Alejo Posada Guerra

September 1872–21 January 1967 (Age 94)
Robriguero, Peñamellera Baja, Asturias, Spain

The Life of Alejo Posada

When Alejo Posada Guerra was born in September 1872, in Robriguero, Peñamellera Baja, Asturias, Spain, his father, Juan Posada Noriega, was 41 and his mother, Maria Carmen Guerra Villar, was 32. He married Amalia Eduarda Francisca Dosal Cabrales on 27 October 1894, in Vidiago, Llanes, Asturias, Spain. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 9 daughters. He died on 21 January 1967, in Oviedo, Asturias, Spain, at the age of 94, and was buried in Vidiago, Llanes, Asturias, Spain.

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Family Time Line

Alejo Posada Guerra
1872–1967
Amalia Eduarda Francisca Dosal Cabrales
1872–1959
Marriage: 27 October 1894
Candido Jose Posada Dosal
1894–1938
Concepcion Posada Dosal
1914–1978
Alfredo Posada Dosal
1896–
Lucinda Posada Dosal
1897–1959
Manuel Posada Dosal
1898–1898
Aurelia Martina Posada Dosal
1900–1959
Francisco Posada Dosal
1902–1965
Maria Concepcion Posada Dosal
1903–1959
Manuel Posada Dosal
1904–1946
Maria Pure Saint Posada Dosal
1907–
Maria Concepcion Posada Dosal
1908–1965
Maria De la Paz Posada Dosal
1910–1997
Fernando Alejo Ramon Posada Dosal
1911–1946
Julia Eloisa Posada Dosal
1913–1979
Angeles Posada Dosal
1916–2005

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 October 1894
Vidiago, Llanes, Asturias, Spain
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World Events (8)

1873 · The First Republic

Age 1

Amadeo de Saboya abdicates, the Republic of 1873 comes into power to fill the void. General Serrano pronounces himself president during Spain's brief stint as a unitary republic. In 1874 rebel Arsenio Martinez Campos declares Alfonso XII king of Spain, which is met with no resistance.
1883 · "The """"Sagrada Familia"""" Cathedral in Barcelona begins construction"

Age 11

Architect Antoni Gaudi begins work on what would be a historical landmark cathedral in Barcelona, Spain.
1898 · Spanish-American War

Age 26

Spain loses colonies including: Cuba, Guam, Puerto Rico as a result of the Treaty of Paris, which was signed on Dec. 10th 1898. Spain gives up Cuba entirely, gives Guam and Puerto Rico to the United States and transfers sovreignty of the Philippines to the United States for $20 million.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian: nickname for a belligerent person or for a soldier, from guerra ‘war’. In some cases the Italian name may represent a short form of various compound personal names containing this element, for example Vinciguèrra. The Iberian name may in some cases reflect a misinterpretation of the Basque base ezquerra, esquerra, from esker ‘left-handed’.2 Basque: Castilianized form of Basque Gerra, a topographic name for someone who lived in a break or depression in a range of hills, from Basque gerri ‘waist’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alejo Posada in entry for Manuel Posada Docal and Alicia Rojano, "Mexico, Tamaulipas, Civil Registration, 1800-2002"
  • Alejo Posada in entry for Jose Posada and Genoveva Franco, "Mexico, Chihuahua, Civil Registration, 1861-1997"
  • Alejo's Baptism / Birth

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