Camilo De Jesus Pena Escobar

19 July 1859–
Concepción, El Naranjo, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

The Life of Camilo De

Camilo De Jesus Pena Escobar was christened on 19 July 1859, in Concepción, El Naranjo, San Luis Potosí, Mexico as the son of Rosalio Pena and Guadalupe Escobar.

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Rosalio Pena
Guadalupe Escobar
Ma. Dominga Pena Escovar
Amada Pena Escovar
Ygnacio Pena Escovar
Camilo De Jesus Pena Escobar

Parents and Siblings

    Rosalio Pena


    Guadalupe Escobar




    Ma. Dominga Pena Escovar


    Amada Pena Escovar



    Camilo De Jesus Pena Escobar


World Events (3)


Moratorium on foreign debt payments. Tripartite agreement for intervention signed by Britain, France, and Spain.

French forces march on capital but suffer defeat at Puebla.
1862 · The Battle of Puebla

During the Second French intervention in Mexico, French soldiers entered the city of Puebla to conquer it for France. They were met by the Mexican Army and a battle ensued. Even though the French forces were better equipped and larger, the Mexican Army beat them and gained a boost in their morale to continue fighting. To remember this victory, the Mexican people celebrate Cinco de Mayo (May 5) every year.

Name Meaning

Spanish ((de) Jesús) and Portuguese: either from the personal name Jesú, taken in honor of Christ, or from a short form of compound name composed of a personal name + de Jesús. The name Jesus is from the Greek form, Iēsous, of Aramaic Yeshua, from Hebrew Yoshua, a byform of Yehoshuah (English Joshua) ‘may Jehovah help him’.

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

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  • Camilo De Jesus Pena Escobar, "México, bautismos, 1560-1950"

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