Francisco Varela

about 1778–before 5 June 1827 (Age 49)
Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

The Life of Francisco

When Francisco Varela was born about 1778, in Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States, his father, Antonio German Varela, was 27 and his mother, Maria Antonia de la Concepcion Romero, was 26. He married Maria Dolores Fresquis on 9 October 1800, in Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died before 5 June 1827, at the age of 49, and was buried in Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francisco Varela
1778–1827
Maria Dolores Fresquis
1780–
Marriage: 9 October 1800
Maria Geronima Varela
1801–
Maria Dolores Barela
1809–
Geronimo Varela
1802–
Juan Varela
1804–
Jose Felipe Varela
1805–
Maria Benita Barela
1811–
Jose Rafael Varela
1812–
Jose Manuel Barela
1816–
Maria Rafaela Varela
1817–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 October 1800
Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
children

(9)

    Female1801–Female

    Geronimo Varela

    Male1802–Male

    Juan Varela

    Male1804–Male

    Jose Felipe Varela

    Male1805–Male

    Maria Dolores Barela

    Female1809–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Antonio German Varela

    Male1751–Male

    Maria Antonia de la Concepcion Romero

    Female1752–Female

siblings

(4)

    Maria Antonia Varela

    Female1765–1823Female

    Juan Crisostomo Varela

    Male1771–Male

    Male1778–1827Male

    Juan Miguel Varela

    Male1800–Male

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 5

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 16

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

1 Galician: habitational name from any of the places in Galicia named Varela, from a diminutive of vara ‘rod’, ‘stick’.2 Greek (Varelas): from Greek varela ‘barrel’, from Italian barella ‘barrel’. Accented on the final syllable, varelás is a metonymic occupational name for a cooper; with the accent on the middle syllable, varélas is a nickname for a large fat man.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Francisco Barela in entry for Maria De Jesus Medina, "New Mexico Births and Christenings, 1726-1918"
  • Francisco Varela in entry for Maria Teodora Medina, "New Mexico Births and Christenings, 1726-1918"
  • Francisco Barela in entry for Jose Manuel Barela, "New Mexico Marriages, 1751-1918"

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