María Elisa Frías Morant

Brief Life History of María Elisa

When María Elisa Frías Morant was born about 1837, in Cochabamba, Cochabamba, Cercado, Cochabamba, Bolivia, her father, Lorenzo Frias Ametller, was 16 and her mother, Laura Morant, was 26. She married Federico Jimenez Gonzalez about 1858, in Cochabamba, Cochabamba, Cercado, Cochabamba, Bolivia. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 14 February 1915, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Federico Jimenez Gonzalez
María Elisa Frías Morant
about 1837–1915
Marriage: about 1858
María Cristina Jiménez Frías
Laura Jiménez Frías
about 1881–
Agustin Guillermo Jiménez Frías
about 1883–
Cárlos Federico Jimenez Frias
Dolores Jiménez Frías
María Cristina Jiménez Frías
Rosalía Jiménez Frías
María Elisa Jiménez Frías

Sources (29)

  • Elisa Frias, "Bolivia Deaths, 1750-1920"
  • Eliza Frias in entry for Guillermo Jimenez and Benedicta Galindo, "Bolivia Catholic Church Records, 1566-1996"
  • Elisa Frias, "Bolivia, registros parroquiales, 1566-1996"

World Events (2)


Bolivia becomes landlocked after losing mineral-rich, coastal territory in the Atacama to Chile.


Bolivia loses the rubber-rich province of Acre to Brazil.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Luis, Carlos, Rafael, Manuel, Ramon, Francisco, Pedro, Jesus, Mario, Ana. Portuguese Duarte, Wenceslao.

Spanish (Frías) and Portuguese: habitational name from any of various places, for example in the provinces of Burgos and Teruel, so called from the feminine plural form of the adjective frío ‘cold’ (from Latin frigidus); a noun such as aguas ‘waters’ or fuentes ‘springs’ has been lost.

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

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