Emeteria Lara Reyes

San Luis Potosí, Mexico

The Life of Emeteria

When Emeteria Lara Reyes was born in 1788, in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, her father, Hilario Obispo De Lara, was 38 and her mother, Maria Ygnacia De Jesus Reyes, was 33. She married Apolonio Briones Medrano on 10 July 1809, in Concepción, El Naranjo, San Luis Potosí, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter.

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Emeteria Lara Reyes
Apolonio Briones Medrano
Marriage: 10 July 1809
Jose Dolores Briones
Maria Quirina Briones Lara
Jose Cerapio Briones Lara
Jose De Los Santos Briones
Fransisco Borjas Briones Lara

Spouse & Children

10 July 1809
Concepción, El Naranjo, San Luis Potosí, Mexico


  • Male1809–Male

  • Maria Quirina Briones Lara


  • Jose Cerapio Briones Lara


  • Male1815–Male

  • Fransisco Borjas Briones Lara


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World Events (6)


Age 33

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 34

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 65

Santa Anna returns to Mexico and becomes president. Sells additional territory to United States under Gadsden Purchase.

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place named Lara de los Infantes in Burgos province.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Maria Biteria Lara en el registro de Jose Serapio Briones y Maria Monica De La Clruz, "México matrimonios, 1570-1950"
  • Maria Emeteria Lara, "México, matrimonios, 1570-1950"
  • Ygnacia Reyes en entrada por Jose De Los Santos Briones Reyes, "México, bautismos, 1560-1950"

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