Maria Mercedes Megia

27 September 1847–
Limón, Costa Rica

The Life of Maria Mercedes

When Maria Mercedes Megia was christened on 27 September 1847, in Comala, Colima, Mexico, her father, Jose Maria Mejia, was 24 and her mother, Maria Juana Ximenes, was 21. She had at least 5 daughters with Santos Flores.

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Family Time Line

Santos Flores
1844–
Maria Mercedes Megia
1847–
Maria Ysidra Flores Mejia
1866–
Maria Vrsula Flores Mejia
1867–
Maria Blandina Flores Mejia
1870–
Martiniana Flores Mejia
1873–
Maria Estanislao Flores Mejia
1876–

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Maria Ysidra Flores Mejia

    Female1866–Female

    Maria Vrsula Flores Mejia

    Female1867–Female

    Maria Blandina Flores Mejia

    Female1870–Female

    Martiniana Flores Mejia

    Female1873–Female

    Maria Estanislao Flores Mejia

    Female1876–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Female1847–Female

    Maria Eusebia Mejia Jimenes

    Female1850–Female

    Maria Luisa Mejia

    Female1852–Female

    Maria Marciala Megia

    Female1860–Female

    Eucebio Mejia

    MaleMale

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1848

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends Mexican-American War. Texan independence confirmed. United States annexes territories of Upper California and New Mexico.
1849

Costa Rica ousts William Walker. He wants to extend slavery to Central American countries in an expression of Manifest Destiny. He invades and names himself president of Nicaragua. Costa Rica, with the help of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, defeated Walker and his supporters with 9,000 soldiers.
1880

United States railroad companies receive favorable concessions. Railroad boom.

Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from a shortened form of Omegna in Novara province.

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

Sources (3)

  • Merced Mejia en entrada por Maria Estanislao Flores Mejia, "México, bautismos, 1560-1950"
  • Maria Merced Mejia en entrada por Martiniana Flores Mejia, "México, bautismos, 1560-1950"
  • Maria Mercedes Megia, "México, bautismos, 1560-1950"

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