Juan Gregorio Galarza Bacaicoa

19 May 1767–August 1834 (Age 67)
Etxarri Aranatz, Navarre, Spain

The Life of Juan Gregorio

When Juan Gregorio Galarza Bacaicoa was born on 19 May 1767, in Etxarri Aranatz, Navarre, Spain, his father, Juan Andrés Galarza Murguía, was 36 and his mother, María Cruz Bacaicoa Ymas, was 37. He married Maria Cathalina Artieda on 29 October 1794, in Etxarri Aranatz, Navarre, Spain. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died in August 1834, in his hometown, at the age of 67.

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Juan Gregorio Galarza Bacaicoa
Maria Cathalina Artieda
Marriage: 29 October 1794
Juaquín Manuel Galarza Artieda
Lucas Bernardo Galarza Artieda
Lorenzo Galarza Artieda
Francisco Ignacio Galarza Artieda

Spouse and Children

29 October 1794
Etxarri Aranatz, Navarre, Spain


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+1 More Child

World Events (4)


Age 41

French forces led by Napoleon conquered Spain but the Spanish regained control in 1814.
1808 · Peninsular war

Age 41

War against Napolean was met with great resistance by Spanish nationalists, with help from British troops, Spain force French out of the peninsula.
1819 · Spain sells Florida to USA

Age 52

Spain sells Florida to the USA for $5 million, with agreement to give up claim to Texas.

Name Meaning

Basque: topographic name, cognate with Galardi , from galar ‘kindling’, ‘dead wood’ + the collective suffix -tza.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gregorio en el registro de Juan Manuel de Galarza de Belza, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"
  • Gregorio en el registro de Juana Jeronima Galarza Yriarte, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"
  • Gregorio en el registro de Jeronimo de Galarza de Yriarte, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"

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