Sebastián Cayetano de Zamora Quintana

1677–about 1747 (Age 70)
Cartago, Costa Rica

The Life of Sebastián Cayetano de

When Sebastián Cayetano de Zamora Quintana was born in 1677, in Cartago, Costa Rica, his father, Alf. Sebastián Aurelio de Zamora y Romero, was 47 and his mother, Luisa de la Quintana y Madrigal, was 20. He married Ma. Cecilia de de Saborido Escobar on 19 October 1719, in Barva, Heredia, Costa Rica. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He died about 1747, in Panama, Colombia, at the age of 70.

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Sebastián Cayetano de Zamora Quintana
Ma. Cecilia de de Saborido Escobar
Marriage: 19 October 1719
Josefa Efigenia Zamora Saborio
Antonia Norverta Zamora Saborido
Thomasa Manuela Zamora Saborio
Maria Cayetana Zamora Saborio
Maria Catharina Zamora Saborío
Joseph Antonio Zamora Saborio
Juana Zamora Saborio
Gaspar Antonio Zamora Saborio
Josefa Nicolasa Zamora Saborío

Spouse and Children

19 October 1719
Barva, Heredia, Costa Rica


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World Events (2)


Age 23

Spanish colonies around Colombia are combined into one large colony. The new colony is called the Viceroyalty of New Granada.

Age 41

Bogota becomes the capital of the Spanish vice-royalty of Nueva Granada. Nueva Granada also rules Ecuador and Venezuela.

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from the city of Zamora in northwestern Spain, capital of the province which bears its name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Calletano Zamora in entry for X, "Costa Rica, Catholic Church Records, 1595-1992"
  • Cayetano Zamora in entry for Manuela Zamora, "Costa Rica, Catholic Church Records, 1595-1992"
  • Sevan. Cayetano de Zamora en el registro de Joseph Antonio Zamora Sab..., "Costa Rica, registros parroquiales y diocesanos, 1595-1992"

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