Salvadora de las Mercedes Morales Aguilar

1830–9 June 1885 (Age 55)
San Miguel, Pérez Zeledón, San José, Costa Rica

The Life 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 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 Rojas Fernándes
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

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 November 1848
Colón, Mora, San José, Costa Rica
children

(6)

    Petra Luisa Rojas Morales

    Female1850–Female

    Josefa de Jesús Rojas Morales

    Female1851–Female

    Simona Nicolasa de Jesús Rojas Morales

    Female1853–Female

    Rafaela Cecilia Rojas Morales

    Female1855–Female

    Micaela Maria Rojas Morales

    Female1857–1938Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(18)

    Female1830–1885Female

    José Asiselo Morales Aguilar

    Male1833–1883Male

    Tomasa De Jesus Morales Aguilar

    Female1834–1835Female

    Jose Manuel de la Trinidad Morales Aguilar

    Male1836–1898Male

    Luis de Jesus Morales Aguilar

    Male1837–Male

+13 More Children

World Events (3)

1849

Age 19

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

Age 29

President Juan Rafael Mora is ousted from power. After a failed attempt at a counter-coup, he is executed.
1874

Age 44

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

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Salvadora Morales en el registro de Micaela Rojas Morales, "Costa Rica, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1595-1992"
  • Salvadora Morales, "Costa Rica, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1595-1992"
  • Salvadora Morales en el registro de Rafaela Cecilia Rojas Y Morales, "Costa Rica, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1595-1992"

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