Juan Ysidro Ek May

15 May 1813–
Hunucmá, Yucatán, Mexico

The Life of Juan Ysidro

When Juan Ysidro Ek May was born on 15 May 1813, in Hunucmá, Yucatán, Mexico, his father, Rafael Ek, was 28 and his mother, Juana Crisostoma Ek May, was 25.

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Rafael Ek
Juana Crisostoma Ek May
Pedro Antonio Ek Ek
Gregoria Ek May
Juan Ysidro Ek May
Bernardino Ek May

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World Events (8)


Age 8

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.

Age 9

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.

Age 31

Santa Anna forced into exile.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from ek ‘oak’.

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

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  • Juan Ysidro Ek May, "México, bautismos, 1560-1950"

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