Salvador Silva Cantú

1804–
Cruillas, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The Life of Salvador

When Salvador Silva Cantú was born in 1804, in Cruillas, Tamaulipas, Mexico, his father, Joseph Nicolas Silva Garcia, was 37 and his mother, María Nasaria Cantú Soto, was 33. He married María Candida Reyes García on 6 February 1826, in Cruillas, Tamaulipas, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 3 sons.

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Family Time Line

Salvador Silva Cantú
1804–
María Candida Reyes García
1806–
Marriage: 6 February 1826
Pablo Silva Reyes
1827–
José Antonio Silba Reyes
1830–
Antonio Silva Reyes
1840–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 February 1826
Cruillas, Tamaulipas, Mexico
children

(3)

    Pablo Silva Reyes

    Male1827–Male

    José Antonio Silba Reyes

    Male1830–Male

    Antonio Silva Reyes

    Male1840–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Male1795–Male

    Maria Guadalupe Silva Cantú

    Female1798–1836Female

    Pioquinto Silva

    Male1799–Male

    Juan Silva Cantu

    Male1800–Male

    Male1804–1873Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1821

Age 17

Colonization grant given to Moses Austin to settle Texas. Plan of Iguala proclaims Mexican independence. Augustín de Iturbide and Spanish envoy sign Treaty of Córdoba recognizing Mexico's independence. treaty not honored by Spanish government, however.
1822

Age 18

Army of the Three Guarantees occupies Mexico City under Iturbide's command. Iturbide becomes emperor of Mexico as Agustín I. Iturbide deposed, and republic proclaimed by Antonio López de Santa Anna Pérez de Lebrón.
1835

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

Portuguese, Galician, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the many places called Silva, or a topographic name from silva ‘thicket’, ‘bramble’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Salbador Silba in entry for José Antonio Silba, "Mexico, Tamaulipas, Catholic Church Records, 1703-1964"
  • Salvador Silva in entry for Pablo Silva and Clara Aleman, "Mexico, Tamaulipas, Catholic Church Records, 1703-1964"
  • Salbador Silva in entry for Jose Antonio Silva and Maria Amada Cantu, "Mexico, Tamaulipas, Catholic Church Records, 1703-1964"

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