Baltasara Martinez de Matos Y Velez-Borrero

1716–8 September 1799 (Age 83)
San Germán, Puerto Rico

The Life Summary of Baltasara

When Baltasara Martinez de Matos Y Velez-Borrero was born in 1716, in San Germán, Puerto Rico, her father, Teniente Gregorio Martinez de Matos y Espinoza, was 48 and her mother, Juana Ortiz Velez Ortega, was 39. She married Jose Juaquin Nazario de Figueroa y de la Seda from 1716 to 1751, in San Germán, Puerto Rico. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 8 September 1799, in her hometown, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Jose Juaquin Nazario de Figueroa y de la Seda
1710–1799
Baltasara Martinez de Matos Y Velez-Borrero
1716–1799
Marriage: from 1716 to 1751
Catalina Josefa Nazario de Figueroa y Martinez de Matos
1725–
don Juan Nazario de Figueroa y Martínez de Matos
1734–1772
Presbitero Joaquin Nazario de Figueroa y Martinez de Matos
1736–1772
Catalina Nazario de Figueroa y Martínez de Matos
1744–1799
Ursula Maria Nazario de Figueroa y Martinez de Matos
1745–1841
Diego Nazario de Figueroa y Martinez de Matos
1752–
Ana María Nazario de Figueroa y Martínez de Matos
1755–
Joaquin Francisco Nazario de Figueroa y Martinez de Matos
1755–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    from 1716 to 1751San Germán, Puerto Rico
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    World Events (3)

    1736
    Age 20
    Coffee introduced to Puerto Rico from Hispaniola.
    1765
    Age 49
    Commissioned by Charles III of Spain to investigate contraband activity, Alejandro O'Reilly conducted a census. Puerto Rico's population had reached 44,883, of whom 5,037 were slaves, making an 11. 2 percent, a very low ratio, considered the lowest for the Caribbean.
    1797
    Age 81
    A British armada of 68 vessels and 7,000 men under Scotsman Sir Ralph Abercromby attacked San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Spanish defenses held. A procession of women made up to look like soldiers caused the siege to be called off. An annual parade later commemorated this event.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Manuel, Carlos, Luis, Jesus, Francisco, Pedro, Miguel, Raul, Mario, Jorge, Roberto, Ruben. Portuguese Ligia, Paulo, Armanda, Catarina, Gonsalo, Marcio, Wenceslao, Anatolio, Godofredo, Lidio, Sil, Zulmira.Spanish (Martínez): patronymic from the personal name Martin . This surname has also been established in southern Italy since the period of Spanish dominance there. In the US, it is the tenth most frequent surname. Compare De Martinez .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Martin
    Martines

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