Salvadora de las Mercedes Morales Aguilar

Brief Life History of Salvadora de las Mercedes

When Salvadora de las Mercedes Morales Aguilar was born in 1830, her father, Rafael de Jesus Morales Rojas, was 23 and her mother, Lorenza Aguilar Ramirez, was 18. She married José Lucio de la Trinidad Rojas Fernándes on 27 November 1848, in Colón, Mora, San José, Costa Rica. They were the parents of at least 6 daughters. She died on 9 June 1885, in Juan Viñas, Jiménez, Cartago, Costa Rica, at the age of 55, and was buried in Colón, Mora, San José, Costa Rica.

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Family Time Line

José Lucio de la Trinidad Rojas Fernándes
1826–1864
Salvadora de las Mercedes Morales Aguilar
1830–1885
Marriage: 27 November 1848
Petra Luisa Rojas Morales
1850–
Florentina Rojas Morales
Josefa de Jesús Rojas Morales
1851–
Simona Nicolasa de Jesús Rojas Morales
1853–
Rafaela Cecilia Rojas Morales
1855–
Micaela Maria Rojas Morales
1857–1938

Sources (11)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Salvadora Morales Aguilar - Church record: birth-name: Salvadora de las Mercedes Morales Aguilar
  • Legacy NFS Source: Salvadora Morales Aguilar - Church record: death: 9 June 1885; Juan Vinas, Cartago, Costa Rica
  • Salvado Ra Mebrala, "Costa Rica, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1595-1992"

World Events (3)

1849

Costa Rica ousts William Walker. He wants to extend slavery to Central American countries in an expression of Manifest Destiny. He invades and names himself president of Nicaragua. Costa Rica, with the help of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, defeated Walker and his supporters with 9,000 soldiers.

1859

President Juan Rafael Mora is ousted from power. After a failed attempt at a counter-coup, he is executed.

1874

American businessman Minor Cooper Keith brings the United Fruit Company and banana cultivation to Cost Rica. Keith originally arrived to oversee construction of the Atlantic Railroad, which would connect the coffee producing central plateau with the Caribbean coast.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Carlos, Luis, Manuel, Jesus, Jorge, Miguel, Francisco, Pedro, Raul, Roberto. Portuguese Ligia, Paulo, Catarina, Anabela, Armanda, Godofredo, Henrique, Omero, Wenceslao.

Spanish: topographic name from the plural of moral ‘mulberrytree’.

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

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