Dionicio Aguirre Rojas

about 1816–
Teocaltiche, Jalisco, Mexico

The Life of Dionicio

When Dionicio Aguirre Rojas was born about 1816, in Teocaltiche, Jalisco, Mexico, his father, Jph. Roverto Aguirre Esquivel, was 36 and his mother, Sanjuana Rojas Hernandez, was 26. He married Ursula de Avila Olmos on 24 June 1856, in Nuestra Señora de los Dolores, Teocaltiche, Jalisco, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in Jalisco, Mexico.

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Dionicio Aguirre Rojas
Ursula de Avila Olmos
Marriage: 24 June 1856
Maria Cristina Aguirre de Avila

Spouse and Children

24 June 1856
Nuestra Señora de los Dolores, Teocaltiche, Jalisco, Mexico


    Maria Cristina Aguirre de Avila


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 5

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.

Age 6

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.

Age 32

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends Mexican-American War. Texan independence confirmed. United States annexes territories of Upper California and New Mexico.

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 (2)

  • Dionicio Aguirre, "México, matrimonios, 1570-1950"
  • Dionicio Aguirre en entrada por Maria Cristina Aguirre Avila, "México, bautismos, 1560-1950"

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