Maria Rita Davila

1821–1871 (Age 50)
Sayula, Jalisco, Mexico

The Life of Maria Rita

When Maria Rita Davila was born in 1821, in Sayula, Jalisco, Mexico, her father, Jose Maria Davila, was 20 and her mother, Maria Marcelina De Los Dolores Carreon Velasco, was 20. She married Jose Maria Valentin Torres Velazco on 13 October 1834, in Sayula, Jalisco, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She died in 1871, in her hometown, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Jose Maria Valentin Torres Velazco
1816–1871
Maria Rita Davila
1821–1871
Marriage: 13 October 1834
Maria Cristina Torres Davila
1836–1936
Ma. Espiridiona Torres Davila
1838–1938
Feliciana Torres Davila
1843–1943
Maria Torres Davila
1843–
Roque De La Santicima Trinidad Torres Davila
1845–1871
Trinidad Torres Davila
1848–
Vicenta Torres Davila
1850–1950
Jose Torres Davila
1850–
Hilaria Torres Davila
1853–1953

Spouse and Children

    Jose Maria Valentin Torres Velazco

    Male1816–1871Male

    Female1821–1871Female

MARRIAGE
13 October 1834
Sayula, Jalisco, Mexico
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jose Maria Davila

    Male1801–1901Male

    Maria Marcelina De Los Dolores Carreon Velasco

    Female1801–1901Female

siblings

(13)

    Jose Maria Franco. Davila Carrion

    Male1818–1918Male

    Jose Sesario Augustin Davila Velasco

    Male1819–1919Male

    Female1821–1871Female

    Ancelmo Davila Carrion

    Male1823–1923Male

    Maria Atilana Davila

    Female1824–1924Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1821

Age 0

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.
1822

Age 1

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.
1835

Age 14

Texas pioneers seek independence from Mexico in 1835, achieving it in March 1836. Santa Anna defeated and forced to recognize independence of Texas. Spain and Vatican recognize Mexican republic in 1836.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish (D’Ávila): habitational name for someone from Ávila ( see Avila ).2 Galician and Portuguese (da Vila): topographic name for someone ‘from the village (vila)’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rita Davila in entry for Trinidad Torrez Davila, "Mexico, Jalisco, Civil Registration, 1857-2000"
  • Rita Dávila in entry for Jose Torres Dávila and Demetría Madrueño, "Mexico, Jalisco, Civil Registration, 1857-2000"
  • Rita Dávila in entry for Domingo Munguia Quintero and Vicenta Torrez, "Mexico, Jalisco, Civil Registration, 1857-2000"

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