Epitácio Lindolfo da Silva Pessoa was born in the town of Umbuzeiro, Paraiba, on 23 May 1865. Having lost his parents at the age of seven, he was raised by his maternal uncle, Henrique Pereira de Lucena, the Baron of Lucena.
Eraldo Gueiros Leite was born on 18 January 1912, in the city of Canhotinho, Pernambuco, to José Ferreira Leite and Amélia Gueiros Leite.
Severino Jordão Emerenciano was born in the Pernambuco municipality of Catende on 14 February 1919, to Afonso Elísio Emerenciano and Irene Jordão Emerenciano.
He was born on 24March 1917, in the city of São José do Egito,Pernambuco,to Miguel Domingues dos Santos Junior and Laura AbrantesPinheiro dos Santos.
Before speaking about Maciel Pinheiro Square, it is necessary to know a little about the life of the honouree. Luís Ferreira Maciel Pinheiro was born in Paraíba, on 11 December 1839, the son of the Portuguese Braz Ferreira Maciel Pinheiro and Margarida Maciel Pinheiro.