Maria Gandara

about October 1844–about 1930 (Age 85)
Socorro, El Paso, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Maria

When Maria Gandara was born about October 1844, in Socorro, El Paso, Texas, United States, her father, Concepcion Gandara, was 39 and her mother, Juana de Dios Sanchez, was 42. She married Ignacio de Bernardino Jurado on 12 June 1857, in Guadalupe, Chihuahua, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, El Paso, Texas, United States in 1900. She died about 1930, in Socorro, El Paso, Texas, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Ignacio de Bernardino Jurado
Maria Gandara
Marriage: 12 June 1857
Jose Bibian Jurado
Maria Jurado
Jose Jurado
Panto Jurado
Reyes Jurado
Maria de Jesus Jurado
Jacinta Jurado
Jacinto Jurado Gandara
Marrisa Jurado
Cesaria Jurado
Perfecto Jurado
Narcisa Jurada
Pablo Jurado
Francisco Jurado

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World Events (8)

Age 2
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
Age 6
Historical Boundaries: 1850: El Paso, Texas, United States
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 23
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of numerous places in northern Portugal and Galicia so named from gandara ‘barren land’.

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

Sources (29)

  • Maria Jurado in household of Bernardino Jurado, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ma Gandara in entry for Elijo Jurado Gandara, "Mexico, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records, 1632-1958"
  • Ma Gandara in entry for Bernardino Jurado, "Mexico, Chihuahua, Catholic Church Records, 1632-1958"

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