Maria del Trancito Montenegro Herrera

1 June 1776–
Aconcagua, Chile

The Life of Maria del Trancito

Maria del Trancito Montenegro Herrera was christened on 1 June 1776, in Aconcagua, Chile as the daughter of José Ignacio Montenegro and Antonia Herrera. She married Pedro León Muñoz on 10 September 1792, in Aconcagua, Chile.

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Pedro León Muñoz
Maria del Trancito Montenegro Herrera
Marriage: 10 September 1792

Spouse and Children

10 September 1792
Aconcagua, Chile

Parents and Siblings

    José Ignacio Montenegro


    Antonia Herrera




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World Events (7)


Encomiendas and forced labor are outlawed. Governor Ambrosio O'Higgins y Ballenary bans certain labor practices involving native workers.

Criollo leaders of Santiago declare independence from Spain.

La Reconquista.

Name Meaning

Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian: habitational name from any of various places in Spain, Portugal, and Italy called Montenegro (‘black mountain’).

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

Sources (3)

  • Maria Montenegro en el registro de Pedro Ygnacio Gonsalez, "Chile, matrimonios, 1579-1930"
  • Maria Del Transito Montenegro, "Chile Marriages, 1579-1930"
  • Maria Del Trancito Montenegro, "Chile Marriages, 1579-1930"

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