Maria Cosme Damiana Saldivar Pena

12 October 1843–
Jiménez, Jiménez, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The Life of Maria Cosme Damiana Saldivar

When Maria Cosme Damiana Saldivar Pena was christened on 12 October 1843, in Jiménez, Jiménez, Tamaulipas, Mexico, her father, Juan De La Cruz Saldivar, was 19 and her mother, Maria Juana Pena, was 19. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Jose Manuel de Jesus De La Rosa.

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Jose Manuel de Jesus De La Rosa
Maria Cosme Damiana Saldivar Pena
Agustin De La Rosa
Josefina De La Rosa

Spouse and Children



    Agustin De La Rosa


    Josefina De La Rosa


Parents and Siblings



    Maria Rafaela Saldivar Pena



    Maria Andrea Saldivar Pena


    Dionicia Saldivar Pena



+1 More Child

World Events (3)


Santa Anna forced into exile.

Santa Anna returns to Mexico. Annexation of Texas by United States.

Mexico severs diplomatic relations with United States. Beginning of Mexican-American War.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Peña), Catalan, Portuguese, and Galician: topographic name for someone who lived near a crag or cliff, Spanish peña, Catalan, Galician, and Portuguese pena, a common element of place names.

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

Sources (2)

  • Damiana Saldivar in entry for Juan De La Rosa, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Maria Cosme Damiana Saldivar Pena, "Mexico, Baptisms, 1560-1950"

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