Juan Ignacio Galarza

Male9 March 1749–12 May 1812

Brief Life History of Juan Ignacio

Juan Ignacio Galarza was christened on 9 March 1749, in Etxarri Aranatz, Nafarroa, Spain as the son of Esteban Galarza and Josepha Mayza. He married María Josepha Ygnacia Ygoa Lacunza on 28 January 1771, in Etxarri Aranatz, Nafarroa, Spain. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 12 May 1812, in his hometown, at the age of 63.

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Juan Ignacio Galarza
María Josepha Ygnacia Ygoa Lacunza
Marriage: 28 January 1771
Maria Josepha de Galarza de Ygoa
Francisco Galarza
María Galarza Ygoa

Sources (9)

  • Ygnacio de Galarza en el registro de Maria Ygnacia de Artieda de Galarza, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"
  • Ygnacio de Galarza en el registro de Maria Catalina de Artieda de Galarza, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"
  • Ygnacio de Galarza en el registro de Maria de Galarza de Ygoa, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"

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  • Marriage
    28 January 1771Etxarri Aranatz, Nafarroa, Spain
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (3)


    Spain lost Florida to the United Kingdom.


    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.

    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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