Petronila Tuni

31 May 1859–
San Francisco, Moho, Puno, Peru

The Life of Petronila

When Petronila Tuni was christened on 31 May 1859, in San Francisco, Moho, Puno, Peru, her father, Gaspar Tuni, was 39 and her mother, Marcela Ccahuana, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Gaspar Tuni
1820–
Marcela Ccahuana
1825–
Manuela Tuni Cahuana
1852–1952
Juliana Tuni
1855–
Martin Tuni Cahuana
1856–
Petronila Tuni
1859–
Manuel Tuni
1861–
Petita Tune
1865–
Pedro Toni
1870–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Manuela Tuni Cahuana

    Female1852–1952Female

    Female1855–Female

    Martin Tuni Cahuana

    Male1856–Male

    Female1859–Female

    Male1861–Male

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World Events (3)

1866

Peruvian-Spanish war. Peru wins war with Spain.
1879

Peru and Bolivia are defeated by Chile during the Pacific War in which Peru loses territory in the south to Chile.
1879

Spain recognizes the independence of Peru.

Name Meaning

1 Italian: from a pet form of the personal names Gaetano or Ottaviano.2 Japanese: topographic name meaning ‘valley’, taken by many families. It is found chiefly in western Japan. The most ancient bearers are listed in the Shinsen shōjiroku. Tani is also a common element in many other surnames.

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

Sources (2)

  • Petronila Tuni, "Peru Baptisms, 1556-1930"
  • Petronila Tuni, "Perú, bautismos, 1556-1930"

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