Andres Moya Aguilar

Maleabout 1804–28 June 1893

Brief Life History of Andres

When Andres Moya Aguilar was born about 1804, in Barva, Heredia, Costa Rica, his father, Dionicio Moya, was 31 and his mother, Sebastiana Águilar, was 8. He married Josefa Campos Vargas on 12 November 1853, in San Ramón Nonato, San Ramón, San Ramón, Alajuela, Costa Rica. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 28 June 1893, in Palmares, Alajuela, Costa Rica, at the age of 90.

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Andres Moya Aguilar
Josefa Campos Vargas
Marriage: 12 November 1853
Ramon Moya Campos
Gabriel Moya Campos
Sebastiana Moya Campos
Rafaela Lorenza Moya Campos
Micaela de Jesús Moya Campos

Sources (17)

  • Andrés Moya en el registro de Rafaela Lorenza, "Costa Rica, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1595-1992"
  • Andres Moya en el registro de Sebastiana Moya Campos, "Costa Rica, Registro Civil, 1823-1975"
  • Ramon Moya, "Costa Rica, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1595-1992"

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  • Marriage
    12 November 1853San Ramón Nonato, San Ramón, San Ramón, Alajuela, Costa Rica
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (3)


    Age 45

    Costa Rica ousts William Walker. He wants to extend slavery to Central American countries in an expression of Manifest Destiny. He invades and names himself president of Nicaragua. Costa Rica, with the help of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, defeated Walker and his supporters with 9,000 soldiers.


    Age 55

    President Juan Rafael Mora is ousted from power. After a failed attempt at a counter-coup, he is executed.


    Age 70

    American businessman Minor Cooper Keith brings the United Fruit Company and banana cultivation to Cost Rica. Keith originally arrived to oversee construction of the Atlantic Railroad, which would connect the coffee producing central plateau with the Caribbean coast.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Luis, Carlos, Miguel, Ruben, Jesus, Mario, Pedro, Roberto, Alejandro.

    Spanish: habitational name from Moya in Cuenca, Valencia, Lugo, or the Canary Islands. Compare De Moya .

    Catalan (Moyà): variant of Moià, a habitational name from Moià in Barcelona province, Catalonia (Spain), named in Late Latin as Modianus ‘(estate) of Modius’ (from Modius, a personal name derived from Latin modus ‘measure’).

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

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