Alejo Posada Guerra

MaleSeptember 1872–21 January 1967

Brief Life History 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 33. 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
Amalia Eduarda Francisca Dosal Cabrales
Marriage: 27 October 1894
Candido Jose Posada Dosal
Concepcion Posada Dosal
Alfredo Posada Dosal
Lucinda Posada Dosal
Manuel Posada Dosal
Aurelia Martina Posada Dosal
Francisco Posada Dosal
Maria Concepcion Posada Dosal
Manuel Posada Dosal
Maria Pura Santa Posada Dosal
Maria Concepcion Posada Dosal
Maria De la Paz Posada Dosal
Fernando Alejo Ramon Posada Dosal
Julia Eloisa Posada Dosal
Angeles Posada Dosal

Sources (4)

  • Alejo's Baptism / Birth
  • Alejo Posada in entry for José Posada Dosal, "Mexico, Tamaulipas, Civil Registration, 1800-2002"
  • Alejo Posada in entry for Manuel Posada Docal and Alicia Rojano, "Mexico, Tamaulipas, Civil Registration, 1800-2002"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1894Vidiago, Llanes, Asturias, Spain
  • Children (15)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Carlos, Jesus, Luis, Raul, Mario, Armando, Francisco, Jorge, Roberto. Portuguese Henrique, Joao, Paulo, Sil. Italian Antonio, Marco, Dario, Lorenzo, Leonardo, Romeo, Aldo, Ciro, Luciano, Vito, Angelo, Sal.

    Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian: nickname for a belligerent person or for a soldier, from guerra ‘war’.

    Italian: from a short form of various medieval compound personal names containing the element guerra ‘war’, for example Vinciguerra .

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

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