Jose Simon Santiago

Brief Life History of Jose Simon

When Jose Simon Santiago was born on 25 October 1833, in Cosoleacaque, Veracruz, Mexico, his father, Diego Santiago, was 25 and his mother, Maria Pascuala Hernandez, was 23. He married Maria Nicolasa RODRIGUEZ on 29 June 1849, in Cosoleacaque, Veracruz, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He died before 1890, and was buried in Hidalgotitlán, Veracruz, Mexico.

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Jose Simon Santiago
Maria Nicolasa RODRIGUEZ
Marriage: 29 June 1849
Jose Maria Gonzalez
Jose Maria Gonzalez
Maria Isabel
Jose Vilas Gonzalez SANTIAGO
Maria Cecilia Santiago
Maria Feliciana Santiago Martinez
Felipe Martin GONZALEZ
Jose Teodoro
Jose Vilas
Paulino Santiago
Jose Teodoro

Sources (5)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Simon Santiago - Individual or family possessions: birth: 25 October 1833; Cosoleacaque, Veracruz-Llave, Mexico
  • Jose Simon Santiago, "México, matrimonios, 1570-1950"
  • Simon Santiago en entrada por Luciana, "México, bautismos, 1560-1950"

World Events (8)


Texas pioneers seek independence from Mexico in 1835, achieving it in March 1836. Santa Anna defeated and forced to recognize independence of Texas. Spain and Vatican recognize Mexican republic in 1836.


Anastasio Bustamante becomes president, initiating a process of centralization.


Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends Mexican-American War. Texan independence confirmed. United States annexes territories of Upper California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Luis, Carlos, Angel, Miguel, Manuel, Pedro, Julio, Rafael, Ramon, Roberto. Portuguese Joao, Paulo, Gonsalo, Joaquim, Ligia, Wenceslao.

Galician, Portuguese, and Spanish: habitational name from any of numerous places so named from the dedication of their churches to Saint James (Sant Iago). The apostle Saint James the Greater is the patron saint of Spain; there is a medieval legend that, after the death of Christ, he did not meet a speedy end under Herod Agrippa, but visited and evangelized the Iberian peninsula. His alleged burial site at Compostela has been a place of pilgrimage from all over Europe for over a thousand years. See also Sandiego .

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

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