Maria Francisca Armendariz

1748–Female
Etxarri-Aranatz, Navarre, Spain

The Life of Maria Francisca

When Maria Francisca Armendariz was christened on 8 December 1748, in Etxarri-Aranatz, Navarre, Spain, her father, Miguel Armendariz Lizarraga, was 28 and her mother, Maria Catalina Belza Ulayar, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Miguel Armendariz Lizarraga
1720–1774
Maria Catalina Belza Ulayar
1723–1794
Miguel Vizente Armendariz Belza
1745–
Juan Alonso Armendariz Belza
1746–1822
Maria Francisca Armendariz
1748–
Maria Margarita Armendariz Belza
1751–
Manuel Martin Armendariz Belza
1754–1794
Fermin Armendariz Belza
1757–
Juan Gregorio Armendariz Belza
1760–

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World Events (3)

1763

Spain lost Florida to the United Kingdom.
1808

French forces led by Napoleon conquered Spain but the Spanish regained control in 1814.
1808 · Peninsular war

War against Napolean was met with great resistance by Spanish nationalists, with help from British troops, Spain force French out of the peninsula.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish (Armendáriz; of Basque origin): patronymic from the Basque personal name Armendari or Armentari, from Latin armentarius ‘herdsman’.2 Spanish and French variant of Armendaritze, a habitational name from a village in Low Navarre named Armendaritze. The place name is commonly said to be composed of the elements ar(ri) ‘rock’+ mend(i) ‘mountain’ + aritz ‘oak’. However, this is probably a folk etymology; the place name is more likely the same as the patronymic surname, except that -itz here is to be interpreted as a locative suffix: ‘Armendari's place’ or perhaps ‘herdsman's place’.

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

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  • Maria Franzisca De Armendariz, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"

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