Josepha Mayza

Female–10 February 1786

Brief Life History of Josepha

Josepha Mayza was born as the daughter of Estevan de Maiza and Cathalina de Echarri. She married Esteban Galarza on 8 May 1743, in Etxarri Aranatz, Nafarroa, Spain. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 10 February 1786, in Etxarri Aranatz, Nafarroa, Spain.

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Family Time Line

Esteban Galarza
Josepha Mayza
Marriage: 8 May 1743
Ana Galarza Maiza
Juan Ignacio Galarza
Maria Cathalina Galarza
Joseph Anttonio Galarza

Sources (15)

  • Josefa de Maiza en el registro de María los, "España, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1307-1985"
  • Josepha de Maiza en el registro de María Catha Na de Galarza, "España, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1307-1985"
  • Josefa de Maiza en el registro de Maria de Galarza de Ygoa, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 May 1743Etxarri Aranatz, Nafarroa, Spain
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (3)

    1702 · War of Succession

    Bourbon dynasty takes Spanish throne. The Bourbons came from France, settling and modernize Spain's government and military.


    The War of the Spanish Succession ended when Spain lost all of its European empire.


    Spain lost Florida to the United Kingdom.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Hyman, Nissim.

    Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a baker ofJewish unleavened bread, from Yiddish (of Hebrew origin) matse‘matzah’ (unleavened bread).

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

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