Francisca Ortega

Santa Rosalia, Camargo, Chihuahua, Mexico

The Life of Francisca

When Francisca Ortega was born in 1827, her father, Narciso Ortega, was 44 and her mother, Maria Leogarda Ydalgo, was 42. She married Jesus Jose Melendez Moriel about 1847, in Santa Rosalia, Camargo, Chihuahua, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Jesus Jose Melendez Moriel
Francisca Ortega
Marriage: about 1847
Maria Feliciana De La Luz Melendez Ortega
Andrea Melendez
Juan Nepomuceno Melendez Ortega

Spouse and Children

    Jesus Jose Melendez Moriel



about 1847
Santa Rosalia, Camargo, Chihuahua, Mexico


    Maria Feliciana De La Luz Melendez Ortega


    Andrea Melendez


    Juan Nepomuceno Melendez Ortega


Parents and Siblings



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Name Meaning

1 Spanish (from Galician): habitational name from Ortega in A Coruña province.2 Spanish: nickname from ortega ‘(female) black grouse’ (from Greek ortyx ‘quail’).3 Southern French (Occitan): topographic name from Occitan ortiga ‘nettle’ (Latin urtica, French ortie).

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

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  • Francisca Ortega en entrada por Maria Andrea De Los Dolores Melendres Ortega, "México, bautismos, 1560-1950"
  • Francisca Hortega en entrada por Maria Felisiana De La Luz Melendrez Hortega, "México, bautismos, 1560-1950"
  • Francisca Ortega en entrada por Juan Nepomuceno Melendes Ortega, "México, bautismos, 1560-1950"

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