Rafaela Alcalá y Sánchez

about 1780–
Cumaná, Sucre, Venezuela

The Life of Rafaela

When Rafaela Alcalá y Sánchez was born about 1780, in Cumaná, Sucre, Venezuela, her father, Antonio de Alcalá Guevara Soberanis y Rendon Sarmiento, was 63 and her mother, Inés Catalina de Sánchez Ramírez de Arellano y Vallenilla, was 51. She died in her hometown.

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Family Time Line

Antonio de Alcalá Guevara Soberanis y Rendon Sarmiento
1717–1792
Inés Catalina de Sánchez Ramírez de Arellano y Vallenilla
1729–
José Miguel Alcalá y Sánchez
1765–
Juan Bautista Alcalá y Sánchez
1771–
Catalina De Alcala Sanchez Ramirez De Arellano
1773–
Antonio Alcalá y Sánchez
1775–
Jose Gabriel de Alcala y Sanchez Ramirez
1776–1833
Luis Alcalá y Sánchez
1777–
Rafaela Alcalá y Sánchez
1780–
Antonia Alcala Sanchez
1790–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    José Miguel Alcalá y Sánchez

    Male1765–Male

    Juan Bautista Alcalá y Sánchez

    Male1771–Male

    Antonio Alcalá y Sánchez

    Male1775–Male

    Jose Gabriel de Alcala y Sanchez Ramirez

    Male1776–1833Male

+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1811

Age 31

Venezuela became the first South American country to declare independence from Spain.
1812

Age 32

Earthquake destroyed 90% of Caracas killing about 20,000 people.
1819

Age 39

General Simon Bolivar defeats royalist forces in the Battle of Boyaca and the Republic of Colombia (also known as Gran Colombia) is proclaimed on December 17, consisting of Colombia, Venezuela, and Ecuador.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Alcalá): habitational name from any of the numerous fortified villages named during the Moorish occupation of Spain with Arabic al ‘the’ + qal῾ah ‘fortress’.

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

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