Juan Gregorio Galarza Bacaicoa

Brief Life History of Juan Gregorio

When Juan Gregorio Galarza Bacaicoa was born on 19 May 1767, in Etxarri Aranatz, Nafarroa, Spain, his father, Juan Andrés Galarza Murguía, was 32 and his mother, María Cruz Bacaicoa Ymaz, was 37. He married Maria Cathalina Artieda on 29 October 1794, in Santa María, Etxarri Aranatz, Nafarroa, 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

Sources (32)

  • Gregorio en el registro de Jose Ramon Galarza Belza, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"
  • Gregorio en el registro de Maria Francisca Galarza Belza, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"
  • Gregorio en el registro de Pedro Juaquin de Galarza de Belza, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"

World Events (4)


French forces led by Napoleon conquered Spain but the Spanish regained control in 1814.

1808 · Peninsular war

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

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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Luis, Jose, Juan, Carlos, Jesus, Miguel, Raul, Jorge, Julio, Guillermo, Ignacio, Javier.

Basque: Castilianized form of Galartza, a topographic name from galar ‘kindling, dead wood’ + the suffix -tza denoting abundance.

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

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