Jose Juaquin Nazario de Figueroa y de la Seda

about 1710–19 August 1799 (Age 89)
San Germán, Puerto Rico

The Life of Jose Juaquin

When Jose Juaquin Nazario de Figueroa y de la Seda was born about 1710, in San Germán, Puerto Rico, his father, Juan Nazario de Figueroa, was 60 and his mother, Ana de la Seda y Sana-Borrero, was 55. He married Baltasara Martinez de Matos Y Velez-Borrero from 1716 to 1751, in San Germán, Puerto Rico. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 19 August 1799, at the age of 89.

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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 1751
San Germán, Puerto Rico
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1736

Age 26

Coffee introduced to Puerto Rico from Hispaniola.
1765

Age 55

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 87

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

Portuguese (Nazário) and Spanish: from the personal name Nazario, from the Late Latin personal name Nazarius ‘of Nazareth’.

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

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