Gregorio Guerra

about 1808–
Mexico

The Life of Gregorio

When Gregorio Guerra was born about 1808, in Mexico, his father, Ygnacio Guerra, was 22 and his mother, Maria Carmen Prado, was 19. He married Tereza Sanchez about 1829, in Mexico. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Gregorio Guerra
1808–
Tereza Sanchez
1811–
Marriage: about 1829
Maria Petra Guerra
1830–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1829
Mexico
children

(1)

    Maria Petra Guerra

    Female1830–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1821

Age 13

Colonization grant given to Moses Austin to settle Texas. Plan of Iguala proclaims Mexican independence. Augustín de Iturbide and Spanish envoy sign Treaty of Córdoba recognizing Mexico's independence. treaty not honored by Spanish government, however.
1822

Age 14

Army of the Three Guarantees occupies Mexico City under Iturbide's command. Iturbide becomes emperor of Mexico as Agustín I. Iturbide deposed, and republic proclaimed by Antonio López de Santa Anna Pérez de Lebrón.
1841

Age 33

Conservative rebellion against Bustamante. Santa Anna's dictatorship.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian: nickname for a belligerent person or for a soldier, from guerra ‘war’. In some cases the Italian name may represent a short form of various compound personal names containing this element, for example Vinciguèrra. The Iberian name may in some cases reflect a misinterpretation of the Basque base ezquerra, esquerra, from esker ‘left-handed’.2 Basque: Castilianized form of Basque Gerra, a topographic name for someone who lived in a break or depression in a range of hills, from Basque gerri ‘waist’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Gregorio Guerra en entrada por Maria Petra Guerra, "México, bautismos, 1560-1950"

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