Inquisition in Portugal

M Thatcher

Hello is anyone able to give me  any information about family’s named either Defratis, Defrates or Defrates  during the period 1500-1750.
Residing or passing through Holland, Belgium or France during the exodus from Portugal escaping the Inquisition. Thank you


Schelly Talalay Dardashti

Check Sephardic names at Go to DATABASES, click on top one (Consolidated Surname Index). There are several search parameters. Use each in turn to make sure you cover all variants. and also search under each known spelling - just in case. You can click on each name and database in the results to learn more about specific databases.

Schelly Talalay Dardashti
New Mexico