Maria Del Pilar Porras Escovedo

10 February 1822–
Villa de Casas, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The Life of Maria Del Pilar

When Maria Del Pilar Porras Escovedo was christened on 10 February 1822, in Villa de Casas, Tamaulipas, Mexico, her father, Leandro Porras, was 52 and her mother, Ma. Sabina Escobedo, was 52.

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Leandro Porras
Ma. Sabina Escobedo
Maria Del Pilar Porras Escovedo
Lorenzo Porras
Jose Florencio Porras Escobedo
Ma. De Los Dolores Porras Escobedo
Maria Apolinaria Porres Escovedo
Maria Magdalena Porras Escobedo

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+1 More Child

World Events (3)


Guadelupe Victoria becomes first Mexican president.

Federal republican government is established under new constitution. Guerrero becomes president.

Santa Anna repels Spain's attempt to regain control of Mexico. Guerrero abolishes slavery as means of discouraging migration of United States southerners to Texas.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish: habitational name from Porras, a town in Andalusia, or nickname from the plural of porra ‘cudgel’, ‘club’, nickname either for a stockily built person or for a tiresome person. ‘Porras!’ is also used as an idiomatic expression meaning ‘Go to the Devil’.2 Galician: habitational name from any of three places in Lugo province named Porras.

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

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  • Maria Del Pilar Porras Escovedo, "México, bautismos, 1560-1950"

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