Maria Balvaneda Mares

Brief Life History of Maria Balvaneda

When Maria Balvaneda Mares was born before 8 February 1770, in Santa Fe, Nuevo México, Viceroyalty of New Spain, her father, Cristobal Mares, was 26 and her mother, Juana Paula Garcia, was 21. She married Juan Antonio Armijo on 5 November 1792, in Santa Fe, Nuevo México, Viceroyalty of New Spain. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters.

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Juan Antonio Armijo
Maria Balvaneda Mares
Marriage: 5 November 1792
Maria de la Nieves Armijo
Maria de los Nieves Armijo
Maria Josefa Luciana Armijo
Maria Dolores Armijo
Antonio Joseph Armijo
Juan Felipe Pena Armijo
Maria de la Encarnacion Armijo
Jose Maria Armijo
Maria Simona Armijo
Maria Manuela Armijo
Maria de la Luz Armijo
Antonio Jose Armijo
Maria Rafaela Armijo

Sources (2)

  • Maria Baluaneda Mares, "New Mexico, Births and Christenings, 1726-1918"
  • Santa Fe - Baptisms - St. Francis of Assisi - Vol 1 - 5 Sep 1747-17 July 1791 - NMGS

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Francisco, Jesus, Luis, Mario, Ruben, Arturo, Guadalupe, Rafael, Ramon.

Catalan (Marès, also Marés): topographic name from Catalan marès ‘by the sea’.

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Le Marais-la-Chapelle (Calvados), Marais-Vernier (Eure), or various other minor places in northern France named with Old French marais, Norman-Picard marese ‘marsh’.

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

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