Maria Gertrudis Verduzco de Sotomayor

Female1721–28 September 1760

Brief Life History of Maria Gertrudis

When Maria Gertrudis Verduzco de Sotomayor was born in 1721, in Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico, her father, Nicolás Verduzco, was 33 and her mother, María Nicolasa De Sotomayor, was 31. She married Francisco Martín Castro de Sotomayor on 18 October 1745, in San Benito, Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Agua Caliente, Sinaloa, Sinaloa, Mexico in 1760. She died on 28 September 1760, in Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Francisco Martín Castro de Sotomayor
1704–1771
Maria Gertrudis Verduzco de Sotomayor
1721–1760
Marriage: 18 October 1745
Nicolas Antonio Castro Verduzco
1747–
María Isabel De Castro Verduzco
1748–1800
Maria Isabel Castro Verduzco
about 1752–1788
Maria Magdalena Castro Verduzco
about 1755–
Mariquita De Castro Verduzco
1758–
Pedro Pablo De Castro Verduzco
1749–
María Catarina de Castro Verduzco
1753–1805
Francisco Castro Verduzco
1760–1814

Sources (18)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Maria Gertrudis Verduzco - Church record: birth-name: Maria Gertrudis Verduzco
  • Sa Gertrudis Verburgo, "México, Sinaloa, registros parroquiales, 1671-1968"
  • Gertrudis Verdusco, "México, Sinaloa, registros parroquiales, 1671-1968"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 October 1745San Benito, Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico
  • Children (8)

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    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Carlos, Juan, Jesus, Luis, Miguel, Pedro, Guadalupe, Manuel, Rafael, Ramon, Raul.

    Spanish: from verdusco ‘dark green’, hence possibly a nickname for someone who habitually wore dark green clothing. This surname is rare in Spain; it is most common in Mexico.

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

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