Juan Agaton Amaya

9 January 1793–
Chihuahua, Mexico

The Life of Juan Agaton

When Juan Agaton Amaya was born on 9 January 1793, in Chihuahua, Mexico, his father, Jose Maria Amaya Frias, was 35 and his mother, María Josefa Sánchez Domínguez, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Jose Maria Amaya Frias
1758–1796
María Josefa Sánchez Domínguez
1762–
Joseph Ysidoro Amaya Sanchez
1789–
Maria Nicanora Amaya Sanchez
1789–
Juan Agaton Amaya
1793–
Juan José Francisco Pasqual Amaya
1795–
Josefa Amaya
1800–
Maria de los Angeles Refugio Amaya
1893–

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World Events (8)

1821

Age 28

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 29

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.
1824

Age 31

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

Name Meaning

1 Spanish: habitational name, from the name of a mountain and an ancient city in the province of Burgos, probably derived from Basque amai ‘end’+ the article suffix -a.2 Japanese: usually written with characters meaning ‘heavenly valley’. It is pronounced Amaya or Amagai in eastern Japan and Amatani in western Japan.

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

Sources (3)

  • Juan Agaton Amaya, "México, Chihuahua, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1632-1958"
  • Bautismo Maria Jpha Theodocia Sanchez Dominguez, 1772
  • Bautismo Jph. Ysidoro Tiburcio Amaya Sanchez Abril 1789

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