of Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA was born on January 3, 1896, and died at age 104 years old on March 15, 2000.
104 years
Dora Fonseca of Saint Louis, Saint Louis County, Missouri was born on April 13, 1884, and died at age 103 years old in April 1987.
102 years
Antonio V Fonseca of New Bedford, Bristol County, MA was born on December 23, 1908, and died at age 102 years old on February 15, 2011.
102 years
Julia Z Fonseca of Mercedes, Hidalgo County, TX was born on July 26, 1903, and died at age 102 years old on October 3, 2005.
102 years
Rosaura M Fonseca of Toa Alta, Toa Alta County, PR was born on May 23, 1898, and died at age 101 years old on January 13, 2000.
101 years
Manuel Fonseca of Cayey, Cayey County, PR was born on January 1, 1905, and died at age 102 years old on December 17, 2007.
102 years
Maria L Fonseca of Carolina, San Juan County, PR was born on May 15, 1907, and died at age 101 years old on January 14, 2009.
101 years
Inocencia Fonseca of San Juan, San Juan County, PR was born on July 15, 1910, and died at age 101 years old on August 1, 2011.
101 years
Francisca Fonseca of West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, FL was born on July 24, 1901, and died at age 101 years old on November 21, 2002.
101 years
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