Maria de Belen Tomasa Gomez

Female8 March 1885–

Brief Life History of Maria de Belen Tomasa

When Maria de Belen Tomasa Gomez was christened on 8 March 1885, in Almansa, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain, her father, Francisco Gomez, was 24 and her mother, Quiteria Cuenca, was 24.

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Francisco Gomez
Quiteria Cuenca
Maria de Belen Tomasa Gomez

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    World Events (3)

    1892 · The birth of Catalonian politics

    A proposal of Catalan constitution, called Bases de Manresa, was written in Catalonia, initiating the political movement of Catalanism, which is a movement that is relevant in present day.

    1895 · Basque Nationalist Party established

    Basque Nationalist Party established by Sabino de Arana y Goiri, initiating separatist tensions that will last over a century.

    1898 · Spanish-American War

    Spain loses colonies including: Cuba, Guam, Puerto Rico as a result of the Treaty of Paris, which was signed on Dec. 10th 1898. Spain gives up Cuba entirely, gives Guam and Puerto Rico to the United States and transfers sovreignty of the Philippines to the United States for $20 million.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Carlos, Luis, Jesus, Francisco, Miguel, Pedro, Jorge, Ramon, Rafael.

    Spanish (Gómez): from a medieval personal name, probably of Visigothic origin, from guma ‘man’. Compare De Gomez .

    Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the name in 1 above at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later), some Jewish descendants retained the surname that their families had adopted as Roman Catholics.

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

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