Wenceslada Gay Gómez

28 September 1867–20 September 1920 (Age 52)
Fuente-Olmedo, Valladolid, Castilla y León, Spain

The Life Summary of Wenceslada

When Wenceslada Gay Gómez was born on 28 September 1867, in Fuente-Olmedo, Valladolid, Castilla y León, Spain, her father, Epifanio Gay Brea, was 27 and her mother, Antonina Gómez Gómez, was 26. She married Mariano Galán de Nicolás on 29 May 1897, in Ciruelos de Coca, Coca, Segovia, Castilla y León, Spain. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 20 September 1920, in Ciruelos de Coca, Coca, Segovia, Castilla y León, Spain, at the age of 52, and was buried in Ciruelos de Coca, Coca, Segovia, Castilla y León, Spain.

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Family Time Line

Mariano Galán de Nicolás
Wenceslada Gay Gómez
Marriage: 29 May 1897
Rosario Galán Gay
Florencio Galan Gay
Martina Galán Gay
Leonor Galán Gay
Leonor Galán Gay

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 May 1897Ciruelos de Coca, Coca, Segovia, Castilla y León, Spain
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (7)

    1868 · The glorious revolution
    Age 1
    In September 1868 a mix of military and civil bandits dethroned queen Isabel II, starting a period of democratic rule.
    1869 · Constitution of 1869
    Age 2
    The constitution approved by the provisional government that took power after Queen Isabel II flees to France. It is the valid constitution used during the rein of King Amadeo I.
    1883 · "The """"Sagrada Familia"""" Cathedral in Barcelona begins construction"
    Age 16
    Architect Antoni Gaudi begins work on what would be a historical landmark cathedral in Barcelona, Spain.

    Name Meaning

    1 English and French: nickname for a lighthearted or cheerful person, from Middle English, Old French gai. In Middle English the term could also mean ‘wanton’, ‘lascivious’ and this sense may lie behind the surname in some instances.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from places in Normandy called Gaye, from an early proprietor bearing a Germanic personal name cognate with Wade .3 probably from the Catalan personal name Gai (Latin Gaius), or in some cases a nickname from Catalan gay ‘cheerful’.

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

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    Sources (1)

    • Vvenceslada Gay, "España, bautismos, 1502-1940"

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