Vicente ANDINO

1751–
Africa

The Life of Vicente

Vicente ANDINO was born in 1751, in Africa. He married Saturnina or Faustina MARRERO in 1775, in Trujillo Bajo, Carolina, Puerto Rico. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and was buried in Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Vicente ANDINO
1751–
Saturnina or Faustina MARRERO
1760–
Marriage: 1775
José María ANDINO-MARRERO
1777–1829
Clemente ANDINO-MARRERO
1779–1854
María Cipriana ANDINO-MARRERO
1790–1869
María Faustina ANDINO-MARRERO
1793–1893

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1775
Trujillo Bajo, Carolina, Puerto Rico
children

(4)

World Events (3)

1765

Age 14

Commissioned by Charles III of Spain to investigate contraband activity, Alejandro O'Reilly conducted a census. Puerto Rico's population had reached 44,883, of whom 5,037 were slaves, making an 11. 2 percent, a very low ratio, considered the lowest for the Caribbean.
1797

Age 46

A British armada of 68 vessels and 7,000 men under Scotsman Sir Ralph Abercromby attacked San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Spanish defenses held. A procession of women made up to look like soldiers caused the siege to be called off. An annual parade later commemorated this event.
1824

Age 73

The Island became a host to an assortment of pirates and smugglers. One of the more famous was the Puerto Rican Roberto Cofresi, who is said to have shared his spoils with the poor. Pirate Roberto Cofresí and his crew attacked 8 ships one of them an American Ship. As a result, the U.S. Naval Forces send the schooner Grampus to pursue him. After a ferocious battle Cofresi and his crew were captured by Captain John Sloat.

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place in Castile named Andino.

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

Sources (3)

  • Vicente Andino in entry for Jose Maria Andino Marrero, "Puerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969"
  • Vicente Andino in entry for Clemente Andino, "Puerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969"
  • Vicente Andino in entry for Maria Faustina Andino Marrero, "Puerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969"

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