Francisco Ignacio Aguirre

Etxarri Aranatz, Navarre, Spain

The Life of Francisco Ignacio

When Francisco Ignacio Aguirre was christened on 6 March 1739, in Etxarri Aranatz, Navarre, Spain, his father, Pedro Aguirre, was 38 and his mother, Maria Theresa Echarri, was 26. He married María Josepha Merio on 23 January 1771, in Etxarri Aranatz, Navarre, Spain. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters.

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Francisco Ignacio Aguirre
María Josepha Merio
Marriage: 23 January 1771
Ignacia Theresa Aguirre
María Brígida de Aguirre
Juan Miguel Aguirre
Micaela Josefa Aguirre

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23 January 1771
Etxarri Aranatz, Navarre, Spain


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World Events (5)


Spain lost Florida to the United Kingdom.

French forces led by Napoleon conquered Spain but the Spanish regained control in 1814.
1808 · Peninsular war

War against Napolean was met with great resistance by Spanish nationalists, with help from British troops, Spain force French out of the peninsula.

Name Meaning

Spanish form of Basque Agirre, a topographic name from Basque ager, agir ‘open space’, ‘pasture’. This is found as the first element of several place names, reflected in surnames such as Aguirrezabal(a) ‘broad open space’; the modern surname may be a shortening of any of these.

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

Sources (3)

  • Francisco Aguirre in entry for Maria Josefa de Ygoa de Aguirre, "Spain Baptisms, 1502-1940"
  • Francisco de Aguerre in entry for Maria Briguida de Aguerre de Merio, "Spain Baptisms, 1502-1940"
  • Francisco de Aguerre in entry for Micaela Josepha de Aguerre de Merio, "Spain Baptisms, 1502-1940"

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