Pedro Anastasius Jose Horta Costas

Male1818–13 April 1880

Brief Life History of Pedro Anastasius Jose

When Pedro Anastasius Jose Horta Costas was born in 1818, in Pineda de Mar, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, his father, Jose Horta Mas, was 33 and his mother, Maria Costas, was 21. He married Isabella Antoinette Drago on 16 January 1851, in Mobile, Alabama, United States. He lived in Alabama, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1861. He died on 13 April 1880, in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Catholic Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pedro Anastasius Jose Horta Costas
Isabella D Byrne
Marriage: 1856
Joseph Anthony Michael Horta
Rosalee A Horta
Charles Peter Horta
Felix Emelio Horta
Mary Horta
Isabella Dolores Horta
Agnes Cecilia Horta
Laura Regina Horta
Elena Margaret Horta
John Francis Horta
Robert Emmett Horta
Adelia Horta
Peter Vincent Horta

Sources (53)

  • Peter Horta, "Alabama State Census, 1866"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Pedro Anastasia Jose Horta - Published information: Obituary: birth-name: Pedro Anastasia Jose Horta
  • Peter Horta, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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  • Marriage
    1856Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1818 · Chile declares independence from Spain

    Age 0

    Chile declares independence from Spain's rule, sparking independence movements all over Central and South America.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1835 · Battle of the Alamo

    Age 17

    "General Santa Ana and his troops defeat the American side, who sought shelter in a mission church, in San Antonio. This defeat would inspire the American side to victory in later battles, making the battle cry ""Remember the Alamo!"" a well known phrase."

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Carlos, Roberto, Jesus, Manuel, Miguel, Armando, Arturo, Orlando, Pablo, Ricardo.

    Catalan and Portuguese: from horta ‘garden’ (from Latin hortus), hence a topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosed garden or a metonymic occupational name for a gardener.

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

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