Juan Felipe Pena Armijo

Brief Life History of Juan Felipe

When Juan Felipe Pena Armijo was born on 4 May 1798, in Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States, his father, Juan Antonio Armijo, was 32 and his mother, Maria Balvaneda Mares, was 11795. He married Maria Isabel Gonzalez in 1831, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 5 March 1863, in Vacaville, Solano, California, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Juan Felipe Pena Armijo
Maria Isabel Gonzalez
Marriage: 1831
Juan de Jesus Teofilo Pena Armijo
Jose Demetrio Pena Armijo
Jose Francisco Pena Armijo
Hermerejildo Pena
Juan Antonio Peña Amijo
Jose Antonio Pena Armijo
Gabinio Peña Armijo
Nestora Peña Armijo

Sources (4)

  • Juan Felipe Pena, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Juan Felipe Armijo in entry for Mrs Nestora Pena Rivera, "California, Solano County Genealogical Society, Burial Records"
  • Juan F in entry for Juan Antonio or Jesus A Pena, "California, Solano County Genealogical Society, Burial Records"

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Carlos, Luis, Jesus, Pedro, Mario, Ramon, Francisco, Miguel, Rafael. Portuguese Ligia, Marcio, Omero, Paulo.

Spanish and Asturian-Leonese (Peña): topographic name for someone who lived near a crag or cliff, from peña ‘rock, boulder’, or a habitational name from any of numerous places called (La) Peña. Compare De la Pena , De Pena , and Lapena 1.

Portuguese, Galician, and Catalan: habitational name from any of numerous places called Pena or A Pena ‘rock, boulder’. Compare Lapena 2.

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

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