Juan Ignacio Galarza

9 March 1749–12 May 1812
Etxarri Aranatz, Navarre, Spain

The Life Summary of Juan Ignacio

Juan Ignacio Galarza was christened on 9 March 1749, in Etxarri Aranatz, Navarre, Spain as the son of Esteban Galarza and Josepha Mayza. He married María Josepha Ygnacia Ygoa Lacunza on 28 January 1771, in Etxarri Aranatz, Navarre, 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 Galarza
Francisco Galarza
María Galarza Ygoa

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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

Basque: topographic name, cognate with Galardi , from galar ‘kindling’, ‘dead wood’ + the collective suffix -tza.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ygnacio de Galarza en el registro de Fermin de Artieda, "España, matrimonios, 1565-1950"
  • Juan Ygnacio De Galarza, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"

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