Juana Jimenez Cantu

8 September 1716–
Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico

The Life of Juana

When Juana Jimenez Cantu was born on 8 September 1716, in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico, her father, Bartolomé Jiménez Cisneros, was 26 and her mother, María Anna Cantú Villarreal, was 21. She married Juan Santiago Villarreal Flores on 25 August 1738, in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 3 sons.

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Family Time Line

Juan Santiago Villarreal Flores
Juana Jimenez Cantu
Marriage: 25 August 1738
Antonio Margil Villarreal de Cisneros
Pedro Jose Villarreal Cisneros
Gabriel Villarreal Cisneros

Spouse and Children

    Juan Santiago Villarreal Flores



25 August 1738
Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico


    Antonio Margil Villarreal de Cisneros


    Gabriel Villarreal Cisneros


    Pedro Jose Villarreal Cisneros


Parents and Siblings



+15 More Children

World Events (2)


Age 105

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 106

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.

Name Meaning

Spanish (Jiménez): patronymic from the medieval personal name Jimeno, which is of pre-Roman origin.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Da. Juana Sisneros in entry for Dn. Antonio Mergil de Villarrl., "Mexico, Nuevo León, Catholic Church Records, 1667-1981"
  • Matrimonio - Juan Santiago de Villarreal Flores + Juana Jimenez de Cisneros Cantú
  • Juana Sisneros en entrada por Joseph Gabriel Villiarrial Sisneros, "México, bautismos, 1560-1950"

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