Juana de Sibaja Monterroso

25 December 1669–21 October 1737
Cartago, Cartago, Costa Rica

The Life of Juana

When Juana de Sibaja Monterroso was christened on 25 December 1669, in Cartago, Cartago, Costa Rica, her father, Teniente Alonso Sibaja y Zárate, was 54 and her mother, Baltasara de Monterroso, was 24. She married Capitán Juan Porras Torres in 1689, in Cartago, Costa Rica. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 21 October 1737, in Heredia, Costa Rica, at the age of 67.

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Capitán Juan Porras Torres
Juana de Sibaja Monterroso
Marriage: 1689
Juan Antonio Porras Sibaja
Capitán José Ángel de Porras Sibaja
Alonso de Porras Sibaja

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Cartago, Costa Rica


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Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Juana Sibaja in entry for Juan Alfaro Y Sibaja, "Costa Rica, Catholic Church Records, 1595-1992"
  • Juana De Sibaja, "Costa Rica Baptisms, 1700-1915"
  • Juana De Sibaja, "Costa Rica Baptisms, 1700-1915"

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