Francisca Lizarraga

–September 1834
Arbizu, Navarre, Spain

The Life of Francisca

Francisca Lizarraga was born in Arbizu, Navarre, Spain as the daughter of Bernardo Lizarraga Arbizu and Maria Araña. She married Joseph Thomas Armendariz about 1782, in Arbizu, Navarre, Spain. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died in September 1834, in Etxarri-Aranatz, Navarre, Spain.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Thomas Armendariz
Francisca Lizarraga
Marriage: about 1782
Maria Ascensia Armendariz Lizarraga
Maria Isabel Armendariz
Miguel Fermín de Armendariz
Martín Armendariz

Spouse and Children

about 1782
Arbizu, Navarre, Spain


Parents and Siblings



World Events (3)


Spain lost Florida to the United Kingdom.

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

Basque: habitational name from any of three places called Lizarraga, in Navarra and Alava and Guipuzcoa provinces, which are named from Basque lizarr (or le(i)zar) ‘ash tree’ + the locative suffix -aga.

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

Sources (3)

  • Francisca de Lizarraga in entry for Martin de Armendariz, "Spain Marriages, 1565-1950"
  • Francisca de Lizarraga en el registro de Josef de Galarza, "España, matrimonios, 1565-1950"
  • Francisca de Lizarraga en el registro de Francisco de Erdocia de Armendariz, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"

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