Maria Josefa Fabiana Arellanes

Brief Life History of Maria Josefa Fabiana

When Maria Josefa Fabiana Arellanes was born on 20 January 1843, in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, her father, Luis Gonzaga Antonio Severo Arellanes, was 33 and her mother, Maria Josefa Delfina Ruiz, was 26. She married Juan Olivera on 23 September 1863, in Mission Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Graciosa, Santa Barbara, California, United States in 1880 and Judicial Township 9, Santa Barbara, California, United States in 1900. She died on 12 March 1903, in Guadalupe, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Lompoc, Santa Barbara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Juan Olivera
Maria Josefa Fabiana Arellanes
Marriage: 23 September 1863
Jose de Jesus dela Torre Olivera
Maria Eduarda Olivera
Rudolfo Olivera
Maria Julia Olivera
Andronija Olivera
Maria Manuela Olivera
Alejandro Olivera
Santiago James Olivera
Maria Artemesia Paulina Olivera
Juana or Jane Leonor Olivera
Josefa Olivera

Sources (18)

  • Jose Olivera in household of Juan Olivera, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Maria Josefa Fabina Arellanes - Church record: birth: 23 February 1843; Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States
  • Josefa Arellanes, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

World Events (8)


Santa Anna forced into exile.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Moratorium on foreign debt payments. Tripartite agreement for intervention signed by Britain, France, and Spain.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Juan, Arturo, Cesar, Guadalupe, Jorge, Manuel, Mario, Roberto, Agustina, Armida, Cirilo, Concepcion.

Hispanic (mainly Mexico): probably a derivative of Spanish Arellano .

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

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