Santiago Feliz

Brief Life History of Santiago

When Santiago Feliz was born on 22 December 1816, in Santa Barbara Presidio, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, his father, Josef Tomas Feliz, was 25 and his mother, Maria de Jesus Lopez, was 21. He married Unknown before 1840, in California, United States. He died on 4 June 1866, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Old Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Santiago Feliz
Juana Ladislao Arriola
Marriage: 3 November 1840
Maria Manuela Salvadora Arriola
Maria Ramona del Refugio Feliz
Pedro Nolasco Feliz
Jose Rafael Feliz
Maria Juana Feliz

Sources (6)

  • Santiago Feliz and Juana Arriola, Marriage Record, "Early California Population Project" database, Huntington Library, 2006
  • Santiago Feliz, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Santiago Feliz, Burial Record, Old Calvary Cemetery Burials (Recorded at Los Angeles Plaza Church)

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Luis, Carlos, Manuel, Miguel, Altagracia, Francisco, Luz, Angel, Cesar, Guillermo, Josefa.

Spanish and Portuguese: from the byname Feliz, fromfeliz ‘fortunate, happy’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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