Maria Santos Herrera

Parral, Linares, Chile

The Life of Maria Santos

Maria Santos Herrera was born in 1808, in Parral, Linares, Chile. She married Jose Miguel Vega Gonzalez in 1824, in Parral, Linares, Chile. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters.

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Jose Miguel Vega Gonzalez
Maria Santos Herrera
Marriage: 1824
Petrona Vega Herreras
Evaristo Vega Herrera
Concepción Vega Herrera
Pedro Maria Vega Herrera
Uvaldina Vega Herrera
Juan Miguel Vega Herrera
José del Rosario Vega Herrera

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Parral, Linares, Chile


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World Events (6)


Age 2

Criollo leaders of Santiago declare independence from Spain.

Age 6

La Reconquista.

Age 31

Chile wins the war. Chile defeats the Peruvian fleet at Casma on January 12th and the Bolivian Army at Yungay on January 20th.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from villages so called in the provinces of Seville and Badajoz, from a word meaning ‘iron smithy’, ‘blacksmith's forge’ (a derivative of hierro ‘iron’, Latin ferrum).2 French: habitational name from the Gascon form of Ferrière, a place in Pyrénées-Atlantique. The place name is derived from Latina ferraria ‘iron-mine’, ‘iron-forge’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maria Santos Herrera en el registro de Juan Miguel Vega y Eloisa Vallejo, "Chile, Registro Civil, 1885-1932"
  • María Santos Herrera en el registro de Evaristo Vega Herrera, "Chile, Registro Civil, 1885-1903"
  • Santos Herrera en el registro de Rosario Vega Herrera, "Chile, Registro Civil, 1885-1903"

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