Josefa Alegre

1827–
Carhuaz, Áncash, Peru

The Life of Josefa

Josefa Alegre was born about 1827, in Carhuaz, Áncash, Peru. She married Julián Figueroa Luna in 1861, in Carhuaz, Áncash, Peru. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died in her hometown.

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Family Time Line

Josefa Alegre
1827–
Julián Figueroa Luna
1838–1915
Marriage: 1861
Alejandrina Figueroa Alegre
1856–1954
Trinidad Figueroa Alegre
1860–1923
José Remigio Figueroa Alegre
1863–1929
Marcelino Herasmo Figueroa Alegre
1878–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1861
Carhuaz, Áncash, Peru
children

(4)

World Events (5)

1827

Age 0

General Jose de la Mar became the first Peruvian president.
1836

Age 9

Peru and Bolivia join in short-lived confederation.
1866

Age 39

Peruvian-Spanish war. Peru wins war with Spain.

Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: nickname from alegre ‘bright’, ‘merry’ (Latin alacer).

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

Sources (2)

  • Josefa in entry for Alejandrina Figueroa, "Peru, Áncash, Civil Registration, 1888-2005"
  • Josefa Alegre in entry for Jose Remijio Figueroa, "Peru Baptisms, 1556-1930"

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