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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Family Time Line

Leandro Porras
1770–
Ma. Sabina Escobedo
1770–
Maria Del Pilar Porras Escovedo
1822–
Lorenzo Porras
Jose Florencio Porras Escobedo
1824–
Ma. De Los Dolores Porras Escobedo
1826–
Maria Apolinaria Porres Escovedo
1831–
Maria Magdalena Porras Escobedo
1839–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1823

Guadelupe Victoria becomes first Mexican president.
1824

Federal republican government is established under new constitution. Guerrero becomes president.
1828

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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