Uma Teia de Famílias


Luís do Canto was born about 1600 in Ilha Terceira dos Açores, Portugal.

(De Noronha, H. H., Nobiliario da Ilha da Madeira (1700) in BGL, 1947, tto Bettencourts)

He had the following children:

  F i Elisa do Canto

João de Escobar Teixeira [Parents] was born about 1565 in Ilha da Madeira, Portugal. He married Maria de Bettencourt.

S.g. (De Noronha, H. H., Nobiliario da Ilha da Madeira (1700) in BGL, 1947, tto Bettencourts)

Maria de Bettencourt [Parents] was born about 1568 in Ribeira Brava, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal. She married João de Escobar Teixeira.


João de Escobar was born about 1540 in Ilha da Madeira, Portugal. He married Margarida Cardoso.

(De Noronha, H. H., Nobiliario da Ilha da Madeira (1700) in BGL, 1947, tto Bettencourts)

Margarida Cardoso was born about 1540 in Ilha da Madeira, Portugal. She married João de Escobar.

They had the following children:

  M i João de Escobar Teixeira

Antonio Pereira was born about 1520 in (...), Portugal. He married Antonia de Bettencourt.

Foi Cavaleiro da Ordem de Cristo que tinha vindo da Índia por capitão de uma nau, depois de lá haver servido por muitos anos (De Noronha, H. H., Nobiliario da Ilha da Madeira (1700) in BGL, 1947, tto Bettencourts)

Antonia de Bettencourt [Parents] was born about 1530 in Ribeira Brava, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal. She married Antonio Pereira.

They had the following children:

  F i Francisco Pereira de Bettencourt was born about 1555 in Ribeira Brava, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal.

Foi escrivão da Fazenda da Ilha de S. Miguel dos Açores (De Noronha, H. H., Nobiliario da Ilha da Madeira (1700) in BGL, 1947, tto Bettencourts)
  F ii Maria Pereira

Vasco Homem de Brito was born about 1555 in (...), Portugal. He married Maria Pereira.

Foi Alcaide Mor de Certaã. (De Noronha, H. H., Nobiliario da Ilha da Madeira (1700) in BGL, 1947, tto Bettencourts)

Maria Pereira [Parents] was born about 1556 in Ribeira Brava, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal. She married Vasco Homem de Brito.


Manoel do Couto Cardoso [Parents] was born about 1530 in Paul do Mar, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal. He married Isabel de Vasconcelos de Bettencourt.

Isabel de Vasconcelos de Bettencourt [Parents] was born in 1528/1533 in Ribeira Brava, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal. She married Manoel do Couto Cardoso.

They had the following children:

  M i Henrique de Bettencourt

Fernão de Morais was born about 1515 in Ilha da Madeira, Portugal. He married Felipa Casco.

(De Noronha, H. H., Nobiliario da Ilha da Madeira (1700) in BGL, 1947, tto Bettencourts)

Felipa Casco was born about 1515 in Ilha da Madeira, Portugal. She married Fernão de Morais.

They had the following children:

  F i Felipa de Morais

João Lourenço Leitão was born about 1500 in Ilha da Madeira, Portugal. He married Guiomar Ferreira.

(De Noronha, H. H., Nobiliario da Ilha da Madeira (1700) in BGL, 1947, tto Bettencourts)

Guiomar Ferreira [Parents] was born about 1500 in Funchal, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal. She married João Lourenço Leitão.

They had the following children:

  F i Branca Leitão

Diogo Vaz Bettencourt [Parents] was born about 1510 in Ribeira Brava, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal. He died after 1532 in Ponta do Sol, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal. He married Isabel Afonso.

Viveu na Ponta do Sol. Testou em 27 de Outubro de 1532, nele diz que Fernando Afonço do Campanário fora seu bisavô (De Noronha, H. H., Nobiliario da Ilha da Madeira (1700) in BGL, 1947, tto Bettencourts)

Isabel Afonso [Parents] was born about 1515 in Ponta do Sol, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal. She married Diogo Vaz Bettencourt.

Other marriages:
de Brito, Pedro

They had the following children:

  M i Manoel de Bettencourt was born about 1525 in Ponta do Sol, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal.

Morreu solteiro. S.g. (De Noronha, H. H., Nobiliario da Ilha da Madeira (1700) in BGL, 1947, tto Bettencourts)
  F ii Maria de Bettencourt
  F iii Isabel de Bettencourt was born about 1527 in Ponta do Sol, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal.

solteira (De Noronha, H. H., Nobiliario da Ilha da Madeira (1700) in BGL, 1947, tto Bettencourts)
  F iv Ana de Bettencourt was born about 1530 in Ponta do Sol, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal.

Faleceu moça (De Noronha, H. H., Nobiliario da Ilha da Madeira (1700) in BGL, 1947, tto Bettencourts)
  F v Francisca de Bettencourt

Pedro Fernandes [Parents] "O Grande" was born about 1495 in Ilha da Madeira, Portugal. He married Isabel Afonso.

Foi Escudeiro (De Noronha, H. H., Nobiliario da Ilha da Madeira (1700) in BGL, 1947, tto Bettencourts; Berengueis de Leminhana)

Isabel Afonso [Parents] was born about 1495 in Ilha da Madeira, Portugal. She married Pedro Fernandes.

They had the following children:

  F i Isabel Afonso
  M ii Pedro Fernandes

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